The cold, dreary weather blanketing Kansas City’s Power and Light District Thursday didn’t keep many Kansas University fans away.
Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins exited a Sprint Center locker room wearing what’s sure to soon be a popular item on sale at your favorite bookstore.
As the final seconds ticked away, the fans in blue waved the wheat and chanted the chant. A moment later, the announcement came that this was the 2,000th victory in program history.
Texas Tech coach Pat Knight says that Kansas University is one of the best half-court defensive teams the Red Raiders have faced this season. The main reason: KU’s 6-foot-11 defensive stopper, Cole Aldrich.
News, notes, numbers and quotes from KU's Thursday victory against Texas Tech.
LaceDarius Dunn, benched with three quick fouls in the first half, rebounded with 17 of his 19 points after intermission and No. 21 Baylor made it three in a row over Texas with an 86-67 victory Thursday night in the Big 12 quarterfinals.
Jamar Samuels scored 21 of his career-high 27 points in the first half, helping No. 9 Kansas State turn a rematch into a rout with an 83-64 win over Oklahoma State Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Donald Sloan scored 23 points and Bryan Davis had a key three-point play at the 1:01 mark, enabling No. 23 Texas A&M to stave off upset-minded Nebraska 70-64 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday.
Jayhawks hit 2,000-win milestone in triumph over Red Raiders.
Bill Self likes to check in with each of his Kansas University basketball players to see how they’re feeling — physically and mentally — heading into the postseason.
Damion James had 28 points and 16 rebounds, and Texas pulled away from plucky Iowa State on Wednesday night, beating the Cyclones 82-75 in a hard-fought Big 12 opening-round game.
Watching his team during its shootaround before the Big 12 tournament, Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford was concerned. The normally loose group of players were quiet, spending nearly 20 minutes saying barely a word.
Brandon Richardson scored 19 points and No. 12 seed Nebraska took command with an early 16-1 run and shocked No. 5 seed Missouri 75-60 Wednesday in an opening-round upset at the Big 12 tournament.
Texas Tech coach Pat Knight called one timeout to urge his team to play better defense. They didn't, so he had to call another to get his point across. Finally, the Red Raiders got the hint.
Missouri upset by Nebraska; Texas Tech defeats CU, 82-67.