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Jayhawks fired up to win one for Mario Chalmers

Kansas University senior center Jeff Withey will be in the locker room with his teammates and coaches, resting and receiving instruction at halftime of tonight’s KU-Texas game in Allen Fieldhouse. Thus, he won’t have a courtside view of Mario Chalmers’ jersey No. 15 being hung in the rafters. By Gary Bedore

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KU tennis falls, 4-3, to College of Charleston

Kansas University’s tennis team fell to College of Charleston, 4-3, on Saturday.

KU golfer Meghan Potee tied for 20th at FSU tourney

Kansas University’s Meghan Potee sits in a tie for 20th place after the second round of the Florida State Match-Up women’s golf tournament on Saturday.

Nevada edges KU baseball, 2-1

Kansas University’s baseball team couldn’t get anything going at the plate on Saturday at Hohokam Park and fell, 2-1, to Nevada.

Kansas softball loses, 8-5, to undefeated Auburn

Kansas University surrendered five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and lost, 8-5, to undefeated Auburn on Saturday at the Tiger Softball Invitational.

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KU midyear football transfers get weight-room wake-up

Although Kansas University football's eight midyear transfers — junior-college players who left their previous schools early and are enrolled at KU this spring — all have had different experiences and adjusted to life in Lawrence in their own ways, there are a few areas in which the transition has been the same. Most often, that has been in the weight room. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks fired up to win one for Mario Chalmers

Kansas University senior center Jeff Withey will be in the locker room with his teammates and coaches, resting and receiving instruction at halftime of tonight’s KU-Texas game in Allen Fieldhouse. Thus, he won’t have a courtside view of Mario Chalmers’ jersey No. 15 being hung in the rafters. By Gary Bedore

Potee fires 3-over 75 to lead KU golfers

Kansas University junior Meghan Potee shot a 3-over par 75 on to lead KU after the first round of the inaugural Florida State Match-Up women’s golf tournament at SouthWood Golf Club on Friday.

Ex-KU basketball player Eskridge dies at 89

Former Kansas University basketball player Jack Eskridge has died at age 89. Eskridge, who died Monday, played two seasons at KU in the 1940s. He averaged 7.6 points per game in 1947-48 and was an assistant under Phog Allen in the 1950s

KU softball claims pair of victories

Maggie Hull drove in four runs, and Kelsey Kessler and Morgan Druhan combined on a shutout as Kansas University’s softball team defeated Indiana State, 8-0, on Friday in the Tiger Invitational.

Kansas clips Nevada in baseball opener

Kansas University used a seven-run eighth inning to break a tie and defeat Nevada, 11-4, on Friday in its baseball opener.

KU tennis routs Charleston Southern

Kansas University’s women’s tennis team improved to 3-1 in dual play Friday, defeating Charleston Southern, 6-1.