Stories for March 13, 2010


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Fans savor victory over rival KSU

KU fan Craig Bastemeyer has been waiting for this for the last 25 years.

Rivalry games not always easy for KU-KSU couples

Thomas Morefield and Maren Roesler are not typical Jayhawk and Wildcat basketball fans.

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FINAL: Kings of the Big 12! KU takes conference title with 72-64 victory over KSU

Marcus Morris scored 18 points, while Tyrel Reed added 15 as the Jayhawks defeated the Wildcats for the third time this season. Collins was named the tournament MVP.

KU-KSU rivalry puts friendships on hold

Darin Fyffe and Matt Koster have known one another for 10 years.

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Fans share how they ‘bring luck’ to team

Rodney Stephenson is one of the reasons Kansas University won against Texas A&M University on Friday evening. At least he thinks so.

KU baseball stuns No. 1 LSU, 11-9

Senior Robby Price and junior Casey Lytle each had three hits and two doubles, Brett Bochy pitched 21⁄3 innings of hitless relief, and the Kansas University baseball team knocked off No. 1 LSU, 11-9, on Friday night at Alex Box Stadium in front of 11,157 fans.

Iowa State's Brackins to turn pro

Iowa State junior forward Craig Brackins said Friday that he will skip his final year of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft.

Finley fifth in shot put

Kansas University thrower Mason Finley took fifth in the men’s shot put, and the women's distance medley relay team took sixth place on Friday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Senior diver Proehl 6th

Kansas senior diver Meghan Proehl placed sixth in the one-meter diving competition on the first day of the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships on Friday.

Kansas rowing delayed

Friday’s Oklahoma rowing Invitational was moved to today due to high winds.

KU softball canceled

Kansas University’s softball contest against Valparaiso, scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, was canceled due to rain.

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Ags OK with Collins

A&M not dwelling on dustups

With tempers flaring in the second half, Texas A&M’s Donald Sloan said he and Kansas University’s Sherron Collins shared a brief conversation on the court.

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Gary Bedore’s KU hoops notebook

Kansas University today tries for its seventh Big 12 tournament title in the 14-year history of the event. KU is 6-1 in the title game.

Note to ’Cats: Don’t get ‘chippy’

We’ll find out how smart a basketball team Kansas State is tonight in the Big 12 tournament finals in Sprint Center.

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Self wins 200th; KU reaches finals

Bill Self didn’t plan to pop open a bottle of champagne late Friday night at team headquarters, the Downtown Marriott Hotel.