The following is Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Associated Press college basketball ballot for Feb. 28, 2011.
The Kansas men's basketball team is ranked No. 2 in both national polls released Monday.
Kansas University’s baseball team — which was forced by bad weather to scrap its weekend games — will face Iowa in a single game at 3 p.m. today at Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball players had hoped to play host to more than 100 Special Olympians at the 27th-annual Wilt Chamberlain Clinic, held Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. Instead, foggy weather prevented the Jayhawks from returning from Norman, Okla. — site of Saturday’s 82-70 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners — until 6:45 p.m. Sunday, several hours after the conclusion of the clinic, which was rescued by KU’s women’s team.
Kansas University freshman Kristin Martinez threw a complete-game two-hitter, and the Jayhawks won their third tournament title in three weeks with a 1-0 victory over Minnesota in the championship game of the UNCG Spartan Classic on Sunday.
Kansas State is surging at the right time. Texas, the team that two weeks ago looked unstoppable in the Big 12, is slipping at precisely the wrong one.
Born in Kansas and raised as a Kansas University basketball fan, Tyrel Reed now has a chance to become the winningest Jayhawk player of all-time.
Ekaterina Morozova’s victory at No. 1 singles clinched a 5-2 victory for Kansas University’s women’s tennis team over Denver on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
Freshman Thanuttra Boonraksasat is tied for 10th place, and Kansas University’s women’s golf team is in 11th place following Sunday’s first round of the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge.
Alex Gutesha placed 12th individually, and Kansas University men’s golf was 12th in the team standings at the season-opening Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate on Sunday.
The Kansas baseball team's scheduled home doubleheader Sunday against Iowa has been canceled because of snow covering the field.
Eight Jayhawks and one relay team finished in the top 10 to lead the Kansas University swimming and diving team to a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 championships on Saturday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
A second-half injury to Elijah Johnson, coupled with Tyshawn Taylor’s suspension, left Kansas University’s basketball team thin at point guard in the second half of Saturday’s 82-70 victory over Oklahoma.
Start with a 33-3 college basketball team. Subtract two NBA lottery picks, Cole Aldrich and Xavier Henry, plus the team’s leading scorer, Sherron Collins, who also made his way onto an NBA roster for a few months.
Kansas University’s softball team recorded two five-inning, run-rule victories against Morehead State on Saturday and outscored the Eagles 25-0. KU won 14-0 and 11-0 at the UNCG Spartan Classic.
After one round of play, the Kansas University men’s golf team stood in 13th place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, with a score of 307, putting it 13 strokes behind leader Texas A&M.
The Kansas University women’s track and field team finished eighth and the men finished 11th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Saturday at the Devaney Center.
Cole Aldrich of the Oklahoma City Thunder joined 200 or so fellow Kansas University basketball fans in an impromptu celebration 10 minutes after the Jayhawks’ resounding 82-70 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday in Noble Center.
Though Jeff Capel isn’t their coach, he can’t help but root for Kansas University forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris.
Kansas sophomore Carolyn Davis scored 36 points on 16-for-19 shooting, leading the KU women's basketball team to a 77-61 victory over Nebraska on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s No. 5 singles player, Erin Wilbert, remained undefeated this season, but KU suffered a 5-2 loss to Texas-Arlingotn on Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
Due to winter weather that hit Lawrence Thursday, Kansas University’s baseball team has canceled both baseball games scheduled for Saturday in the Jayhawk Classic.
Colorado overcame a 22-point first-half deficit to upset No. 5 Texas 91-89 on Saturday behind 33 points from Alec Burks and 21 from Levi Knutson.
Kansas State was willing to go into a swoon once Saturday when Jacob Pullen went to the bench with foul trouble. Only once.
Kansas University junior Stephanie Payne set the school record in the 400-yard individual medley — twice — as the Jayhawks moved up in the team standings after Friday’s third day of the Big 12 swimming and diving championships.
Diamond Dixon broke the Kansas University record with a time of 53.48 to finish second in her heat and qualify for the finals of the 400-meter dash on Friday at the first day of the Big 12 Indoor Championships.
The streak is dead. Long live the streak.
Brady Morningstar, who enters Saturday’s Kansas University-Oklahoma game as the Big 12’s top three-point percentage shooter, is the same guy who was mired in a 2-for-19 slump in late January.
The brace on Kansas University guard Angel Goodrich’s right knee wasn’t much of a physical hindrance.
For most of this season, Kansas sophomore Elijah Johnson has entered games from the bench — a role he says is difficult to master.
No matter how busy he is on a given day, Kansas University sophomore power forward Thomas Robinson makes time for the most special person in his life — his 7-year-old sister, Jayla Paris.
Thirteen members of the Kansas University swimming and diving team were named to the first or second Academic All-Big 12 teams this week.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford has suspended point guard Ray Penn indefinitely for failing to follow team policy.
Former Kansas University point guard Sherron Collins on Thursday was cut by the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats.
Joy Bunting placed ninth in the 200-yard individual medley as Kansas University’s swimming and diving team earned 60 points to move within six points of fourth-place Nebraska on Day Two Thursday of the Big 12 Championships.
Due to the winter weather, Kansas University’s baseball contest against Saint Louis scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday was postponed.
Ben Kirtland, the onetime leader of fundraising for Kansas Athletics Inc., pleaded guilty Thursday morning in federal court for his role in a ticket scam that cost the department millions of dollars.
David Booth wants to display James Naismith’s original rules of “Basket Ball” in Lawrence, at Kansas University, in conjunction with the school’s athletics programs.
After the first day and two events of the Big 12 Championships, the Kansas University swimming and diving team is tied for third place.
A late push propelled the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 73-66 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self chatted with his new starting point guard on Wednesday afternoon.
The struggling Atlanta Hawks acquired guard Kirk Hinrich from Washington in a five-player trade Wednesday, upgrading their backcourt for the playoff run.
The guy who made waves a month ago when he said he wouldn’t play in the NIT keeps doing all he can to make Kansas State worthy of an NCAA tournament bid.
A late push propelled the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 73-66 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Dr. James Naismith's rules of basketball, which will ultimately be housed in Lawrence, will be on display in Kansas City from March 5 through May 29 at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Sure, you’ve seen crazy, you’ve seen odd, you’ve seen unique in downtown Lawrence before. But city leaders are betting you’ve never seen world-class athletes heave a 16-pound steel ball nearly 70 feet down a public street.
Markieff Morris followed perhaps his worst game of the season (three points in loss to Kansas State on Feb. 14) with two monster games.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011.
After a victory over Border War rival Missouri, the Kansas University women’s basketball team will look to keep its momentum going on the road tonight at Oklahoma State.
Oklahoma’s football team has been required to give players a week off from athletic training during the offseason after reporting a series of secondary NCAA rules violations.
Kansas University volleyball junior Allison Mayfield will attend tryouts for the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, from Feb. 25-27, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
As shooting slumps go, Jordan Hamilton’s wasn’t very long.
Creighton spoiled the home opener for the Kansas University baseball team with a 4-3 victory in 10 innings on Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas senior guard Tyrel Reed was named a first-team academic All-American on Tuesday, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Kansas sophomore forward Carolyn Davis was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the first time in her career after leading the Jayhawks to a 75-70 overtime victory over Missouri on Saturday.
Lou Gehrig didn’t become Lou Gehrig in one night, so it’s a little early to fit Tyshawn Taylor for the moniker Wally Pipp, but Elijah Johnson’s performance in the first game of Taylor’s untimely indefinite suspension opened a door that Johnson walked through quite gracefully Monday.
A $500,000-per-year pay raise recently awarded Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville through 2015 has angered some university faculty members, who have been asked to take a pay freeze in 2011.
Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford wasn’t blaming his defense for Kansas University’s 92-point effort Monday night.
Newly suspended Tyshawn Taylor slapped his replacement in the starting lineup on the backside as Elijah Johnson checked out with a couple of minutes left in Kansas University’s 92-65 rout of Oklahoma State on Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Monday morning that he had suspended junior guard Tyshawn Taylor indefinitely for violating team rules.
Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson announced Monday afternoon that senior guard Marisha Brown has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.
The following is Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's ballot for the Associated Press college basketball poll on Feb. 21, 2011.
The Kansas men's basketball team dropped to No. 2 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll and No. 3 in the Associated Press poll released Monday.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Monday morning that he has suspended junior guard Tyshawn Taylor indefinitely for violating team rules.
Bill Self commented on Thomas Robinson's status for the KU-OSU game on Monday's Big 12 teleconference. Self indicated Robinson remains "questionable" for Monday night.
Kansas University’s softball team is 10-0 and 2-for-2. The Jayhawks routed Stetson, 8-0, in six innings in the championship of the Stetson Hatter Invitational championship game on Sunday to claim their second tournament title in two weeks.
The college basketball week started with Jacob Pullen totaling 38 points, five assists and two steals to spark Kansas State’s double-digit upset Monday of No. 1 Kansas, and it ended Sunday with E’Twaun Moore totaling 38 points, five assists and two steals to lead Purdue to a double-digit victory against Ohio State.
Kansas University sophomore forward Thomas Robinson, who had surgery 10 days ago to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, practiced Sunday.
Master motivator Bill Self isn’t so sure he’ll use last year’s Kansas-Oklahoma State basketball game as incentive for tonight’s Big Monday rematch against the Cowboys.
Kansas University’s tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak with a convincing 6-1 rout of Arkansas-Little Rock on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Kansas University junior Zac Elgie delivered a two-run double in the top of the 14th inning, leading the Jayhawks to a 4-3 victory over No. 1 TCU on Sunday afternoon in Fort Worth, Texas.
Kansas University sophomore forward Thomas Robinson, who had surgery on Feb. 11 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, worked out for an hour before the game Saturday.
Count Texas among those impressed by Nebraska’s upset of the Longhorns.
Brittany Hile hit a two-run home run, and Kendra Cullum drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the eighth inning to help lift Kansas University’s softball team to an 11-8 victory over Stetson on Saturday evening to keep its win streak alive at 9-0, the best start in program history.
Top-ranked Texas Christian scored six runs in the final four innings to break open a tie game and rout Kansas University, 7-1, in college baseball on Saturday.
First, he received an unusually warm ovation from the Allen Fieldhouse crowd. Then, he caught a glimpse of himself in his No. 33 Kansas University jersey from the early 1980s during the Jayhawks’ intro video that accompanied Saturday’s starting lineups. Although that was about the point at which the welcome-home moment ended, current Colorado coach — and former KU player — Tad Boyle said he appreciated the gesture, even if it was followed by an 89-63 drubbing.
On a day in which other college basketball giants fell, Kansas University picked itself up, and nobody did a better job of that than the giant of the starting lineup, 6-foot-9 junior Markieff Morris.
Mario Chalmers, who is spending the NBA All-Star break in Lawrence, stopped by buddy Brady Morningstar’s apartment Friday night.
Monica Engleman hit a game-tying layup at the end of regulation, and the Kansas women's basketball team took control in the extra period for a 75-70 overtime victory over Missouri on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Colorado guards Alec Burks and Cory Higgins lived up to the hype in Kansas University’s narrow 82-78 victory over the Buffs on Jan. 25 at Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colo.
The color pink figures to dominate the scene at Allen Fieldhouse at 7 tonight, when the Kansas University women’s basketball team follows up the men’s team’s afternoon matchup against Colorado with a Border War battle with Missouri.
Unbeaten at home and often very beatable on the road, No. 20 Missouri is running out of chances to prove itself an all-around threat.
Kansas University’s softball program keeps producing victories in the beginning of the 2011 season.
No. 1 TCU used four walks, two hits and an error to score five runs in the bottom of the first and held on to defeat Kansas University’s baseball team, 8-2, on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Kansas University point guard Tad Boyle and Oklahoma State floor general Bill Self met 10 times on the hardwood during their college basketball careers, which spanned from 1981-85.
Asked to handicap the three-point shooting contest, Ray Allen provided a thoughtful analysis of the players he will face at this weekend’s All-Star game in Los Angeles and complimented each of his opponents, in turn.
Last spring, the expectations for Kansas University’s baseball team were perhaps the loftiest in the program’s history.
Kansas University’s baseball team opens the 2011 season at 6:30 p.m. Friday at top-ranked TCU.
Kansas University seniors Tyrel Reed and Brady Morningstar were named to the Academic All-Big 12 basketball team announced Thursday by the conference office.
Kansas University junior point guard Tyshawn Taylor cringed Wednesday as he watched the film of Monday’s 84-68 blowout loss at Kansas State.
As you might recall, Kansas State coach Frank Martin recently blamed himself for Jacob Pullen’s early-to-midseason problems — just one of the many issues that have derailed a season that began with the Wildcats as a member of the preseason Top 10.
College baseball’s pings will have a little less zing this season.
From Willie’s to the Bottleneck, from Watson Park to South Park, from Weaver’s to the Love Garden, from Auntie Em’s Deli to the Basil Leaf Cafe, it seems all anybody has been talking about all week are the words uttered by ESPN color commentator Bob Knight in the wake of Kansas State’s blowout victory against Kansas University on Monday night in Bramlage Coliseum.
Angelo Chol, a 6-foot-9 forward from San Diego’s Hoover High, on Thursday orally committed to play basketball at Arizona at a press conference at his high school.
Kansas University senior outfielder Casey Lytle has never been much of a power hitter. So the new NCAA rule which regulates the performance of bats and figures to take some pop out of the game likely won’t have much impact on the way Lytle plays.
Kansas University senior Amanda Maez was honored by the Big 12 Conference and Chick-fil-A on Wednesday as a member of the 2011 Winter Community of Champions.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has confirmed the reorganization of his coaching staff, making Tim Beck his offensive coordinator and announcing four new assistants.
Some highly publicized transgressions on the court during the 2010-11 basketball season have called into question the character of Kansas University’s Morris twins.
Though there will be no banquet to commemorate the 2010 season, the Kansas University football program and head coach Turner Gill on Wednesday announced the recipients of the team’s top honors from Gill’s first year in town.
Gary Johnson had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Texas beat Oklahoma State on Wednesday night to tighten its grip on first place in the Big 12.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011.
Members of the NCAA men’s basketball selection committee meet in Indianapolis this week for a mock tournament trial run that will mostly involve throwing up their hands in advance of this year’s free-for-all.
The Journal-World again has been recognized as having one of the top sports sections in the country.
For the first time, every NCAA Tournament game will be available on one of the following channels: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV. That means the smart, funny, candid, very real voice of Charles Barkley sometimes will be heard at halftime. That could either add spice to an always riveting March, or it could backfire.
Angelo Chol, a 6-foot-8 senior forward from San Diego’s Hoover High, will announce his college choice at 2:45 p.m., Central time, Thursday at his high school.
Marcus Denmon scored 20 points, showing no after effects from a blow to the head three days earlier, to help Missouri beat Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
New Kansas University basketball walk-on Christian Garrett had a rather emotional, out-of-the-ordinary first day on campus.
Kansas University fifth-year senior Wally Marciel’s realization was one that most pitchers make at one point or another during their careers.
KU is two games behind Texas in the league race.
Senior Meghna Bal finished in a tie for third place to pace the Kansas University women’s golf team to a second-place finish at the Claud Jacobs Intercollegiate on Monday.
Missouri guard Marcus Denmon remains uncertain for Tuesday’s game against Texas Tech after he received two stitches under his right eye.
If it merely had been a case of the Kansas University basketball team not having the humility to handle the prosperity of holding the No. 1 ranking in the nation, no big deal.
The new No. 1 team in the country didn’t play like the best squad in the land on Monday night in Bramlage Coliseum.
Bill Self and Jacob Pullen had a compliment for each other in the hallway outside the locker rooms following Kansas State’s 84-68 victory over Kansas University on Monday night.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011.
The following is Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's ballot for the Feb. 14, 2011, Associated Press college basketball poll.
Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, who on Sunday night listed Josh Selby (stress reaction, right foot) as questionable for Monday’s game at Kansas State, addressed Selby’s status on Monday morning’s Big 12 teleconference.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris was selected as the Big 12 player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Kansas University freshman combo guard Josh Selby, who has missed the last three games because of a stress reaction in his right foot, has been upgraded to “questionable” for tonight’s game at Kansas State, coach Bill Self said Sunday.
Rivals.com reported Sunday that Tanner Gibas, a long snapper from Charter Oak High in Covina, Calif., signed a letter of intent with the Jayhawks late Saturday, making him the 28th member of the 34th-ranked class in the country.
Kansas University sophomore Rosie Hull had two hits and two RBIs as the Jayhawks beat Buffalo, 5-1, Sunday morning to win the Jacksonville University Tournament title and improve to 5-0 on the season, their best start since 1998.
Some will be armed with rubber chickens, others merely with creative signs. Rest assured, almost all of the early-arriving Kansas State University students who attend tonight’s Sunflower Showdown will let Kansas University’s basketball players know what they think of ’em during pre-game drills.
A discussion similar to many breaking out across the country took place on ESPN between Mike Patrick and Len Elmore during their call of a Big East game Sunday. Patrick asked Elmore for his opinion on which school should be ranked No. 1, now that Ohio State, the last of the unbeaten, lost Saturday on the road to Wisconsin.
Jeff Withey has been setting his alarm at 7:30 a.m. for an important reason. He has to wake up to eat.
Call this one the game-losing shot.
Scoreboard watchers cheered wildly during the first TV timeout of Saturday’s Kansas-Iowa State basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. That’s when it was revealed to 16,300 fans that No. 1-ranked Ohio State had fallen at No. 13 Wisconsin, meaning the No. 2-rated Jayhawks — if they took care of business against the Cyclones — on Monday assuredly would move to the top spot in the AP poll.
Kansas University’s tennis team won three singles matches, but dropped the decisive doubles point, losing to Washington State, 4-3, on Saturday at the Simmelink Tennis Center.
Kansas University’s track and field team had members in meets across the country this weekend with a total of 60 athletes traveling to four different sites.
Junior Marissa Ingle hit a grand slam while freshman pitcher Kristin Martinez limited Jacksonville to two hits in her first collegiate start as the Kansas University softball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 6-1 victory. Earlier Saturday, KU defeated Bethune-Cookman, 5-0, in day two of the Jacksonville University Tournament.
Less than a year ago, as he was discussing in his plush office what he looks for in players when deciding whether to offer them a scholarship, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self addressed the human aspect of the athletes.
One month after playing Kansas University within five points in a loss in Ames, Iowa, Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg on Saturday got a better look at the team that might wind up ranked No. 1 in the country in Monday’s polls.
Former three-term U.S. Senator Bill Bradley spoke to the Jayhawks before the game. He attended as guest of KU graduate David Booth.
Thomasine “Angel” Morris provided some tender, loving care to a fallen Kansas University basketball player Friday afternoon.
Texas keeps winning. Is a return to No. 1 next?
The Kansas women's basketball team committed 31 turnovers in an 81-58 loss to No. 6 Texas A&M on Saturday night in College Station, Texas.
Not a bad way to start the season.
Kansas University’s Danny Manning, who is the Jayhawks’ all-time leading scorer, and Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg, the Cyclones’ No. 3 point producer, didn’t compete against each other in college.
For a couple of weeks back in January, the Kansas University women’s basketball team was beginning to wonder if it ever would wind up on the winning side of a game again.
Kansas University sophomore power forward Thomas Robinson had successful surgery to repair a torn medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his right knee and will be out for approximately two weeks, KU coach Bill Self reported Friday night.
Three former employees of Kansas Athletics Inc. must pay up to $2 million for scamming to steal, sell and profit from the diversion of tickets to Kansas University football and basketball games, a federal judge has ruled.
The shots driving basketball players take off the dribble have many names, “floaters” and “teardrops” among them. The way Tyshawn Taylor delivered them the past couple of games, bullets and fire hoses more accurately described their velocity and trajectory.
When Kansas University third-year junior Liz Kocon made a healthy return to the field this past fall, it was something of a revelation for her teammate, Maggie Hull.
As happy he was with Kansas University’s offense in Monday’s 103-86 victory over Missouri, Bill Self was troubled by the defense.
With the letters from Kansas University’s 2011 football recruiting class signed, sealed and delivered, the attention has shifted to which schools fared the best on national signing day.
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Kansas State forward Curtis Kelly will play Saturday at Colorado, and that was about all coach Frank Martin would say about the senior on Thursday.
Missouri coach Mike Anderson summed up the maelstrom in the middle of the Big 12 men’s basketball standings quite nicely.
The NCAA Tournament’s new TV deal will allow for more staggered starts of games, so all those buzzer-beaters aren’t happening at the same time.
D.A. Points knew it was going to be a great week at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am when he found out Bill Murray was his amateur partner. It got even better Thursday.
Jordan Hamilton scored 20 points, Gary Johnson added 14, and Texas continued its perfect run through Big 12 play by beating Oklahoma on Wednesday night.
Kansas guard Tyrel Reed figures to play in pain the rest of his senior season with a sore left foot.
When Darrell Williams went before a judge to face four felony charges, a handful of his teammates joined him at the courthouse as a show of support. Now, they’ll have to move on without him.
A caller to Bill Self’s Hawk Talk radio show Wednesday night wanted to know if he should be concerned about the Morris twins occasionally losing their temper(s) on the basketball court.
For the better part of the first two decades of their lives, Kansas University softball sophomores Maggie and Rosie Hull were known simply as the Hull twins.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011.
The Kansas University women’s basketball team knocked off No. 20 Iowa State, 86-85, in overtime, Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
The federal government is moving forward with plans to collect up to $2 million from three defendants convicted in a scam to steal, sell and profit from diverted tickets to Kansas University football and basketball games.
Kansas University sophomore Travis Releford's windmill dunk against UMKC on Jan. 5 has been selected as a 2011 Dunk of the Year nominee in a contest run by company Intersport on Facebook.
Before she spotted the sign-up sheet, Lindsey McAlonan didn’t even know what a flash mob was. If they didn’t before, the 16,300 fans who packed into Allen Fieldhouse for the Kansas-Missouri basketball game Monday have a much better idea of what it is, too.
Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson has a simple philosophy about basketball in February.
Curtis Kelly is the subject of a Kansas State athletic department investigation for a violation of a condition in the student-athlete handbook, the Wichita Eagle reported on Tuesday night.
Former Kansas University standout cornerback Aqib Talib was named the 2010 Defensive Back of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association on Tuesday.
A basketball team doesn’t make it all the way to second in the national rankings without compiling some amazing numbers along the way. It’s time to have some fun with data created by the entertaining Kansas University basketball team.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.
Paul Pierce will defend his three-point shootout title against a field that includes fellow Boston Celtics All-Star Ray Allen and NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City.
After playing 10 games in 29 days — six on the road, with an unexpected two-day trip to Washington, D.C., also thrown into the wintry mix — Kansas University’s basketball players can finally exhale.
After everything went so wrong for the Texas last season, Jordan Hamilton apologized to his teammates.
Thomas Robinson and Brady Morningstar, the sixth and seventh men when the team is at full strength, were a big part of the story Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., when Kansas University looked so smooth in hammering Nebraska. Most of the talk centered on Mario Little and Travis Releford, the eighth and ninth men on the team in Monday night’s impressive 103-86 victory against Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse, and rightly so.
At the four-minute media timeout, Kansas University assistant coach Danny Manning looked down the bench and could see the frustration on Travis Releford’s face.
Giving up 100 points in a college basketball game is never easy to swallow. Surrendering that many points to an archrival makes life even tougher.
Kansas University freshman guard Josh Selby, who has a stress reaction in his right foot, missed his second straight game.
Oklahoma State suspended starting forward Darrell Williams on Monday after he was charged with four felony counts alleging he inappropriately touched two women without their consent.
Packers fan Mark Wilson celebrated a big victory of his own on a playing field about as close to frozen tundra as it gets on the PGA Tour.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011.
Mario Little realizes time is rapidly running out on his Kansas University basketball career.
According to Douglas County Jail records, a KU Public Safety officer arrested 19-year-old Chris Omigie around 2:30 a.m. Saturday after a traffic stop near 21st Street and Naismith Drive on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Kansas Athletics Inc. knows it lost $1 million to $3 million, and maybe more, when at least six of its employees stole more than 19,000 tickets for football and men’s basketball.
“There’s no better place to coach, there’s no better place to go to school, there’s no better place to play.” Those words about Allen Fieldhouse, uttered by former Kansas University basketball coach Larry Brown, have given goosebumps to thousands of Jayhawk fans. Aside from providing one of the biggest home-court advantages in the country, KU’s gym plays another role that, at times, flies under the radar.
Sensing reporters were searching for Border War bulletin-board material, Mario Little refused to take the bait. “Missouri’s good. I am not saying anything you all want me to say. I’m going to say what I feel. They’re good. They are capable of being good,” Little, Kansas University’s senior guard/forward, said with a smile.
Update: On Monday’s Big 12 coaches call, Kansas University coach Bill Self indicated Josh Selby, who missed Saturday’s game at Nebraska because of a stress reaction in his right foot, remained doubtful for tonight’s game against Missouri.
Brady Morningstar has been playing so well lately, he’s starting to remind his teammates of somebody whose jersey hangs in the Allen Fieldhouse rafters. “Brady to me is playing like Kirk Hinrich,” Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris marveled after watching senior guard Morningstar score 19 points off 5-of-7 three-point shooting and dish six assists against no turnovers in the Jayhawks’ 86-66 victory over Nebraska on Saturday in Devaney Center.
Nebraska coach Doc Sadler wasn’t upset with his team’s defense following NU’s 86-66 loss to Kansas University on Saturday afternoon. Instead, he was left awed by the Jayhawks’ offense.
Kansas University’s tennis team won five of its six singles matches and swept three doubles matches in a 6-1 victory over Drake on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Facility.
Down one with the ball and the shot clock turned off, Kansas State coach Frank Martin called a play his team hadn’t run all year. Predictably, the Wildcats didn’t execute the way Martin drew it up. But as he’s done so often in his brilliant career, Jacob Pullen was there to bail them out.
Kansas University’s soccer team held its annual banquet and postseason awards reception Saturday at the Anderson Family Football Complex.
Kansas University sophomore Mason Finley set a New Balance Collegiate Invitational record in the shot put with a throw of 20.40 meters (66-11.25 feet) on Saturday at the Armory Track and Field Center.
Kansas University’s swimming and diving team won 15 of 16 overall events and cruised by Iowa State, 195-99, on Saturday in the two-day dual meet at Robinson Natatorium.
Balance. Efficiency. Unselfishness. Versatility. Depth. They all described Kansas University’s 2008 national-championship team, and they all fit this year’s squad, which illustrated that in convincing fashion Saturday during a two-hour clinic on how to turn ball movement into points.
Kansas University freshman guard Josh Selby, who sprained his ankle against Kansas State on Jan. 29, has a stress reaction in his right foot.
An unselfish performance by Angel Goodrich couldn’t propel the Kansas University women’s basketball team over Texas in an 80-68 setback on Saturday at the Erwin Center.
The Big 12 Conference announced its 2011 college baseball television schedule on Fox Sports Net on Friday.
Most freshmen don’t have the kind of advantage that Kansas University guard Keena Mays will take into Saturday’s game at Texas.
Senior captain Joy Bunting won two events, and the Kansas University swimming and diving team led Iowa State, 116-34, after the first day of a two-day dual Friday at Robinson Natatorium.
A three-point victory, 46 percent shooting from the floor, 53 percent shooting from the free-throw line and just 25 points in the first half.
Injuries have changed the landscape of college basketball as players sitting on the bench in street clothes have had as big of an impact as players on the court.
Two crises apparently averted, it’s time for me to embrace the final Kansas-Nebraska basketball game to be played in cozy, underrated Devaney Center.
Thrust into the role of pseudo-savior before he even had time to warm up, Kansas University freshman Josh Selby exploded onto the scene in mid-December with one of the most memorable debuts in KU basketball history.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.
Kansas University soccer coach Mark Francis announced the signing of seven players this week, bringing the total number of new players for the 2011 season up to nine.
Officially, Wednesday was National Signing Day. But the fanfare and excitement surrounding the Kansas University football program’s most recent recruiting haul spilled over into Thursday and doesn’t figure to stop there.
Marvin Sanders, who coached one of the top pass defenses in the nation, has resigned as Nebraska’s secondary coach.
The onetime leader of fundraising for Kansas Athletics Inc. plans to plead guilty later this month in federal court for his role in a tickets scam that cost the department millions of dollars.
A former Kansas University football player pleaded guilty Thursday to two charges in connection with a May incident when four KU students were held at gunpoint.
Kansas University’s basketball team committed a season-low six turnovers while dishing 17 assists en route to a 51.4 percent shooting performance in Tuesday’s 88-66 road rout of Texas Tech.
Throughout his first 13 months on the job, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill demonstrated one thing above all else: He’s as steady as they come.
Throughout the history of women’s basketball at Kansas University, fewer than two dozen players have scored 1,000 points in a career.
Alabama and Auburn were at it again on national signing day. The Iron Bowl rivals tussled for blue-chip recruits on the first day high school football players could make their college choices official.
Floyd Raven says his mom was just trying to help when she forged his signature on a letter of intent to Mississippi Wednesday morning.
The forecast called for the temperature, without the wind-chill factor, to drop below zero during the night and I’m beginning to wonder if they have the material here to de-ice wings on airplanes.
With Bramlage Coliseum silent for Jacob Pullen’s free throws, a Nebraska fan took the opportunity to scream, “Shave your beard!” There may have been times in a frustrating season when Pullen and the Wildcats would have been willing to do anything — maybe even remove trademark facial hair — to change their fortunes. But that was not the case on Wednesday night.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have recalled rookie center Cole Aldrich from the NBA development league.
It took Texas Tech coach Pat Knight all of 47 seconds to realize his defensive plan against Kansas University forward Marcus Morris wasn’t going to work.
Talk about good timing. In search of a victory to snap its five-game conference losing skid, the Kansas University women’s basketball team will welcome the one Big 12 opponent it has managed to beat this season to Allen Fieldhouse at 7 tonight, when the Jayhawks play host to Colorado.
Alec Burks had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Colorado snapped a four-game skid with a victory over Iowa State in front of a sparse crowd on a frigid Tuesday night.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.
The atmosphere in Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena was not exactly electric on Tuesday night.
It’s not quite Bill Murray in the movie “Groundhog Day,” but it’s close. Throughout most of the recruiting period for the Class of 2011, one aspect kept popping up with nearly all of the players Kansas University football coach Turner Gill was targeting.
New Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger spent his first official day on the job Tuesday with KU’s basketball team.
Snow colored this southwestern town white, the wind-chill dropped below zero, and a Betty White story with photos was trending higher on Yahoo! than a Heidi Klum feature and photo gallery.
Two recent Kansas University football seniors will participate in all-star football games Saturday, while two more seniors are scheduled to compete in late March.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.
Moments after Texas wrapped up its victory over Texas A&M on Monday night, Aggies coach Mark Turgeon delivered a message to winning coach Rick Barnes.
Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has suspended Calvin Godfrey for three games for violating team rules.
Kansas University’s basketball team has compiled an amazing 43-16 record in Big 12 Conference road games under eighth-year coach Bill Self. The six-time defending league champs, however, are 0-3 in 15,020-seat United Spirit Arena (in the Self era) entering Tuesday's 8 p.m. contest between No. 2-ranked KU (20-1, 5-1) and unrated Texas Tech (11-11, 3-4).
Ohio State, the lone remaining unbeaten team, is a unanimous No. 1 in the men’s college basketball poll by the Associated Press.
Texas Tech forward Mike Singletary on Monday was named Big 12 player of the week.
Signing Day 2011 is set for Wednesday, and KUSports.com will be there bright and early to provide updates throughout the day.
Kansas State coach Frank Martin says forward Wally Judge has quit the team.
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