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Amazing grace: Jeff Withey made late grandmother proud, proved to coach he belonged

Jeff Withey barely made it off the bench when he started his Kansas career and considered quitting the game. He since has tied Greg Ostertag as the Jayhawks' all-time top shot-blocker — and along the way made his late grandmother, Grace, quite proud. By Jesse Newell

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Tulsa upends Kansas tennis, 5-2

With its top singles player sidelined because of an undisclosed injury, Kansas University’s tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to No. 23 Tulsa on Sunday at Jayhawk Tennis Center.

KU softball falls in title game

Kansas University jumped to a two-run lead in the first inning, but North Carolina State rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Jayhawks on Sunday in the championship game of the Florida International Softball Tournament.

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Allen debut awaits K-State coach

Bruce Weber, who has coached in dozens of arenas in his 15 years as a head college basketball coach and 19 as an assistant, today experiences game day in Allen Fieldhouse for the first time. By Gary Bedore

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Amazing grace: Jeff Withey made late grandmother proud, proved to coach he belonged

Jeff Withey barely made it off the bench when he started his Kansas career and considered quitting the game. He since has tied Greg Ostertag as the Jayhawks' all-time top shot-blocker — and along the way made his late grandmother, Grace, quite proud. By Jesse Newell

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Opinion: Kansas' incoming defensive backs worth hype, hope

Charlie Weis isn’t always on target in his projections for recruits. He twice thought he landed a whopper when he hauled Dayne Crist into the boat. Strikeouts didn’t make Reggie Jackson stop swinging for the fences, and they won’t make Charlie hold the hype. By Tom Keegan

Kansas softball takes down Georgetown twice

Kansas University’s softball team collected its third and fourth victories of the season on Saturday at the Florida International Tournament.

Geubelle breaks another KU track record at Tyson Invitational

Kansas University senior Andrea Geubelle broke her own school record, again, on her way to the triple-jump title on Saturday at the Tyson Invitational.

How former Jayhawks fared in Feb. 9 NBA games

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

Director of basketball rules documentary to appear at screening

Kansas University’s Student Union Activities will host KU basketball super-fan Josh Swade for a movie screening and discussion. Swade directed “There’s No Place Like Home,” the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary that chronicles his quest to bring James Naismith’s original rules of basketball to Lawrence.