Stories for February 17, 2007


Lead stories

Extra Minutes: Kansas 92, Nebraska 39

Tying up loose ends from KU's 92-39 punishing of Nebraska Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. It went down as the second-largest margin of victory ever posted in a Big 12 game. KU scored over 90 points for the third time in four games, and did so with no one scoring more than 13. Five Jayhawks hit double-digits in points, and ever player in uniform scored for the first time this season.

KU blows things open in the second half, wins 92-39

Jeremy Case then went to work again, this time picking a pass at midcourt, and laying it in in transition while getting hacked. The free throw conversion gave him six points on the night. Case then nailed his second three of the game to put KU up by 50 points, and gave him a season-high nine points. Brennan Bechard put KU at the 90-point mark for the third time in four games, scoring his first KU career points on a three from the right corner. Brad Witherspoon then accomplished the same feat, with a layup coming along with the fans cheering his name as KU finished off Nebraska 92-39. The Jayhawks remain tied atop the Big 12 with Texas A&M, who won at Oklahoma. The Jayhawks will play Kansas State Monday night in Manhattan at 8 p.m.

KU's Cornish confident about NFL Combine

When Jon Cornish analyzes his potential place in professional football, he doesn't see much to worry about.

Lovellette snowed under

Ex-KU great disappointed he'll miss reunion

Clyde Lovellette sorely wanted to attend Kansas University's 1952 national-championship-reunion festivities this weekend.

KU swimmers still third at Big 12s

Kansas University's Jenny Short and Danielle Herrmann set school records during the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday.

KU softball goes 1-1 at Sunshine tourney

Senior ace Kassie Humphreys hit a home run and pitched seven scoreless innings Friday night to help Kansas to a 1-0 victory over previously unbeaten and 22nd-ranked Florida State in the Sunshine State Tournament.

Tennis team tumbles to Brigham Young, 4-3

Kansas University's tennis team suffered a 4-3 setback to 34th-ranked Brigham Young on Friday at First Serve.

Roy, Sutton, Vitale among Hall finalists

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams is one of 15 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Missouri coach's son suspended for DUI arrest

The son of Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has been suspended indefinitely following an early-morning DUI arrest Friday.

Kansas basketball notebook

Various Web sites continue to speculate about Julian Wright possibly turning pro after this season.

Kansas baseball series with NDSU postponed

Kansas University's baseball home opener has been delayed again.

Seasons change

Numerous factors led Williams home

Numerous factors

Blowout not in Jayhawks' thoughts

KU expects tough test less than three weeks after routing Huskers

It's not often one major-college basketball team builds a 43-8 lead on another.