He’s so smooth, so efficient in his movements that it sometimes is easy to forget that Malik Newman is on the floor. Then he gets the ball on the left wing, ball-fakes his defender into thinking he’s going left, blasts right and is at the basket in an instant for an easy bucket.
Few moments during Tuesday’s 100-54, exhibition victory by Kansas over Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse had as much raw emotion and jaw-dropping excitement as Billy Preston’s hammer dunk in transition after a soft pass from Newman just a few minutes into the freshman forward’s Kansas career. By Matt Tait
It was far from a perfect half, but it had one aspect that Kansas coach Bill Self absolutely loves — offensive rebounding. By Matt Tait
Playing inside of Allen Fieldhouse for the first time this season, the Kansas men’s basketball team proved there’s no place like home. The Jayhawks led by 15 points within the first five minutes and never looked back in an eventual 100-54 victory over Pittsburg State in the team’s second exhibition game of the preseason. By Bobby Nightengale
A few weeks ago, Lawrence High senior cornerback Ekow Boye-Doe told Kansas State’s football coaches that he planned to commit in the near future.
Junior captain and standout defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr., who suffered an ankle injury during the second quarter of KU’s loss to rival Kansas State and didn’t return, was cleared to practice Tuesday and could be back to full strength in time for kickoff against winless Baylor. By Benton Smith
The Kansas football team will pay homage to the state's Civil War past this weekend during an 11 a.m. kickoff against Baylor at Memorial Stadium.
If you’re looking for someone outside the KU women’s basketball program qualified to speak on the team’s progress, Emporia State head coach Jory Collins might be a good starting point. By Scott Chasen
Kansas junior Lagerald Vick experienced the thrill of hearing the roar of the Allen Fieldhouse crowd when his named was announced as a starter in five consecutive games last season.
Lawrence High senior defensive back Ekow Boye-Doe announced Monday he was committing to play college football at Kansas State.
After seven starts for junior Peyton Bender yielded 204.1 passing yards a game, eight touchdowns, nine interceptions and just one victory, Beaty and company made redshirt sophomore Carter Stanley the Jayhawks’ new No. 1 QB against Kansas State. By Benton Smith
A look at some of the keys for Kansas in Tuesday's exhibition home opener vs. Pittsburg State.By Matt Tait
As much as his football team’s offensive flaws troubled Kansas receiver Steven Sims Jr. of late, his own lack of production perturbed him most. Sims channeled his frustrations and turned them into a career day during a 30-20 loss to K-State, with nine receptions for 233 yards and a touchdown — a stat line good enough to earn co-Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors. By Benton Smith
The opening moments of the post-game news conference provided Brianna Osorio with more trepidation than that of her KU women's basketball debut. By Scott Chasen
What the Kansas football team’s players and coaches needed more than anything Saturday against rival Kansas State was a victory. What they got was an unwanted consolation prize. The desired result escaped the Jayhawks for the seventh consecutive game, for sure, but they at least displayed progress for the first time in weeks in their 30-20 Sunflower Showdown loss. By Benton Smith
Both earned All-American honors and won a national championship during their playing days at Kansas. But even those accolades hardly seemed like enough for the news that recently landed at their doors. By Matt Tait
The Kansas volleyball team had its six-match winning streak snapped Saturday in a four-set loss to No. 22-ranked Iowa State (25-18, 25-19, 19-25, 25-23) at Hilton Coliseum.
After two weeks of offensive ineptitude in back-to-back shutouts on the road, Kansas witnessed the benefit of playing with its starting center, redshirt sophomore Mesa Ribordy, once again Saturday versus Kansas State. By Benton Smith
Kansas State’s gifted return man D.J. Reed must have salivated at the thought of facing the beleaguered Kansas special teams in Saturday's rivalry game at Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan
There was no question something significant about the Kansas football team’s offense had to change Saturday at Memorial Stadium in order for the Jayhawks to exorcise the demons of their previous two weekends, and the torment of consecutive shutout road losses. By Benton Smith
For the first time in Big 12 play this season, the Kansas football team didn’t have to climb out of a major hole at halftime. But even an improved start wasn't enough to lead to a win. By Bobby Nightengale
For the second year in a row, Kansas junior Sharon Lokedi won the Big 12 Championship women’s cross country individual title on Saturday in Round Rock, Texas, becoming just the fourth female in Big 12 history to win multiple championships.
The center of the ineptitude of the Kansas football team has shifted from a disappointing defense to an offense that hasn’t scored in nine-plus quarters.
Kansas officials on Friday released the final dollar value of the amount of money raised during last weekend’s Showdown for Relief Border War exhibition between Kansas and Missouri. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr., who left KU following the 2016-17 season to transfer to Arizona State is stepping away from basketball — at least temporarily. By Matt Tait
Get the keys to the Sunflower Showdown before the Kansas football team takes on rival Kansas State at Memorial Stadium. By Benton Smith
No one associated with the Kansas football team’s backsliding offense is taking lightly back-to-back shutouts, featuring a combined 127 total yards. The tricky part currently is putting the consecutive misadventures permanently behind them. By Benton Smith
For the Kansas football fan who likes to plan ahead, the program on Thursday, with five games remaining in 2017, unveiled its official 2018 schedule, which includes a holiday weekend twist. By Benton Smith
In explaining his well meaning post-game tirade directed at some teammates not playing with enough passion, junior defensive tackle Daniel Wise just might have unwittingly exposed a deep-rooted flaw in the team’s thinking. By Tom Keegan
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self believes freshman forward Billy Preston could learn a thing or two about college basketball by watching former North Carolina star Tyler Hansbrough. By Matt Tait
Ray Bechard couldn’t hide his emotions. As he walked to the media tables following No. 11 KU volleyball’s match against Oklahoma, the coach's eyes were fixed on the floor. He shook his head, wearing an expression bordering on despondence. What he saw was unacceptable. By Scott Chasen
Back in 1989, Bill Snyder inherited a Kansas State football program that had won three or fewer games in 12 of the previous 14 seasons under his three predecessors. Given Snyder’s familiarity with taking on a job that looked dire, the K-State coaching legend, who has gone 205-109-1 and led the Wildcats to 18 bowl games since, was asked at his weekly press conference whether the current situation at Kansas reminded him at all of what he took on in Manhattan. By Benton Smith
Given that their Kansas basketball careers were tied so closely together, including key spots on the 2008 national championship team, it only makes sense that Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich would have their jerseys retired in the same year. By Matt Tait
According to USA Today, Kansas head coach David Beaty isn’t the lowest-paid man leading a Power 5 football program, but he’s close. By Benton Smith
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As he does every year at Big 12 Basketball Media Day, supervisor of officials Curtis Shaw explained new rules interpretations, including this year's emphasis on enforcing traveling more strictly. Not surprisingly, it was West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, who had the most interesting take on officiating Tuesday.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self knows that sophomore center Udoka Azubuike is one of the most important players on this year’s team for what he brings to the table on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor. By Matt Tait
Asked Tuesday at his weekly press conference whether the struggles of starting quarterback Peyton Bender (15-for-35 passing, 56 yards, with one interception over the past two weeks) have led him to reevaluate who plays quarterback, head coach David Beaty gave no indication of an impending change on the depth chart. By Benton Smith
Bill Self has gotten the call many times. He's found one thing to be true. By Scott Chasen
No doubt experiencing the same emotions as many Kansas football fans following the Jayhawks’ second consecutive blowout/shutout defeat, exasperated redshirt junior defensive tackle Daniel Wise had seen enough by the end of a 43-0 loss Saturday at TCU. By Benton Smith
Of all the reasons point guard Devonte’ Graham chose to return to Kansas for his senior season, KU coach Bill Self said Tuesday that there was one that might be getting overlooked. By Matt Tait
Today is Big 12 Media Day for basketball, so it seems an appropriate time to look back on Big 12 Media Day for football.
In the wake of a mortifying offensive outing at TCU, head coach David Beaty and his Kansas football staff are taxed with doing everything within their power to make the Jayhawks competitive. While areas of concern exist across the board following back-to-back shutout blowouts on the road, a reinvigorated KU rushing attack could be as good a starting point as any. By Benton Smith
There was one thing Kansas coach Bill Self liked most about his team’s 93-87 victory over Missouri during Sunday’s Showdown for Relief at Sprint Center. And it was not the final score or the $1.75 million dollars the two programs raised for hurricane relief. By Matt Tait
Kansas senior Despoina Vogasari will compete in the singles finals after a pair of victories Sunday at the ITA Central Regional Championships at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Oklahoma State scored three second-half goals and defeated Kansas, 3-1, in Big 12 soccer Sunday in Stillwater, Okla.
After making his unofficial college debut in a loss to Kansas, Michael Porter Jr.'s somber look told the whole story. By Scott Chasen
Now that the two old rivals have been seen on the same basketball court again, after a five-year hiatus from one of the best rivalries in college sports, the question on everyone’s mind after Sunday’s 93-87 exhibition victory by Kansas over Missouri at Sprint Center was when we’ll get to see it again. By Matt Tait
With only five games remaining on the schedule in head coach David Beaty’s third season leading the Kansas football program, the offense has reached a desolate state. A week after putting up zero points, 106 yards and five first downs at Iowa State, the Jayhawks somehow regressed in a 43-0 shutout at TCU. The latest four quarters of mishaps featured only four first downs (two via Horned Frogs pass interference penalties) and a feeble 21 yards of total offense. By Benton Smith
With Border War bragging rights back on the line Sunday afternoon at Sprint Center, the plan all along for the Kansas men’s basketball team was to get the ball to 7-foot center Udoka Azubuike and let him dominate the paint. By Matt Tait
The mere mention of the name Devonte’ Graham instantly brought a sigh, wide eyes, a side-to-side shake of the head and ultimately a smile from first-year Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin. By Tom Keegan
Though the stats and result won’t go in either team’s record books and the point of the scrimmage was to raise money for a good cause, it didn’t take long for the Jayhawks and Tigers — and a split-down-the-middle sellout crowd — to make it feel more like March than October at Sprint Center. By Benton Smith
The Kansas football program lost more than a Big 12 road game to a top-five team Saturday night in Texas. By Benton Smith
Only one other team playing at college football’s highest level has ever lost as many road games in a row as Kansas. By Benton Smith
Negativity ruled the night for the Kansas football team's backpedaling offense Saturday at Amon G. Carter Stadium. By Benton Smith
One play can’t capture the state of a football program. It doesn’t work that way, except with Kansas football. By Tom Keegan
For the first time since 1986, the Kansas football team failed to score any points in back-to-back weeks.
A look at some of the keys for Big 12 favorite Kansas in Sunday's Showdown for Relief, Border War revival with old rival Missouri. By Matt Tait
Madison Rigdon recorded 14 kills and the Kansas volleyball team rolled past Texas Tech on Saturday for a straight-set victory (25-22, 25-18, 25-14) at Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
It’s not often that a football player at the University of Kansas can take the field knowing what he does over the course of the coming four quarters could be applauded or scrutinized on a national stage. That’s the scenario in front of the Jayhawks Saturday night at Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU’s status as the No. 4 team in the nation inspired FOX to broadcast in prime time what shapes up as a lopsided Big 12 matchup. By Benton Smith
Get the keys to the game before the Jayhawks, losers of five straight, face undefeated No. 4 TCU under the lights at Amon G. Carter Stadium. By Benton Smith
Kansas Athletics Inc. has enlisted an outside law firm to assist with an NCAA mandated review of its men’s basketball program following a federal investigation that is rocking the sport.
Kansas forward Billy Preston, equipped with a well-developed physique for a freshman at 6-foot-10, 240 pounds, readily acknowledges that his perimeter game is more developed at both ends than his post play. He also believes the crash course he takes in practice will benefit his paint play. Preston said that when teamed with Dedric Lawson and playing against Udoka Azubuike and Mitch Lightfoot in practice, he guards the 7-foot, 280-pound Azubuike. By Tom Keegan
Kansas basketball officials announced Friday morning that this weekend's exhibition game against Missouri — 3 p.m. Sunday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., — will in fact be televised after all. By Matt Tait
Kansas football defensive coordinator Clint Bowen didn’t have to look far this week to find an expert on key members of TCU’s offense. Typical video study on his own, of course, could have shown Bowen what the No. 4-ranked Horned Frogs have done to propel the team to a 6-0 start. But Bowen also prepared for the Jayhawks’ nationally-televised road challenge by picking the brain of KU offensive coordinator Doug Meacham. By Benton Smith
You don’t have to look farther than Malik Newman’s head to discover the true magnitude of Sunday’s Showdown for Relief exhibition game between Border War rivals Kansas and Missouri at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait
Officials at KU said the option of televising Sunday’s Border War clash was still on the table and details were being examined to see if it was possible. By Matt Tait
History awaits. That's the message sent by the Big 12 men's basketball coaches on Thursday morning, when the conference revealed that Kansas was a unanimous selection to win its 14th consecutive Big 12 regular season title, breaking a tie with UCLA for the most all-time. By Matt Tait
The Kansas volleyball team earned its program-record fourth win of the season against a ranked opponent, cruising past No. 24-ranked Baylor (25-14, 25-22, 25-14) on Wednesday at Ferrell Center.
Don’t look for the animus that might percolate in the Sprint Center seats Sunday during the Sunday’s Border War exhibition basketball game to be duplicated on the court.
In the first three starts of Peyton Bender’s Kansas football career, the desired results didn’t always show up, but the junior transfer quarterback at least eclipsed 300 yards every week. In three losses since, though, Bender’s yardage production has declined, too. So where exactly does his confidence stand after a couple of rough weeks? By Benton Smith
It’s one of the great mysteries of our time, ranking right up there with the location of Jimmy Hoffa’s corpse, the success of unwatchable reality shows and a giraffe only needing 30 minutes of sleep per day. Why does Kansas compete way better against TCU than vs. any other Big 12 school? It defies explanation.
Perhaps the most difficult part of enduring the kind of nightmarish game the Kansas football team’s offensive players did this past weekend at Iowa State, in a 45-0 shutout, is not allowing the clunker to further haunt them as they try to move forward. By Benton Smith
Monday was a day of confusion around the University of Kansas basketball program. An Associated Press article reported that KU was one of 28 universities that acknowledged it had launched an “internal review” of its recruiting practices following the bombshell announcement last month that federal prosecutors had found evidence of bribery and other illegal schemes related to college basketball recruiting.
The words of his former boss have echoed through the years for Dallas Skyline High basketball coach Paul Graham. So when Marcus Garrett was a freshman at Skyline and one of his teachers informed Graham that he was “being silly, standing up, disrupting the class,” the coach told the student he had better stop if he wanted to continue to play basketball. By Tom Keegan
The University of Kansas will conduct an internal review of its basketball program for possible rules violations after being instructed by the NCAA to do so, KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger said Monday.
In its early years, long-running T.V. variety series Saturday Night Live branded its cast members as “the not ready for prime time players.” Those who follow the Kansas football program closely might say the same of the Jayhawks, particularly after back-to-back debacles — against Texas Tech and at Iowa State. Third-year head coach David Beaty would disagree. By Benton Smith
Kansas senior point guard Devonte' Graham was named to the Bob Cousy watch list, given to the top point guard in the country, announced Monday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
David Beaty has the second half of his third season to prove he has made progress with the Kansas football program. But D-Day comes earlier than that for the man making the call on Beaty’s boss, athletic director Sheahon Zenger. A generous estimate for that timetable is two weeks.
The statement on its own defies logic, but here it is: the Kansas football team’s defense surrendered five touchdowns and a field goal Saturday at Iowa State and played better than it had in any other game during the first half of the season. By Benton Smith
Svi Mykhailiuk's experience testing the NBA Draft waters was a little different. By Scott Chasen
Baylor goalkeeper Jennifer Wandt could've taken the day off. By Scott Chasen
A dreary, rainy day in the Big 12’s northern-most outpost took a turn for the worse when a football game started and a Keystone Cops routine broke out at Jack Trice Stadium, home of Iowa State’s tough, disciplined, steadily improving football team.
On a cringeworthy day for the Kansas football offense, the Jayhawks had to make due without two key first-stringers. By Benton Smith
On a rainy Saturday afternoon at Jack Trice Stadium, the Kansas football team’s Air-Raid-branded offense slowly drowned the Jayhawks’ chances of challenging Iowa State in a 45-0 shutout. By Benton Smith
In an Air Raid offense that’s supposed to stretch the field and hurt opposing defenses with a quick tempo, the Kansas football team did neither of those things in its most dismal offensive performance of the season. By Bobby Nightengale
Being unselfish is often the first quality that people list when talking about pass-first, true point guards. Friday evening, shortly after committing to play his college basketball at Kansas, five-star point guard Devon Dotson took being unselfish to another level. By Matt Tait
Kansas senior Kayla Morrison scored a goal with less than six minutes remaining Friday, lifting the KU soccer team to a 2-1 comeback win over unbeaten Texas at Rock Chalk Park.
The headband helped him stick out, but it was far from necessary. By Scott Chasen
Get the keys to the game before the Kansas football team tries to topple Iowa State on the road. By Benton Smith
Predictably, at the end of Friday's Kansas basketball Media Day, Bill Self deftly handled questions about the Adidas scandal that rocked college basketball three weeks ago and keeps on rockin'.
In addition to the big news about the Border War revival and more candid comments from KU coach Bill Self about the ongoing FBI investigation into college basketball — "I’m much more concerned about our sport than I am anything at Kansas," Self said Friday — Kansas basketball media day offered the entire roster, eligible or otherwise, an opportunity to meet the media dressed in full uniform shortly after taking the official team photo for 2017-18. By Matt Tait
The Kansas men's basketball team landed on Friday night landed its third commitment and first guard in the 2018 recruiting class, when five-star point guard Devon Dotson, of Charlotte, orally committed to KU. By Matt Tait
Jacob Pullen was happy to be back "in" Kansas — just not "at" Kansas. By Scott Chasen
The day before the Kansas football team’s second road game of the season, head coach David Beaty and his assistants received some good news on the recruiting front. Najee Stevens-McKenzie, a defensive end at ASA College (N.Y.), called Beaty, en route to Ames, Iowa, to inform the third-year coach of his decision to commit to Kansas. By Benton Smith
Bitter rivals Kansas and Missouri have agreed to play an exhibition basketball game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Oct. 22 to raise money for hurricane relief efforts.By Matt Tait
It had been three years, seven months and 18 days since he last played basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. So forgive former University of Kansas center Joel Embiid if he couldn’t recollect the most specific details of his home finale as a Jayhawk, while visiting the venue he loves Thursday afternoon with the rest of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. By Benton Smith
Could the Border War be coming back? For at least one day in the not-too-distant future, that may very well be the case. By Matt Tait
Kansas University Athletic officials have not been contacted by federal investigators who are looking into shady college basketball recruiting practices, a KU spokesman told the Journal-World. That response on Thursday morning came on the heels of a University Daily Kansan article from Wednesday night that reported the FBI had documents relating to KU and its sponsorship with Adidas.
If his goal is to follow in the footsteps of 2016-17 Big 12 and national player of the year, Frank Mason III, Kansas senior Devonté Graham already has a head start. By Matt Tait
It’s always better to win than lose. It feels better. Your supporters head home happy. Your confidence soars. It always beats losing. Always.
It was still early enough, but Kansas couldn’t afford to let Texas off the hook. By Scott Chasen
Due to players leaving the program for various reasons in the years before he took the job, the Kansas football roster David Beaty inherited close to three years ago was lacking in the scholarship category. By Benton Smith
NCAA president Mark Emmert on Wednesday announced the formation of a Commission on College Basketball, which will be headed by former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. By Matt Tait
Self-described as a formerly “wide-eyed, deer in headlights kind of person," Kylee Kopatich has emerged as one of the leaders of the Kansas women's basketball team heading into her junior season. By Scott Chasen
A few days removed from Texas Tech’s 65-19 thumping of KU, head coach David Beaty stated his satisfaction with how defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has handled the adversity that comes with such unwelcome results. By Benton Smith
The Kansas men’s basketball program is facing another big week on the recruiting trail, with one important decision potentially coming by Friday and another weekend visitor on the schedule. By Matt Tait
When Ainise Havili checked the record books as a freshman, that number — 4,772 — never really seemed within reach. By Scott Chasen
Publicly, Kansas football coach David Beaty doesn’t want anyone to know which of his team’s quarterbacks will start Saturday at Iowa State. Within the walls of Anderson Family Football Complex, the identity is no secret. By Benton Smith
Before the 32-point explosion in Italy or his 19.3 points per game average in KU’s four exhibition contests overseas, there was the waiting — long, painful, miserable, dead-end waiting. By Matt Tait
Now that the starting quarterback job is back in a state of flux on his Kansas football team, head coach David Beaty doesn’t plan on naming a No. 1 QB ahead of the Jayhawks’ upcoming trip to Iowa State.By Benton Smith
Kansas junior tennis player Anastasia Rychagova won the consolation bracket Sunday at the Riviera ITA Women’s All-American in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
For the first time since his visit to Kansas for Late Night in the Phog a couple of weeks ago, prized Class of 2018 recruit Zion Williamson talked publicly about his recent trip to Lawrence. By Matt Tait
Nobody freaked out last season when Matt Campbell started his Iowa State career 0-3, losing to FCS school Northern Iowa, then at Iowa, 42-3, then at TCU, 41-20.
Another Saturday. Another colossal first-half crater too deep to escape. Another loss for the Kansas football team. In the Jayhawks’ fourth consecutive defeat they suffered their worst start yet in Saturday’s drubbing at the hands of Texas Tech. By Benton Smith
Kansas’ volleyball team improved to 5-0 in the Big 12 with a 25-18, 25-19, 24-26, 25-11 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night in Norman, Okla.
After back-to-back monster rushing days, Kansas running back Khalil Herbert couldn’t extend his streak of 100-plus performances Saturday in the Jayhawks’ 65-19 homecoming loss to Texas Tech. By Benton Smith
Here we go again. The Kansas football program is back to using two quarterbacks and claiming neither as the clear-cut starter in the wake of a 65-19 loss to Texas Tech. By Benton Smith
Fans of KU sports teams know the drill. When the basketball schedule comes out, they circle the few possible losses. When the football slate is released, they circle the possible upset victories. By Tom Keegan
Coming out of its bye week, the Kansas football team endured the same problems that it had prior to Saturday’s 65-19 loss to Texas Tech at Memorial Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale
In a match played in front of a Kansas D-I soccer record 2,514 fans, it wasn’t one in the stands, but a straggler in the lounge just off the press box overlooking Rock Chalk Park that perfectly summed up the gut-wrenching loss. By Scott Chasen
The Louisville Courier-Journal report that revealed that 98 percent of the Adidas money paid to Louisville went directly to basketball coach Rick Pitino suggested an obvious question locally: What percent of the money that Adidas pays Kansas Athletics Inc. goes directly to Bill Self? Zero, according to KU associate athletic director Jim Marchiony.
Former Kansas golfers Chase Hanna and Chris Thompson made it through the first stage of Web.com Tour Q school Friday in Nebraska City, Nebraska, at Arbor Links, where the top 24 and ties moved onto the second stage.
Had someone told coordinator Clint Bowen back in August that a third of the way through the season his Kansas football defense would have just three sacks on its resume, he likely would have left the conversation baffled. Two of the most talented players on the Jayhawks’ roster — juniors Dorance Armstrong Jr. and Daniel Wise — man the defensive line. However, between the two of them they have made just one sack. By Benton Smith
Get the keys to Kansas football's homecoming game before the Jayhawks take on Texas Tech at Memorial Stadium. By Benton Smith
It takes more than a stopwatch to determine who would make the best fireman to run into a building when everybody else is running out of it.
Doug Meacham’s coaching career included stops as an offensive coordinator or co-coordinator at six other college football programs before he arrived at Kansas. As a play-caller, the Jayhawks’ Air Raid authority almost felt out of his element during a rush-heavy loss to West Virginia on Sept. 23. By Benton Smith
Madison Rigdon led Kansas to a victory with 17 kills and 11 digs Wednesday night in a four-set match at West Virginia. KU defeated the Mountaineers, 28-26, 25-22, 17-25, 25-17, to improve to 15-2 overall and 4-0 in the Big 12. KU setter Ainise Havili contributed 50 assists to help the Jayhawks past West Virginia (12-5, 1-3).
Kansas opened its Big 12 football schedule in Lubbock last season with a realistic shot at shedding its habit of getting off to woeful starts. Texas Tech was coming off consecutive games in which it had allowed 68 points to Arizona State and 45 to Louisiana Tech.
After saying it at Late Night, Brandon Schneider wanted to affirm his message. By Scott Chasen
While the addition of offensive coordinator Doug Meacham to the Kansas football staff hasn’t yet translated to more victories, the Jayhawks’ current version of the Air Raid offense has proven more effective than the 2016 model. Through four games a year ago, when Meacham still worked for Gary Patterson at TCU, the KU offense floundered, averaging just 353 yards — 102nd among FBS programs. By Benton Smith
A Phoenix jury acquitted NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris in their aggravated assault trial Tuesday.
It didn’t take Kansas safety Mike Lee long to establish himself as one of the Big 12's most feared bone-crushing tacklers.
When the 2017 calendar first came out, third-year head coach David Beaty didn’t know whether he liked the timing of the Jayhawks’ bye. But in retrospect, Beaty entered preparation for this Saturday’s home game against Texas Tech glad the off week came when it did. By Benton Smith
Despite losing Frank Mason III and Landen Lucas from last year's 31-5 squad, the Kansas men's basketball team returns a pair of important veterans, in Devonte' Graham and Svi Mykhailiuk, who should be able to pick up where Lucas and Mason left off a year ago. By Matt Tait
Even before the Kansas football team went into its bye week, there was plenty of familiarity with Texas Tech quarterback Nic Shimonek. By Bobby Nightengale
Put yourself inside the mind of a cheating college basketball coach who hasn’t yet been implicated in the bribery/fraud scandal that rocked the college basketball world with 10 arrests.
While Saturday night officially was the first practice of the 2017-18 Kansas basketball season, don’t think for a second that the coaching staff or players viewed it that way. By Matt Tait
For the second time this season, Kansas senior setter Ainise Havili was named the Big 12's Offensive Player of the Week, announced Monday.
Bishop Seabury's volleyball team posted an 0-6 record at the Wellsville tournament on Saturday.
Sure, women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider won big at the Div. II and mid-major levels, but would he be able to go up against heavyweights in recruiting battles and come away with commitments from prospects capable of playing winning basketball in the Big 12?
One day after watching all of the Late Night in the Phog festivities, the Kansas women's basketball team picked up three commitments from recruits in attendance.
The night was mostly about senior Devonte’ Graham stepping into the spotlight and the nearly two dozen recruits in attendance for the season tip-off spectacle known as Late Night in the Phog. But somewhere along the way, junior guard Lagerald Vick decided to steal the show. By Matt Tait