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Former Jayhawk Brandon Rush excited, nervous for jersey retirement at Allen Fieldhouse

On a night when the current Kansas basketball team can help clinch a share of a record-tying 13th Big 12 regular season title, one former Jayhawk who played a huge role in delivering three of those titles will share the spotlight with the 2016-17 team. By Matt Tait

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KU-ISU women at a glance

The University of Kansas women's basketball team will play Iowa State at 7 p.m. tonight in Allen Fieldhouse.

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Washington scores 36, but Kansas falls to ISU

Entering Tuesday, Iowa State was the only team in the Big 12 that Kansas junior Jessica Washington failed to score double figures against. She only scored four points in the teams’ first meeting, and she was determined to have a better showing at Allen Fieldhouse.

Young Jayhawks didn't look young in scoring 11-1 victory against Omaha in baseball home opener

Don’t expect the time-honored baseball tradition of smashing a shaving-cream pie into the face of a player being interviewed after the game to surface often at Hoglund Ballpark, home of the Kansas baseball team, this spring. This team is so young it’s not a given that all the players would know how to get the shaving cream out of the can.

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. TCU

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in Wednesday night's match-up with TCU. By Matt Tait

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Montell Cozart transferring from Kansas

No longer a part of the Kansas football team’s plans at quarterback, former starter Montell Cozart announced Tuesday afternoon his intentions to transfer. By Benton Smith

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Former Jayhawk Brandon Rush excited, nervous for jersey retirement at Allen Fieldhouse

On a night when the current Kansas basketball team can help clinch a share of a record-tying 13th Big 12 regular season title, one former Jayhawk who played a huge role in delivering three of those titles will share the spotlight with the 2016-17 team. By Matt Tait

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Tony Hull creating national buzz for KU football

When a football program such as Kansas — which hasn’t posted a winning record in eight seasons or won more than three games in seven — starts landing commitments from four-star prospects and appearing on national top-10 lists dedicated to recruiting success, those following the sport can’t help but wonder how something like that occurs. As a result, the college football nation is getting an informal introduction to second-year KU running backs coach Tony Hull. By Benton Smith

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Fighting through foul trouble has forced KU's Lucas to adapt

Kansas senior Landen Lucas' ability to play through foul trouble has been one of the biggest reasons the Jayhawks are on pace to pick up Big 12 title No. 13 in a row. By Matt Tait

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Death of dream enabled shortstop Matt McLaughlin to become 'Jayhawk for life'

Four-year letter winner and three-time all-league selection in baseball and two-time all-county quarterback, Matt McLaughlin specialized in making his dreams come true at Leland High in central California. But nobody bats a thousand on his dreams, a harsh reality he absorbed as a teenager when he answered the phone and his uncle, University of Washington head baseball coach Lindsay Meggs, was on the other end.

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KU-ISU women at a glance

The University of Kansas women's basketball team will play Iowa State at 7 p.m. tonight in Allen Fieldhouse.