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Matt Erickson

Kansas University reporter

Matt Erickson covers Kansas University for the Journal-World.

Recent Stories

Building that will house original "Rules of Basket Ball" will be called the DeBruce Center

James Naismith's original "Rules of Basket Ball" will be housed in a three-story center at KU to be named the DeBruce Center in honor of Paul and Katherine DeBruce, who have provided the lead gift for the $18 million building. By Matt Erickson and Scott Rothschild

NCAA tourney gives KU-Western Kentucky couple rare chance to have some competitive fun

Jim Egan graduated from Kansas University, and Candy Egan graduated from Western Kentucky University. Usually those two facts don't mean much together, but an NCAA Tournament matchup this week gives the Chicago-area couple, married for 27 years, a chance for a bit of fun. By Matt Erickson

Team's long hours, hard work pay off with second-place win

A second-place finish in this month's Formula SAE West car competition was worth nearly a year of hard work for Tanner Rinke and his Jayhawk Motorsports teammates - even the times they stayed up for two consecutive nights to meet their self-imposed deadlines.

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