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Garth Brooks: KU coach Self a good man

OSU alum Garth Brooks talks about college friend's coaching success

Garth Brooks, the No.1-selling solo recording artist in U.S. history, picked up the telephone from his home in Owasso, Okla., and dialed the number of a Journal-World reporter on Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Thomas Robinson to sit out KU's game against Iowa State with concussion

Kansas freshman forward Thomas Robinson will sit out KU's game against Iowa State on Saturday because of a concussion suffered in Thursday's practice, KU officials confirmed before the game.

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FINAL: Self picks up 400th career victory in KU's 73-59 victory over ISU

Kansas held Iowa State to 34-percent shooting and used a 14-0 second-half run to pull away.

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Freshmen star in narrow loss to UT

Davis, Engelman combine for 51 points, but Jayhawks fall short against 14th-ranked ’Horns

Freshman guard Monica Engelman hit a game-tying three-pointer to force overtime, but the Kansas University women's basketball team couldn't complete its upset bid Saturday, falling 85-82 in double overtime to No. 14 Texas.

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Wilt Chamberlain’s sister shares old stories

Wilt Chamberlain, home from school for the summer, had brought a guest, Elzie Lewis, to stay with his family in Philadelphia. They arrived in the middle of the night. Introductions would have to wait.

Kentucky basketball victories tainted

Kentucky with its tainted history has registered 2,011 victories to sit atop the college basketball heap. Now North Carolina (1,997) and Kansas (1,993) are neck and neck in an exciting race to the 2,000 level.

Gary Bedore’s Kansas basketball notebook

Kansas University’s Marcus Morris and Iowa State’s Craig Brackins had a running dialogue during the Jayhawks’ 84-61 victory over the Cyclones on Jan. 23 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Will they chat it up again during today’s 7 p.m., rematch in Allen Fieldhouse?

KU women to face Texas

Freshman Davis stepping up for injury-plagued Jayhawks

When the Kansas University women’s basketball team lost two of its top players to season-ending injuries within a three-week span, it became quickly apparent that the Jayhawks’ hopes of survival would depend largely on the remaining players’ ability to account for the loss of production.

Kansas softball loses pair

Kansas University’s softball team started the 2010 season and the the tenure of new coach Megan Smith with a pair of losses Friday in the Marriott Hobby Invite.

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Garth Brooks: KU coach Self a good man

OSU alum Garth Brooks talks about college friend's coaching success

Garth Brooks, the No.1-selling solo recording artist in U.S. history, picked up the telephone from his home in Owasso, Okla., and dialed the number of a Journal-World reporter on Saturday, Feb. 6.