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Evening

Rocky Mountain low: Jayhawks fall to Colorado, 75-72

It took awhile, but Bill Self and his Kansas University Jayhawks have finally experienced the agony of defeat against Colorado. By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

Blowout still stings for Buffs, Boyle

Former Kansas University guard Tad Boyle, the fourth-year coach of the Colorado men's basketball team, says his players still have a bad taste in their mouths from a 90-54 loss to the Jayhawks last year at Allen Fieldhouse. The Buffaloes host the Jayhawks today at 2:15 p.m. in Boulder, Colo. By Gary Bedore

Evening

KU volleyball beats Wichita State to move on in NCAAs

Kansas University's volleyball team avenged its home loss to Wichita State in the 2012 NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 victory against the same team on the same floor, Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Benton Smith

Stories

Column: KU will get better, but it will take time

Kansas will get better, but not in the way a meal gets hotter by sticking it in the microwave. It’s going to be more of a slow, bumpy road with stops and starts, on the way to hotter performances. By Tom Keegan

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Sweet 16-bound: Kansas volleyball reaches new ground

KU, again led by the play of junior outside hitter Chelsea Albers, handled Creighton, 3-1, to reach the third round of the NCAAs for the first time in program history. By Benton Smith

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Booker basks in game-winner

Colorado junior guard Askia Booker burned visiting Kansas University with long buzzer shots not once but twice Saturday in leading the Buffaloes to a 75-72 victory in front of loud crowd of 11,113 Saturday in the Coors Event Center. Both three-pointers broke ties.By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Wiggins laments miss; Embiid solid before break

Freshman Andrew Wiggins, who is expected to be Kansas University’s go-to guy this basketball season, launched a possible game-tying shot with 12 seconds left and KU down, 71-68, on Saturday in the Jayhawks’ 75-72 loss at Colorado. By Gary Bedore

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Rocky Mountain low: Jayhawks fall to Colorado, 75-72

It took awhile, but Bill Self and his Kansas University Jayhawks have finally experienced the agony of defeat against Colorado. By Gary Bedore

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Charlie Weis confirms hire of Rice's John Reagan as KU football offensive coordinator

Clint Bowen also given defensive coordinator title

Rice football’s John Reagan is Kansas University’s new offensive-line coach and offensive coordinator, KU head coach Charlie Weis announced Saturday. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 6

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Dec. 6.

NCAA honors KU legend Billy Mills

The NCAA will present Kansas University track and field alumnus and Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills with its highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Award, the NCAA announced Friday.

KU swimmer 2nd at USA Winter Nationals

Kansas University’s Chelsie Miller placed second in the 400-meter individual medley Friday to lead a group of four KU swimmers at the USA Winter Nationals.

Texas Southern-KU women’s basketball game postponed

Sunday’s Kansas University women’s basketball home game against Texas Southern has been postponed due to a winter storm in Texas, KU announced Friday.

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Blowout still stings for Buffs, Boyle

Former Kansas University guard Tad Boyle, the fourth-year coach of the Colorado men's basketball team, says his players still have a bad taste in their mouths from a 90-54 loss to the Jayhawks last year at Allen Fieldhouse. The Buffaloes host the Jayhawks today at 2:15 p.m. in Boulder, Colo. By Gary Bedore