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Column: Kansas quarterback six-pack hurts stability

No factor has played a bigger role in the cellar-dwelling than a failure to recruit the right quarterback, develop him the right way and put him in the right offense. By Tom Keegan

Early Morning

Point taken: KU baseball sends message with 6-4 win

When Kansas University’s baseball team hit the field Saturday for Game 2 of its series against No. 19 Texas Tech, the Jayhawks knew they had an opportunity to make a statement about whether they belong in the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

Stories

Big inning dooms KU softball, 8-0

Kansas University and Texas battled through four-plus innings of a low-scoring pitchers’ duel Sunday. Then the wheels fell off for the Jayhawks.

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Bill Self wants to watch NBA, not coach it

Eleventh-year Kansas University coach Bill Self, who emphatically denied interest in filling any of the NBA’s coaching openings at Friday’s DeBruce Center dedication outside Allen Fieldhouse, did acknowledge being a follower of the pro game Friday on 610 radio. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Kansas quarterback six-pack hurts stability

No factor has played a bigger role in the cellar-dwelling than a failure to recruit the right quarterback, develop him the right way and put him in the right offense. By Tom Keegan

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Jayhawks complete sweep of Texas Tech with seventh consecutive victory

Sunday's 4-1 victory over Texas Tech marked the Kansas University baseball team's seventh win in a row and helped the Jayhawks sweep back to back conference foes — KU took three from Baylor last weekend — for the first time since 1994. Senior hurler Frank Duncan pitched a complete-game, five-hitter to pick up the victory and sophomore second baseman Colby Wright remained red hot at the plate. By Matt Tait

KU track picks up 17 event victories

Kansas University’s track-and-field team tuned up for the Big 12 Outdoor Championships by picking up 17 event victories on Saturday at the Ward Haylett Invitational.

Kansas softball rips UT

Kansas University softball snapped out of a nasty offensive slump and ended a pair of losing streaks in the process.

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Illinois prep Brunson considering Kansas

Kansas University, which landed blue-chip basketball point guard Devonte’ Graham on Friday, has emerged as one of eight finalists for Jalen Brunson, a 6-foot-1 junior point guard from Stevenson High in Lincolnshire, Ill. By Gary Bedore

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Point taken: KU baseball sends message with 6-4 win

When Kansas University’s baseball team hit the field Saturday for Game 2 of its series against No. 19 Texas Tech, the Jayhawks knew they had an opportunity to make a statement about whether they belong in the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 3

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Saturday, May 3.