Stories for November 15, 2014


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Self reacts to Larry Brown's comments about UK going unbeaten

The Kansas University men's basketball team next will meet Kentucky at approximately 8:50 p.m., Tuesday at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. SMU coach Larry Brown, who is mentor of both KU coach Bill Self and UK’s John Calipari, this week captured headlines when he said Kentucky’s ultra-deep team should go “45-0.” After Friday's victory, Self reacted.


Border War resumes Sunday in NCAAs

The Jayhawks will play Missouri for the first time since the Tigers departed the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference in a first-round NCAA Tournament matchup at 1 p.m. Sunday at Rock Chalk Park. By Chris Duderstadt

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Twitter poll: Should Clint Bowen be the next KU head coach?

The Journal-World’s Gary Bedore was surfing on his computer after deadline and posed a question his Twitter followers: "Do you want Clint Bowen as the next head coach, or do you want to keep looking?"

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. TCU

Jimmay Mundine turned plenty of short catches into huge plays. He finished with 137 yards and a touchdown on seven catches, the most yards by a KU tight end since at least 1974.

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Column: Easy call, Bowen deserves head coach job

Although it’s common for teams to play better when an assistant coach is promoted to interim head coach, nothing is typical about the way Clint Bowen has transformed a depleted roster into a high-flying, hard-hitting ball of focused fire. By Tom Keegan

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TCU coach supports Bowen for head coach

TCU football coach/Rozel native Gary Patterson — whose Horned Frogs kept their Big 12 and national title hopes alive with a down-to-the-wire 34-30 road victory against Kansas University on Saturday afternoon — believes the Jayhawks’ next head coach just might be their current interim coach. By Gary Bedore

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Zenger: Bowen a 'strong candidate' for head coach

Six games into his eight-game audition for the permanent head coaching job, Clint Bowen continues to build a strong resume for having the interim tag removed from his title at some point in the near future. By Matt Tait

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Mundine's career day is one for the ages

Senior tight end Jimmay Mundine turned in one of the all-time great receiving games by a Kansas tight end. By Matt Tait

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KU football notebook: Seniors make most of final home game

Talk about going out with a bang. Saturday marked the final home game in the careers of 21 Kansas University football seniors and, to honor them, a handful of those veteran leaders and underclassmen banded together to push No. 5 TCU to the brink of disaster in a 34-30 KU loss at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks give scare but fall short against TCU, 34-30

As the final seconds of what was nearly one of the most epic upsets in Kansas University football history ticked away on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the KU fans who actually showed up to watch it serenaded fifth-ranked TCU with chants of “over-rated,” mocking the Horned Frogs' 34-30 escape over the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-TCU football game

A gameday breakdown of Saturday's Kansas-TCU football game By Matt Tait

KU’s Morgan seventh at regional meet

Kansas University junior Jacob Morgan placed seventh in the men’s race, and KU finished 13th Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional cross country championships. KU finished 14th in the 32-team women’s race, led by sophomore Nashia Baker, who took 85th.

Jayhawks happy to host soccer showdown with Missouri

It has been a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows for the Kansas University women’s soccer team’s first season at Rock Chalk Park, but the new facility is set to host the Jayhawks’ biggest game in recent memory on Sunday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 14, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.