Monday night’s 80-76 win by No. 9 Kansas against No. 24 Iowa State marked the second of four ESPN Big Monday appearances this season for the Kansas men’s basketball program, a ritual of sorts that has become as common as Kansas returning to Maui every four years for the Maui Invitational. And as important as the Big Monday showcases are to the Jayhawks and their passionate basketball fans, there are people at ESPN who believe the Kansas brand is equally as important to Big Monday.
For all the big performances, memorable moments and clutch plays that helped lead No. 9 Kansas to a wild, 80-76 home victory over No. 24 Iowa State on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas coach Bill Self had a way of summing it all up that made this latest KU victory sound rather simple. By Matt Tait
Twelve days after first-year Kansas football coach Les Miles lost his shortlived offensive coordinator to an FBS head coaching job, Miles announced Tuesday he has hired a replacement. By Benton Smith
The first road football game of the Les Miles era at the University of Kansas will come a day earlier than expected. By Benton Smith
He has just 19 college basketball games under his belt to date, but last Saturday’s 65-64 loss at West Virginia was one of Kansas freshman Devon Dotson’s worst. It also was played a huge role in his masterful game against Iowa State on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait