How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 31, 2015
Arkansas defeated Kansas, 194-105, in a women’s dual swimming and diving meet Saturday at Robinson Natatorium.
When they caught the first glimpse of Wayne Selden’s fresh haircut, most of the customary 16,300 spectators who jammed into Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday probably figured the Kansas University sophomore shooting guard was trying to change his luck by lopping off about 80 percent of his hair. Not the case. The motivation for tightening up his look means more to Selden than breaking a shooting slump. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University freshman point guard Devonté Graham received a second-half technical foul in the Jayhawks’ 68-57 home win over rival Kansas State.
A group of former Kansas University basketball players cheered from the stands during the Jayhawks’ 68-57 victory over Kansas State on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kelly Oubre Jr. was sure the one native Kansan in Kansas University’s starting lineup would come to play with great intensity on Saturday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. Perry Ellis scored a team-leading 16 points and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds in the Jayhawks’ 68-57 victory over rival Kansas State. By Gary Bedore
Following Saturday's 68-57 loss to Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber made it clear that he knew the formula for competing with the Jayhawks on their home floor. By Matt Tait
If Saturday's 68-57 victory over Kansas State by the Kansas University men's basketball team at Allen Fieldhouse seemed familiar, it's because you've probably seen it before and could've just popped in a replay of a dozen other previous meetings between these two at KU's home gym.
Kansas University football coach David Beaty officially announced April 25 as the date for this year's KU football spring game during a timeout at Saturday's KU-K-State men's basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University’s track and field teams won 14 events in the Jayhawk Classic, their final home meet of the indoor season, on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 30, 2015
Wichita native Perry Ellis has followed the Kansas-Kansas State basketball rivalry — better known as the Sunflower Showdown — for a very long time.
The final weekend before signing day is always a big deal, but this weekend looks to have even more importance for the Kansas University football program, which still is in the process of trying to fill up first-year head coach David Beaty's first recruiting class. By Matt Tait
Watching Frank Mason play basketball prompts a question to which no answer easily comes to mind: Is there a sport he could not excel at had he grown up playing it?
Kansas University senior Austin Hoag was in third place after the first day of the men’s heptathlon in the Jayhawk Classic on Thursday at Anschutz Pavilion.
As badly as Kansas University’s basketball team played down the stretch against TCU, the bottom line is the Jayhawks survived Wednesday and remain in sole possession of first place in the Big 12 Conference.
Seeing how the Super Bowl is just a few days away, a couple Kansas University track athletes had some advice for head coach Stanley Redwine before he stepped to the podium Thursday afternoon for the team’s preseason media day at Rock Chalk Park.
Senior Kansas University softball pitcher Alicia Pille spent the offseason often reminiscing about the moment last spring when the Jayhawks found out they were NCAA Tournament-bound.
Kansas University and Adidas are at it again. The KU athletic department on Thursday unveiled a new-look uniform that the KU men's basketball team will wear for its home match-up with Texas on Feb. 28.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.
With national signing day less than a week away and coaches across the country still scrambling to fill their classes or find those diamond-in-the-rough athletes, it has become a tense time for the Kansas University football staff.
TCU had a buzzer-beating shot that could have sent the game into overtime. It bounced out and Kansas University held on for a 64-61 victory. But it wasn’t the hurried 30-footer launched by Charles Hill Jr. that the Horned Frogs rued afterward. By Tom Keegan
Let’s see, sophomore Brannen Greene contributed five points, a big blocked shot and a rebound in the final 32 seconds of Kansas University’s 64-61 Wednesday night victory against TCU, so why did it seem as if every time he turned around he was doing something wrong? By Tom Keegan
Bill Self was squirming, and seething, on Kansas University’s basketball bench Wednesday night as his first-place squad suffered a meltdown of near epic proportions against last-place TCU in Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center. “We were awful,” Self, KU’s coach, said after the (17-3, 6-1) Jayhawks, who led by 11 points with 3:35 to play, eked out a 64-61 victory over the last-place (14-6 1-6) Horned Frogs. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said on his Hawk Talk radio show he’s not yet put a lot of thought into the Jayhawks’ upcoming appearance in the World University Games in July, in South Korea.
V.J. King, a 6-7 junior small forward from Paul VI High in Fairfax, Virginia, tells Rivals.com he has heard from college basketball coaches from Kansas University, Kentucky, UConn, Florida, North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland and North Carolina State.
Wednesday's game at TCU featured some unusual lineups and all kinds of fouls and ebbs and flows, but the No. 9-ranked Kansas University men's basketball team did enough good things at enough key moments to hold off the Horned Frogs, 64-61, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Chelsea Gardner’s double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds carried Kansas University’s women’s basketball team to a 61-56 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday.
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Cleveland's Villa Angela St. Joseph High was one of 24 players named to the 2015 McDonald's All-American team, which was released Wednesday evening.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
Ed Warinner, Kansas University’s offensive coordinator oh-so-many head coaches and so few years ago, was back in Lawrence on Tuesday, although not in the capacity that he had hoped.
To some, it seems like only yesterday TCU’s unranked, sub-.500 basketball team defeated No. 5-rated Kansas University, 62-55, on the Horned Frogs’ campus.
Former Kansas Univeristy linebacker Ben Heeney, who led the Jayhawks in tackles during each of the past three seasons and earned first-team all-Big 12 honors in 2014, and cornerback JaCorey Shepherd, who was among the top corners in the country in passes defended in 2014, on Tuesday, learned that they had received invitations to the annual NFL Scouting Combine. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 26, 2015
Anna Church, a native of Fairway who spent three seasons at Saint Louis University, has transferred to Kansas University’s volleyball team.
Rayna DuBose has a connection to Kansas University athletics that likely will last the rest of her life. But the fact she played basketball for KU coach Bonnie Henrickson at Virginia Tech 13 years ago played no part in her recent visit to Lawrence, even if the reunion was sweet for both the coach and player. By Matt Tait
If statistics were kept on smiles per game, fun-loving Devonté Graham would lead Kansas University’s basketball team — if not all of college hoops. By Gary Bedore
Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of DUI, authorities said Monday.
Back-to-back productive outings from Kansas University freshman backup power forward Cliff Alexander earned him Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday morning.
Watching Frank Mason and Devonté Graham play together for the final 10:34 Saturday, turning a one-point lead over Texas into a 75-62 Kansas University victory in the Erwin Center felt a little like watching the Royals’ stress-free bullpen work. By Tom Keegan
Whether it was Jamari Traylor grabbing the microphone and doing play-by-play of the 100 Special Olympians’ scrimmages, or Kelly Oubre Jr. showing proper dribbling and passing technique in drills, the Jayhawks indeed had a blast on their scheduled “day off.” By Gary Bedore
A trio of former Kansas University football players made their debuts in the Pro Bowl on Sunday evening.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 25, 2015
It was net two for the Kansas University football recruiting efforts over the weekend, as the Jayhawks and head coach David Beaty picked up four more oral commitments but also lost two previous commitments to other schools. By Matt Tait
Kansas University fell to 23rd-ranked South Carolina, 6-1, on Saturday in women’s tennis.
Kansas University’s women’s swim team, sparked by three individual event victories by Lindsay Manning, defeated Truman State, 164-90, and William Jewell, 169-83, on Saturday at William Jewell.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 24, 2015
Kansas University sophomore Brannen Greene, who scored 14 points in 20 minutes during the Jayhawks’ 75-62 road win at Texas Saturday, had not practiced the previous two days.
Cliff Alexander has been trying to play with an accelerated “motor” since being benched the last 14 minutes of the Iowa State game on Jan. 17.
Jamari Traylor, in one first-half frenzy of Kansas University’s 75-62 win at Texas Saturday afternoon, went flying into the Frank Erwin Center stands while chasing an offensive rebound. And he wasn't done there.
Kansas University center Cliff Alexander has had his steps forward and backward, which can be said of almost every freshman in the country. But Alexander never has been one to drift too far away from the basket. Texas forward Myles Turner, on the other hand, hasn’t always used his 6-foot-11 frame to his advantage, according to Longhorns coach Rick Barnes. By Tom Keegan
Only things that can stop Brannen Greene from shooting. First, the bench, where he is sent when he plays poor defense. Second, are the boundaries of the court, because made shots from out of bounds don’t count. Making a big contribution for the second big victory in a row, the Kansas University sophomore forward from Georgia went off for 14 points in 20 minutes, helping Kansas defeat Texas.By Tom Keegan
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who can be a perfectionist when it comes to assessing the play of his team after games, found little to nothing to fault after Saturday’s 75-62 dismantling of Texas on Saturday in Frank Erwin Center. By Gary Bedore
Facing a Texas team with the type of length and defense that has given Kansas trouble this season, the Jayhawks won 75-62 in Austin, Texas, by riding a couple of backups and a veteran starter.
After opening Big 12 Conference play with five straight losses, the Kansas University women's basketball team won its second Big 12 game in a row, 65-59, over West Virginia on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s tennis team opened its 2015 spring season with a 4-3 loss to New Mexico on Friday.
When former Kansas University safety Justin Thornton sits down to watch this year’s NFL Pro Bowl — 7 p.m. Sunday night, ESPN — he’ll see three guys he started next to in KU’s 2008 Orange Bowl secondary making their first appearances in the postseason all-star game. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s 10-time defending Big 12 basketball champions today play the team Bill Self picked to win the 2014-15 crown.
Kelly Oubre Jr. throws down a rim-rattler, stands in frozen admiration of his creation, and the other team is off to the races, five-on-four. Brannen Greene barely moves the net after rising up from 22 feet. Just in case the audience forgot the rule that has been in place for more than a quarter-century in college basketball, Greene lets everybody in the building know that the shot was worth three, count ’em, three, points.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 23, 2015
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.
Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, spent some quality time with Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches on Thursday morning, prior to delivering a 30-minute speech before a crowd of 7,150 in Anschutz Pavilion.
Alicia Spack, director of operations for the Kansas University softball team, let the players know via text Tuesday that their locker room would be off limits Thursday because it was going to be used as essentially the green room for the president of the United States, before making his speech at Anschutz Pavilion.
President Barack Obama met with the Jayhawk basketball team on Thursday before delivering a speech at Kansas University's Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
Kansas University softball was selected to place fifth in the Big 12 in a preseason vote of league head coaches.
Brannen Greene is no longer perfect from the free-throw line. By Gary Bedore
The Los Angeles Dodgers moved their preseason home from Vero Beach, Florida, to Glendale, Arizona, when Kansas University football pledge Carter Stanley was in fifth grade. So ended a father-son annual outing. By Tom Keegan
Asia Boyd hit a layup with less than a second to play, and Kansas University’s women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak and picked up its first Big 12 victory with a 68-66 decision Wednesday at Texas Tech.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.
Danny Manning isn’t into moral victories. His first Wake Forest team has given him a few of them anyway.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2014.
For those Kansas University basketball fans who turned off the TV in anger because Oklahoma had the gall to come back from a 20-point deficit to take a four-point lead, never claim that you never quit on your team.
The Journal-World has learned that former Kansas University running back Brandon Bourbon will enroll at Washburn University in Topeka and play his final season of eligibility for the Ichabods next fall.
Kansas University freshman guard Kelly Oubre Jr., says he wasn’t surprised to see a school-record nine three-pointers swish in the first half of Monday’s 85-78 victory over Oklahoma in Allen Fieldhouse.
Future Kansas University forward Carlton Bragg scored 23 points in Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph’s 76-72 loss to Oak Hill Academy on Monday at the Spaulding Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said after the Jayhawks’ 85-78 win over Oklahoma on Big Monday he hoped to meet President Obama during his visit on Thursday.
For much of his coaching life, Clint Bowen has been one of the youngest guys on any coaching staff of which he has been a part. Not anymore. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 19, 2015
The sun came up in the East, set in the West, Allen Fieldhouse didn’t have an empty seat and the player singled out by Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self with a second-half benching two nights earlier bounced back with a terrific effort. By Tom Keegan
Bill Self raced through the fabled northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse with a big smile on his face, slapping palms with a pair of fans on the way to the locker room after Kansas University’s 85-78 ESPN Big Monday victory over Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore
The Oklahoma Sooners dished plenty of credit to the Kansas University men's basketball team for its role in Monday night's hard-fought, 85-78 victory at Allen Fieldhouse. But with the disappointment of coming so close to stealing a victory in one of the most difficult places to win in the country still showing on their faces, the Sooners took their share of the blame for allowing the Jayhawks to explode offensively. By Matt Tait
Shola Ayinde, a two-star defensive back from Georg Ranch High in Richmond, Texas, announced on Twitter late Monday night that he had orally committed to the Kansas University football program. By Matt Tait
One monster half by each team provided the opportunity for a wild finish and the Kansas University men's basketball team, which dominated in the first half, made more plays than Oklahoma down the stretch and came away with a 85-78 victory at Allen Fieldhouse.
Bill Self's Jayhawks meet the Oklahoma Sooners tonight in Allen Fieldhouse.
For the second time this season the Big 12 has named Kansas University freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. the league’s newcomer of the week.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 18, 2015
The commitment of Vero Beach (Florida) High quarterback Carter Stanley gives Kansas University football coach David Beaty options not just at quarterback, but with quarterbacks. By Tom Keegan
Buddy Hield thrust Oklahoma basketball into the national spotlight at last summer’s LeBron James Skills Academy when the standout guard spoke to CBSsports.com about the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference race. By Gary Bedore
The Kansas University football program picked up another oral commitment in the Class of 2015 over the weekend, as Vero Beach (Florida) High quarterback Carter Stanley pledged to join the Jayhawks. Stanley, a 6-foot-2, 188-pound QB with good mobility and a good arm, was named MVP of his region in 2014 after throwing for 3,070 yards, 40 touchdowns, and seven interceptions and rushing for nearly 600 more yards and seven touchdowns. He has been clocked at 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash. By Matt Tait
Blue-chip basketball prospect Terrance Ferguson tweeted that he had a “crazy time” on his unofficial visit to Kansas University on Tuesday. He watched the Jayhawks beat Oklahoma State, 67-57.
After losing 86-81 at Iowa State Saturday night, Kansas University will play Oklahoma at 8 p.m., Monday in Allen Fieldhouse.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 17, 2015
ESPN GameDay crew member Jay Williams, who was a teammate of Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg with the Chicago Bulls, says Cyclone fans shouldn’t worry about the popular coach heading to the NBA.
Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander, far more physically gifted than Landen Lucas and able to bank on a longer organized basketball history than Jamari Traylor, played 14 minutes and produced six points, six rebounds and a blocked shot, all of that production coming in 12 first-half minutes Saturday night in an 86-81 KU loss at Iowa State. By Tom Keegan
Two Kansas University football players — linebacker Ben Heeney and wide receiver Nick Harwell — competed in college all-star games Saturday.
Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams could not keep up with their in-state foes, as they combined to finish third in the Kansas State-Kansas-Wichita State triangular Saturday.
With ESPN's College Gameday in the building for the first time in school history, a little more than 7,000 wild and crazy Iowa State fans showed up bright and early for the first taping and didn't leave until the final score was in their favor and smiles were plastered on their faces. By Matt Tait
Iowa State (13-3, 3-1) repeatedly beat the (14-3, 3-1) Jayhawks up and down the court on the fast break, scoring inside and out in an 86-81 victory that tightened up the Big 12 standings big-time at this oh-so-early juncture of the season. By Gary Bedore
Iowa State and its fans waited all day and night for a chance to show the nation it was capable of beating mighty Kansas. And then the Cyclones went out and did it. After a back-and-forth first half that ended with ISU leading by three, the Cyclones (13-3 overall, 3-1 Big 12) jumped out to a nine-point lead early in the second half and never looked back in topping Kansas, 86-81.
Unranked and winless in Big 12 play, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team gave No. 3-ranked Baylor a scare before falling 71-63 Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
Laura “Bird” Kuhn has been promoted to associate head coach of Kansas University’s volleyball program, head coach Ray Bechard announced Friday.
Four Kansas University women’s basketball signees were honored Thursday as McDonald’s All-America candidates.
Hilton Coliseum, home of the Iowa State basketball team, is where super fan Melvin Weatherwax confronted Bill Self and screamed at the Kansas University coach after Elijah Johnson dunked with one second left in KU’s 108-96 overtime victory in 2013.
Kansas University women’s golfer Minami Levonowich shot a 2-over 74 on Friday in the third round at the South Atlantic Women’s Amateur and is tied for third in the first flight. KU senior Gabriella DiMarco is tied for 23rd in the championship flight after firing an 82.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 16, 2015
With the Kansas University football coaching staff fully in place, head coach David Beaty and company wasted no time in getting out on the road in an attempt to fill the final few spots in the 2015 recruiting class.
Kansas University women’s golfer Gabriella DiMarco fired a 2-over 74 on Thursday and is tied for 16th in the South Atlantic Women’s Amateur. KU golfer Minami Levonowich shot an 82 on Thursday and is tied for 47th entering today’s third of four rounds.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Jan. 15, 2015
Mark Mangino had one scholarship left for his first recruiting class and he didn’t want to spend it on a player who would amount to Mr. Irrelevant. Legendary Rockhurst High football coach Tony Severino remembers the conversation he had about a 205-pound Hawklet linebacker in his office with Mangino.
Kansas University forward Perry Ellis’ shooting percentage — which topped at a sizzling 54.9 percent last year — has dipped to 41.7 percent through 16 games of his junior season.
Kansas University football coach David Beaty on Thursday officially announced the hiring of defensive backs coach Kenny Perry, who becomes the last full-time assistant coach to join Beaty’s staff. Perry, whom sources told The Journal-World on Wednesday was leaving TCU to come to Kansas, also will serve as the Jayhawks’ co-defensive coordinator. By Matt Tait
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
Just a sophomore, Wayne Selden Jr., is savvy enough to know that Kansas University’s basketball rematch against Oklahoma State on Feb. 7 in Stillwater could turn out differently than Tuesday’s 67-57 KU victory in Allen Fieldhouse.
Rob Likens’ path to becoming the offensive coordinator for the Kansas University football program started with a simple pre-game drill in 2012.
Kansas University senior Gabriella DiMarco shot a first-round score of 80 (8-over) Wednesday, and is tied for 23rd place in the 89th annual South Atlantic Women’s Amateur Championship at Oceanside Golf and Country Club.
It’s only been four games, so it might not quite be time to panic, but with third-ranked Baylor coming to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday and the Kansas University women’s basketball team still searching for its first Big 12 Conference victory of the season, the Jayhawks are starting to feel the urgency.
The Kansas University women's basketball team remained winless in Big 12 Conference following a 80-63 home loss to TCU on Wednesday night.
Kansas University football coach David Beaty has put the finishing touches on his KU coaching staff, a source told The Journal-World on Wednesday. Kenny Perry, who spent the past two seasons at TCU, has agreed to join the Jayhawks as a defensive backs coach and co-defensive coordinator. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 13, 2015
Terrance Ferguson, a 6-foot-6 junior shooting guard from Prime Prep Academy in Dallas, attended Tuesday’s 67-57 Kansas University basketball victory over Oklahoma State.
Point guard Frank Mason III, like most in attendance for Kansas University’s 67-57 win over Oklahoma State Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, left the game impressed with a vicious one-handed dunk by freshman forward Cliff Alexander in the first half.
Kansas University’s basketball team won a glorified free-throw shooting contest against Oklahoma State on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Ref’s whistles, too many of them, gave the game a feel of a faucet being turned on, then off, then on, then off. In part, Kansas University freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. can be thanked for the ugly play, because his contributions at both ends. When he saw a clear path to the lane, he drove there and defenders fouled him. Another stoppage in play on the way to KU’s 67-57 victory against Oklahoma State. By Tom Keegan
The result — a 10-point victory over Oklahoma State — was about the only aspect of Tuesday’s 2 hour, 27 minute basketball game that proved satisfying to Kansas University’s tough taskmaster, Bill Self. “It was a bad game, a long game,” Self said of a 67-57 victory over his alma mater in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Asked after Tuesday night's 67-57, slugfest loss at Allen Fieldhouse what it was about his Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Kansas University men's basketball team that occasionally causes emotions to boil over, OSU coach Travis Ford was at a loss for words. By Matt Tait
Taking Oklahoma State star Marcus Smart out of the equation did nothing to temper the intensity of the showdown between Oklahoma State and Kansas during Tuesday's game at Allen Fieldhouse. Complete with a handful of technicals, hard fouls and even a few flops, the Jayhawks (14-2 overall, 3-0 Big 12) picked up a hard-fought, 67-57 victory over the Cowboys to stay perfect in conference play. By Matt Tait
The Journal-World has learned through a source that another spot on David Beaty's Kansas University coaching staff has been filled. Gary Hyman, who worked with Beaty at Texas A&M as the Aggies' quality control coach for special teams will become KU's special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. By Matt Tait
The Jayhawks Tuesday face the task of slowing a Cowboy team led by junior guard Phil Forte III and senior wing Le’Bryan Nash, who rank 1-2 in the Big 12 in scoring at 17.7 and 17.6 points a game. By Gary Bedore
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 12, 2015
Add Nick Harwell's name to the list of seniors from the 2014 Kansas University football team competing in postseason all star games this winter. Harwell has been selected to play in Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which will kick off at 3 p.m. at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Wayne Selden leaped high into the air on the Kansas University basketball bench, teammate Devonté Graham breaking his fall on the way down as both Jayhawks joined a wild celebration after senior Christian Garrett scored the first basket of his college career with 1:56 left in Saturday’s 86-54 rout of Texas Tech in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Jim Harbaugh has a new title. As most know, he no longer is the San Francisco 49ers head football coach. What many might not know is that Harbaugh now is Michigan’s “J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach.” By Tom Keegan
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 11, 2015
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team couldn’t sustain a hot start in the Sunflower Showdown Sunday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum, and lost its third straight Big 12 game in a 58-52 setback to rival Kansas State.
Kansas University women’s golfer Minami Levonowich finished 15th Saturday at the Harder Hall Women’s Invitational. Levonowich shot a final-round 83.
Miami quarterback Ryan Williams threw for 115 yards and a touchdown to help the National team to a 26-14 victory in the Medal of Honor Bowl on Saturday against the American team, which included Kansas University safety Cassius Sendish.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 10, 2015
Paul Buskirk reveals his fastidious nature periodically when he carefully removes his eyeglasses, fogs each lens, reaches into his right pocket for a handkerchief, wipes the lenses clean and uses both hands to place the glasses back on the bridge of his nose just so. It’s a constructive habit for a man in his position. He is associate athletics director for student-athlete support services at Kansas University. By Tom Keegan
Senior Kansas University guard Christian Garrett scored the first points of his college career Saturday, late in the Jayhawks’ 86-54 win over Texas Tech at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University junior Perry Ellis, who entered Saturday’s 86-54 win over Texas Tech five of 19 from three (26.3 percent), hit three threes in as many tries and scored 15 points.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk’s mom, Inna, and dad, Iurri, chatted with Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self with an assist from their son on Saturday morning in Allen Fieldhouse.
It’s easy to forget that Cliff Alexander was ranked by rivals.com the fourth-best high school basketball prospect in the Class of 2014. Drama of some sort usually accompanies prospects who arrive with that much fanfare. You know, one-and-done talk, much discussion about minutes or lack thereof and other distractions of that variety that derail talented teenagers from the most direct path to improvement. Not so with Alexander. By Tom Keegan
Devonté Graham, after missing six games, dished six assists against no turnovers, grabbing six rebounds and scoring two points in the (13-2, 2-0) Jayhawks’ 86-54 rout of (10-6, 0-3) Texas Tech in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
It might not have mattered who Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith put on the floor to bear the brunt of Saturday's 86-54 loss to the No. 12-ranked Kansas University men's basketball team at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Saturday was one of those Groundhog Day moments at Allen Fieldhouse because everyone in attendance probably felt like they'd seen it before. And, although the names and faces may have changed, they probably had. By Matt Tait
Devonte Graham is able to play today, coach Bill Self said this morning.
Seven NCAA top-10 performances — including a pair of victories from junior Sydney Conley — highlighted Kansas University’s first track and field meet of 2015, the Bill Easton Classic on Friday inside Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
Newfangled statistical analytics have shed some light on how certain players and teams perform, but they carry way too much weight in that some people don’t trust what they see with their eyes unless it’s when they are using those eyes to read analytics.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.
Cliff Alexander has no worries when one of his Kansas University basketball buddies steps to the free-throw line.
Brannen Greene is 17 of 17 from the line.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.
Since that large segment of fans of Kansas University’s basketball team that double as supporters of the Kansas City Royals so enjoyed my comparison between the Jahyawks of the hardwood and the Yankees of the baseball diamond, I have another Yankees-KU comparison.
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior basketball power forward from Villa Angela St. Joseph High in Cleveland, who is ranked No. 14 in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.com, today orally committed to play basketball at Kansas University — after accidentally stating he was Kentucky-bound. By Benton Smith
From the midway point of the first half right to the frantic final few seconds, Wednesday's 56-55 Kansas University basketball victory over Baylor at the Ferrell Center carried the feeling of a game that could come down to a single play or two. And none of the plays that shaped the outcome of KU's big win in its Big 12 opener were more important or memorable than the defensive gem made by freshman Kelly Oubre as the Bears attempted to inbound the ball under their own basket, trailing by one with 10 seconds remaining. By Matt Tait
No. 3-rated Class of 2015 recruit Malik Newman, plans to pay a visit to Lawrence, Kansas.
Today is Decision Day for blue chip basketball prospect Carlton Bragg, who will announce for either Kansas University, Kentucky or Illinois at 1:45 p.m., Central time, at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School in Cleveland, Ohio. By Gary Bedore
The No. 12-ranked Jayhawks (12-2, 1-0) rode some late-game heroics by Wayne Selden Jr., Kelly Oubre Jr., and Brannen Greene — and an all-around effort by Jamari Traylor (13 points, five boards) and Frank Mason III (11 points, five assists) to victory over No. 21 Baylor. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University safety Cassius Sendish has been selected to play in the Medal of Honor Bowl on Saturday on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Kansas University football coach David Beaty confirmed Wednesday the addition of Zach Yenser to the KU coaching staff.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.
Plenty has been made so far this season about Kansas University's lack of point guard depth behind Superman starter Frank Mason III. But spend a game watching injured freshman Devonte' Graham operate on the bench and it'll leave you feeling just fine about the Jayhawks' lead guard position. Column by Matt Tait
Wednesday night was “Dream Again” night at the Ferrell Center, as former Baylor University standout Isaiah Austin, now a student assistant for the Bears, was honored at halftime of 12th-ranked Kansas University's 56-55 victory over No. 21 Baylor with his mother, father, friends and family by his side. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s basketball team avoided a Baylor buzzer-beater and thereby also circumvented a rare conference-opening loss Wednesday night at Waco, Texas.
The struggles against Oklahoma continued for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team Wednesday night, as the Jayhawks lost to the Sooners, 69-57, in Allen Fieldhouse. By Chris Duderstadt
At a glance: Kansas women's basketball playing host to Oklahoma.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.
Kansas University’s quest for an 11th-consecutive Big 12 basketball title starts tonight at Baylor.
A source with knowledge of the rest of the Kansas University football coaching staff told The Journal-World on Tuesday night that Cal assistant coach Zach Yenser would join Beaty's staff as the offensive line coach and run game coordinator. Cal coach Sonny Dykes later confirmed the news via a statement on Cal's Rivals.com site. By Matt Tait
Kansas University football coach David Beaty, on Tuesday, confirmed the hiring of six members of his coaching staff, which previously were reported by the Journal-World. In a news release sent out Tuesday evening, Beaty announced the additions of offensive coordinator Rob Likens, strength and conditioning coach Je'Ney Jackson, linebackers coach Kevin Kane, defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux, wide receivers coach Klint Kubiak and director of high school relations Gene Wier. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s men’s basketball program again will appear on ESPN College GameDay this season, but the Jayhawks will do so on the road.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 5, 2015
A media member mentioned to superstitious Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self that the Jayhawks have won 23 straight conference openers dating to the 1991-92 season. “Thanks,” KU’s 12th-year coach said with a smile. By Gary Bedore
Kansas has lost two games by gargantuan margins and is 11-0 in the rest. Three of the 11 victories came when Kansas trailed at the half, including Sunday’s 76-61 dusting of UNLV, which led by four at the half. Every time Kansas rebounds from a deficit, it seems, it’s easier for it to do it again. By Tom Keegan
KU cornerback JaCorey Shepherd will play in the 2015 Senior Bowl, and linebacker Ben Heeney will compete in the East-West Shrine Game this postseason.
A source with knowledge of Kansas University football coach David Beaty’s coaching staff told The Journal-World on Monday night that Cal’s Rob Likens, who served as the Golden Bears’ passing game coordinator and assistant head coach in 2014, was expected to join the KU staff as Beaty’s offensive coordinator. By Matt Tait
Shortly before his hiring became official in early December, new Kansas University football coach David Beaty spent countless hours watching KU games from the 2014 season and studying the roster he would inherit. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 4, 2015
Kansas University freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. guarded his former Findlay Prep teammate, Rashad Vaughn, much of KU’s 76-61 win over UNLV Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University sophomore Brannen Greene missed one three-pointer in his eight-minute stint in KU’s 76-61 win over UNLV on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse. He’s been slowed by a sore neck.
Kelly Oubre Jr. remembers watching Wayne Selden Jr. disappear from the TV screen a year ago as the Kansas University guard tumbled into the Allen Fieldhouse stands to save a loose ball in a thrilling ESPN Big Monday victory over Baylor. On Sunday, KU freshman Oubre witnessed an encore from Selden up close and personal. By Gary Bedore
If trying to figure out how Kansas University’s sophomore point guard Frank Mason III manages to finish at the rim so accurately against players a foot taller, don’t feel bad. You’re not alone. Column by Tom Keegan
When UNLV coach Dave Rice watched his team knock off No. 3 Arizona in December, back in Las Vegas, he pointed to the Rebels' 13-rebound advantage on the glass as one of the biggest reasons for the upset. Sunday, during a 76-61 loss at 13th-ranked Kansas, Rice and company were on the other side of the rebounding battle and paid for it dearly. By Matt Tait
With big-time athletes on both sides of the floor and highlight-worthy plays coming on both ends, the Kansas University men's basketball team closed out the non-conference portion of its 2014-15 schedule with a 76-61 victory over UNLV at Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday afternoon.
Blue-chip, five-star Cleveland power forward Carlton Bragg will announce his college choice at 1:45 p.m., Central time, Thursday at Villa Angela St. Joseph High School, ESPN.com’s Reggie Rankin reported on Sunday.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.
A Top 40-rated prospect in the recruiting Class of 2013, UNLV’s Christian Wood has played even better than advertised in his second season at the Mountain West Conference school.
The vastly entertaining theater that has unfolded in bowl games, especially on New Year’s Day, hammered home a point that already should have been obvious. Kansas University is so, so far away from fielding a competitive football program.
Chelsea Gardner led Kansas University with 11 points and eight rebounds, but the Jayhawks dropped their Big 12 women’s basketball opener Saturday night to third-ranked Texas, 60-46, at Frank Erwin Center.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 2, 2015
A look at Saturday's Kansas-Texas women's basketball game By Benton Smith<s
Forecasting a winner for the ever-deep Big 12 basketball race hasn’t always been easy, but it’s never been this difficult. By Tom Keegan
Former Las Vegas Findlay Prep teammates Kelly Oubre Jr. of Kansas University and Rashad Vaughn of UNLV, who were Rivals.com’s Nos. 6- and 8-ranked players in the country a year ago, have remained close since heading their separate ways for college. By Gary Bedore
For all the attention paid to the Kansas University basketball team’s offensive failures, the truth is, the No. 1 reason KU is not the popular pick as the team to beat in the Big 12 lies elsewhere. By Tom Keegan
All talk about the past three years of Maryland basketball has been swept off the court and out of the locker room. In their fourth season under coach Mark Turgeon, the Terrapins are off to their best start in 16 years.
Kansas University junior wide receiver Nigel King told the Journal-World Friday afternoon that he was declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft and would not return to Kansas for his final season of eligibility. By Matt Tait
Asked to reveal one wish for the New Year, Kansas University freshman basketball forward Cliff Alexander paused for just a moment, grinned, then responded, “Go undefeated.”
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.