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It takes two: Kansas draws Detroit in Omaha, Neb.

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self on Sunday told his players to not expect a No. 1 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. “We blew that by not performing better in Kansas City,” Self said of his pre-barbecue dinner message to the Jayhawks (27-6).

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KU women make NCAA Tournament as 11 seed, will face sixth-seeded Nebraska in first round Sunday

The Kansas women's basketball team was selected as a No. 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face sixth-seeded Nebraska in the first round in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Jayhawks add mammoth offensive lineman to 2012 recruiting class

Nearly six weeks after national signing day, the Kansas University football program continues to add prospects to its 2012 recruiting class. KU officials announced Monday the addition of junior-college offensive lineman, Aslam Sterling, a 6-foot-5, 360-pound tackle from Nassau Community College in New York.

KU wins the Academic Performance Tournament national championship

Kansas University grasped top honors in the website Inside Higher Ed’s annual Academic Performance Tournament, which uses teams’ graduation rates and academic performance to determine a winner.

Lawrence tops the country in sports jobs LQ — location quotient

As Lawrence and the Kansas University community brace for another March Madness run, it’s clear sports — especially college basketball — play a prominent role here.

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Kansas women will learn fate tonight

It seems clear that the cases for and against Kansas University’s women’s basketball team being included in the NCAA Tournament field are pretty equal.

KU rowing rolls over Creighton

Kansas University’s rowing team swept Creighton in the final four races Sunday at the Oklahoma Invite.

Kansas tennis falls to Oklahoma State

Freshman Maria Belen Ludueña claimed Kansas University’s only singles victory in a 6-1 Big 12 tennis loss to Oklahoma State on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Katy Nugent paces KU to golf victory

Katy Nugent tied the tournament single-round record with a 3-under 68 and placed second overall, and Kansas University’s women’s golf team won the Rio Verde Invitational on Sunday.

Jayhawk softball runs streak to 20

Twenty consecutive victories, four consecutive tournament titles … Kansas University’s softball team put together quite a nonconference season.

Uh-oh, Sully: Detroit it is

Remember column subject Sully, the guy with a Jayhawk tattooed on each shoulder? He was the guy who thought Turner Gill should start Christian Matthews in the final Border War football game and was proven right when Kansas moved the football better when Matthews was under center. Then Matthews inexplicably was removed from the game, at which point everything stalled.

Top Titan familiar with KU

Jayhawks among big-name schools that wooed Ray McCallum

Throughout the years, very few opposing coaches who faced Kansas University in the NCAA Tournament have gotten the kind of look at KU’s program that University of Detroit Mercy coach Ray McCallum received a little more than two years ago.

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It takes two: Kansas draws Detroit in Omaha, Neb.

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self on Sunday told his players to not expect a No. 1 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. “We blew that by not performing better in Kansas City,” Self said of his pre-barbecue dinner message to the Jayhawks (27-6).