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Border War resumes: KU softball beats Nebraska, faces Mizzou next

The upset-minded Kansas University softball team wasted no time Friday afternoon against No. 19 Nebraska, scoring three runs in the top of the first to establish the upper hand on the way to a 3-1 victory in the Jayhawks' first NCAA Tournament game since 2006. Next up: old Border War rival Missouri, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Border War resumes: KU softball beats Nebraska, faces Mizzou next

The upset-minded Kansas University softball team wasted no time Friday afternoon against No. 19 Nebraska, scoring three runs in the top of the first to establish the upper hand on the way to a 3-1 victory in the Jayhawks' first NCAA Tournament game since 2006. Next up: old Border War rival Missouri, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

KU baseball second baseman named Academic All-Big 12

Kansas University sophomore second baseman Colby Wright was named to the Academic All-Big 12 second team, the league announced Thursday.

Softball Jayhawks: NCAA bid big, but wins better

Kansas University’s softball players already survived what felt like hours of holding their collective breath Sunday before learning they made the NCAA Tournament. It had to make the idea of beginning KU’s first postseason since 2006 against No. 19 Nebraska (40-15) a little less daunting. By Benton Smith

KU softball gets second shot at Nebraska in NCAAs

Although today will mark the NCAA Tournament debut for every player in a Kansas University softball uniform, the Jayhawks feel like they know what they’re getting into. KU has a rare opportunity in front of it, opening the postseason against a Nebraska team it already faced this season. By Benton Smith

Former KU golfer Thompson fires 69 in PGA debut

Lawrence resident Chris Thompson never has been over par during a PGA Tour event.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 15

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Thursday, May 15.