Kansas freshman guard Josh Selby has been selected as Big 12 rookie of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Kansas University director of basketball operations Barry Hinson, who had just spent five days with grief-stricken Thomas Robinson, shared a final thought with the sophomore power forward Friday afternoon in the parking lot outside Allen Fieldhouse.
A Google of “odds to win the NCAA basketball championship” brought me to vegasinsider.com, which I guess makes me a Vegas insider of sorts. Not surprisingly, Duke has the best odds to win it all for what would be the first successful defense of a national championship since Florida did it in 2007.
The bill for expenses related to Kansas University’s recent athletic director search totaled just more than $6,200.
This is the year of defense in the Big 12 Conference.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011.
The Texas Longhorns are tearing up the Big 12 and showing no signs of slowing down.
Wayne Simien’s jersey No. 23 was hung in the Allen Fieldhouse rafters during a halftime ceremony.
In the postgame news conference, Kansas State coach Frank Martin was asked for something his team could learn from Saturday’s 90-66 loss to Kansas University.
In a building packed with so much history, so many banners and so much talent running on the hardwood through the years, calling a game played in Allen Fieldhouse a memorable one requires meeting a mighty lofty standard.
His Kansas University basketball teammates and coaches — as well as the fans — would have understood had Thomas Robinson decided to take a leave of absence and skip Saturday’s Sunflower Showdown against rival Kansas State.
The Kansas University women’s basketball team dropped its fifth straight Big-12 contest today, 65-60 against Kansas State in Manhattan.
Kansas University sophomore sprinters Denesha Morris and Kyle Clemons each turned in victorious performances in leading the KU track and field teams at the Jayhawk Classic on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.
Kansas State senior guard Jacob Pullen opened his mouth in a way that no doubt made his volcanic coach, Frank Martin, open his in a louder way. Pullen said he would not play in the NIT, if that’s where the implosion of this season of high hopes takes the Wildcats. In so doing, Pullen inspired enemy crowds to chant “N-I-T” every time he makes his way to the free-throw line. Tyshawn Taylor opened his mouth Friday in a way that surely brought harsh words from his coach, Bill Self.
Kansas coach Bill Self said there’s a chance Travis Releford, who has missed the past five games (severe ankle sprain) could return Saturday.
Wayne Simien today receives the highest honor that can be bestowed on a Kansas University basketball player. His jersey No. 23 will be hoisted high in the Allen Fieldhouse rafters at halftime of the 6 p.m. KU-Kansas State game, making him the 26th player in KU history to have been so recognized.
Through the first 14 games of the 2010-11 season, the Kansas University women’s basketball team lost one time. However, in the last six games, the Jayhawks have been victorious just once.
Thomas Robinson took a seat in Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self’s office prior to practice Friday afternoon. The sophomore power forward had just returned from his hometown of Washington, D.C., site of Thursday’s funeral of his much-beloved mom, Lisa.
Kids in Lawrence learn the importance of the KU-Kansas State rivalry early on. Try age 4. “They all know what a Jayhawk is,” said Jill Anderson, a K-State grad who teaches 16 preschoolers at Kennedy School. “When you’re born in Kansas, you’re a Jayhawker — no matter what.”
University of Colorado Athletic Director Mike Bohn has addressed an inappropriate chant during Tuesday night's Colorado-Kansas men's basketball game with a letter to CU students.
Tom Blubaugh pleaded guilty Friday to his role in a scam to steal tickets and share in more than $2 million of illegal proceeds generated by selling KU basketball and football tickets through brokers and others.
The historic launching of the University of Texas’ own 24-hour sports cable network is as much an affirmation of enormous ego as it is commerce.
Thomas Robinson placed a Kansas University basketball jersey into the casket of his mother, Lisa, before the start of funeral services late Thursday morning at Antioch Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
The young stars come and go so quickly at Kentucky, with one group of one-year wonders followed by another.
Kansas University’s basketball team charter touched down at Topeka’s Forbes Field at 5 p.m., Thursday as the Jayhawks returned safely from a safe, yet snow-and-ice riddled trip to Washington, D.C., for the funeral for Thomas Robinson’s mother, Lisa.
The funeral for Lisa Robinson, Kansas University basketball player Thomas Robinson's mother, was held Thursday morning at the Antioch Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Another former ticket manager for Kansas Athletics Inc. has admitted in federal court that she took part in a scheme that converted stolen KU basketball and football tickets into tax-free cash through sales by ticket brokers and others.
KU senior Tyrel Reed is one of 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.
Decked out in designer jeans and a light green shirt, former Kansas University football standout Darrell Stuckey stood in front of more than 300 Oskaloosa Elementary students Wednesday afternoon and talked about the importance of being good citizens and good students.
Kansas University’s soccer team announced the addition of two players Wednesday.
Eight Kansas Athletics squads recorded grade-point averages of 3.0 or higher during the Fall 2010 semester, interim athletic director Sean Lester announced Wednesday.
Former KU consensus first-team All-American Wayne Simien, who has a volunteer position at KU mentoring athletes in all sports and is basketball team chaplain, made the trip to D.C. with the Jayhawks for today’s Lisa Robinson funeral.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011.
The NCAA, which has been working with Kansas University athletic department officials since the death of Thomas Robinson’s mother, Lisa, late last week, issued a statement on Wednesday.
Tristan Thompson scored all 14 of his points in the second half, Jordan Hamilton added 12 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday night, and the Cowboys marked the 10-year anniversary of a plane crash that killed 10 people with ties to the basketball program.
The Nebraska athletic department has ended its licensing agreement with the father of quarterback Taylor Martinez.
Tony Mitchell, a prized recruit for Missouri, has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA and the school plans no further appeals.
With less than a week remaining until signing day, the Kansas University football team continues to stack the Class of 2011.
The Kansas women's basketball team couldn't overcome 21 turnovers, falling to last-place Missouri, 66-52, on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo.
When Kansas University basketball player Thomas Robinson faced a tragic situation, he was able to lean on teammates and KU’s athletics department for support, both emotionally and financially.
Those vocal advocates of paying college athletes for their services can forget about it. It is not going to happen. At least that is the word from Mark Emmert, the NCAA’s new man in charge.
Marcus Morris tapped his fist over the initials “LR,” which were sewn right above the American flag on his Kansas University basketball jersey, each and every time he shot a free throw Tuesday night in Coors Events Center.
The Colorado students were a bit more frenzied than usual during the Buffs’ 82-78 basketball loss to Kansas University on Tuesday night.
Searching for a way to snap its three-game conference losing skid, the Kansas University women’s basketball team turns its attention to a bitter rival as the Jayhawks take on Missouri at 7 tonight in Columbia, Mo.
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price announced Tuesday that former Oregon assistant coach Jay Uhlman has joined his coaching staff to serve as an assistant.
There he was sitting on the bench and watching again Tuesday night toward the end of the game, just as he was the first nine games of the season because the NCAA had suspended him.
Ricardo Ratliffe was an eighth-grader before he started playing competitive basketball. He has sure beefed up No. 11 Missouri’s inside game as one of the top junior-college recruits.
Josh Selby (17 points, five assists, four rebounds) sprained an ankle late in the first half.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 201.
Funeral services for Lisa Robinson, the mother of Kansas basketball player Thomas Robinson, will be at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday at the Antioch Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
His attorney, Todd Thompson, released a statement from Perkins. "As the consent decree states, I never acted with any intent to violate any laws or ethical rules," Perkins said.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.
Ohio State is again the runaway No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll, receiving all but two first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel.
When Colorado senior guard Cory Higgins first heard the news last April, he wasn’t particularly fond of the development.
The group that sets safety standards for sports equipment has gathered information from manufacturers about football helmets made over the past 10 years.
Jacob Pullen and Will Spradling had 17 points apiece, and slow-starting Kansas State held on Monday night for a ragged, foul-plagued victory over Baylor.
The Kansas University football team’s continued quest to add speed this offseason may have just landed its biggest burner.
CU’s shift from the Big 12 Conference to the Pac-10 next season will halt one of the strangest occurrences in sports: Jayhawk basketball fans’ migration to Coors Events Center for the annual KU-Colorado hoops game.
Kansas University’s basketball players didn’t practice Sunday, a day after incurring their first loss of the 2010-11 season.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team has added a second-semester walk-on player in Christian Garrett, a 6-foot-3 combo guard from IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.
The state ethics commission on Tuesday will consider a complaint against former Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins that alleges he violated a ban on gifts to state officials by accepting free exercise equipment and physical therapy sessions.
Kansas coach Bill Self said Monday morning that sophomore forward Thomas Robinson contacted him Monday and has now decided he will return to Washington, D.C. and will not attend Tuesday's KU-Colorado game in Boulder, Colo.
Since this story's publication, Kansas coach Bill Self called the Journal-World on Monday morning to note that plans had changed, as now KU sophomore forward Thomas Robinson will not make the trip with the team to Colorado.
Jhonattan Vegas’ path to the PGA Tour started in the remote reaches of Venezuela, where the toddler imitated his father’s golf swing with sticks and stones while growing up in an oil-drilling camp.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but I really thought things would be different this year, really believed this Kansas University women’s basketball team would end the drought and make the NCAA Tournament field.
Kansas University’s football program received oral commitments from a pair of defensive ends Sunday, bringing the Jayhawks’ total haul from the Class of 2011 to 25.
The No. 14 Oklahoma women's basketball team made 50.8 percent of its shots and 50 percent of its three-pointers in a 75-57 victory over KU on Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse.
To new KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, it’s not just about wins, dollar signs and donations. It’s about relationships with people, a concept that now permeates Illinois State’s campus.
Senior Iuliia Kuzhil, senior Amanda Maez and sophomore Stephanie Payne all won two events to help Kansas University swimming and diving team defeat both Northern Iowa (161-91) and South Dakota (165.5-89.5) Saturday at Robinson Natatorium.
Khris Middleton had 18 points, and Texas A&M made 13 free throws in the last two minutes to hold on for a victory over struggling Kansas State on Saturday.
Gary Woodland and Jhonattan Vegas realize the marathon Bob Hope Classic will come down to a sprint. At least the weather will be perfect for a good run at their first PGA Tour victories.
Rick Barnes has been to Allen Fieldhouse enough times to know that the home team always delivers one of those runs that lights up the scoreboard, raises the volume and brings the Kansas University fans to their feet.
The longest homecourt winning streak in Kansas University basketball history has been snapped at 69 games. “I couldn’t care less about the streak. I couldn’t all along,” KU coach Bill Self said after Saturday’s 74-63 loss to Texas, KU’s first home loss since a 69-66 setback to Texas A&M on Feb. 3, 2007, in Allen Fieldhouse.
The first loss in 19 games this season and in the past 70 games in Allen Fieldhouse didn’t have anything to do with why the three Kansas University basketball players who attended Saturday’s postgame interview session had difficulty talking. Tyrel Reed, Marcus Morris and Brady Morningstar looked emotionally spent after they lost, 74-63, to a terrific Texas team.
The Kansas University men’s basketball players said it was their own subpar effort that led to a 74-63 loss to Texas on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. “You can’t take anything from them, but I think we beat ourself,” KU forward Marcus Morris said. “I think that’s the only thing that really happened is that we beat ourself out there.”
Thomas Robinson’s baby sister, Jayla Paris, cell-phoned her big brother late Friday night. The news was the worst possible kind.
It’s only four games into the Big 12 slate, so it’s far too early to count out the Kansas University women’s basketball team.
Washington Wizards guard Kirk Hinrich sat out Saturday night’s game against Boston and will have an MRI on his sprained right elbow. Hinrich hyperextended the elbow in the fourth quarter of Friday’s loss to Phoenix.
Most Sundays, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill chooses to spend his time recruiting and with family, not always in that order.
Kansas sophomore forward Thomas Robinson's mother, Lisa, died Friday, Kansas University officials confirmed Saturday.
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price announced on Friday that longtime assistant coach Ryan Graves was elevated to associate head coach.
Kansas and Texas have played some hotly-contested, wildly-entertaining basketball games since the 1996-97 season — the season the Big Eight Conference became the Big 12.
Kansas University sophomore guard Travis Releford, who has missed the last three games because of a left ankle sprain, practiced again Friday.
KU has compiled a 7-4 record versus Texas in the Bill Self era. Here’s a quick glance at each of the games:
Upon leaving the New England Patriots because he didn’t have absolute authority on personnel decisions, renowned NFL coach Bill Parcells said, “They want you to cook the dinner. At least they should let you shop for the groceries.”
Gary Woodland played basketball for a season at Div. II Washburn University, and the 6-foot guard still describes a 30-point loss to his beloved Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse as the biggest thrill of his life.
Imagine John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins still on the court together at Kentucky, instead of being among the NBA’s best rookies.
Kansas senior offensive lineman Brad Thorson has been selected to play in the NFL Players Association Game, which will take place on Feb. 5 in San Antonio. The game was formerly known as the Texas vs. The Nation all-star game.
Kansas football coach Turner Gill will host four special Football in February events to showcase KU’s 2011 football recruiting class and give fans an opportunity to visit with Gill and new athletic director Sheahon Zenger.
Jhonattan Vegas isn’t exactly sure how his Venezuelan parents came up with the unusual spelling of his first name.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self sat in front of his big-screen TV on Wednesday night and watched the Jayhawks’ next opponent, Texas, rout rival Texas A&M, 81-60, in Austin.
KU sophomore Travis Releford, who has missed the last three games after spraining his left ankle in the first half of the Jan. 9 Michigan game, practiced on Thursday.
A federal judge has agreed to delay the trial for the last remaining defendant charged with conspiring to steal Kansas University athletics tickets, sell them to outsiders and then conceal the proceeds from KU and the IRS.
Derek Lamely shot a 9-under 63 in the first round of the Bob Hope Classic on Wednesday, playing the final 10 holes in 8 under to take a one-stroke lead over J.J. Henry and Jhonattan Vegas.
The natural place the mind wanders when watching a superior athlete play in person for the first time is to a question: What other great is called to mind?
Josh Selby, who stroked a three-pointer for Kansas University’s first basket, looked like a guy who had something to prove Monday night at Baylor.
Former Kansas University running back Jake Sharp has signed with the Wichita Wild, an Indoor Football League franchise.
Jordan Hamilton scored 27 points, and Texas snapped Texas A&M’s 13-game winning streak on Wednesday night.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011.
Baylor center Brittney Griner contributed 22 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks, leading the No. 1 Baylor women's basketball team to a 76-37 victory over Kansas on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Anthony Pierson, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior running back from East St. Louis High School in downstate Illinois, has orally committed to Kansas University’s football team, Rivals.com reports.
The Kansas women's basketball team's game against Baylor at 7 p.m. Wednesday night will be played as scheduled, the KU athletic department confirmed Wednesday afternoon.
The University of Texas, which already has one of the wealthiest athletic programs in the country, is lining up for even more money.
Here's a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011.
One of the 35 NBA scouts at Monday’s Kansas-Baylor basketball game briefly interrupted a Bill Self media session in a hallway in Ferrell Center. “Beautiful basketball, Bill,” the talent evaluator said as he walked briskly past KU’s coach, following the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks’ 85-65 victory over the Bears.
While dominating her opponents earlier this season, Kansas University women’s basketball forward Carolyn Davis was asked how eager she was to be tested by the taller, more physical forwards in the Big 12, like, say, Baylor’s Brittney Griner.
The NCAA required Josh Selby to sit out Kansas University’s first nine games for accepting extra benefits. Mario Little sat six games for the behavior that led to his middle-of-the-night arrest. Brady Morningstar lost his jumper 10 games ago.
Most seasons, a victory over Colorado wouldn’t mean that much. But Tuesday night’s victory against the surprise team of the Big 12 meant a lot, especially after two tough road losses to No. 13 Missouri and No. 2 Kansas.
As the final seconds ticked away in Colorado’s first victory over Kansas State in 10 games, a loud voice in a quiet arena rang out.
Two more former employees of Kansas Athletics Inc. are scheduled to plead guilty for their roles in a tickets scheme.
Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris on Monday was named Big 12 player of the week for the second time this season. Baylor’s Perry Jones was tapped rookie of the week, also for the second time in 2010-11.
Here is a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011.
It’s tough to find the right words to describe the ultra-productive, utterly dominant play of Kansas University’s basketball team in the first half of Monday’s 85-65 victory at Baylor.
Following Kansas University’s 79.3-percent shooting performance in the first half Monday night, Baylor coach Scott Drew could only blame his defense so much.
Pay no attention to the glove Phil Pressey wears on his shooting hand to protect a broken ring finger. The Missouri freshman guard certainly doesn’t.
A stunning 35 scouts and 10 general managers from 21 of the 30 NBA teams attended Monday night’s Big 12 Conference game in the jacked and packed Ferrell Center.
The Kansas men's basketball team moved up a spot to No. 2 in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today coaches polls released Monday.
The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's ballot from the Jan. 17, 2011, Associated Press college basketball poll.
Lawrence residents of all different races and ages woke up early Monday morning to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and hear Kansas University basketball great Wayne Simien speak.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris was selected as the Big 12's player of the week, the conference announced Monday morning.
Don’t look now, but after a lukewarm start, Baylor University freshman Perry Jones is beginning to live up to his billing as possible No. 1 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.
He has yet to play an actual down for Kansas University’s football team, but red-shirt freshman Jimmay Mundine already has created some competition.
Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew sees one team as overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12 Conference’s regular-season title. “I think Kansas has obviously shown the last few years ... until somebody can take them down, they are the champs and capable of getting to 13, 14 wins,” Drew said of six-time defending champion KU, which travels to Ferrell Center for today’s 8:30 p.m. tipoff.
Texas A&M made the most of a big home week, and a distinct rumble continued from teams picked to the lower half of the conference.
Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson couldn’t much fault the comeback. What led to it and what followed were another matter. The Jayhawks rallied from a sluggish start and eventual 12-point deficit to force overtime, but ultimately fell to Nebraska, 75-61 in OT, on Sunday at Devaney Center.
The Kansas University swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events as the Jayhawks defeated Nebraska, 180.5-114.5, Saturday in Devaney Natatorium.
For the past five years, Nebraska basketball coach Doc Sadler has come into Allen Fieldhouse and gone home with a loss. The trend continued Saturday, as Kansas University held on to beat Nebraska, 63-60, and sent Sadler and the Cornhuskers out losers in their final game in Lawrence before bolting the Big 12 for the Big Ten next season.
Kansas University freshman Josh Selby, who had three points, four turnovers, one steal and no assists, sat the final 16 minutes. The combo guard was into the game emotionally, cheering as KU overcame a 10-point second-half deficit.
Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson sat on the bench most of the first half wishing he could help out his teammates against Nebraska’s big men. “It made me really, really mad,” Robinson said, “seeing that we got beat on the glass like that.”
It looked as if it might be time finally to wave bye-bye to Kansas University’s 68-game homecourt basketball win streak.
Khris Middleton squirmed as his teammates raved about his play. The sophomore forward said he doesn’t like all the attention.
Saturday, the Kansas University men’s basketball team escaped with a closer-than-expected three-point victory against Nebraska at Allen Fieldhouse. Today, the Kansas women will try to complete KU’s weekend sweep when they tip off at 2 p.m. at Nebraska.
A college basketball coach doesn’t win 69 consecutive games on his home court by letting any pressure but one determine who plays when and who sits and watches.
Sophomore thrower Mason Finley had a record-setting day as he scored 10 points in leading Kansas University’s track and field team to a 190-171 victory over Missouri on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.
Former Kansas University assistant baseball coach Kevin Frady has been named the head coach at Wenatchee Valley College (Wash.).
Phoenix native Royce Woolridge admits the winter of 2010-11 has provided a shock to his system.
Something so startling happened Friday afternoon that I marked down the date, Jan. 14, 2011, and the time, 3:17 p.m. For the first time in 51 years, somebody changed my mind.
Nebraska’s men’s basketball team — which has made an appearance in Lawrence each and every winter since 1922 — today may be visiting Allen Fieldhouse for the final time.
Former Kansas assistant coach David Beaty has been officially hired as the Jayhawks' wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator, KU coach Turner Gill announced Friday.
Kansas sophomore guard/forward, who sprained his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's Michigan game, is doubtful for Saturday's game against Nebraska, KU coach Bill Self announced Friday.
For the second time in as many days, a former employee of Kansas Athletics has pleaded guilty for his role in the ongoing ticket scandal at KU.
Despite two wins from freshman Alison Lusk and senior Iuliia Kuzhil, Kansas University’s swimming and diving team lost to No. 18 Arkansas, 170-130, Thursday at Robinson Natatorium.
On a cotton farm three miles south of Hollis, Okla., during the Great Depression, exhaustion from working the land all day was no match for a father’s love of his three sons. So when the boys came home from school, Homer Owens would unleash the mules, grab a baseball bat and hit them “skinners,” more commonly known as grounders.
No Kansas University student athlete ever met Phog Allen’s ultimate standard for excellence better than Howard Engleman, the multi-faceted former basketball All-American who died Wednesday at age 91.
Former Kansas University football assistant David Beaty is returning to KU after a year away from the school, the Houston Chronicle is reporting.
Kansas University women’s basketball players Krysten Boogaard and Angel Goodrich competed in a different way than they were used to on Thursday.
Former Kansas University men’s basketball great Howard "Rope" Engleman died Wednesday in his hometown of Salina.
Another former Kansas Athletic Department employee pleaded guilty Thursday in federal district court for her role in the KU ticket scandal.
This wasn’t the night to fret that Kansas University’s basketball team didn’t deliver a convincing enough knockout punch to demoralize Iowa State, not the night to wonder when KU would sparkle from beginning to end and look for 40 minutes like the third-ranked team in the nation.
Here is a look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.
Three Kansas University players scored in double figures as the Jayhawks claimed a 68-58 victory over Colorado on Wednesday in their first Big 12 Conference road game of the season.
After watching Kansas University forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris in Wednesday’s 84-79 KU victory, Iowa State forward Jamie Vanderbeken was ready to make a bold statement.
Marcus Morris, who exploded for a career-high 33 points and grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds in Kansas University’s Big 12 opener on Wednesday night, grinned when asked if he’s planning on similar production each and every night during the conference season.
Levi Knutson scored 20 points, Alec Burks added 12, and Colorado beat a ranked team on the road for the first time in 14 years with a victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night.
Kansas University senior guard/forward Mario Little scored eight points off 3-of-8 shooting and grabbed four rebounds while playing 19 minutes.
Vernon Brooks, a former Kansas University football player, pleaded no-contest to charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated assault in connection with a May incident when four KU students were held at gunpoint.
A defense lawyer wants to delay the trial of a former University of Kansas official charged with conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tickets to sporting events.
Marcus Morris begins his third Big 12 season tonight in Hilton Coliseum, so he is well acquainted with the difference between the nonconference and conference seasons.
A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action.
Former Ames High School and Iowa State University basketball standout Fred Hoiberg is often referred to as the most popular player in the history of Cyclone basketball.
Coming off of a loss in its first Big 12 game of the season, the Kansas University women’s basketball team will look to bounce back at 8 tonight on the road at Colorado.
Freshman Tristan Thompson scored 20 points to lift No. 12 Texas to a rout over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
Kansas University senior basketball player Mario Little must complete anger management counseling and 30 hours of community service as part of a diversion agreement for his battery case in Lawrence Municipal Court.
Kansas sophomore guard/forward Travis Releford is now doubtful for KU's road game Wednesday against Iowa State, KU coach Bill Self announced before Tuesday's practice at Allen Fieldhouse.
The following is Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Associated Press ballot for the Jan. 10, 2011, college basketball poll.
New Texas football hires Manny Diaz and Bryan Harsin waited about three minutes into Friday’s lunch with Mack Brown to start talking business.
A look at how former Jayhawks fared in the NBA on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self on Monday cleared senior Mario Little for competition.
If not for an overtime in which Kansas University’s basketball team played like its confident, aggressive self, it might have been time to wonder just how good the Jayhawks are despite their undefeated record and No. 3 national ranking.
Kansas University sophomore Travis Releford sprained his left ankle with 4:56 left in the first half and did not return.
Warts and all, Kansas University’s basketball team enters Big 12 Conference play undefeated for the first time since the 2007-08 national championship season.
Michigan basketball coach John Beilein says there was more that went into Michigan’s poor offensive effort Sunday than simply bad shooting.
“The Butterfly” hopes to spread his wings against Kansas University’s No. 3-ranked basketball team today.
Kansas University’s No. 1-ranked basketball team took a perfect 14-0 record to Tennessee last Jan. 10 for the Jayhawks’ final game of the 2009-10 nonconference season.
Senior Iuliia Kuzhil and freshman Alison Lusk won two events to lead Kansas University’s swimming a diving team to a 182-75 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday at the Centennial Sportsplex. KU improved to 6-4 in dual competition this year.
Super sophomore Alec Burks scored a career-high 36 points and Colorado beat Missouri in their final Big 12 opener on Saturday.
News has come out of the Kansas University athletic department ticket scandal like a dripping faucet. You know it’s coming, but it still keeps you awake at night.
First, the Kansas University women’s basketball team’s double-digit cushion had dwindled to only a few points. Then, the once comfortable lead was gone altogether.
With the exception of one road loss last month, the Kansas University women’s basketball team made it through the nonconference portion of its schedule with flying colors. But now the fun starts.
Suspended senior Mario Little will travel with the Jayhawks to Michigan for Sunday’s 3:30 p.m. game against the Wolverines, Kansas coach Bill Self said Friday.
Thomas Robinson felt the support of his Kansas University basketball family earlier this week in his hometown of Washington, D.C.
With rumors swirling about LSU coach Les Miles’ future, Jordan Jefferson threw three touchdown passes to Terrence Toliver and ran for a score to help the 11th-ranked Tigers rally for a 41-24 victory over No. 18 Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night.
Doug Hopkins, who has served as the director of ticket operations for the Kansas City Chiefs since 1994, has been named the new Kansas University director of ticket operations, KU announced Friday.
Kansas University sophomore forward Travis Releford made a name for himself nationally on Wednesday night.
Sophomore Rebecca Swank won two events, helping the Kansas University swimming and diving team to victories over No. 22 Louisiana State (124-92), American (159-48) and Florida International (151-67) on Thursday at Bay Vista Aquatics Complex in Miami.
All-American wide receiver Ryan Broyles is coming back to Oklahoma for his senior season, saying he believes he can get himself “better prepared for the NFL.”
Too small. Won’t make the transition from high school record-breaker to featured running back in college. Dreamer.
Kansas junior forward Marcus Morris has been selected as a John Wooden Award midseason top 30 candidate, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Thursday.
Filling a critical need on a coaching staff that went through a major shakeup after a 5-7 season, Texas hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Man
It took Tyshawn Taylor 2 1/2 weeks — four games — to adjust fully to freshman sensation Josh Selby’s presence in Kansas University’s basketball lineup.
The list of things to love about Kansas University’s undefeated, third-ranked basketball team runs deep.
UMKC junior Michael Gholston Jr. didn’t log much time on the court during Wednesday’s 99-52 men’s basketball loss at No. 3 Kansas University.
Kansas junior Markieff Morris, who picked up a technical foul for jawing with a UMKC player with 16:02 left, did not play the rest of the game.
Travis Releford’s windmill dunk Wednesday was so impressive, even the opposition complimented him.
Quarterback Taylor Martinez is returning to Nebraska for his sophomore season, and he wants to quash speculation that he’s thinking of transferring.
Kim English scored a season-high 20 points, all in the first half, and Missouri placed seven players in double figures in a victory over Div. II North Alabama on Wednesday night.
KUsports.com was recognized this week as one of the top 10 sports sites in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors.
Senior Iuliia Kuzhil and sophomore Monica Johannessen won two events, and Kansas University’s swimming and diving team won the Orange Bowl Classic on Tuesday.
Bragging rights are at stake for Kansas University’s Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford tonight in Allen Fieldhouse.
A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action.
It’s a big deal for a Kansas University basketball player to be introduced as a starter in tradition-rich Allen Fieldhouse.
LaceDarius Dunn set career highs with 43 points and 10 three-pointers as Baylor broke out of a shooting slump in the second half and raced past Morgan State on Tuesday night.
Former KU runner Lisa Morrisey is among 20 women to make the first cut in the reality drama.
Three months away from the start of spring football practices, the Kansas University quarterback position became a little more crowded Tuesday, as the Jayhawks received a signed financial-aid agreement from Highlands Ranch, Colo., QB Brock Berglund.
Two more former Kansas University athletics officials are due in federal court in Wichita next week with apparent plea deals for their roles in an alleged conspiracy to steal more than $2 million in sports tickets.
It may have taken four months and two offers for Kansas University to find its next athletic director, but it took only a fraction of a minute for Sheahon Zenger to say yes.
Bill Self slipped unnoticed into Kansas University’s Hadl Auditorium at 1:40 p.m. Monday, right after the start of athletic director Sheahon Zenger’s introductory news conference.
Jayhawk fans worried about nailing down the pronunciation of new Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger’s first name need look no farther than Tom Cross for help.
Jacob Pullen scored 24 points in his return from a three-game suspension, and Kansas State coasted to a victory over Savannah State on Monday night in the Wildcats’ final tune-up before Big 12 play.
Those who remember new Kansas University Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger from his days as a doctoral student at KU recalled a high-energy, focused and driven man who remained humble and true to his Kansas roots.
Just one Kansas University men’s basketball player has started all 13 games this season.
Missouri junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert has elected to make himself available for the NFL Draft.
Carolyn Davis contributed 27 points and 14 rebounds, leading the Kansas women to a 56-41 victory over UMKC on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The following is Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Associated Press ballot for the Jan. 3, 2011, college basketball poll.
The Kansas men's basketball team remained at No. 3 in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today coaches polls released Monday.
Kansas University chose a man with deep local roots to be its next athletic director when it announced Sunday that Illinois State’s Sheahon Zenger had been hired.
Tonight’s match-up between the Kansas University women’s basketball team and nearby Missouri-Kansas City will be much more than a midseason, nonconference tune-up for at least one player on the court: Ashli Hill, a former Free State High standout who grew up in Lawrence.
Kansas University chose a man with deep local roots to be its next athletic director when it announced Sunday that Illinois State’s Sheahon Zenger has been hired and will be introduced today at a 1:30 p.m. press conference.
Extremely sore from a series of excruciating practices, Josh Selby turned to a loved one for treatment before Sunday’s game against Miami University.
Few college basketball teams have the luxury — if that’s what you want to call it — of facing the three highest-ranked teams in the nation by the first week of January.
During halftime of a game before winter break, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self finally got through to KU guard Tyrel Reed about his lack of rebounding.
Ah, the holidays. A time to slip into your comfort zone, do whatever it is that makes you happiest, relieves you of stress, puts a smile on your face.
The website of the Douglas County sheriff’s office indicated Kansas University sophomore Elijah Johnson was arrested Saturday night for failure to appear in Douglas County District Court. An item on the website said Johnson paid a $100 fine.
After much speculation in recent weeks, Kansas football coach Turner Gill made official what many had speculated: Darrell Wyatt, KU's co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach, will take a receivers coach position at Texas.
Kansas University has named Sheahon Zenger its next athletic director.
For the first time since he was 7 years old, Julius Green spent the fall doing something other than playing defensive end on a football field.
Miami University’s basketball team, which has already played the Nos. 1- and 2-ranked teams in the country, today takes on No. 3-rated Kansas University in a 5 p.m. tipoff in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s leading scorer sat on the bench, waiting patiently for his name to be called in Wednesday’s nonconference basketball game against Texas Arlington. Finally, with 11:53 left in the first half, Marcus Morris became the 10th KU player to take the court.
More than eight months out from the first game of the 2011 college football season, Kansas University coach Turner Gill is staring down the first huge decision of his second season at KU.
Tommy Tuberville knew better. The last two onside kicks he called this season were returned for touchdowns. The most recent came in this very stadium. The thing is, he just couldn’t help himself. Leading Northwestern by three touchdowns late in the third quarter, the Texas Tech coach tried it again — and it backfired again, setting up an exciting finish in the inaugural TicketCity Bowl.
About 300 youngsters and parents attended the KU women’s basketball team’s Holiday Hoops Clinic on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The Oklahoma Sooners don’t have to hear about their BCS losing streak anymore. They busted it up in a big way. Landry Jones threw for a school bowl-record 429 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 9 Oklahoma ended a five-game BCS bowl losing streak with a 48-20 victory over Connecticut in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday night.
The national coordinator for college football officials said Friday the controversial calls in the Music City and Pinstripe bowls were correct, but added the chaotic end to the North Carolina-Tennessee game will lead the NCAA rules committee to consider a rule change.