How former Jayhawks fared in the NBA in games of Dec. 31, 2011.
If he keeps playing like this, Kansas guard Elijah Johnson might consider bringing a family member to all of his home games.
Kansas University’s basketball team, which lost NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris and Josh Selby off last year’s 35-3 Elite Eight team, finished the 2011-12 nonconference campaign with a 10-3 record.
The only players in Big 12 men’s basketball history to score 30 points and grab 20 rebounds in a game are ... Blake Griffin (twice), Kevin Durant, Michael Beasley, Mario Boggan ... and Kansas University’s Thomas Robinson. “Nice names right there,” Robinson, KU’s junior power forward from Washington, D.C., said with a smile, after setting career best marks in points (30) and boards (21) in the Jayhawks’ 84-58 rout of North Dakota on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Lost in the justifiable marveling at just how terrific — substantively, stylistically and statistically — a game Thomas Robinson played Saturday was the nagging reality that the junior forward has so few teammates ready for the rigors of Big 12 basketball.
Saturday was a historic day for the University of North Dakota men's basketball team, but not just because UND played its second game in Allen Fieldhouse or made its first appearance on an ESPN network.
Oklahoma wrapped up what has to be considered a successful non-conference schedule. And Saturday, the Sooners might have just got some of their confidence back, too.
Sheldon McClellan is Texas' second-leading scorer this season, but it took an injury to Julien Lewis to get the freshman from Houston the first start of his collegiate career.
Iowa State's run of glorified exhibitions and scattered tests are over, as Big 12 play starts next week.
A rare nonconference rematch between Virginia Tech and Oklahoma State didn't end up all that different than the first meeting.
Northwestern's comeback attempt came too late and doomed the Wildcats to yet another bowl loss.
Frank Martin didn't want to see Kansas State play down to the level of the opposition.
Here is how the Jayhawks in the NBA fared in games of Dec. 30, 2011.
It didn’t take Ben McLemore long to remind his Kansas University basketball teammates of what they’re missing this season and what they can look forward to during the 2012-13 campaign.
Howard University’s 34 points scored were the fewest by a Kansas University opponent since Alcorn State totaled 31 in KU’s 98-31 win on Dec. 2, 2009, in Allen Fieldhouse.
There is nothing like college football on Jan. 1 to ring in the New Year, but don’t ring this Sunday because only the NFL will be home.
Seldom-used Merv Lindsay, Christian Garrett, Niko Roberts and Jordan Juenemann became reacquainted with Kansas University’s basketball fans during a festive, feel-good 89-34 romp over Howard University on Thursday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University signed seven baseball players to national letters of intent during the fall signing period, KU announced Thursday.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action.
Howard coach Kevin Nickelberry was honest when asked what he learned following his team’s 89-34 loss to Kansas on Thursday night.
Kansas University’s basketball coaching staff might not throw the game film into a time capsule, but for this team Thursday’s 89-34 victory against Howard University might wind up being noteworthy.
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III wasn't dazzling — and didn't need to be — as No. 15 Baylor pulled out a thrilling Alamo Bowl victory in the highest-scoring bowl game in history, beating Washington 67-56 in a record-smashing shootout Thursday night.
It remains to be seen if Monday night’s Kansas University basketball team meeting in Allen Fieldhouse proves as effective as two memorable sessions of the past.
Here is how the Jayhawks in the NBA fared in games of Dec. 28, 2011.
Since winning the Heisman Trophy, Robert Griffin III is often shadowed by a bodyguard of sorts to dissuade autograph seekers, and this week Griffin tucked his dreadlocks under a hat in hopes of strolling through Sea World incognito.
David Ash added his name to the list of quarterbacks who’ve caught a touchdown pass in the Holiday Bowl and he also threw for one score to lead Texas to a 21-10 victory against California on Wednesday night.
Dayne Crist has wanted to play in the NFL since he first picked up a football at the age of 6. And if things go well during his one season at Kansas University under the coach who recruited him to Notre Dame out of high school, Crist may get that chance.
Kansas University's women's basketball team finished up the non-conference portion of its schedule Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse with an 87-59 defeat of Sam Houston State.
It took Kansas University freshman Naadir Tharpe all day Friday to travel from Los Angeles — site of the Jayhawks’ 63-47 victory over USC — to his hometown of Worcester, Mass. “It was six or seven hours maybe (in the air). It was intense, but as long as I got home safe and sound is all that matters,” said the 5-foot-11, 170-pounder, who spent three nights at home before returning to Lawrence in time for practice Monday night.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden was suspended without pay for the team’s first home game Tuesday night for his flagrant foul in the season opener.
Here's how former Jayhawks fared in the NBA in games of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.
Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie said freshman forward Jordan Tolbert is going to be a special player one day.
Understanding the difference between a good shot and a bad shot has helped Kansas University’s women’s basketball team become one of the most effective shooting teams in the nation.
A Tuesday afternoon court date for Ben McLemore, the Kansas University basketball player who faces a a charge of minor in possession of alcohol, has been delayed.
Here's how the Jayhawks fared in NBA games Dec. 26, 2011.
With Syracuse No. 1 for a third straight week, the top seven teams remain the same in the Associated Press’ Top 25.
Kansas University’s search for a new head football coach is long over, but the Jayhawks’ quest to find a new defensive coordinator has moved into its third week.
College basketball coaches can only work with their players 20 hours a week when school is in session. During semester break, however ...
Milwaukee forward Drew Gooden was ejected from the Bucks’ game against the Bobcats in the third quarter Monday night after a flagrant foul.
James Franklin’s hard running and timely passing led Missouri to an easy victory in its final game as a member of the Big 12. It also gives the Tigers plenty of hope heading into their new home in the Southeastern Conference.
Here is how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.
As the starting quarterbacks in three of the 12 bowl games the Kansas University football program has played during its 121-year history, Todd Reesing and Bill Whittemore certainly are qualified to talk about what it takes to play quarterback at KU.
One feel-good story during the pre-Christmas portion of Kansas University’s 2011-12 basketball schedule had to be the emergence of fifth-year senior Conner Teahan as a regular rotation player.
It’s nearly impossible to count all of the lessons Brett Ballard learned from Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self during Ballard’s time as the program’s director of basketball operations.
Sheahon Zenger’s Charlie Weis hire inspired Bob Davis, voice of the Kansas University Jayhawks and Kansas City Royals, and his son, Steven, voice of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and UMKC Kangaroos, to do what they do best: talk.
Many around Lawrence — both fans and those within the program — are still in a state of euphoria.
There will be upcoming basketball games, especially in Big 12 Conference play, in which Kansas University All-America candidate Thomas Robinson will be double- and triple-teamed.
Somewhere between Los Angeles and Chicago, 39,000 feet above snow-covered fields, Kansas University senior guard Tyshawn Taylor stole a nap Friday in Seat 19C on Southwest Airlines Flight 105.
Just about everywhere he has coached, Charlie Weis has worked with great quarterbacks.
Happy holidays, indeed. Kansas University’s basketball team completed the pre-Christmas portion of its 2011-12 schedule with a 63-47 victory late Thursday night over USC at Galen Center.
Maybe FSN scheduled such a late start time in an attempt to find a temporary cure for the suffering insomniacs on the East Coast. If so, it undoubtedly was a smashing success. They’ll be rested and ready for Christmas.
USC coach Kevin O’Neill believed playing a big name like Kansas University was too much for his young team during Thursday night’s 63-47 loss to KU.
There was to be more leg-room than usual on Kansas University’s red-eye charter flight from L.A. to Topeka early this morning.There was to be more leg-room than usual on Kansas University’s red-eye charter flight from L.A. to Topeka early this morning.
Angel Rodriguez is feeling at home in the Tropics and finding himself getting more comfortable with his shots.
Quincy Miller scored 15 points and Perry Jones III had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 6 Baylor over Saint Mary's 72-59 Thursday night in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational.
Not much bragging for Missouri after this one.Phil Pressey had 18 points, five assists and two steals, and the ninth-ranked Tigers held off a second-half charge by No. 25 Illinois for a 78-74 victory in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Thursday night.
Rice managed a first in 15 years on Thursday night against Texas A&M -- the Owls defeated the Aggies.
Dominique Morrison wasn't going to let a rare chance for Oral Roberts to defeat a Big 12 team slip away on Thursday night.
Former four-star quarterback Jake Heaps will transfer to Kansas, JayhawkSlant.com is reporting.
When Charlie Weis was hired as the head coach of the Kansas University football team earlier this month, he came to town with a big name and the promise of bringing big-time quarterbacks to Lawrence. With the first part already well in hand, Weis delivered on the second part of that equation on Thursday, when former Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist announced, via Twitter, that he was joining the Jayhawks for his final season of college football.
When 28-year-old Kansas University graduate Jana Correa won Brazil’s version of the reality television show “The Apprentice,” her friend Erin Sheridan was watching a live feed of the show online from Nebraska.
Between point guard Angel Goodrich setting things up and forward Carolyn Davis finishing inside, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team had the perfect combination to knock off Oral Roberts, 85-68, Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Thursday could be a big day for the future of Kansas University’s offensive line. After originally expecting to announce his college choice in January, Orlando offensive lineman Duaron Williams now plans to choose between KU, Iowa State and Central Florida today.
If college basketball received the exposure then that is does now, the tall man who cobbled together a nifty back nine Wednesday afternoon at Rancho La Quinta Country Club might have been wearing sunglasses to hide his identity.
Kansas University’s well-traveled basketball team, which has played five of its first 10 games outside of Allen Fieldhouse, today tackles its first test in a true enemy gym.
With huge nights from two of its junior captains Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University's women's basketball team handled Oral Roberts, 85-68.
An investigation into whether politicians violated gift and disclosure laws when they accepted free game tickets or trips from the Fiesta Bowl led a prosecutor to conclude Wednesday that a maze of state laws was so complex and contradictory that he cannot pursue charges.
The day after a men’s basketball defeat tends to be a bit somber at Kansas University — a school that has suffered just nine losses over the last three seasons.
Kansas University landed an oral commitment Tuesday from one of the prize basketball prospects in the Class of 2013 — Brannen Greene, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound junior small forward from Mary Persons High in Forsyth, Ga.
Named one of three captains for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team before the season began, junior Monica Engelman wasn’t a likely candidate to go through a slump in the nonconference part of the schedule.
This time of year, there is no shortage of holiday traditions among friends and family. The same is true for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team.
It’s been 11 days since Dayne Crist sat with members of the Kansas University football team in Allen Fieldhouse and watched the Jayhawks’ basketball team upend No. 2 Ohio State.
Memphis forward Darrell Arthur will miss the season after an MRI exam confirmed a torn right Achilles tendon.
Brannen Greene, a 6-7 junior small forward from Mary Persons High in Forsyth, Ga., on Tuesday orally committed to play basketball at Kansas University.
Kansas football coach Charlie Weis had successful hip-replacement surgery Monday in Florida, KU announced on its Twitter account Monday night.
The Golden State Warriors have completed a trade sending forward Lou Amundson to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for guard Brandon Rush.
Mid-major Davidson’s 80-74 victory over No. 12 Kansas University on Monday night certainly would be considered a major upset in the eyes of most college basketball fans. Not in the realm of KU coach Bill Self, however, who has seen enough of his team to realize the 2011-12 edition of the Jayhawks (7-3) are ripe for the picking on any given night.
Davidson coach Bob McKillop was beaming about his team’s defensive effort following Monday’s 80-74 victory over No. 12 Kansas.
If Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self sounded Monday night like a man who has been working without his two best friends this season, well, maybe that’s because he has had to make that adjustment.
Kansas University senior guard Tyshawn Taylor started and played 33 minutes just eight days after surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
Kansas University junior forward Travis Releford sat behind the University of Alabama basketball bench with his mother, Venita, and other relatives Saturday night in Sprint Center.
The Indiana Pacers will trade guard Brandon Rush to the Golden State Warriors for forward Louis Amundson.
The pressure of Charlie Weis’ new job certainly will be a relief. I witnessed his first season at Notre Dame from the bleachers. I attended nine games that season, but one sticks out.
Kansas University senior point guard Tyshawn Taylor is expected to play in Monday night's game against Davidson at Kansas City's Sprint Center, KU coach Bill Self said Sunday afternoon.
In a little more than a 36-hour period, on three separate occasions Journal-World photographer Nick Krug and I covered the arrival and introduction of Charlie Weis to Lawrence as Kansas University’s new football coach.
He was a second-round draft pick, played 11 seasons and 164 games in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs and was a standout offensive lineman at Notre Dame during the late 1980s. It’s safe to say that Kansas University offensive line coach Tim Grunhard knows a thing or two about playing the position he now coaches. Although he won’t officially begin his new job until Jan. 1, Grunhard, who was hired Tuesday by new KU coach Charlie Weis, also has a specific vision for the type of player he wants representing the Jayhawks in the trenches during his time in Lawrence.
Justin Wesley recently has drawn a lot of comparisons to former Kansas University basketball player Cole Aldrich. Not Wesley’s game, but his smile.
After a nine-day stretch without a game, Kansas University's women's basketball team returned to action Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse and defeated UMKC, 77-52.
Tyshawn Taylor wasn’t having any trouble walking around during the Kansas University basketball team’s trip to Wal-Mart on Thursday to shop for needy families.
Johnny Majors left Iowa State for Pittsburgh in the early 1970s and later won a national title. Earle Bruce dumped the Cyclones for Ohio State in the late 70s, and Gene Chizik needed just five wins in two seasons to land the Auburn job.
’Tis the season to honor college football players and coaches, with fresh All-America and all-conference teams surfacing on a daily basis.
Jake Heaps, the No. 1-ranked pro-style quarterback in Rivals.com’s class of 2010, will visit Kansas University this weekend, Jayhawkslant.com is reporting.
It has been more than a week since Kansas University’s women’s basketball team has played, and when the Jayhawks return to action at 7 tonight at Allen Fieldhouse, their lineup will have a very different look.
Every day Charlie Weis spends on the job, Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger looks smarter for gambling that a football coach with such a high profile would be eager to get into grinder mode to embrace the challenge of upgrading a football program that finished two games out of ninth place in a 10-team conference.
The Iowa State Cyclones were barely guarding her. It was March 1, 2011, and whenever Kansas guard Angel Goodrich had the ball on the perimeter, her defender was a few feet away, just daring her to take a three-point shot.
Tyshawn Taylor knew he had a lot in common with the 2 1⁄2 year-old girl on his shopping list Thursday night.
Former Kansas coach Turner Gill was introduced as the new coach of Liberty University on Thursday. And he might not be the only member of the 2011 KU coaching staff that ends up there.
Keon Stowers, a a 6-foot-3, 273-pound defensive end out of Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Ga., committed to the Kansas football team on Thursday night.
Former Kansas coach Turner Gill has been hired as the eighth coach at Liberty University — an FCS school in Lynchburg, Va.
Tre Parmalee, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound receiver out of Bishop Miege High School in Overland Park, orally committed to the Kansas football team on Wednesday night.
Coach Bill Self’s ninth Kansas University basketball team had all that going against it and somehow less than three weeks shy of the Jan. 4 Big 12 opener against Kansas State in Allen Fieldhouse is ranked No. 12 in the nation. The Jayhawks can’t be counted out of any conversation about Big 12 title contenders and have a 7-2 record with the only losses coming on neutral courts against Kentucky and Duke, now ranked third and seventh in the country. How is this possible?
Presumably Missouri motorists would still be allowed, but Lawrence city commissioners will soon consider renaming a city street after former Kansas University football coach Don Fambrough.
The contract for newly named Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis has been finalized, and, like the one drawn up for former KU coach Turner Gill in 2009, it does not include a buyout for early termination.
Kansas coach Bill Self believes guard Tyshawn Taylor is taking more criticism this season than is warranted.
J’Covan Brown scored 23 points to lead Texas to a 93-40 victory against Nicholls State on Tuesday night.
Like it or not, the BCS championship game will be a rematch between LSU and Alabama.
When asked at his introductory news conference last week what he would do if his son wanted to coach defense, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis painted a clear and comedic picture.
Ben McLemore, a Kansas University freshman basketball player who is ineligible to play this year, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday morning for failing to appear to court.
Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis added to his staff Tuesday afternoon by announcing the addition of former Notre Dame and Akron quarterbacks coach, Ron Powlus. Powlus will coach the quarterbacks at KU.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson was selected as the Oscar Robertson national player of the week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for games ending the week of Dec. 11.
Tim Grunhard has been added to the Kansas football coaching staff, new coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday.
Kansas coach Bill Self said he was finally able to talk at length with new football coach Charlie Weis on Sunday morning. Both were at The Oread hotel in Lawrence, having breakfast with recruits.
When Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger last left town, he vowed he would not return without a new football coach on the flight back with him. Zenger kept his promise.
Years ago, during the week leading up to one of the New England Patriots’ three Super Bowl victories in four seasons under Bill Belichick, the man known for his hooded sweatshirt and stoic nature was asked about the role then-offensive coordinator Charlie Weis played in the Patriots’ success.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson won Big 12 player of the week honors, the conference announced Monday.
Kansas State went to overtime for the second time in four days. The Wildcats managed to win this time, but that didn’t mean coach Frank Martin was happy about it. “We had 19 turnovers halfway through the second half,” Martin said after Kansas State beat North Florida, 79-68, on Sunday. “We were completely disinterested, couldn’t make any shots. It’s hard to win that way.”
Thousands of fans — including a batch of students who painted their faces and bodies — arrived a couple of hours early for Saturday’s Kansas-Ohio State nonconference basketball matinee in Allen Fieldhouse.
The Charlie Weis Era may be just a couple of days old, but, already, the Kansas University football program has seen a change in how recruiting is handled under its new head coach.
Kansas senior guard Tyshawn Taylor had successful surgery on his right knee Sunday morning and is expected a full recovery, KU coach Bill Self said.
It didn’t take long for new Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis to win over the KU basketball crowd. If he can get the same response from roughly three times as many people next fall at Memorial Stadium, he might be on his way.
Robert Griffin III is Baylor’s Superman and when he won the Heisman Trophy he was wearing the socks to prove it. Who knows? Maybe they even helped him outluck Andrew Luck.
Coach Kevin Sumlin and his prolific offense made Houston a power in Conference USA. His next challenge will be trying to replicate that success in the Southeastern Conference, the country’s toughest football league, as Texas A&M’s new coach.
Kevin Young’s breakout performance Saturday surprised Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self as much as anyone.
Although the big day is still two weeks away, Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta thought he was offering Bill Self, his Kansas University counterpart, glad holiday tidings prior to Saturday’s showdown in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University junior forward Thomas Robinson was whistled for a technical foul for yelling at a Buckeye player following a Tyshawn Taylor bucket with 8:44 left, KU up, 59-48.
Now that under-appreciated Kansas University senior guard Tyshawn Taylor will miss time after he undergoes surgery to repair a torn meniscus of the right knee, it will be on Elijah Johnson to bring along freshman Naadir Tharpe.
Ohio State sophomore sensation Jared Sullinger, who has a bad back, didn’t play in Saturday’s marquee matchup against Kansas University. KU senior point guard Tyshawn Taylor, who has a bum knee, did participate. He dished a career-high 13 assists against seven turnovers, while scoring nine points and grabbing three rebounds in the No. 13-ranked Jayhawks’ 78-67 victory over the No. 2 Buckeyes in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor will miss an estimated three weeks and is scheduled for surgery Sunday after tearing his meniscus in his right knee.
Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger will not play in Saturday's game against Kansas because of a back injury, CBSsports.com is reporting.
There will be puke buckets. Kansas offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson didn’t remember everything from Friday morning’s team meeting with new football coach Charlie Weis, but he did recall that detail, which was promised during winter conditioning.
The question came from across the table, from a friend who knows how to get to the heart of the matter.
Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger said that Mike Leach let him know before he brought his list of 12-to-15 candidates to Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little that Leach had found a university (Washington State) he felt would fit him better.
Kansas University’s basketball players and 16,300 crazed fans hope the Jayhawks’ third appearance against a Top-10 team will be the charm Saturday.
Friday evening, in Mrkonic Auditorium at Kansas University’s Anderson Family Football Complex, new KU football coach Charlie Weis was asked a variety of questions on topics ranging from his time at Notre Dame and in the huddle with Tom Brady in the NFL, to why he came to Kansas or even had interest in becoming a head coach again.
Scott Christopherson volunteered to play point guard this season to help stabilize new-look Iowa State, and coach Fred Hoiberg took him up on his offer.
Kansas University women’s basketball player Keena Mays will transfer from the school at the end of the fall semester, according to head coach Bonnie Henrickson on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.
Some might ask why Charlie Weis, a coach with a national profile, accepted an offer to coach football at Kansas University. That’s an easy one to answer. He failed at Notre Dame and has too much pride to let that be his lasting legacy as a head coach. The tougher questions will be sent Sheahon Zenger’s way today at a 5 p.m. news conference in the football complex, starting with “Why Charlie Weis?”
In announcing the hire of Charlie Weis as Kansas University’s newest head football coach Thursday afternoon, KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger steered the program into new territory.
Nothing’s official yet, but it sure sounds as if Jared Sullinger will be healthy enough to play in Saturday’s Ohio State-Kansas University basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse.
In her first start of the season, Keena Mays scored a team-high 17 points, leading the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 73-44 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night during the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University will introduce Charlie Weis as its next football coach Friday.
A friend asked if I would be surprised if Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn were announced as the next head coach of the Kansas University football team.
The statistics support Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self when he refers to the 2011-12 Jayhawks as the “worst passing team” he’s ever seen.
The Kansas University football program’s search to hire a new head coach, now entering Day 11, seems to be mirroring the path of the program during the past few decades.
It doesn’t matter how many people from how many different levels of football Sheahon Zenger talked to in his search for a new football coach for Kansas University.
Kansas University freshman women’s basketball guard Asia Boyd arrived on campus touted as coach Bonnie Henrickson’s highest-rated recruit in her time as KU coach.
Kansas State athletic director John Currie wishes the Bowl Championship Series would pick a philosophy and stick with it.
The Big East introduced Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, SMU and Central Florida as its new members, effective 2013.
A county district attorney who has sharply criticized police and Syracuse University for their handling of sex-abuse allegations against an assistant basketball coach said Wednesday that he cannot bring charges but found that two men who accused him of sexual abuse are credible.
Highly regarded Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst interviewed for the Kansas University job, but KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger’s focus recently has turned to “NFL guys,” according to an industry insider.
Kansas University junior center Jeff Withey came close to a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks in 31 minutes.
Three Kansas University basketball players sat at the interview table after the Jayhawks survived 16 second-half turnovers and a talented Long Beach State team to win, 88-80, Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
KUSports.com was honored as one of the top sports sites in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors Tuesday.
Long Beach State coach Dan Monson figured the best way to contain Kansas University junior Thomas Robinson was to make KU’s 6-foot-9, 237-pound monster of a man hang around the perimeter as often as possible. Oops.
Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson was asked if his 26-point, 11-rebound performance against Long Beach State on Tuesday sent a message to Ohio State preseason All-America big man Jared Sullinger.
Sure, it was great that Thomas Robinson scored a career-high 26 points and dandy that Jeff Withey nearly recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks.
Fans of Kansas University football may be growing tired of the silence surrounding KU’s quest to find a new head coach, but there are those out there who are impressed by the crafty way with which KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger has conducted the search.
Percy Gibson laid out a simple goal for himself in his first start for Iowa State.
A fresh face stepped up to lead Texas to another victory over Texas-Arlington.
Missouri was No. 25 in the preseason poll. The Tigers have moved into the top 10 and are playing as though they mean to stay up there.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self met with President Barack Obama at a meet-and-greet session before the President's speech on Tuesday at Osawatomie High School.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is the runaway pick as the AP's Big 12 coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to a 10-2 finish and an appearance in the Cotton Bowl.
Bill Self, who has had a lot to say to the media about the lackluster play of Kansas University’s basketball team after the last two games, discussed some of the same concerns with his players on Sunday.
With so many potential candidates and so little information surfacing, it can be difficult to dissect the Kansas University football program’s ongoing coaching search.
Ideally, Kansas University needs to hire a football coach who has won a national championship, has Bill Self’s personality and Bill Snyder’s attention to every detail of a football program.
Tracking the Kansas University coaching search recalls the conference realignment musical-chairs game, replete with wild swings from optimism to pessimism and right back to optimism. It’s so fluid because it involves so many different parts, competing interests, emotion-driven changes in the market.
Kansas University junior forward Kevin Young made the most of his five minutes of playing time in Saturday’s 70-42 rout of South Florida in Allen Fieldhouse.
Two years after his life and career came crashing down, Tiger Woods is a winner again.
It turns out Southern Miss’ victory against Houston in the Conference USA championship game Saturday might have been a major development in the coaching search at three universities, perhaps more.
Kansas University’s new football coach will need to identify, recruit and develop a quarterback, a few explosive defensive lineman, at least one long, strong, fleet wideout and a linebacker or two. If that reads like a classified ad begging for a best offer — needs a rebuilt engine, new tires and a brake job — for a jalopy, it’s not quite as bad as it sounds.
Carolyn Davis and Keena Mays scored 21 points apiece, but it wasn't enough, as the Kansas women's basketball team fell to Alabama, 80-76, on Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
University of South Florida men’s basketball coach Stan Heath was asked a lot of questions about what went wrong following USF’s 70-42 loss to Kansas University on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s 1965-66 Big Eight championship team was introduced at halftime of Saturday’s KU-South Florida game in Allen Fieldhouse.
On his team’s flight back from the Maui Invitational last week, Kansas University guard Tyshawn Taylor pulled out his iPad to watch a replay of KU’s 68-61 loss to Duke.
When it comes to hiring football coaches, Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne is George Costanza.
Nationally ranked, playing in front of a sellout crowd every game and for a coach with total job security, the Kansas University basketball team doesn’t have much in common with the school’s football team. That’s a good thing.
A case of the “crud” has stricken Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and several of his players this past several days.
Texas A&M's shooting continues to be a work in progress.
The power went out late in the first half with UCLA leading Texas by 11 points. The Bruins were never the same afterward.
Jordan Morgan kept Michigan out of trouble when the Wolverines seemed likely to fall into some.
With a chance to lead No. 13 Oklahoma to another Big 12 championship, Landry Jones couldn't find a way to dig the Sooners out of big first-half deficit for a second straight year.
Former Kansas University track and field coach Bob Timmons was inducted into the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Kierra Mallard had 18 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 19 Texas Tech beat No. 16 Penn State, 70-66, on Saturday.
Robert Griffin III lifted Baylor to its best football in a generation.
Bill Snyder wouldn't bite when he was asked to compare this season's Kansas State team to those of years past, Wildcats that won Big 12 championships and went to prestigious bowl games.
Former Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman is unhappy with the way he was informed of his firing and doesn’t believe his dismissal was justified.
Cameron Clark scored 18 points, and Steven Pledger added 15 as Oklahoma ran away from Sacramento State, 82-53.
In more than a century’s worth of Bedlam games, the stakes have never been higher for Oklahoma State.
Some Heisman Trophy voters have already entered the secret password, filled in the proper ballot number and hit the send button. With so many teams playing today, that seems strangely premature. Ballots, which require voting for three candidates in order of preference, are due at 4 p.m. Monday. I’ll send mine Sunday, choosing three from the 10 names I still consider worthy of consideration.
Fifteen members of the Kansas University track and field team won events on Friday during the season-opening Bob Timmons Challenge at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
Kansas University senior Conner Teahan knows what is expected of him as the Jayhawks’ first or second guy off the bench.
As Kansas University’s search to find a replacement for former head football coach Turner Gill enters its sixth day, a few things — both in terms of additions and subtractions — are starting to become clear about KU’s list of candidates.
None of us gets to sit down with the candidates interested in the Kansas University football job, yet that doesn’t keep us from having strong reactions to hires.
Virginia high school basketball sensation Andrew White capped one of the most memorable days of his life by scoring 23 points in Miller School’s 80-55 home victory over Woodberry Forest on Friday night in Charlottesville, Va.
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While Thursday turned out to be another quiet day for Kansas University’s search to find a head football coach, plenty of moves that might impact what happens at KU unfolded across the country.
Kansas University junior power forward Thomas Robinson, who hit 11 of 13 free throws Wednesday against Florida Atlantic, has made 71.4 percent of his attempts this season.
Kansas University swimmer Morgan Sharp broke the KU record in the 500 freestyle as the Jayhawks competed in the first day of the Mizzou Invitational on Thursday.
Coaching searches provide an excuse to call guys about whom you’ve heard so many good things but never had a chance to visit with on the phone.
If Kansas’ 75-52 victory against Southern Methodist taught the Jayhawks anything, it was that they can tough it out with the physical opponents.
Kansas University’s basketball team, which drew rave reviews last week in Maui, looked like a squad with a case of jet lag in a 77-54 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
With news breaking Wednesday that former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach had agreed to a five-year deal to become the next head football coach at Washington State, the search at Kansas University took an abrupt turn.
Kansas University junior forward Thomas Robinson had 19 points and 17 rebounds. It marked his sixth-straight double-double. It’s the longest streak of consecutive double-doubles to open a KU season.
Florida Atlantic coach Mike Jarvis had one lament in his opening statement following his team’s 77-54 loss to Kansas on Wednesday.
Oklahoma State's players don't want to become known as the Comeback Cowboys.
Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson tried to downplay his program's third straight win at Iowa State, chalking it up to a few late shots that the Panthers hit and the Cyclones didn't.
The message is spreading. Since junior guard Monica Engelman’s benching for a lack of effort in Kansas University’s game against Florida Atlantic on Sunday, the KU women’s basketball players know that any slacking can result in a significant loss of playing time.
Potential, many a wise man who makes his living evaluating athletes will tell you, is a French word for “ain’t bleepin’ got it yet.”