Stories for March 1, 2017


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Don't bet against Kansas winning 14th consecutive Big 12 title

Now that the new-car smell has faded from the UCLA-tying 13th-consecutive conference title, it’s time to examine what it will take for Kansas to own the outright record by securing a 14th Big 12 title in a row.

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Making Frank Mason: Kansas senior's monster season took root last summer

In the mix for multiple national player of the year honors, a virtual lock for the Big 12 player of the year hardware and the heart and soul of a top-ranked Kansas team that has visions of hanging KU’s sixth national championship banner, KU senior Frank Mason III would not be where he was today without paying careful attention to building, maintaining and nurturing his body.By Matt Tait

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Big 12 coaches name KU's Jessica Washington Newcomer of Year

The Kansas women’s basketball team’s 2-16 record in conference play didn’t dissuade the Big 12’s coaches from choosing the Jayhawks’ top player, junior guard Jessica Washington, as the conference’s Newcomer of the Year.

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Kansas, Arizona State announce home-and-home hoops series

Kansas and Arizona State will play a home and home men’s basketball series in 2017 and 2018, KU officials confirmed to the Journal-World on Wednesday. By Matt Tait