Stories for January 15, 2015


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Self saw a couple positives against OSU

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.

KU offensive coordinator Likens impressed Beaty quickly

Rob Likens’ path to becoming the offensive coordinator for the Kansas University football program started with a simple pre-game drill in 2012.

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Column: New linebackers coach Kane a good fit

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.

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Self says Ellis not far from breakout

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.

Beaty confirms completion of staff by announcing Kenny Perry hiring

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

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 14, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.