KU falls to No. 72 in NACDA rankings

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Among Big 12 Conference schools, Kansas and Kansas State brought up the rear in NACDA Director’s Cup standings that are used to measure overall athletic success.

Kansas ranked No. 72 nationally and Kansas State No. 77 in the annual listing and were 11th and 12th, respectively, among Big 12 schools.

Texas led the Big 12 at No. 6, followed by Texas A&M (13), Oklahoma (29), Nebraska (31), Baylor (33), Oklahoma State (35), Missouri (36), Texas Tech (57), Iowa State (58), Colorado (60), Kansas (72) and Kansas State (77).

KU’s finish in the rankings compiled by the nation’s athletic directors is its lowest since the Jayhawks sank to No. 103 in 2003.

Kansas was 54th last year.