Stories for May 11, 2019


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Rules committee proposes moving 3-point line back beginning next season

When Ochai Agbaji, Marcus Garrett or any of their Kansas basketball teammates hoist a 3-pointer next season, they could be doing so from a slightly longer distance. By Benton Smith


KU track earns 8 medals, 12 qualifiers on day 2 of Big 12 Championship

The Kansas track and field team earned eight trips to the award stand on Saturday at John Jacobs Track & Field Complex in Norman, Oklahoma on day two of the Big 12 Outdoor Championship. Along with the eight medals, the Jayhawks picked up 12 qualifiers for Sunday's finals on the track.

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Grad transfers Holyfield, Tucker make choices, pass on KU

The Kansas basketball team’s 2019 recruiting class was dealt a pair of blows on Saturday, when two of the Jayhawks’ targets announced their commitments to other programs.

KU baseball suffers tough defeat in walk-off loss

Redshirt-junior starting pitcher Ryan Cyr's magnificent first eight innings was overshadowed by a walk-off home run Saturday evening at Lupton Stadium as TCU defeated the Kansas baseball team, 7-4.

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Devonte' Graham calls rookie NBA season a 'blessing'

An All-American during his final college season at the University of Kansas, Devonte’ Graham, like most rookies playing in the world’s premier basketball league, found himself recalibrating during his first season in the NBA as nothing came as easily as he was used to.

Dick Tomey, former Arizona football coach, dies at 80

Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died at 80. Tomey coached defensive backs at the University of Kansas while working on head coach Pepper Rodgers’ staff from 1967-70.

Season ends for KU softball at Big 12 Championship

Due to weather and unplayable field conditions, the remainder of the 2019 Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship has been canceled and KU's game against Oklahoma was declared a no contest.