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Price: Jayhawks 'solid'

Coach counting on return of six regulars

The cupboard has never been so full of bats and gloves for Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price. "We're the most solid we've been in three years I've been here with returning players," Price said.

Graduation depletes Kansas' talent pool

Standout Gruber among key losses, but coach Campbell eager for 'challenge'

The question has been asked many times before in college athletics: How do you replace a dynamite senior class with unproved talent?

Jayhawks escape graduation depletion

All six regulars from last season return to 'keep the team chemistry together'

Amy Hall-Holt didn't have to shed any tears on Senior Day last season after the Kansas University tennis team lost to Texas A&M.

Longhorns upend sluggish Jayhawks soccer

Kansas University's soccer team lost, 1-0, Friday to Texas at SuperTarget Field, but it wasn't goalkeeper Meghan Miller's fault.

Johnson walks, talks big

6-5 freshman receiver confident he's got skills

Moderick Johnson's game is big, and not just because the Kansas University wide receiver stands 6-foot-5. A freshman, Johnson has the KU football coaching staff buzzing.

Creighton throttles Jayhawks

Kansas absorbs 76-54 setback

By Jason Franchuk A player blamed the mind and the coach blamed the body count as the Kansas University women's basketball team examined how it could be beaten so badly at home. Jaclyn Johnson's hypothesis after Kansas' 76-54 loss to Creighton on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse was that the younger players have not shown the mental commitment to winning.

Hinrich on fire

KU guard deadly behind 3-point line

By Jason Franchuk Besides the three-point arc, Kansas University guard Kirk Hinrich is wary of another fine line how much to shoot. Hinrich's efficiency while taking only a handful of shots showed up again Saturday night in Kansas' 92-69 win against Tulsa at Allen Fieldhouse.

Illinois fades in second half

By Jason Franchuk It's hard to tell what seemed to take longer for Illinois' women's basketball team getting back to the mainland for its next game or scoring in the second half during it. The second-half malaise for the No. 24-ranked Illini which included a 10-minute field-goal drought was enough for Kansas to win, 73-60, Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Boschee puts up big numbers

KU guard torches Middle Tennessee State for season-high 19 points

By Jason Franchuk Jeff Boschee, normally quiet on the court, took a short moment Monday night to josh an opponent. Boschee, Kansas University's 6-foot-1 guard, chided Middle Tennessee State's D'Marius Wilkes during KU's breezy 92-66 win in Allen Fieldhouse.

KU walk-on Zerbe plays like Pierce?

Transfer forward scores six points in three minutes against Boise State

By Jason Franchuk It took Chris Zerbe a few seconds, but he finally thought of a Kansas University player he resembles. After Kansas' 101-61 win over Boise State on Monday night, Zerbe, a first-year forward, picked Paul Pierce.

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