Stories for January 10, 2009


Lead stories


FINAL: Strong 1st half pushes MSU to 75-62 win

Michigan State outscores KU, 37-18, in opening 20 minutes.


K-State women trounce KU

Taking on host Kansas State in the Big 12 conference opener for both teams, the Kansas University women's basketball team fell behind early and couldn't recover, falling 72-39 to drop to 11-3 (0-1 in conference play) this season.

Louisville assistant named KU co-defensive coordinator

Bill Miller, who spent the past season as the defensive coordinator at the University of Louisville, has been named linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator of the Kansas University football team, the school announced Saturday.

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FINAL: Strong 1st half pushes MSU to 75-62 win

Michigan State outscores KU, 37-18, in opening 20 minutes.

KU’s Self recognized as Kansan of Year

A group promoting Kansas history is honoring Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self as one of two Kansans of the Year.

KU women seek ‘signature win’

Jayhawks have closed the gap on Kansas State recently

Kansas University will open Big 12 play Saturday at undefeated Kansas State.

Gary Bedore's KU Basketball Notebook

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was asked this week about his No. 8-ranked Spartans trying for a “marquee win” against the defending national champs.

Kansas swimming routs Florida International

Kansas lost just one event in a 178-78 rout of Florida International.

KU track shines at Arkansas Invitational

KU claimed six individual titles at the Arkansas Track Invitational.

Gators in prime position for repeat

Florida coach Urban Meyer wrapped both hands around the crystal football Friday, started to lift it off its stand and then nearly fumbled the whole trophy. He might have an easier time holding on to the championship next year.

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Loud and proud ‘Izzone’ ready for KU

Teams that venture into Michigan State’s Breslin Center not only have to contend with the traditionally tough Spartans. They must also try to overcome MSU’s raucous student section — which wraps around more than three-fourths of the 14,759-seat arena’s bottom tier.

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Tech WR Crabtree entering NFL Draft

Michael Crabtree’s father says the Texas Tech receiver is going to the NFL.

Ex-Husker hit with DUI

Former Nebraska football player Hunter Teafatiller has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined $500 for a second drunken-driving offense.

Marcus faces challenge

Marcus Morris, the Kansas University basketball player who has the most untapped potential, has identified the problem. Finding the cure presents a greater challenge.

KU golfer Gockel in 26th at tournament

KU's Meghan Gockel shot 155 over the first two rounds of the Harder Hall Women's Invitational.