Lonely, quiet and cold. That was what the scene Tuesday afternoon at Kansas University's Allen Fieldhouse when the six buses carrying the Jayhawk football team arrived home from Orlando, Fla.
After a two-month search, Kansas University officials formally announced Lew Perkins as KU's new athletic director Tuesday afternoon. Perkins, who had been the head of the athletics department of the University of Connecticut for 13 years, was at a 45-minute news conference in Hadl Auditorium on KU's main campus.
(Web Posted Friday at 1:55 p.m.) It's still unclear what Roy Williams is going to do concerning his future as Kansas University's head basketball coach. But the lead organizer of a parade for the team says that celebration is still on.
Arizona's athletics director released a three-sentence statement Thursday saying "action has been taken" against basketball players who were involved in removing candy from a vending machine last weekend from a Lawrence hotel. However, Jim Livengood, University of Arizona Director of Athletics is keeping mum about what specific actions were taken because of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Nebraska easily rolled over Kansas, 45-7 in Big 12 football action Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.
COLUMBIA, Mo. Powered by big plays, Missouri pummelled Kansas, 36-12, in Big 12 football action Saturday afternoon at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. Then Missouri's fan took over and pulled down the goal posts in celebration.
If you're heading out to a Kansas University football home game, you may already have taken the first steps: getting the tickets, the bratwurst and the beer. But next on the game day agenda is figuring out where to park and where to have your pregame party.
A large flock of Jayhawk faithful has taken wing to attend tonight's Kansas University football game at Nevada-Las Vegas if ticket sales are any indication. "We've gone through approximately 1,600 tickets," Diana Grover, director of ticket sales, said Thursday. "We're getting ready to ask for 100 more."
The orange bowling ball rolled down the left half of the highly-polished hardwood. It traveled past three blue pillars with different variations of painted Jayhawks. And, spinning, it neatly kicked out the remaining pin