Stories for March 14, 2011


Lead stories

KU women to host Wichita State in WNIT at 7 p.m. Wednesday

The Kansas women's basketball team has been selected for the WNIT and will play host to Wichita State at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Jayhawks doing pretty well in academic bracket too

The Jayhawks have proved they can win on the court, but their classroom scores are pretty good, too.

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Oklahoma fires men's basketball coach Jeff Capel

Oklahoma has fired men's basketball coach Jeff Capel, according to The Oklahoman's website,

Former KU AD Lew Perkins to serve as assistant on girls basketball team

Former Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins will be an assistant girls basketball coach at Seabury Academy next season, the Journal-World has learned.

KU baseball falters against Eastern Michigan

First, the good news: Kansas University’s baseball team is starting to shake its early-season slump at the plate.

KU softball edges North Florida

Mariah Montgomery went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs, and Kansas University’s softball team defeated North Florida, 2-1, on Sunday at the final game of the North Florida Tournament.

2011 NCAA Tournament champ? Pick Jayhawks

There are many reasons not to pick Kansas, and once again I will ignore them all.

Boston University Terriers tickled to get KU in NCAA basketball tournament opener

Not since Paul Revere’s midnight ride in the late 18th century have so many eyes been fixed on Boston with survival on the line.

Kansas notebook: Former Jayhawk Quintrell Thomas potential foe down line for KU

Quintrell Thomas, who played sparingly for Kansas University during the 2008-09 season before transferring to UNLV, said Sunday he’d welcome a potential second-round NCAA Tournament game against the Jayhawks.

NCAA Tournament selection process flawed

Too tall to fit into anybody’s pocket, too smart to trust anyone else’s views over his own and too funny to deliver his opinions in drab fashion, Jay Bilas cemented his reputation as the E.F. Hutton of college basketball on Selection Sunday. When Bilas talks college hoops, it pays to shut up and listen.