Stories for November 10, 2012


Lead stories


With no help from its shooting, KU grinds out 74-55 victory over Southeast Missouri

The Jayhawks, who couldn’t miss at shootaround Friday afternoon, made just two of 21 three-point tries in a workmanlike — some might say ugly — 74-55 regular-season opening victory over Southeast Missouri on Friday night. By Gary Bedore

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Elijah Johnson least of Jayhawks’ worries

Elijah Johnson had as many fouls (five) as points and assists combined (five) in Kansas University’s 74-55 season-opening victory over Southeast Missouri State on Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

KU women focus on boards for opener

Few things please Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson more than seeing her Jayhawks devour offensive rebounds on missed shots. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Charlie Weis trims travel roster from 70 to 54

With life on the road being awfully unkind to the Kansas University football program during the past few seasons, KU coach Charlie Weis altered KU's travel plans this week in hopes of fielding a more focused football team during Saturday's game against Texas Tech.

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Opinion: Weis not winning yet, but he gets his team ready

How did an undermanned Kansas football team push Texas Tech beyond regulation? Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan says the Jayhawks were prepared to play, and a lot of the credit for that has to go to the man at the top.

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KU surprised Red Raiders

Game plan caught Tech off guard

While scouting earlier in the week, Texas Tech defensive coordinator Art Kaufman watched film of about 230 Kansas plays. He only remembers four or five of them being speed-options — the plays that burned TTU for the biggest yardage Saturday. By Jesse Newell

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Just out of reach: KU comes up short in 41-34 double-OT loss to Texas Tech

The Kansas football team couldn't get late stops when it needed them, falling to Texas Tech in double overtime in another competitive loss under KU coach Charlie Weis. By Matt Tait

Kansas vs. Texas Tech: Tale of the Tape

A unit-by-unit look at today's Kansas-Texas Tech football game.

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Archi-Tech: Tuberville rebuilding Red Raiders

When Texas Tech hired Tommy Tuberville to take over for Mike Leach in January of 2010 — just weeks after Kansas University had removed Mark Mangino and hired Turner Gill to take his place — the people in power at Tech spoke about an opportunity to get Texas Tech football back on track. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in Nov. 9 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Friday's NBA games.

KU tennis 5-6 on first day of San Diego State Fall Classic

The Kansas University tennis team struggled on Friday, losing five of its seven singles matches on the first day of the San Diego State Fall Classic.

Kansas men's cross country sixth at NCAA regional

Freshman Gabe Gonzalez earned All-Region honors and led the Kansas University men’s cross country team to sixth place on Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships. The KU women placed 13th.

Davis, Goodrich named to preseason Wooden Award Top 30

Kansas University seniors Carolyn Davis and Angel Goodrich were named to the John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Thursday.