Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis said Friday they did not realize teammate Conner Frankamp was thinking about leaving KU.
Kansas University sophomore guard Conner Frankamp has decided to transfer, coach Bill Self announced Friday. Frankamp played sparingly last season and had hoped for additional playing time this year. By Gary Bedore
Last Monday’s 60 years of Allen Fieldhouse celebration was supposed to be all about the old Kansas University basketball arena that has served as the stage for some of the most memorable moments in the program’s storied history.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
Bill Self and three of his Kansas University basketball staff members — Brennan Bechard, Kurtis Townsend and Fred Quartlebaum — marched on foot from Allen Fieldhouse uphill to Wescoe Hall shortly after noon Thursday.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self, never lacking in the category of popularity points on campus, padded his total Thursday afternoon. The head coach and his staff stopped by the Underground at Wescoe to pick up some lunch tabs.
I’m trying to figure out how losing Game 7 of the World Series instead of winning it made the Kansas City Royals any less worthy of the respect and gratitude typically reserved for World Champions. The empty feeling from finishing second quickly gave way to admiration for the remarkable baseball team that posted the best possible postseason record a team could have without winning the World Series. Column by Tom Keegan
Hall of Fame basketball coach Larry Brown of SMU, the only coach to win both an NCAA national championship (Kansas, 1988) and an NBA championship (Detroit, 2004), said Wednesday he’s against shortening the college shot clock from 35 seconds to the pro and international game’s 24. By Gary Bedore
Given all that Fish Smithson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound junior-college transfer, has been through in his life to get to this point, it’s hard to imagine anything would faze him. By Matt Tait
Dayne Crist, Jake Heaps and Montell Cozart stand so much taller, and Cozart runs so much faster than current Kansas University quarterback Michael Cummings. Yet Cummings, a Turner Gill recruit, moves the offense better than those three Charlie Weis recruits did. By Tom Keegan
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
Michael Cummings has started two games and senior tight end Jimmay Mundine set a different career record in each one. You think maybe Mundine likes the way Cummings finds him?
Kansas University’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn took second place Tuesday at the Palmetto Intercollegiate at Turtle Point Golf Course. Kawinpakorn fired a final-round 68.
The Baylor offense leads the Big 12 in 11 statistical categories and ranks first nationally in four, including total offense (579 yards per game), touchdowns per game (6.6) and fourth-down conversions (18) and attempts (25).
Leftover notes from Monday’s Celebrating 60 Years event in Allen Fieldhouse: Kansas University coach Bill Self praised the “IQ” and class of KU fans, citing a March 3, 2007 game in which Texas’ Kevin Durant scored 25 points the first half of the Jayhawks’ eventual 90-86 victory. Durant limped to the locker room to be re-taped after tweaking an ankle.
Kansas State football Coach Bill Snyder and Athletics Director John Currie are giving a Thanksgiving gift to student fans of the football team.
Kansas University sophomore Pornvipa Sakdee shot a 1-under 71 to move into a tie for fifth place after Day Two of the Palmetto Women’s Golf Intercollegiate on Monday at Turtle Point Golf Course.
If you think the Kansas University football team lacks talent this season, wait until next year. By Tom Keegan
Bill Self, 51, grinned when asked if he’d like to stay in coaching as long as his mentor, 74-year-old Larry Brown of SMU. By Gary Bedore
Roy Williams, who admits he’s as emotional as any person alive, tossed and turned in his Lawrence Oread Hotel bed on Sunday night/early Monday morning. By Gary Bedore
Monday night’s 60 years of Allen Fieldhouse celebration might have been about a building that began with a $2 million budget in 1955 and still stands strong today, but, for several former Kansas University players who once called the venue home, it was as much about the men who made memories inside of it as anything. By Matt Tait
Mark Mangino's return to Kansas University's Memorial Stadium officially will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 8, as the Jayhawks welcome the Iowa State offensive coordinator and his Cyclones to town for a showdown of teams at the bottom of the Big 12 standings.
Kansas University football coach Clint Bowen on Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference said that running back/wide receiver Tony Pierson was back in the mix after recovering from an injury that knocked him out of the Jayhawks' loss to Texas Tech after just two plays. By Matt Tait
Kansas University junior Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot a 3-under 69 to put herself in third place after the first round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament Sunday at Turtle Point Golf Course.
Chase Hanna tied for third and Ben Welle tied for ninth as Kansas University’s men’s golf placed third at the Price’s Give ’Em Five Invitational at the Butterfield Trail Golf Course on Sunday.
Jay Bilas is to college basketball what Charles Barkley is to the NBA, which is to say the smartest, funniest, most candid commentator on the air. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self is looking forward to seeing 7,000 fans show their appreciation to former KU mentors Larry Brown, Ted Owens and Roy Williams during Monday's “Celebrating 60 Years” event in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
A popular senior starter and returning All-Big 12 volleyball player, Chelsea Albers was mobbed by adoring grade school fans in the interview line after blasting a match-high 10 kills in Kansas University’s 3-0 rout of Texas Tech on Saturday in Horejsi Center.
Larry Brown chuckled when informed he, Ted Owens, Bill Self and Roy Williams on Monday will represent 51 of the 60 seasons in Allen Fieldhouse lore.
Last Wednesday, the Journal-World's Matt Tait and Nick Krug got the chance to go behind the scenes for a look at a day in the life of KU football interim head coach Clint Bowen, who has been given the tall task of guiding the struggling Jayhawk football program since the firing of Charlie Weis on Sept. 28. From sunup to sundown, every step the former KU safety took revealed a coach who values hard work above all else and has a darn good time along the way. By Matt Tait
Kansas University sophomore Chase Hanna had five birdies and two eagles in his career-low round of 66 to sit in fifth place after the first day of the Price’s Give ’Em Five Golf Invitational on Friday at the Butterfield Trail Golf Course.
While the Kansas University women’s soccer team has split its home games this season between Rock Chalk Park and Jayhawk Soccer Complex, KU has had no trouble winning at both places. By Chris Duderstadt
Former Kansas University forward Tarik Black, who has started the Houston Rockets’ last two preseason games in place of Dwight Howard (arm laceration), still isn’t guaranteed a spot on the NBA team’s roster as the next round of cuts looms Sunday, the Houston Chronicle reports. By Gary Bedore
Just a freshman, Devonté Graham showed the smarts of a seasoned point guard in speaking before 450 women at Bill Self’s fifth-annual Ladies Night Out breast cancer research fundraiser on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Nick Reid, Kevin Kane and Banks Floodman. Mike Rivera, James Holt and Joe Mortensen. All are former Kansas University linebackers who, for one reason or another, won the hearts of the KU fan base during their playing days in Lawrence. And all are names that still make Jayhawk fans think about a style of play more than a team or a time.
Score one for the Clint Bowen recruiting resume. Thursday afternoon, JayhawkSlant.com reported that Josh Moore, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound tight end from nearby Olathe North High had switched his commitment from Ohio State to Kansas University.
Kansas University suffered a five-set volleyball setback to Iowa State on Wednesday at Hilton Coliseum.
Roy Williams was asked about the obvious confidence he took into his first college head-coaching job at KU in 1988-89, despite the fact he was third assistant on KU grad Dean Smith’s UNC staff. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University senior Jimmay Mundine kept his strong season going during last week's 34-21 loss at Texas Tech and the representatives at the John Mackey Award recognized it and threw some praise Mundine's way Wednesday morning.
This Kansas University basketball team has four more McDonald’s All-Americans on the roster than it had when the Jayhawks reached the 2012 national-title game.
Former Kansas University basketball coach Roy Williams, who is now in his 12th season at North Carolina, will be returning to Allen Fieldhouse at 7:30 p.m., Monday, for the upcoming “Celebrating 60 Years” program and he's looking forward to joining current coach Bill Self and former coaches Ted Owens and Larry Brown at the event, which will pay homage to 60 seasons of basketball in KU’s tradition-rich building. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s Maria Jose Cardona and Maria Belen Ludueña dropped an 8-4 decision to a team from Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regionals on Monday.
For the first time in program and fourth time in Big 12 Conference history, Kansas University swept the Big 12 Player of the Week Awards.
Kansas University’s Allen Fieldhouse has changed quite a bit since Ted Owens patrolled the home team’s basketball bench from 1964 to 1983. By Gary Bedore
Just six months ago, left-hander Brandon Finnegan stared in at the catcher’s signs from atop the mound at Hoglund Ballpark, a Jayhawk in the batter’s box. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University senior Tony Pierson, who missed all but two plays of last Saturday's 34-21 loss at Texas Tech, is being evaluated by doctors this morning for an injury in his neck area and the full scope of the injury is not yet known. By Matt Tait
The developing relationship between junior quarterback Michael Cummings and junior wide receiver Nigel King is one of the most intriguing aspects of the slowly improving Kansas University offense. By Matt Tait
The No. 9-ranked Kansas University soccer team had won 14 of its first 15 games before suffering its first back-to-back losses of the season — the latest, 2-0, to No. 16 West Virginia. By Benton Smith
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price, who has friends in the organizations of both World Series teams, did a nice job of articulating the key moment for the Royals, America’s darlings. By Tom Keegan
Hall of Fame basketball coach Larry Brown has been in virtually all the great hoops arenas in his 74 years on the planet. Where does Allen Fieldhouse rank? "The best." By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University guard Brandon Rush tore the ACL in his right knee in late May of 2007 and had surgery performed on June 1 of that year.
In an eight-day span, Kansas University’s volleyball team went from 0-3 in the Big 12 to .500 and No. 30 in the all-important RPI to No. 20.
Kansas senior Maria Belen Ludueña continued to roll in both singles and doubles at the Intercollegiate Regional Championships on Saturday, picking up two wins.
Seldom has a football player who does everything so right and with all his might so often been asked to explain what went wrong as Ben Heeney. Kansas University’s senior middle linebacker is a team captain and as such a team spokesman. His team usually loses. So he has to try to break down why. By Tom Keegan
Ben Heeney's 21-tackle performance during Saturday's 34-21 loss to Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium may have shocked some of the folks watching the game from the bleachers. But it did not catch anyone in a Red Raiders uniform by surprise. By Matt Tait
The Texas Tech curse strikes again. One year after a head injury knocked Tony Pierson out of Kansas University's game against the Red Raiders in Lawrence, Pierson again was bounced from Saturday's 34-21 loss at Jones AT&T Stadium with an undisclosed injury. By Matt Tait
The Kansas University football team's streak of second-half shutouts by its defense ended at two on a drizzly and dreary Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium, where Texas Tech's 17 second-half points helped the Red Raiders put away Kansas, 34-21, in front of a crowd of 54,071. That's four losses in a row for Kansas (2-5 overall, 0-4 Big 12) and the end of a four-game losing streak for Texas Tech (3-4, 1-3). By Matt Tait
Ben Heeney’s interception and 37-yard return gave the offense great field position and it took advantage, getting its only points in a first half that ended with Texas Tech leading, 17-7.
The No. 9-ranked Kansas University women’s soccer team suffered its first Big 12 loss Friday at Rock Chalk Park. By Chris Duderstadt
Now 29 years old and in his seventh season in the NBA, Kansas City native Brandon Rush is a different player and different person than the one who helped Kansas University claim the 2008 NCAA basketball championship. By Gary Bedore
When true freshman Derrick Neal made the switch from offense to defense, team captain Ben Heeney initiated him with five words: Welcome to the Dark Side. It’s the side you want to be on. By Tom Keegan
A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas Tech football game. By Matt Tait
Kansas University senior Maria Belen Ludueña won in singles and doubles Friday to advance at the Central tennis regionals.
When Charlie Weis draws his final paycheck from Kansas Athletics in 2016, he will have been paid $12.5 million for winning one Big 12 game. Turner Gill made $10 million for one Big 12 victory.
The loss of one-and-done sensations Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid to the NBA hasn’t caused a drop in expectations for Kansas University’s basketball team.
With new blood at quarterback and renewed hope for the offense, the Kansas University passing game suddenly has some life.
When the 2014-15 preseason USA Today Coaches poll was unveiled Thursday, Kansas University’s men’s basketball team landed in the top five — No. 5, to be exact.
Kansas University rallied from a first-set setback to beat West Virginia in four sets in Big 12 volleyball on Wednesday.
Kansas University’s basketball players have shown an ability to knock down the three during practices this preseason. By Gary Bedore
On a lazy summer day, with not much happening on Kansas University’s campus, Bill Self gave sophomore combo guard Wayne Selden Jr. something to think about. The Jayhawks’ 12th-year basketball coach told the 6-foot-5, 230-pounder he’d likely be playing some power forward during his second season. By Gary Bedore
The Kansas University football team is headed back into enemy territory this weekend in Lubbock, Texas, where it will look not only to build on last week’s near-upset of No. 16 Oklahoma State, but also to snap a 29-game losing streak away from home.
One of the five senior blue-chip high school basketball players who attended last Friday’s Late Night in the Phog definitely will be signing with a school in November.
Kansas University freshman volleyball setter Ainise Havili was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Monday.
Kansas University won all but one event in a 99-41 dual-meet swimming and diving victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Monday.
Kansas University junior Ben Welle is tied for eighth, and the KU men’s golf team is tied for fifth after the first day of the Sagamore Preview on Monday at the Sagamore Club.
Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson is excited about the Jayhawks’ upcoming season, but there is still one thing in the back of her mind from the 2013-2014 campaign. By Chris Duderstadt
Three of the blue-chip high school senior prospects who attended Kansas University’s Late Night in the Phog — Carlton Bragg, Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram — are talking about attending college as part of a package deal, Bragg told Zagsblog.com on Monday. By Gary Bedore
Billy Mills, who shocked the world 50 years ago today by winning the gold medal in the 10,000 meters at Tokyo, considers his memories and friendships from his days in Lawrence priceless. By Tom Keegan
Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury knows a thing or two about the position Kansas University coach Clint Bowen is in today. By Matt Tait
Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa Sakdee placed 2-3, and Kansas University’s women’s golf team finished runner-up at the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate on Sunday.
Kansas University’s basketball players, coaches and support staff obviously made a big impression on Stephen Zimmerman, one of the best big-man prospects in the recruiting Class of 2015, last weekend.By Gary Bedore
Kansas University junior Michael Cummings was probably the least impressed of all the Jayhawks by his performance Saturday as KU’s starting quarterback in a 27-20 football loss to Oklahoma State. By Matt Tait
Mike Gundy agreed with a media member who said Oklahoma State’s 10th-year football coach had to be “thankful” Kansas University decided to kick deep to speedy Tyreek Hill in the fourth quarter of a tie game Saturday in Memorial Stadium. By Gary Before
Kelly Oubre Jr. kept the energy at a fever pitch after the opening tip of a 20-minute scrimmage at Friday's Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore
Junior Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot even-par 72 to position herself and Kansas University’s women’s golf team in second place Saturday after two rounds of the Ron Moore Intercollegiate.
Two games, both losses, don’t supply enough evidence for Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger to call off the coaching search and remove the interim tag from Clint Bowen. Yet, anybody who hasn’t seen a serious change in the way the team plays either isn’t watching, doesn’t want to see it, is blinded by Bowen’s lack of celebrity, or all of the above. By Tom Keegan
Before Saturday's 27-20 loss to No. 16 Oklahoma State, nearly 200 former Kansas University football players joined the KU band and spirit squad to form a giant K and tunnel at the south end of Memorial Stadium designed for this year's Jayhawks to walk through as they took the field. By Matt Tait
In the moments that followed a game-tying 35-yard field goal from Kansas kicker Matthew Wyman, KU coach Clint Bowen elected to send the ensuing kickoff deep. And in the 12 seconds of game time that elapsed following Wyman's kick, Hill reached the end zone with what proved to be the game-winning touchdown. By Matt Tait
Ben Heeney had 14 tackles, a sack and 3.5 tackles for 15 yards in loss.
Just 14,000 fans attended the 2014 Late Night in the Phog on Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
When her Kansas University women’s basketball teammates discovered during a weight-room session that freshman guard Lauren Aldridge could do backflips, they had one piece of advice for her. By Benton Smith
The 2014-15 Jayhawks looked rather flashy during a Late Night “evolution of hip hop dance number” and a 20-minute scrimmage to conclude the festivities before a crowd of 14,000 fans in a building that seats 16,300. By Gary Bedore
A game-day breakdown of the Oklahoma State-Kansas University football game By Matt Tait
Ashley Williams scored in the 63rd minute, and Kansas University edged Texas, 1-0, on Friday night in Big 12 soccer.
Sophomore Pornvipa Sakdee shot a 2-under par 70, and Kansas University’s women’s golf team led after the first round of the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate on Friday.
Tiana Dockery totaled 19 kills, and Kansas University defeated Baylor, 25-22, 18-25, 28-26, 25-22, on Friday night in Big 12 volleyball.
Kansas University freshman center Cliff Alexander didn’t have a baby hook shot until Bill Self taught him one in Lawrence. Now he looks as if he has had it his whole life. By Tom Keegan
"Late Night" turns 30 tonight, and Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who will host his 12th, was there for the first one. By Gary Bedore
Clint, the youngest of three sons born to Charley and Joyce Bowen, said his brother Charley was a better football player than he was for Lawrence High and Kansas University. Charley said his kid brother Clint was a harder worker.
It’s rare for a college football program to have two Homecomings in one season, but that’s basically what Kansas University has in store for this weekend.
Situated a row or two behind the Kansas University basketball bench, Cliff Alexander had one of the best seats in the house for last year’s Late Night in the Phog in Allen Fieldhouse.
A look back at the first 29 years of Late Night in the Phog before Friday's 30th annual tipoff to the Kansas University basketball season.
If the Big 12 preseason men’s basketball poll is any indication, Kansas University will have some serious competition in its search for an 11th consecutive conference championship.
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the Big 12 in a poll of league coaches released Wednesday.
If it weren’t against NCAA rules, Kansas University could hold a heck of a high school all-star basketball game Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Dexter McDonald, Kansas University’s talented senior cornerback, ran off the field with his shoulder stinging, and the West Virginia announcers were on it immediately. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University again might be searching for the right man to quarterback the Jayhawks, but you’d never know it from talking to the top three contenders for the job. By Matt Tait
All sorts of modifiers capture different types of confidence, ranging from “quiet” to “obnoxious.” “Classy” is the best word to put in front of confidence as it relates to Kansas University freshman point guard Devonté Graham.
When you own a Ferrari, taking the bus is not quite as fulfilling. That’s the epidemic plaguing the Kansas University football team five games into the 2014 season, with senior Tony Pierson stuck in neutral and the rest of the offense struggling around him.
As one might expect, Kansas University’s starting lineup is up for grabs a mere four practices into the 2014-15 basketball season.
Kansas women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson could not be much more eager about her team’s first day of practice today: not only to officially put last season behind her, but to see how her senior- and freshman-laden squad comes together.
Jaylen Brown, the No. 2-ranked basketball prospect in the country who will be attending Friday’s Late Night in the Phog, recently completed in-home visits with coaches from five schools — Kansas University, Kentucky, UCLA, Georgia and Georgia Tech. By Gary Bedore
Two starters return from last year’s Kansas University basketball team, but a surplus of starter-caliber players, not a shortage, makes projecting which five will make the most starts together a tricky proposition. By Tom Keegan
The Jayhawks return home to play Oklahoma State at 3 p.m. Saturday, but the identity of KU's starting quarterback remains a mystery for now. Interim coach Clint Bowen did not name a starter for this week on Monday morning's Big 12 coaches teleconference but did spell out very clearly what the guy who wins the job would have to do. By Matt Tait
Marcus LoVett, a 5-11 senior point guard from Chicago’s Morgan Park High, will attend Friday’s Late Night in the Phog on an official recruiting visit, Rivals.com reports.
Taylor Estrada netted her first career goal, and Ashley Williams scored her second game-winner of the weekend less than five minutes later as Kansas University edged pesky Missouri State, 2-1, in nonconference soccer Sunday at Rock Chalk Park.
Former Lawrence High football and track coach Bill Freeman and Kansas University athletes Charlie Hoag and Walt Wesley were among 10 individuals inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Wichita Boathouse.
Texas continued its domination of Big 12 volleyball Sunday, downing Kansas University, 3-1, for the undefeated Longhorns’ 19th straight victory in Big 12 matches, 11th straight on the road and 21st in a row versus the Jayhawks. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University quarterback Michael Cummings started the second half and finished 8-of-17 passing for 65 yards against West Virginia. “I take pride in being prepared,” he said. By Matt Tait
Jacob Morgan claimed his first collegiate victory to help Kansas University’s men’s cross country team to a fourth-place finish at the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.
Kansas University’s basketball program will not copy-cat Kentucky and hold a combine for all 30 NBA teams anytime soon. By Gary Bedore
Just seven days after Clint Bowen was named interim football coach at Kansas University, his high school mentor — Lawrence High’s Bill Freeman — is set to be immortalized in the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
JaCorey Shepherd broke up three passes and averaged 24.5 yards per kickoff return. Shepherd repeatedly passed long test after long test and passed them.
New Kansas University football coach Clint Bowen is trying to make something out of nothing. Based on how Bowen handled his first week of practices and first of eight games during his head-coaching tryout, hesitation won’t be a problem for him. By Tom Keegan
Leading up to Saturday's 33-14 victory over visiting Kansas, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen was awfully outspoken about how poorly his team played in a 31-19 loss last season in Lawrence. By Matt Tait
Starting quarterback Montell Cozart played the first half and second-string QB Michael Cummings played the second in Kansas University’s 33-14 loss at West Virginia Saturday. After the game, interim head coach Clint Bowen said no decision had been made about the future of the position. By Matt Tait
When the final horn sounded Saturday night on Kansas University's 33-14 loss to West Virginia, the dozens of Jayhawks who sprinted off the field at Milan Puskar Stadium left with one thought in their minds — We can build on that. By Matt Tait
Stories will fly this weekend with 55 former Kansas University golfers in Lawrence for a Sunday night dinner to celebrate Ross Randall’s induction into the Kansas Golf Hall of Fame. By Tom Keegan
The No. 16-ranked Kansas University women’s soccer team returned to Rock Chalk Park on Friday for the first time since its season opener, and the Jayhawks were more than happy to be back. By Chris Duderstadt
As they walked off the Memorial Stadium field last November following a 31-19 loss to Kansas, the West Virginia Mountaineers were serenaded by an overjoyed KU fan base and a team celebrating an improbable Big 12 victory, complete with singing, hugging and falling goal posts. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s basketball players were in no hurry to head home after Friday’s rousing three-hour practice — the first official practice of the 2014-15 season in accordance with NCAA rules. By Gary Bedore
A game-day breakdown of Saturday's Kansas-West Virginia football matchup. By Matt Tait
A 55-percent shooter as a sophomore, Perry Ellis is expected to unleash his share of jump shots from the perimeter during his junior season at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
A year ago, Kansas University’s soccer team struggled to score goals. Looking back on it, coach Mark Francis called KU’s offense a “big nemesis.” By Benton Smith
Corey Avery and De'Andre Mann bring excitement to KU’s rushing attack, but nobody the team has puts a scare into a defense the way senior Tony Pierson does. By Tom Keegan
Cliff Alexander’s teammates say the 6-foot-8 1/2, 240-pound Kansas University freshman is a gentle giant when he’s away from the basketball court. By Gary Bedore
Junior forward Perry Ellis was the lone Kansas University men's basketball player named to the preseason all-Big 12 basketball team, voted on by the league's coaches, and Cliff Alexander was one of two players to earn preseason freshman of the year honors, the Big 12 announced Thursday.
Kansas University’s men’s basketball locker room and hallway leading to the locker room in the northwest corner of Allen Fieldhouse have undergone a facelift heading into the 2014-15 season.
Kansas University’s volleyball team has opened the 2014 Big 12 season with a pair of similar, gut-wrenching performances — a five-set loss Saturday at Oklahoma followed by Wednesday’s 19-25, 25-23, 25-14, 22-25, 8-15 setback to Kansas State in Horejsi Center. By Gary Bedore
Change of any kind can create some uneasy days and be pretty taxing on the mind. But, so far, the transition from former Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis to interim head coach Clint Bowen seems to have done wonders for the spirits of the KU football players.
Kansas University authorities say they are taking seriously an incident Saturday in which an unauthorized drone flew around Memorial Stadium right before the Texas-KU football game. By Scott Rothschild
One of the many things Kansas University’s interim football coach Clint Bowen said that resonated during his Monday introductory news conference was that he is prepared for this job because he witnessed turn-around efforts under Glen Mason and Mark Mangino.
Monday morning, newly named Kansas University interim head football coach Clint Bowen said the KU coaching staff had jumped on board with the transition with great attitudes and incredible energy.
Kansas University has had three head football coaches — Mark Mangino, Turner Gill and Charlie Weis — during basketball coach Bill Self’s 12 years at Kansas University.