Stories for October 17, 2012


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21st-ranked KU volleyball team takes care of No. 14 Kansas State in four sets

If Kansas University’s volleyball team felt as if it gave away Wednesday’s first set against archrival and 14th-ranked Kansas State, the Jayhawks sure made up for it in the next three. After responding to the disappointment of letting two set points escape them in the opener, the 21st-ranked Jayhawks dominated Set 2, ground out Set 3 and closed out a convincing victory against the Wildcats, 26-28, 25-15, 28-26 and 25-20, at Horejsi Center.

Plans advance for School of Business building, `Rules of Basket Ball' museum, razing McCollum

Higher education officials on Wednesday endorsed two major building projects totaling more than $83 million on the Kansas University campus, and the destruction of a residence hall.

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KU ranked No. 7 in first USA Today coaches poll and other Big 12 Media Day notes

The Kansas men's basketball team is ranked No. 7 in the preseason USA Today coaches poll released Wednesday. Two other Big 12 schools made the top 25: Baylor at No. 18 and Texas at No. 25. Missouri was picked No. 17.

KU women’s golf fifth in Oklahoma

Kansas University women’s golf moved into fifth place after two rounds of the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on Tuesday.

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ESPN: KU hoops has No. 2 recruiting class for 2013

Kansas University’s men’s basketball recruiting Class of 2013 is currently ranked No. 2 in the country by