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KU volleyball exits NCAA tourney in three-set loss to Washington

Huskies advance by downing Jayhawks, 25-18, 25-13, 26-24

Kansas University’s tenacity proved insufficient against superior serving and blocking in the NCAA volleyball tournament regional semifinals Friday night. Third-seeded Washington dominated the first two sets in a 25-18, 25-13, 26-24 sweep of the 14th-seeded Jayhawks at USC’s Galen Center.

Early Morning

Column: Loaded schedule should help young Jayhawks prepare for March

The soft early schedule most college basketball teams prefer not only boosts their win-loss record, it gives young players time to adjust to the college game before entering conference play. Kansas University, which started four freshmen Tuesday against a Florida team that started four seniors, has no such luxury. Column by Tom Keegan

Evening

KU women snap three-game skid with 105-78 victory over Texas Southern

The Kansas University women's basketball used a blazing start and a school-record tying 12 three-pointers to knock off Texas Southern, 105-78, Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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KU volleyball exits NCAA tourney in three-set loss to Washington

Huskies advance by downing Jayhawks, 25-18, 25-13, 26-24

Kansas University’s tenacity proved insufficient against superior serving and blocking in the NCAA volleyball tournament regional semifinals Friday night. Third-seeded Washington dominated the first two sets in a 25-18, 25-13, 26-24 sweep of the 14th-seeded Jayhawks at USC’s Galen Center.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 12

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Dec. 12.

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KU volleyball braced for tough regional foe

One of collegiate volleyball’s perennial powers stands between Kansas University and its first appearance in the NCAA regional finals. Third-seeded Washington, briefly the nation’s top-ranked team in October, faces 14th-seeded KU in the regional semifinals at 7 tonight, Central time, in USC’s Galen Center.

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Column: Loaded schedule should help young Jayhawks prepare for March

The soft early schedule most college basketball teams prefer not only boosts their win-loss record, it gives young players time to adjust to the college game before entering conference play. Kansas University, which started four freshmen Tuesday against a Florida team that started four seniors, has no such luxury. Column by Tom Keegan

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Former KU O-line coach Grunhard returns to Bishop Miege

Former Kansas University offensive line coach Tim Grunhard was not out of work long. Twelve days after resigning from his post with the Jayhawks after spending two seasons working in Lawrence, Grunhard was announced as the new Bishop Miege High offensive line coach by Stags coach Jon Holmes. By Matt Tait