Stories for March 26, 2008


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6Sports video: Kansas softball beats Bears

The Kansas softball team hosted a double header as well today against Missouri State.

6Sports video: KU women to spar with Spartans

The Kansas women made quick work Monday night of Evansville in the second round of the WNIT.

6Sports video: Jayhawks board bus to Motor City

After being able to spend a few warm nights in their own bed, this afternoon the Kansas men began their Sweet 16 journey to Detroit.

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6News video: Madness escalates as Jayhawks head north

This afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse a handful of the Hawk faithful turned out to wish the team well in Friday's Sweet 16 matchup against Villanova.

6Sports video: KU baseball squad soars

It was a windy one today at Hoglund Ballpark. This afternoon, Kansas played host to Chicago State and Benedictine.

6Sports video: Hawks make it to Motown

This afternoon the Kansas men's basketball team took their first step toward winning a spot in the Elite Eight. Kevin Romary has more on the Jayhawks' arrival in Detroit.

6Sports video: KU football gears up for spring game

Hard to believe, but the 2008 football season is right around the corner.

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Sweet sendoff for KU at Allen Fieldhouse

Fans gather as team departs

A 1951 Kansas University graduate was among the basketball fans who lined up Wednesday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse to wish the team well during its Sweet 16 game Friday in Detroit.

Chalmers: Pan Am snub 'in the past'

Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright figures a pair of Kansas University guards will have extra incentive in Friday's Sweet 16 contest at Detroit's Ford Field.

Keegan: Location irrelevant for Rush

Kansas plays its next basketball game in Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and as many as 70,000 could be in attendance.

Coach expects Beasley to go

Michael Beasley is still grappling with a decision, but his coach expects the Kansas State star freshman to head into the NBA Draft.

Taking their best shot

Kansas, Texas two steps closer to Final Four

The Final Four is a week and a half away, and the Big 12 Conference still has two chances to send a team to college-basketball utopia.

Walters in line at Mercer

Former Kansas University basketball coach Rex Walters is in line to become the next head basketball coach at Mercer, the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph reports.

KU baseball to play doubleheader today

Kansas University's baseball team has added a game to today's schedule.

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Sooner no longer

One-time OU recruit Reynolds stars for Sweet 16-bound 'Nova

Scottie Reynolds never envisioned himself anywhere else but the University of Oklahoma.

Louisville turns back K-State

On its 12th try, Louisville finally made it out of the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Angel McCoughtry scored 24 and the Cardinals (26-9) beat Kansas State, 80-63, Tuesday to advance to the regional semifinals.

Jayhawks win ugly

Bats go cold; KU holds on

Kansas University's baseball team tallied a 6-4 victory over Chicago State on Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark. But they also got one upset coach in Ritch Price.

Sorrentino: Texas floor general resembles NBA MVP

Texas point guard D.J. Augustin is like an artist with the basketball, gracefully competing in a rapidly moving sport with 100 percent control of his maneuvers.

Tournament ratings down

Television ratings for the men's NCAA Tournament on CBS declined 9 percent from last year.