Stories for March 20, 2017


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Homecoming: Jackson helps propel Jayhawks past Michigan State, 90-70

Saturday afternoon, inside a locker room that one day later would turn into the scene of a bunch of smiles and satisfaction, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson was asked by a handful of Michigan State reporters why he chose Kansas over MSU. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Suprises aplenty despite lack of upsets in NCAA tournament

Only one double-digit seed (Xavier) survived the first week of the NCAA tournament, but that doesn’t mean surprising developments didn’t surface.

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Nebraska coach Tim Miles: Bigs, guards both key in KU-Purdue Sweet 16 battle

An opponent of each team during the 2016-17 season, Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles on Monday broke down top-seeded Kansas’ upcoming match-up with fourth-seeded Purdue, set for approximately 8:39 p.m. Thursday in the Sweet 16 in Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait

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Three months after rape reported at KU men’s basketball dorm, police investigation still open

Three months after a 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped at the University of Kansas men’s basketball team dorm, the case remains under police investigation with no new details being released.

Goddard, Taylor lead KU baseball

Jackson Goddard allowed one hit in 7 1/3 innings, Owen Taylor hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning, and Kansas defeated TCU, 4-3, in Big 12 baseball Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas.

Kansas tennis tops North Texas

Kansas sophomore Nina Khmelnitckaia won her fourth consecutive singles match, and the Jayhawks’ women’s tennis team defeated North Texas, 6-1, on Sunday in Denton, Texas.

Kansas softball takes two wins

Freshman Madison Sykes hit a walk-off three-run home run, and Kansas’ softball team rallied past Southeast Missouri State, 6-5, on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark.