Ball boys shoot around on the Sprint Center floor in Kansas City. Mo., Thursday morning, March 12, 2020, in place of Texas and Texas Tech, the teams that should have been playing in the Big 12 basketball tournament at the time of this photograph. The tournament was canceled Thursday morning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Big 12, other conferences cancel basketball tournaments

The Big 12 and the other four Power Five conferences have canceled their basketball tournaments, putting the NCAA Tournament in doubt.

March 12, 2020


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KU says massage therapist's alleged misconduct involved at least 6 female student-athletes, went unreported by trainer

An athletic trainer at the University of Kansas was aware of “at least some reports of unwarranted and unwanted touching” by a massage therapist who worked with female student athletes, university leaders said Tuesday. Shawn P. O’Brien, who has been charged with aggravated indecent liberties with a child in an unrelated court case, allegedly conducted himself inappropriately with “at least six female student-athletes,” according to a statement from Chancellor Douglas Girod and Athletic Director Jeff Long.

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Matt Tait: KU AD Jeff Long attempting business-as-usual approach in 'incredibly awkward times'

You don’t expect to hear the words “incredibly awkward times” come from the mouth of a college administrator with three-plus decades of experience who prides himself on having seen just about everything. By Matt Tait

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No March Madness: NCAA cancels national championship tournaments

The NCAA canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.

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KU says all home and away athletic events canceled indefinitely

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said in a statement Thursday that all athletic-related travel is canceled indefinitely, and home and away athletic events have been suspended in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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KU women's basketball to open Big 12 tournament vs. Texas Tech

While the Kansas women’s basketball may have stumbled through conference play, the Jayhawks finished with their best regular season record since 2013 (15-14). Sure, 4-14 in Big 12 play is not ideal. But three of those wins came in the last six games, so the Jayhawks at least made some progress in the latter half of the season.

KU women's basketball falls to Kansas State in regular-season finale

The Kansas women's basketball team ended the regular season by falling to its in-state rival. The Jayhawks suffered an 83-63 loss to Kansas State on Sunday afternoon in the Sunflower Showdown at Bramlage Coliseum.

KU women's basketball drops home finale to ISU

The Kansas women’s basketball team couldn’t keep its recent late-season surge moving in the right direction on Tuesday night versus Iowa State.

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Brazilian Jayhawks to be celebrated on KU's Senior Night

Don’t be too alarmed when crimson and blue aren’t the only predominant colors on display in the Allen Fieldhouse stands during Senior Night for the Kansas women’s basketball team. Some bold blues, greens and yellows will be popping, too, with the colors of Brazil’s national flag paying homage to the Jayhawks’ two Brazilian seniors, Mariane De Carvalho and Niccolly Ramalho.

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Learning from past mistakes, KU grabs 77-69 conference win over Oklahoma State

Kansas women's basketball held onto a 17-point halftime lead Saturday to defeat Oklahoma State, 77-69, at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU women's basketball defeats Oklahoma in rematch with 83-80 win

Five players reached double figures, propelling the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 83-80 road win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night inside the Lloyd Noble Center.

KU women's basketball falls to West Virginia

In the first of back-to-back road games, the Kansas women’s basketball team was edged by West Virginia, 60-53, inside WVU Coliseum on Saturday night.

KU women's basketball defeats Texas to end 7-game skid

It was fitting that the Kansas women’s basketball team ended its losing skid against Texas.

KU women's basketball falls to Texas Tech on the road

Not even a second meeting with a team it already has a win against could go in the favor of the Kansas women’s basketball team.

Jayhawks lose early lead once again, as KU falls to TCU 87-74

Once again Kansas women’s basketball held an early lead. But once again, the Jayhawks let the advantage slip away, this time falling to TCU at home 87-74 Saturday night.

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