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Kentucky to face Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse next season

The Kentucky Wildcats are coming to Allen Fieldhouse next season. The Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences announced the matchups for the 2015-16 Big 12 / SEC Challenge on Thursday afternoon and the UK at Kansas matchup headlines the slate.

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Jayhawks bank on regional softball experience

A year ago, Kansas University’s softball players packed their gear and headed into their first NCAA Tournament blind. The program hadn’t been invited to compete in a postseason regional since 2006 before coach Megan Smith’s Jayhawks busted out of the slump in 2014.

Ex-VCU commit Mack to announce Tuesday

Former VCU commit Tevin Mack, a 6-foot-6 small forward from Columbia, South Carolina, is nearing a decision on his college basketball future.

Eight KU baseball players on academic team

Eight members of Kansas University’s baseball team have been named academic all-Big 12.

Five KU softball players named all-region

Five members of Kansas University’s softball team were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Midwest All-Region team on Thursday.

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Kentucky to face Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse next season

The Kentucky Wildcats are coming to Allen Fieldhouse next season. The Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences announced the matchups for the 2015-16 Big 12 / SEC Challenge on Thursday afternoon and the UK at Kansas matchup headlines the slate.

Kansas’ Redwine joins U.S. staff

USA Track & Field named Kansas University head track coach Stanley Redwine to the coaching staff that will lead Team USA at the Pan American Games this summer.

Big 12 honors 18 KU rowers

Kansas University’s rowing team landed 18 Jayhawks on the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Team. A total of 172 student-athletes around the conference were recognized.

KU tennis names assistant coach

Caroline Lilley was named Kansas University assistant tennis coach Wednesday, head coach Todd Chapman announced.

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NBA sizes up Alexander, Oubre

Former Kansas University basketball players Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre Jr. were measured by NBA officials on Wednesday — the first day of this week’s Draft Combine in Chicago. By Gary Bedore

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KU softball’s Chavez having ‘crazy’ rookie year

Freshman Daniella Chavez leads Kansas University's softball team with 15 home runs — on a pace of one every 10 at-bats — and has a .353 batting average to go with her .693 slugging percentage.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 13, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Wednesday, May 13, 2015.