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KU football coach Charlie Weis expected to name starting QB on Tuesday

Saturday’s 52-7 loss at Oklahoma was painful for the Kansas University football team in a lot of ways, but it seems as if the Jayhawks came out of it one step closer to nailing down the identity of their starting quarterback. Who that is remains a mystery for now, but KU coach Charlie Weis said Sunday night that he expected to announce whether fifth-year senior Dayne Crist or red-shirt freshman Michael Cummings would start Saturday against Texas much earlier than he did a week ago.

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Kansas’ Cardona falls in ITA quarters

Kansas University freshman Maria Jose Cardona fell in the quarterfinals of the main singles draw Sunday at the ITA Regional Tennis Championships.

Prep F Tyler Roberson visits KU

Tyler Roberson, a 6-foot-8, 210-pound senior basketball small forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School, completed his official recruiting visit to Kansas University on Sunday.

Kansas soccer ‘unlucky’ in loss

Unlucky is a term that often gets kicked around in soccer to describe why something went wrong. Following their Big 12 finale against Texas Tech — a 3-1 loss — Sunday afternoon at Jayhawk Soccer Complex, Kansas University’s players and coaches felt not just unlucky but also somewhat confused.

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Quick study: Ben McLemore hit books — hard

Ben McLemore had a heart-to-heart talk with his mom, Sonya, in the summer of 2011 before beginning his academic and athletic career at Kansas University.

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KU football coach Charlie Weis expected to name starting QB on Tuesday

Saturday’s 52-7 loss at Oklahoma was painful for the Kansas University football team in a lot of ways, but it seems as if the Jayhawks came out of it one step closer to nailing down the identity of their starting quarterback. Who that is remains a mystery for now, but KU coach Charlie Weis said Sunday night that he expected to announce whether fifth-year senior Dayne Crist or red-shirt freshman Michael Cummings would start Saturday against Texas much earlier than he did a week ago.

Trubica wins singles draw at KU Invitational

Kansas University freshman tennis player Anastasija Trubica won two matches to top Singles Draw C on Saturday at the KU Invitational at Jayhawk Tennis Center.

KU’s Cardona advances to quarterfinals at ITA tennis regional

Kansas University’s only remaining representative at the ITA Regional Championships, freshman Maria Jose Cardona, advanced to the quarterfinals on Saturday at Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

KU volleyball tops TCU, 3-1

The Kansas University volleyball team extended its school-record home winning streak to 12 matches with a four-set victory over TCU on Saturday at Horejsi Center.

KU swimmers fall to Minnesota

Kansas University’s swim team fell to Minnesota, 179-119, in the Jayhawks’ first home meet of the year on Saturday at Robinson Natatorium.