Stories for March 9, 2009


Lead stories


Jayhawks well-represented on coaches' Big 12 teams

Self wins coach of the year; Marcus Morris, Taylor named to All-Rookie team

The Kansas men's basketball team picked up seven more honors with the release of the All-Big 12 team selected by the conference coaches Sunday.


McCray wins second straight Big 12 player of the week award

KU junior Danielle McCray earned the Big 12 player of the week award, the conference announced Monday. The 5-foot-11 guard/forward shared the award with Kansas State's Shalee Lehning.

KU falls two spots to No. 11 in both polls

The Kansas men's basketball team, following a 1-1 week, fell two spots to No. 11 in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today polls.

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In good company

McCray named to All-Big 12 first team

Kansas junior forward/guard Danielle McCray was one of 10 players selected for first-team Big 12 honors, the conference announced Monday.

Start time changed for KU women's Big 12 opener on Thursday

Big 12 Conference officials have shifted the starting time for Thursday’s first-round game between Kansas and Nebraska in the Big 12 Conference women’s basketball tournament in Oklahoma City.

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Clark helps Kansas to split in softball

Kansas University's softball team beat North Dakota State, 12-1, but fell to Northern Iowa, 9-6.

KU women’s golf takes title

Kansas' Meghan Gockel won the individual title, and the KU women's golf team won the team crown at the Duramed Collegiate Invitational.

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KU baseball thumps Wildcats

Kansas University's baseball team muscled up to pound Northwestern, 10-1.

Big 12 loaded after all

It took filling out an All-Big 12 ballot for the Associated Press to realize that the conference might just be pretty good, even with all the talent lost in the NBA Draft and with such young rosters facing each other on a nightly basis.