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FINAL: Collins scores 25 as Jayhawks rout Tigers, 90-65

Cole Aldrich added 19 points and 14 rebounds as KU took down No. 11 Missouri.

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FINAL: Collins scores 25 as Jayhawks rout Tigers, 90-65

Cole Aldrich added 19 points and 14 rebounds as KU took down No. 11 Missouri.

MU bus involved in wreck

A 19-year-old Overland Park man was hospitalized after a three-vehicle accident involving the the University of Missouri men’s basketball team’s charter bus on K-10 near DeSoto, according to Kansas Highway Patrol reports.

KU softball drops two games

Despite two hits from Val Chapple and Liz Kocon, the Kansas University softball team fell to North Texas, 5-2, at the North Texas Invite.

KU swimming places 4th at Big 12’s

Kansas University’s swimming and diving team finished in fourth place at the 2009 Big Championships at the Mizzou Aquatics Center on Saturday.

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KU dedicates boathouse just in time to celebrate 40-year athletic legacy

Kansas University rowing captain Emily Martin and her teammates in the past have often left a practice on the Kansas River muddy, freezing and tired. Thanks to the recent completion of a $6 million boathouse at Burcham Park, the team now has locker rooms, a place to work out inside and much space to store their boats. “You come here, and you can go home clean after practice,” said Martin, a Wellington senior.

Depth key vs. Mizzou

Smokin’ Joe Frazier had a way of working the body, working the body, working the body, until his opponent’s aggressive ways gave way to his survival instincts.

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Morbid memories

Mizzou Arena defeat motivates Jayhawks for round two

Mario Little and his Kansas University basketball teammates have been haunted by memories of a 62-60 loss to border rival Missouri on Feb. 9 at Mizzou Arena.

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Catic lifts KU women to 70-57 win

Jayhawks winners of three straight conference games for first time in nine years

The Kansas University women's basketball team defeated Nebraska, 70-57, on Saturday night in Allen Fieldhouse.

Bonds sets KU track record at Big 12's

Kansas University’s Lauren Bonds set a school record in the women’s 1,000 meters and Charity Stowers ran a top 10 national time in the women’s 600 yards on Saturday at the 2009 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Hinrich’s toughness stood out

Kirk Hinrich not only is one of the best point guard/shooting guards to play basketball at Kansas University, but also one of the toughest competitors to ever wear the Crimson and Blue. Hinrich — his jersey No. 10 today will be hung in the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse at halftime of the 1 p.m. KU-Missouri game — once played 31 minutes against Florida in the 2002 Preseason NIT consolation finals after severely wrenching his back in the semis against North Carolina.