Stories for February 27, 2012


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'Gut check': KU faces fast, emotional turnaround

Someday, Conner Teahan will tell his grandkids about the day he went 4-for-4 from three and helped Kansas University’s basketball team overcome a 19-point second-half deficit in an 87-86 overtime victory over Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse.


Former KU player Marcus Morris cited for misdemeanor battery

Former Kansas University and current NBA player Marcus Morris received a misdemeanor battery citation early Sunday related to an alleged fight at a Lawrence night club, Supervising City Prosecutor Jerry Little said Monday afternoon.

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KU forward Thomas Robinson wins Big 12 player of the week

KU center Jeff Withey probable for OSU game

Kansas junior forward Thomas Robinson was selected as the Big 12's player of the week, the conference announced Monday.

KU baseball rolls, 14-1

Senior Zac Elgie and freshman Joey Luvisi each hit a three-run home run, and four Kansas University pitchers allowed just one run off five hits over seven innings in a 14-1 college baseball rout of winless Mississippi Valley State on Sunday.

KU tennis wins

Kansas University’s tennis team remained undefeated in dual competition with a 5-2 victory over Montana on Sunday.

Kansas softball wins another tourney title

Kristin Martinez threw a complete-game one-hitter, and Kansas University banged out 15 hits as KU softball claimed a run-rule-shortened 14-0 rout of Fairfield to claim its second tournament title in two weeks.