Seven unnamed Curie High players were deemed ineligible on Friday.
Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Men's Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Friday.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Feb. 27.
Kansas University sophomore Chelsie Miller broke a school record in her 200-yard individual medley preliminary and finished third in the finals on Friday at the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships.
Wayne Selden doesn’t receive as much acclaim as say, Andrew Wiggins or Joel Embiid, but he’s also having a stellar freshman year, according to Kansas University coach Bill Self. By Gary Bedore
Even with three games left in the Big 12 season, it’s difficult to imagine anything happening that could prevent Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins from winning the Big 12's Player of the Year award. Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas University’s 800-yard freestyle relay team set the school record in the event at the first day of the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships on Wednesday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Kansas University senior basketball power forward Justin Wesley has certainly received local acclaim — from the 10,000 or so individuals who attended showings of the movie “Jayhawkers” Feb. 14-16 in the Lied Center. By Gary Bedore
Drew Gooden has signed his 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards. The veteran forward and former Kansas University standout joined the Wizards at Wednesday’s practice and will be available for tonight’s game against the Toronto Raptors.
A 21-0 deficit during the game's first six minutes proved to be too much for the Kansas University women's basketball team to overcome in a 76-68 loss to Kansas State on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Big man recruit Myles Turner will visit Kansas University, Rivals.com reports.
Kansas University officials announced Wednesday that the track surface at Rock Chalk Park will be recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as the fifth Class I Certified track on United States soil, and will be one of only 105 in the entire world.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball players won’t break out the T-shirts and hats until the day they wrap up the undisputed 2013-14 Big 12 regular-season championship. By Gary Bedore
Nine Kansas University representatives were named to the Swimming and Diving Academic All-Big 12 first- and second-teams, the league announced Tuesday.
Kansas University’s scheduled baseball home opener has been moved away from home, but KU still will be considered the “home” team.
Drew Gooden has agreed to join the Washington Wizards on a 10-day contract.
The Kansas University women’s basketball team has reached the point of the year when every remaining game magically transforms into the Jayhawks’ biggest game of the season. Tonight’s 7 p.m. matchup with Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse might have been that anyway. By Matt Tait
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Kansas University alumni Kent and Missy McCarthy have donated the lead gift for the financing of Phase One of the Fieldhouse Apartments project at KU, it was announced Monday night. By Gary Bedore
Bill Self exited briskly out the northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse, hands up, palms extended high, at the conclusion of Kansas University’s historic 83-75 victory over Oklahoma on Monday night. The fans behind the KU bench and in the north student section stuck around after the 11th-year KU coach’s ESPN interview to acknowledge ever-so- briefly one of the great accomplishments in school history — a 10th straight Big 12 regular-season title. By Gary Bedore
The lyrics and notes change, but the song remains the same. High school All-Americans around whom their teams revolved come to Kansas University with little clue just how hard they must compete to maintain a winning tradition like few others in sports. By Tom Keegan
With the outcome of Monday's game hanging in the balance and Oklahoma within striking distance of gutting out its first victory at Allen Fieldhouse since 1993, the littlest guy on the floor slew the Sooners. By Matt Tait
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Monday, Feb. 24.
Kansas University pitcher Frank Duncan earned Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week honors Monday.
Kansas University’s baseball team stayed perfect to start the season with a 9-4 victory over St. Bonaventure on Monday in the final game of the Snowbird Classic.
Kansas University alumni Kent and Missy McCarthy have donated the lead gift for the financing of Phase 1 of the Fieldhouse Apartments project at KU.
The Kansas University football program's overhaul of its coaching staff continued Monday, when KU coach Charlie Weis announced the addition of Bernie Parmalee to the staff as a quality control coach for special teams.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Feb. 23.
Kansas University junior point guard Naadir Tharpe remembers the excitement and enthusiasm, the utter frenzy in Allen Fieldhouse the last time the Jayhawks wrapped up at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season basketball championship at home. This year's squad can claim a share of the league title — their 10th in a row — tonight with a victory against Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s Chase Hanna shot his third-straight round of 1-under-71 to finish tied for 19th place on Sunday at the Desert Intercollegiate.
Kansas University sophomore pitcher Kelsey Kessler earned her second victory of the weekend against SIU Edwardsville, 5-0 on Sunday at the Jackson State softball tournament.
Kansas University senior right-hander Frank Duncan struck out a career-high 14 batters as the KU baseball team won its seventh straight game, 11-1 against Mississippi Valley State, on Sunday at the Snowbird Classic.
Former Kansas University track and field standout Kyle Clemons won gold in the 400 meters on Sunday at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships.
In the chummy world of college basketball, everybody knows who sits at the cool kids’ table. Wichita State is not welcome at the cool kids’ table and will not be ranked No. 1 when today’s Associated Press college basketball poll is released. Column by Tom Keegan
Retiree Rosalie Gerstner doesn’t head south to escape the blustery Western Kansas winter. She heads east — for Allen Fieldhouse. By Sara Shepherd
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Feb. 22.
Kansas University suffered its first tennis loss of the season, 4-0, to Kentucky on Saturday.
Kansas University’s Chase Hanna shot a second-straight 1-under-71 to lead the KU men’s golf team on Saturday in the second round of the Desert Intercollegiate.
The Kansas University women’s distance medley relay team ran the third-fastest time in school history as KU track and field athletes competed on Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
Ka’iana Eldredge and Blair Beck had back-to-back clutch hits late to propel Kansas University’s baseball team to a come-from-behind victory over Milwaukee, 9-8, on Saturday at the Snowbird Classic.
Kansas University junior pitcher Alicia Pille recorded the first no-hitter of her career as the Jayhawks split a pair of games on Saturday at the Jackson State softball tournament.
Tarik Black grinned when asked what he’ll give Andrew Wiggins today on Wiggins’ 19th birthday. By Gary Bedore
Statisticians have a number for everything else, so why not decapitation execution? Translation: Stop the opposing point guard’s dribble before he gets anywhere near the paint. Cut off the head and the body dies. By Tom Keegan
The showdown between the top two teams in the Big 12 Conference turned into showtime for Kansas University’s basketball team on Saturday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
In the first meeting between Kansas and Texas this season, Longhorns guard Isaiah Taylor looked virtually unstoppable and scored 23 points in pretty much any manner he wanted during a 12-point UT victory in Austin, Texas. In the rematch, Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the 6-foot-1 freshman from Hayward, Calif., was not as fortunate. By Matt Tait
Chelsea Gardner pulled the Kansas University women’s basketball team within two points of Oklahoma with 53 seconds left, but the Jayhawks couldn’t force a stop and lost, 64-61, on Saturday.
Stuck in a season-long holding pattern, hovering around the .500 mark, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team needs a spectacular finish to the season in order to reach the NCAA Tournament for a third straight year. By Benton Smith
Today, Kansas University’s basketball team can take a huge step toward claiming a 10th-straight Big 12 Conference championship. KU coach Bill Self isn't focused just on that, though: “It’s about playing Texas and playing a team that’s already handled us once. One of the residual effects is that it’s big for the league race, but it’s also just an opportunity for us to try to play better against a team that smacked us around pretty good.” By Gary Bedore
I hate the one-and-done rule, but with no change on the immediate horizon, maybe it’s time to relish the gifts the rule has bestowed upon Lawrence. After all, one year of watching Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins certainly trumps not getting to watch them at all, doesn’t it? Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas University freshman Chase Hanna carded a 1-under-71 to lead the KU men’s golf team on the first day of the Desert Intercollegiate.
The Kansas University tennis team defeated Eastern Kentucky, 6-1, on Friday to extend its season-opening victory streak.
Senior catcher Ka’iana Eldredge hit a two-run single in the 11th inning as Kansas University’s baseball team defeated Northwestern, 14-10 in 11 innings, Friday in the Snowbird Classic.
Kansas University’s softball team posted a pair of victories Friday, 4-3 in 10 innings over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, and 9-1 over Southeastern Louisiana in five run-ruled innings at the Jackson State Tournament.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Feb. 21.
Christopher S. Martin, a 22-year-old former Kansas University football player and one of four men arrested following a May 2013 robbery in west Lawrence, pleaded guilty to felony robbery on Friday after negotiations. By Stephen Montemayor
So far this season, Kansas University’s point guards have encountered difficulty preventing several opposing point guards from going where they want to go with the play and from playing at the pace they desire. Column by Tom Keegan
One blocked shot against Texas on Saturday would give Kansas University’s Joel Embiid a school freshman record 63 rejections. The 7-footer from Cameroon is primed to pass Californian Eric Chenowith, who will be sitting in the Allen Fieldhouse stands during the 6:30 p.m., game and also will attend Monday’s 8 p.m., home contest against Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Feb. 20.
Charlie Weis won't be the Kansas University football team's wide receivers coach, after all. Weis announced Thursday the addition of Eric Kiesau, who will coach the Jayhawks' wide receivers.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Forget you ever read or heard the name Anthony Smithson. He doesn’t exist. Just ask him. Smithson, a junior-college transfer in the Kansas University football program’s latest signing class, goes by “Fish.” His grandmother gave him the aquatic alias when he was just an infant, living in Baltimore’s inner city. By Benton Smith
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had a good feeling about what was about to transpire as he huddled with his players with 12 seconds left in Tuesday’s 64-63 victory at Texas Tech. “The demeanor was good. I think everyone felt comfortable with what we were trying to do. Certainly, we were fortunate, but it worked out well,” Self said. By Gary Bedore
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Feb. 18.
First-year Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith did just about everything a coach could do to set his team up for an upset Tuesday night in United Spirit Arena. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University freshman guard Wayne Selden wasn’t lacking in confidence as he went up for a huge three-point shot attempt with 2:34 left and the Jayhawks down by four points to Texas Tech on Tuesday night in United Spirit Arena. By Gary Bedore
After the bumps and bruises that tend to gain steam through the night settle in, more will be known about just how close freshman Joel Embiid’s long, graceful, athletic body is to a full recovery from knee and back injuries. But he was far enough recovered to play a huge role in Kansas University getting out of a United Spirit Arena with a victory. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University freshman phenom Andrew Wiggins — who has already accomplished superhuman feats in basketball, evidenced by all of his driving and dunking highlights shown on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” this year and last — added a first to his hoops résumé on Tuesday, in the Jayhawks' 64-63 win at Texas Tech. By Gary Bedore
One victory in Texas Tech’s final six regular-season basketball games would give the Red Raiders six wins in Big 12 conference play for the first time in six seasons. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University third baseman Aaron Hernandez was named the co-Big 12 Baseball Newcomer of the Week, the league announced Monday.
Kansas University broke open a close game with nine runs over the final three innings and routed Brigham Young, 10-1, on Monday to complete a sweep of a four-game series.
Five starters return to the Kansas University secondary, so Northeastern Oklahoma A&M transfer Ronnie Davis realizes playing time will not be easy to come by next season. By Chris Duderstadt
Sophomores Perry Ellis of Kansas and Isaiah Austin of Baylor shared the latest Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor.
Kansas University’s women’s golf team shot a third-round 301 (13-over) to place ninth at the Florida State Matchup on Sunday at Southwood Golf Club.
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team cruised past Texas-Arlington, 4-0, Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center to push its season-opening record to 7-0, tying its best start in 20 years.
DePaul scored an unearned run in each the sixth and seventh innings to rally past Kansas University, 3-2, in the final game of the College of Charleston Cougar Softball Classic on Sunday.
Kansas University freshman center Joel Embiid “practiced full speed today,” coach Bill Self was happy to report Sunday. By Gary Bedore
Overlooked by those who sent out the invitations to the NFL Combine, which starts Saturday and runs through Feb. 25, James Sims finds himself in the familiar position of having to prove himself without any help from anyone else. By Matt Tait
Show me a straight-A student, a high school valedictorian, and I’ll show you a perfectionist. Perry Ellis is no exception. By Tom Keegan
Joel Embiid practiced full-go on Sunday and should play in Tuesday's game at Texas Tech.
Iowa State women’s basketball team erased Kansas University’s seven-point halftime lead and held off the Jayhawks, 72-69, on Saturday in Hilton Coliseum.
Kansas University’s women’s golf team fell into a tie for last place after the second round of the Florida State Match-Up Tournament on Saturday.
Kansas University junior Reid Buchanan was runner-up with a career-best time in the 3,000 meters on Saturday at the ISU Classic, site of the upcoming Big 12 track and field championships.
For the second week in a row, Kansas University senior Diamond Dixon set a new personal best in the 200 meters on Saturday as the KU track and field teams wrapped up their weekend at the Tyson Invitational.
Tucker Tharp knocked in a single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning against BYU on Saturday night to give the Kansas University baseball team an 11-10 walk-off victory.
Kansas University freshman Taylor Dodson drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded single in the top of the eighth inning against College of Charleston on Saturday. Junior Alicia Pille forced a fly out and two strikeouts to close the Jayhawks’ 6-5 victory.
Kansas University sophomore Andrew White III, who hadn’t scored a point since Thanksgiving Day, busted the drought with four points in five minutes in Saturday’s 95-65 victory over TCU in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Brandon Rush of the NBA’s Utah Jazz walked out of Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday singing the praises of one of Kansas University’s future pro players. But it wasn't any of KU's highly regarded freshmen. By Gary Bedore
Membership on a team, any team, is a privilege, not a right. Jamari Traylor, Kansas University’s third-year sophomore reserve forward, did something to have that privilege revoked for a game that his teammates lost without him. By Tom Keegan
The reality of it was, TCU basketball coach Trent Johnson was not all that upset with his team after a 95-65 loss to No. 7 Kansas University on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. Not that you'd know that from listening to a few of Johnson's post-game soundbites following the loss. By Matt Tait
To say Kansas University junior guard Natalie Knight is on a roll would be putting it mildly. By Matt Tait
Kansas University basketball coach/amateur movie critic Bill Self gave a resounding thumbs up to KU senior forward Justin Wesley’s portrayal of Wilt Chamberlain in the film “Jayhawkers,” which premiered before a full house Friday night in Lied Center. By Gary Bedore
What else but divine intervention could explain the accidental, pluperfect timing of the release of “Jayhawkers,” Kevin Willmott’s film centered on the racial climate in Lawrence when Wilt Chamberlain came to town? By Tom Keegan
Kansas University freshman center Joel Embiid, who has started the last 16 games after coming off the bench to open the season, will miss today’s 3 p.m. KU-TCU contest as he continues to rehabilitate his aching knee and back. By Gary Bedore
Having already hit a two-run home run to tie the game in the fifth inning, junior outfielder Connor McKay hit a two-run double in the seventh to spark a six-run rally as Kansas University opened its baseball season Friday with a 10-4 victory over Brigham Young.
Kansas University sophomore Rhavean King posted one of the best all-time performances by a Jayhawk in the 800 meters at the Tyson Invitational.
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team pushed its season-opening run to 6-0 with a 4-3 win over Houston on Friday. The Jayhawks are two wins away from having the best dual season start in Kansas tennis history.
Kansas University senior Thanuttra Boonraksasat carded a 1-under 71 and finished in the top five Friday after day one of the Florida State Matchup.
Kansas University’s softball team split a pair of games Friday in the College of Charleston Classic. KU used an eight-run fifth innings to roll past Fordham, 10-1. The Jayhawks then fell to Mississippi, 6-2.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said after Friday's practice that injured freshman Joel Embiid would not play Saturday at 3 p.m. against TCU at Allen Fieldhouse.
Brannen Greene disagrees with those who say some of Kansas University’s first-year players, including center Joel Embiid, have hit the fabled “freshman wall.” By Gary Bedore
A proposed rule change for the 2014 college football season could impact the way Kansas University and others defend the fast-paced offenses that have created havoc during recent seasons. By Matt Tait
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Feb. 13.
Jamari Traylor, who missed the K-State game, will play on Saturday against TCU.
Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self said he will likely decide Friday whether freshman center Joel Embiid will play Saturday against TCU. By Gary Bedore
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Feb. 12.
Kansas University power forward Justin Wesley has played just 14 minutes in his senior season, but said he has no regrets about his career as a Jayhawk: “My experience has been great. Of course I wanted the basketball side of it to go a little bit differently. That’s part of life. Some things go your way. Some things don’t. You have to make the best of it. It’s what I’ve done." By Gary Bedore
Sophomore transfer T.J. Millweard spoke to the media on Wednesday about the upcoming race to be the Kansas University football team's starting quarterback. “We’re all trying to learn from each other, get a little bit better, push each other in the weight room,” Millweard said. By Matt Tait
The Kansas University women’s basketball team climbed back from a double-digit deficit during the first half and held on to beat TCU, 62-53, on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Feb. 11.
The last time the Kansas University women’s basketball team faced TCU, the Jayhawks let the game slip away, 52-50, despite holding an 11-point lead with 5:23 to play. As KU coach Bonnie Henrickson and her players prepare for tonight’s 7 p.m. rematch with the Horned Frogs at Allen Fieldhouse, their minds are fixed on holding their focus to the end. By Matt Tait
For all of his life, senior reserve center Tarik Black was groomed for the role he plays for the seventh-ranked Kansas University basketball team. He’s big brother to younger, even more talented athletes. He knows the view from both sides of that equation. By Tom Keegan
Rest and rehab is ahead for Kansas University freshman Joel Embiid for at least the next couple days as the 7-footer recovers from an aching knee and sore back. “He definitely will not practice. The earliest he’d practice is Friday,” KU coach Bill Self said Tuesday night. “We don’t know yet. We’ll see how he feels day to day,” Self added, asked if Embiid would play in Saturday’s 3 p.m., home game against TCU. By Gary Bedore
It didn’t go unnoticed in the Kansas University baseball locker room when the Big 12 coaches picked the Jayhawks ninth — dead last — in the conference’s 2014 preseason poll. By Benton Smith
New Kansas University offensive coordinator John Reagan has a plan for the KU football offense. “You have to be able to run the football,” Reagan said during his first meeting with the media on Monday. “I think if you’re a much more talented team than everybody else you play, you can wing it all over the field. I don’t think that fits everybody. I don’t think that fits necessarily the mold that we have.” By Matt Tait
Bill Self doesn’t want Kansas University’s basketball players interacting with opposing fans during games. By Gary Bedore
Nobody confused Bramlage Coliseum for “Allen Fieldhouse West” on Monday night. Kansas University’s basketball team, which entered 23-2 in the home of the Kansas State Wildcats, fell to KSU, 85-82, in overtime — a somewhat surprising result since the Jayhawks pounded the Cats by 26 points earlier this year in Lawrence. By Gary Bedore
Down nine points Monday night in Bramlage Coliseum, 19 fewer seconds remained than when the Kansas University basketball program faced the same deficit and staged its greatest comeback ever in San Antonio six years ago. In a remarkable flurry spurred by reserve Brannen Greene, KU forced an overtime again, but lost this time, 83-79. By Tom Keegan
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Monday, Feb. 10.
The last time former Kansas State Wildcat Jordan Henriquez felt this much joy inside Bramlage Coliseum was Valentine's Day 2011, when his KSU team knocked off Kansas University for the lone victory of his career against the Jayhawks. The big man was courtside Monday for the Wildcats' first win over the Jayhawks since then. By Matt Tait
During Monday's Big 12 media teleconference, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self was asked about interactions between fans and players, as well as Missouri football star Michael Sam announcing he is gay. By Gary Bedore
An adjustment has been made in staff responsibilities within the Kansas football program, effective immediately. Rob Ianello will move to a new position as Director of Research. Reggie Mitchell will add the title of Recruiting Coordinator. Head coach Charlie Weis will take over the wide receiver position.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Feb. 9.
Kansas University sophomore Kelsey Kessler threw a complete-game four-hitter and struck out a KU-record and career-best 15 in a 1-0 Kansas University softball victory over Chattanooga on Sunday in the UCF Knights Invitational.
Kansas State freshman basketball standout Marcus Foster has studied the picture of Michael Beasley dancing on the Bramlage Coliseum scorer’s table after the Wildcats’ 2008 home victory over rival Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Career afternoons from guards Natalie Knight and Markisha Hawkins couldn't get Kansas University's women's basketball team a victory over Oklahoma on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Feb. 8.
The Kansas University softball team’s doubleheader against LIU Brooklyn and Fordham on Saturday at the UCF Knights Invitational was canceled because of stormy weather.
Kansas University’s swimming and diving team lost its two-day dual meet to Iowa State, 161.5-138.5.
The Kansas University women’s 4x800-meter relay team broke a 34-year school record with its first-place finish at the Armory Collegiate Invitational on Saturday at the Armory Track and Field Center.
Hovering around the .500 mark most of the season, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team really needed the boost of another Top-25 victory this week. “It was just disappointing,” Kansas coach Bonnie Henrickson said after the Jayhawks lost by two at No. 12 Oklahoma State. “But we’ve got to hold on from a confidence standpoint and use the things we did well.” By Benton Smith
Kansas center Joel Embiid tweaked his back in the closing moments of the Jayhawks' Saturday win over West Virginia, but he is "all right." By Gary Bedore
Andrew Wiggins' prep coach Rob Fulford was able to witness a pair of vicious dunks from the 6-foot-8, 200-pound freshman, who at times has been a bit tentative in finishing around the goal. The explosive young forward helped Kansas beat West Virginia, 83-69. By Gary Bedore
The Mountaineers had so much going for them, but it never felt as if they had a realistic shot because Kansas has so many players to turn to when things aren’t working out for a few of the starters. By Tom Keegan
Despite the 14-point final deficit and Bob Huggins' obvious disappointment that followed, Saturday seemed like a pretty good day for West Virginia basketball. Sure, the Mountaineers lost to first-place Kansas University, 83-69, but they played the Jayhawks tough throughout both halves. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s 1973-74 Final Four team will be honored during a first-half timeout at today’s KU-West Virginia basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Bob Huggins — whose West Virginia Mountaineers have won three of five road games in Big 12 Conference play this season and 28 league road battles in his seven seasons at his alma mater — won’t be dwelling on historic Allen Fieldhouse in his pregame preparation today. By Gary Bedore
Senior Morgan Sharp finished first by six-hundredths of a second in the 200-yard freestyle Friday, helping Kansas University’s swim team to a one-point advantage (75.5-74.5) heading into day two of competition against Iowa State.
Sophomore Kelsey Kessler and the Kansas University softball team fell on the short end of a pitchers’ duel, as the Jayhawks dropped a 1-0 decision in their season opener to host Central Florida on Friday in the UCF Knights Invitational.
Kansas University senior sprinter Diamond Dixon posted one of the fastest 500-meter times ever by a collegian as she claimed an easy victory in the event Friday night inside The Armory Track & Field Center. Eleven other Jayhawks turned in personal record performances as both the men’s and women’s squads wrapped up a solid first day at the Armory Collegiate Invitational.
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team defeated former Big 12 foe Colorado, 4-2, on Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center as KU raised its record to 3-0.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Feb. 7.
The highlights shown of Gardner-Edgerton running back Traevohn Wrench during Charlie Weis’ hour-long news conference to discuss the recruiting class of 2014 screamed “superstar in the making.” By Tom Keegan
The piles of snow around Lawrence might have delayed Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis from discussing his latest recruiting class with the media, but they did nothing to cool off Weis’ excitement about the 25-member class. By Matt Tait
Kansas University senior basketball forward Justin Wesley will not be scouring any of the trade magazines for possible reviews of his portrayal of legend Wilt Chamberlain in the movie “Jayhawkers.” By Gary Bedore
Zach Linquist has made a habit out of striking out hitters and fighting for rebounds as a baseball and basketball player at Perry-Lecompton High, but on Oct. 2 he met an unfamiliar and more challenging opponent. By Chris Duderstadt
Mario Chalmers’ travails with the NBA’s league office continue. Already on notice that his next flagrant foul will result in a suspension, the Miami Heat point guard on Thursday was cited for his second flopping violation of the season, which resulted in a $5,000 fine.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Feb. 6.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Feb. 5.
Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis put the finishing touches on KU’s 2014 recruiting class Wednesday when he received 20 letters of intent in the first several hours of national signing day. Things went so smoothly for the Jayhawks that all letters were signed, faxed and received by just after noon, leaving very little reason to worry that anything would go awry. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University left-hander Les Walrond has been hired to work for the Boston Red Sox in the organization’s professional scouting department.
Kansas University senior pole vaulter Natalia Bartnovskaya earned the KU women’s track and field team’s third-straight Big 12 Athlete of the Week award, the conference announced Wednesday.
An imposing 6-foot-9, 260-pounder who likes to rebound, but also possesses a soft shooting touch around the rim, Tarik Black figures to make some money next season playing basketball in Europe, if not the NBA. “If I was him, I’d try out for an NFL team, though,” KU coach Bill Self said Wednesday on his weekly “Hawk Talk” radio show. By Gary Bedore
In many ways, the most significant development to come out of the Kansas University basketball team’s 69-52 victory Tuesday at Baylor involved the strong play of non-freshmen. Looking ahead to the NCAA Tournament, KU’s heavy reliance on freshmen makes forecasting its postseason prospects a little shaky. Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas University senior guard CeCe Harper missed a last-seconds layup to tie the game against Oklahoma State on Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena, giving the No. 12 Cowgirls a 76-74 victory over the Jayhawks.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Feb. 4.
In Bonnie Henrickson’s perfect world, the coach’s Kansas University women’s basketball team would always score at least 70 points and always win. In the reality of the 2013-14 season, the Jayhawks have lost every time they failed to reach 70 and too often have found themselves in the 50-point range, or worse. Of KU’s 11 losses this season, they didn’t even crack 60 points 10 times, and on one such occasion they didn’t get to 50.
A year after the “Dream Team 2013” hashtag dominated recruiting talk about the Jayhawks, several members of KU’s latest class have followed suit and created a hashtag for the 2014 version. By Matt Tait
When a player arrives in college basketball lugging outrageous expectations and doesn’t hide his intention to stay just one year, it’s as if every game counts as 10. Do the math and that calculates to Andrew Wiggins being seconds from a 15-game slump when he stole a pass under the hoop, took a few dribbles and buried a half-court shot to beat the buzzer and the slump. By Tom Keegan
Baylor’s Brady Heslip hit four threes in eight tries the first half, then missed his only two attempts the final half of BU’s 69-52 loss to Kansas University on Tuesday in Ferrell Center. By Gary Bedore
KU junior point guard Naadir Tharpe exploded for 22 points off 9-of-13 shooting (4-of-6 from three) with four assists against two turnovers, plus five rebounds, just a few hours after receiving an earful from his head coach at shoot-around. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University freshman Joel Embiid caused quite a stir on Tuesday when he told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman he was strongly considering returning to school for his sophomore season. By Gary Bedore
The poor Baylor Bears. They have caught the Kansas University basketball team at the absolute worst time. Coming off a road loss to Texas and sick and tired of hearing about the shellacking they took in Waco last March, the Jayhawks shouldn’t have any trouble playing at their best. Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self gave his Jayhawks a bit of a pep talk this week following their first loss in Big 12 Conference play. Today, the Jayhawks continue their quest for a 10th-straight league title as they head to Waco, Texas, where Baylor awaits following a surprising victory at Oklahoma State. By Gary Bedore
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Monday, Feb. 3.
A little more than 24 hours before the arrival of signing day, the Kansas University football program got some huge news when Dallas Carter High athlete Corey Avery orally committed to the Jayhawks on live television in his hometown.
Kansas University starting point guard Naadir Tharpe had plenty of time to reflect on his performance as he sat the final 9 minutes, 42 seconds of Saturday’s 81-69 loss to Texas in Austin. By Gary Bedore
The question might seem crazy to some, probably most, but I couldn’t purge it from my thoughts: Had he been given a shot, could that have been Todd Reesing leading his team to a Super Bowl victory? By Tom Keegan
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Feb. 1.
Kansas University’s swimming and diving team beat Vanderbilt, 163-130, and fell to Arkansas, 207-91, in a double-dual on Saturday at the Arkansas Natatorium.
The most misleading number on the box score of Saturday’s 81-69 Texas victory against Kansas University revealed the point total for Longhorns guard Demarcus Holland, a 6-foot-2 sophomore. By Tom Keegan
Wayne Selden did his best to offer an explanation for Kansas University’s double-digit loss to Texas on Saturday afternoon in Erwin Center. By Gary Bedore
A young, hungry, cohesive Texas basketball team stormed out of the enormous Big 12 shadow cast by Kansas and there went the Longhorns’ anonymity. By whipping the Jayhawks, 81-69, Saturday in the aging Erwin Center, the ’Horns tore the veil off of their secret: They’re a very good basketball team, a bona fide contender for the Big 12 title. By Tom Keegan
Those who like drama during the course of the conference season have to be happy Texas’ basketball team crushed Kansas University, 81-69, on Saturday in Erwin Center. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University junior forward Chelsea Gardner set a career high 34 points and added 12 rebounds to lead the KU women's basketball team over Texas Tech, 70-62, on Saturday at United Spirit Arena.
After dropping three games to open Big 12 Conference play but responding with an upset of No. 7 Baylor and a near-upset of No. 8 Oklahoma State, the first half of the conference schedule was a bit of a wild ride for the Kansas University women’s basketball team. By Matt Tait
The ’Horns are coming off of three consecutive victories against ranked opponents, a school first. With a fourth in a row against Kansas today in the Erwin Center, third-place Texas would draw within a game of the first-place Jayhawks. By Tom Keegan
Texas, which had some stellar basketball teams during Rick Barnes’ first 15 years at the Lone Star State school, was expected to be in all-out rebuilding mode for the 2013-14 season. By Gary Bedore