Kansas University officials knew it would be appropriate to retire Bud Stallworth's No. 15 jersey at one game and one game only.
Time to stock up on the ice packs, aspirin and bandages. The Cavaliers are hurting. Already missing star forward LeBron James, another starter and a top reserve, Cleveland lost two more players to injury Sunday night before Drew Gooden, Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Jeff McInnis sparked a 104-87 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Kansas University's men's basketball team nearly suffered a let-down Monday against Missouri, but the Jayhawks regrouped in the second half and then held on for a 73-61 victory.
Kansas University's 25-point blowout of Texas on Saturday helped rocket the Jayhawks to No. 3 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Jayhawks (16-1) moved up three spots from six in last week's poll after a 90-65 victory over the Longhorns on Saturday and a 86-66 road win over the Baylor Bears on Tuesday.
Journalism major Keith Langford likes to come up with original thoughts in all his interviews with sports reporters. "No cliches. I hate the cliches," said Langford, Kansas University's senior guard from Fort Worth, Texas.
Just in time for its biggest game of the year, Missouri has hit rock-bottom.
Apparently the virtual Jayhawks couldn't keep any momentum from the real Kansas University men's basketball team's win over Texas on Saturday, falling to Missouri, 70-68, in the latest X-Factor simulation.
The absence of two All-Stars didn't slow Sacramento. The main thing missing was Minnesota's energy.
Kansas University leads the all-time series with Missouri, 160-91. The Jayhawks have won three in a row versus MU.
Kansas University's Keith Langford said he liked the excitement ESPN's GameDay brought to town, but wasn't happy to hear some of the announcers tapped Oklahoma State as perhaps the best team in the league.
What a difference a week makes. Or as the haunting tune from the Rogers and Hammerstein musical "South Pacific" goes: How far away Philadelphia, Pa.? How far indeed?
Kansas University's swimming and diving team improved to 7-5 in dual meets with a 163-133 victory Saturday over the University of Arkansas.
Keith Langford seemed a bit surprised when told about Missouri's fate against Kansas State on Saturday night in Columbia, Mo.
Ricky Davis provided the late spark for the Boston Celtics on a night when Paul Pierce was way off the mark.
Kenyon Martin wasn't hurting nearly as much as the Indiana Pacers.
Vince Carter is having a good time on the court again -- and it shows.
As far as Bill Self is concerned, ESPN's GameDay crew is welcome to set up shop in Lawrence any ol' day.
The only thing missing from Saturday's circus at Allen Fieldhouse was the clown with a frown -- but the Texas men's basketball team certainly appeared to be a worthy substitute.
Nebraska put an end to Kansas University's two-game women's basketball winning streak, 59-48, Saturday at the Devaney Sports Center.
Kansas University students had their moment in the national sports spotlight Saturday morning to cheer for their men's basketball team, and they took full advantage of it.
A Kansas University student shouted a good-natured barb at ESPN GameDay analyst Digger Phelps on Friday in the East lobby of Allen Fieldhouse. "Hey, you picked Villanova to beat us," a male fan in a KU sweatshirt complained to the former Notre Dame coach after his on-air prediction Saturday.
The Jayhawks improve to 6-0 in the Big 12 after knocking off the Longhorns, 90-65, Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. KU is the only unbeaten team left in the conference. Senior forward Wayne Simien led the team by scoring 27 points and grabbing six rebounds.
Kansas University's swimming and diving team topped Drury, 144-86, Friday, grabbing victories in 10 of the dual's 13 events.
A bizarre mini-soap opera erupted around the Kansas University football team Friday, centered on the reported resignation of an Arlington, Texas, high school football coach.
The South has risen again in the Big 12 Conference men's basketball standings. Four of the top five teams in the league hail from the South entering today's Kansas University-Texas showdown at Allen Fieldhouse.
If the past is prologue, then Kansas University very well could boast one of the four men's college basketball teams still needing its uniforms in April.
The Blown Call of the Year? This one gets my vote hands-down. Not only did all three officials miss Joe McCray's low-gut kick of Michael Lee here in the Jan. 19 Nebraska-Kansas basketball game, but a lot of people in the stands weren't aware of it, either. Then a clueless ref nailed the two for that ridiculous double-technical.
It's been five years since Kansas University has won three Big 12 Conference women's basketball games in a row.
During the men's 200-meter dash at Friday's Jayhawk Invitational, Leo Bookman saw a strange sight out of the corner of his eye: a competitor. The former Kansas University track standout won the race in a time of 21:23, but it was just by a smidgen over Kendrick Twiggs of Lindenwood (Mo.) University, who finished .05 behind.
It was hard to tell exactly why 150 Kansas University students and fans were so pumped to be at Allen Fieldhouse at 6 a.m. Friday, when most of campus was still asleep. Maybe it was the 100-plus-year tradition of Jayhawk basketball. Maybe it was the chance to be on national TV. Maybe it was the sugar in the hundreds of Krispy Kreme doughnuts distributed.
Palms were sweaty, throats were dry, and the Knicks didn't mind admitting it. When you've been wandering in the desert losing game after game the way the Knicks have been and you fight back from a 16-point, second-quarter deficit and can see a victory shimmering on the horizon like a beautiful mirage, well, you better believe the pressure and fear start to well up inside.
Amare Stoudemire scored 42 points, Quentin Richardson added 23 and the Phoenix Suns won their fourth straight with a 128-119 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Tracy McGrady was terrific and Scott Padgett was almost perfect. But Chris Webber came through in the clutch, and that's what mattered most.
More than a 100 Kansas University men's basketball fans were up at the crack of dawn Friday to be on the local broadcast of "Cold Pizza," an ESPN morning show, at Allen Fieldhouse. ESPN will also broadcast College GameDay before and after the KU-Texas game at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.
Kansas head coach Bill Self says although Texas will be short on players; there will not be a drop off in the game Saturday. The Jayhawks will lock horns with the Longhorns at 8 p.m., Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
ESPN made a big to-do about Saturday's men's basketball matchup between Kansas University and Texas. Though hyped as a top-notch showdown for two days on the network, the game turned into a Jayhawk blowout as Kansas defeated the Longhorns, 90-65, at Allen Fieldhouse.
(Updated Friday at 10:37 a.m.) Lawrence and Allen Fieldhouse were in the national limelight this morning as ESPN started two days of broadcasts at Kansas University.
Lawrence and Allen Fieldhouse were in the national limelight this morning as ESPN started two days of broadcasts at Kansas University.
The Sacramento Kings played San Antonio twice this week _ the first time with Peja Stojakovic, the second without him. The Kings lost both times, but on Thursday they were more competitive minus their No. 2 scorer.
Eric Piatkowski has often found himself watching fourth quarters from the bench during his 10-year NBA career, but he doesn't have to worry about playing time in critical situations under Bulls coach Scott Skiles.
Ellyn Angelotti has had about a hundred boy friends during her four years at the KU. She's done their dirty laundry, lugged their stuff around, counseled them in times of need and seen them all strike-out many a time. But there's one thing she won't do as the Jayhawks baseball team manager: Date them.
While cold temperatures persist, the Kansas University track and field team is looking for a winter warm-up in the Jayhawk Invitational.
Kansas' Jeff Hawkins began the season on suspension for violating team rules and was reinstated in late September. In the first 14 games of the season, Hawkins only played 12 minutes. But in the last two games, the junior guard has scored 19 points and logged in 30 minutes of playing time.
When the season started, Russell Robinson was a key player on the Kansas University's men's basketball team. But after falling out of the guard rotation, the freshman guard says he has hit the "freshman wall."
Despite published reports that a high school football coach in Arlington, Texas, resigned to take an assistant coaching position at Kansas University, the KU athletic department is denying that such a hiring has taken place.
Russell Robinson had a two-hour, heart-to-heart chat with his boss Wednesday night. "It was a man-to-man talk, not really coach-to-player. It seemed more like man-to-man," Robinson stressed of his sit-down with Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self.
Lynn Parman is looking to score 15 of the hottest tickets in town. Parman, vice president for economic development at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, is asking business leaders to part with tickets to the Kansas-Oklahoma State men's basketball game Feb. 27.
Once upon a time, pundits jocularly labeled Big Eight Conference football as Oklahoma and the Seven Dwarfs. But that was more than four decades ago. Today, the Big 12 Conference, the enhanced-revenue offspring of the Big Eight, doesn't have a single school that dominates like OU did in football in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Kansas University's baseball team might have been the only one in the Midwest practicing outside Thursday afternoon, but not even the cold weather could dash the smiles several Jayhawks flashed while talking about their season-opener Feb. 4 in sunny Hilo, Hawaii.
Freshman point guard Russell Robinson declined the offer to play in the final minutes of the Baylor game, but Coach Bill Self said the decision was no big deal, and that there's no hard feelings about the current guard rotation.
Big 12 Conference softball coaches have picked Kansas University's softball squad to finish eighth in the league in 2005, according to the preseason poll. Texas is the favorite to win the league, followed by Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Baylor, Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma State, KU, Texas Tech and Iowa State.
Jeff Hawkins and his 5-for-5 three-point shooting in Kansas University's 20-point victory over Baylor on Tuesday night drew raves in newspapers and on talk shows Wednesday.
Luke Axtell doesn't wear a suit, tie and Gucci shoes as he paces the bench and barks instructions to his Hill Country Christian School basketball players. That wouldn't fit Axtell's style.
Despite missing P.J. Tucker and LaMarcus Aldridge while playing in Allen Fieldhouse, the Texas Longhorns held off the Kansas Jayhawks, 109-105, in this week's X-Factor simulation.
Jeff Hawkins' performance from three-point land against Baylor doesn't show much resemblance to the rest of his play this season, but it does show a marked similarity to the TCU game from last year. And the rest of the Jayhawks were picking up the hot hand, as well.
The hottest team on KU's campus belongs to Bonnie Henrickson, thanks to the Jayhawks' first consecutive Big 12 wins in two years.
The Jayhawks' victories over Missouri and Colorado came following a week off, which is key for a team with as little depth as KU.
The Utah Jazz may have found a point guard they'll stick with.
The game already was decided, and Brian Scalabrine still wouldn't stop. Jumpers, layups, even a wrong-footed running shot -- everything was falling on the most remarkable night of his largely unremarkable career.
The legend of LeBron James has a new chapter -- complete with a twist.
The Kansas University football team picked up its 23rd known pledge for the 2005 season, landing a nonbinding oral commitment from defensive back James Holt of Altus, Okla., according to rivals.com.
Vladimir Radmanovic has been sick for about a week. Maybe that explains why the Los Angeles Lakers gave him so much room on the perimeter -- they didn't want to catch whatever he has.
Scott Drew quickly launched into a laudatory spiel about Kansas University point guard Aaron Miles. Minutes after the Jayhawks had buried Drew's Baylor basketball team under an avalanche of three-point goals, the Bears' coach gushed about Miles' shooting.
Freshman Russell Robinson was the only Kansas University basketball player in the 15-man traveling party not to log any minutes in Tuesday's 86-66 rout of Baylor at Ferrell Center.
Jeff Hawkins showed up for Kansas University basketball practice Monday without his trademark braids. "I just wanted to cut off my hair, get a fresh start, get a new start," said the junior guard, who explained that "a guy named Marty" did the clipping at a Lawrence barber shop.
For the Boston Celtics to break their nine-game road losing streak, they had to learn to let Paul Pierce carry them down the stretch.
Aaron Bruce hasn't seen many college basketball teams, but Baylor University's freshman standout has Kansas University at the top of at least one list.
Kansas University's women's basketball team claimed its second straight victory, a 65-60 decision over Colorado on Tuesday.
Kansas University hit a school-record 16 three-pointers in 27 tries Tuesday against Baylor, surpassing the old school record of 15 threes set in a 96-91 victory over North Carolina State on Dec. 10, 1994, in Raleigh, N.C. The 27 attempts were four off the school record of 31 taken against Baylor in 2001 and Oklahoma in 1995, both road games.
Kansas University's women's basketball team claimed its second straight victory, a 65-60 decision at Colorado.
Though Brad Miller's teammates and coaches have begged him to shoot more, the Kings' center usually ignores their cajoling unless Chris Webber is out of the lineup.
There wasn't much for Kansas University's basketball players and coaches to do, except talk, while snowed in at Philadelphia's Downtown Marriott on Saturday night.
An MRI on Kansas University freshman C.J. Giles' right foot showed he has a "bruised foot, not a fracture," KU basketball coach Bill Self said, announcing Giles would be shut down for as long as a couple of weeks.
Mike Masucci, a former Kansas University basketball player, died Saturday at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Overland Park. Masucci was 36.
After the loss, the team was forced to spend a great deal of time together and talk about what they needed to do.
Freshman C.J. Giles injured his foot and won't be able to play for at least a week. The team was stuck in Philadelphia after Saturday's loss, which gave them time to reflect on what went wrong against Villanova.
The Chicago Bulls are finally escaping the shadow of Michael Jordan.
KU's suffocating defense helped them defeat their rivals.
After the final horn sounded, Washington's Anthony Peeler grabbed the ball and slammed it off the Gund Arena floor as hard as he could. As it rose toward the rafters, Peeler pumped his fist and yelled.
After a huge loss against Villanova last week, the Jayhawks redeemed themselves Tuesday night after taking out the Bears, 86-66, in Waco, Texas. KU's Jeff Hawkins led the team in three-pointers by shooting 5-of-5 from long range. In the end, the Jayhawks hit 16 of 27 three-pointers, which is a school record.
Turnabout was fair play for Kansas University's men's basketball team Tuesday. Of course, the Baylor Bears probably didn't agree. Just three days after suffering a 21-point loss at the hands of Villanova and its 12-of-19 shooting from three-point range, the Jayhawks hit 16 of 27 long-range shots against the Bears in a 86-66 victory in Waco, Texas.
ESPN's new college basketball road show, College GameDay, will make its second stop on an eight-week tour at 10 a.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's women's basketball team appears headed in the right direction after notching its first Big 12 Conference victory Saturday against Missouri.
There's at least one positive that came out of Kansas University's 21-point blowout loss to Villanova on a snowy Saturday in Philadelphia.
Kansas University may have landed the biggest fish yet in its 2005 recruiting class Sunday, earning a sudden commitment from Rodney Allen of Garden City Community College, according to rivals.com.
Kansas University's men's bowling club, the defending national champion, rallied from 80 pins down on the final day Sunday to win the Blue and Gold Classic.
Bundled in winter coats, most with wool stocking caps pulled over their ears, Kansas University's basketball players trudged off the team bus at 3 p.m. Sunday outside Allen Fieldhouse.
It has been more than nine years since any opponent played such suffocating defense in Sacramento, yet the San Antonio Spurs refused to take a bow.
Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns got the best of Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets in a matchup of perhaps the best two point guards in the NBA.
When Rashard Lewis gets on a roll, it's sure tough for anyone to slow him.
A 21-point road loss to Villanova on Saturday dropped Kansas University from No. 2 to No. 6 in Monday's Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Jayhawks (14-1) fell four spots after spending the past nine weeks in second. Seven of those weeks Kansas was behind top-ranked Illinois, which stayed No. 1 the latest rankings.
With NFL scouts watching closely, Ronald Stanley upstaged the big names at the Hula Bowl.
KU's basketball players and coaches, who were to fly out via charter right after the game, instead checked into the Downtown Marriott for an overnight stay because of blizzard conditions.
Kansas University's tennis squad started its spring season with a 4-3 victory Saturday over Illinois State at Wood Valley Racquet Club.
Kansas University basketball fans moaned, groaned, rolled their eyes and shook their heads Saturday afternoon in downtown Lawrence after watching their undefeated men's team get smashed by unranked Villanova in Philadelphia.
Al Harrington scored 21 points and went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line in the last two minutes to help the Atlanta Hawks overcome a 17-point deficit and beat the Boston Celtics 100-96 Saturday night.
The weekend blizzard in Philadelphia caused major travel problems for Kansas University's men's basketball team, which finally made it back to Lawrence at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Kansas University's track and field team placed third in the team standings Saturday at the KU/KSU/MU Triangular.
It may have been the worst 12 1/2-minute stretch in Kansas University's storied men's basketball history. I'm talking about the first 12 1/2 minutes of the second half of the Jayhawks' 83-62 thumping by Villanova -- a defeat so stunningly one-sided that 'Nova fans were chanting "Overrated, overrated" midway through the second half.
LeBron James usually claims he doesn't care about his numbers. Not this time: He couldn't deny a bit of excitement about the double digits all over his stat line these days.
Phog Allen used to say things that sounded pretty nutty until he had the chance to explain and elaborate. Man, could that Kansas University basketball legend elaborate! Then Doc would sound like a genius with incredible vision, which he was.
Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson would have liked to have had her first Big 12 Conference victory sooner.
Bill Self saw this one coming. "The whipping we took today ... I don't want to say the whipping has been coming, but it has been," Kansas University's shell-shocked coach said Saturday afternoon after his previously undefeated, No. 2-ranked Jayhawks were socked by unranked Villanova, 83-62, at Wachovia Center.
The weather outside may have been frightful, but for the Villanova fans who braved a snowstorm to watch the Wildcats, the outcome was so delightful.
Antawn Jamison conjured up a little Magic on his game-winning shot.
Some hard hits will be administered during today's Eagles-Falcons NFC title game here in the City of Brotherly Love.
As hectic as schedules are for college players shooting for the NFL, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino -- another busy guy -- didn't even have a chance to congratulate two of his three players selected for today's Hula Bowl.
Temperatures are expected to dip into the teens with heavy snow likely this weekend in the "City of Brotherly Love," site of today's Kansas University-Villanova nonconference men's basketball game and Sunday's NFC championship game between the Eagles and Atlanta Falcons.
Kansas University's swimming and diving team isn't going to shy away from tough competition. The Jayhawks started the year by sandwiching home meets with Big 12 Conference behemoths Texas and Texas A&M around the conference relays in mid-October.
For Kansas University's men's basketball team, Saturday's road matchup with Villanova was a perfect trap game. Sure enough, the Wildcats took the Jayhawks to school, trouncing the No. 2-ranked team in the nation, 83-62. The 21-point loss was KU's worst under coach Bill Self.
Former Kansas University baseball outfielder Matt Tribble has signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox organization.
Jamaal Tinsley scored 30 points, including a jumper to force overtime, and Reggie Miller hit a pair of 3-pointers in the extra session to help the Indiana Pacers defeat the Miami Heat 106-100 on Friday.
Tonight, Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson will be introduced to the KU-Missouri rivalry. KU's first-year coach wasn't aware of the rivalry's intensity until well after she came to Lawrence.
Despite losing several key players in the offseason and getting off to a horrendous start, the New Jersey Nets are still in the hunt for a fourth straight Atlantic Division title.
Kansas University's football team received a non-binding oral commitment from the player of the year in Dade County, Florida, which covers the Miami metropolis.
Former Kansas University baseball outfielder Matt Tribble has signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox organization.
The Jayhawks have had a week to prepare for the Border Showdown against Missouri on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse and Kansas head coach Bonnie Henrickson says her team needed the break.
Although fights broke out between the Jayhawks and the Tigers last season in Columbia, Mo., junior guard Erica Hallman says she doesn't expect that to happen Saturday when the teams face off at Allen Fieldhouse.
Basketball didn't seem important to members of Villanova University's men's team and traveling party the night of Jan. 11. They had the scare of their lives two hours after a victory over Providence when the team's charter plane shook violently for 10 minutes after takeoff in Rhode Island.
Villanova knocked Kansas from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday by whipping the Jayhawks 83-62.
It's unlikely that Wally Szczerbiak will get back into the Minnesota Timberwolves' starting lineup any time soon.
Mike Bibby ordered the Sacramento Kings to score when he passed to them. Then he ordered them out of the way so he could grab the rebound he needed to complete the second triple-double of his career.
Nebraska outrebounded Kansas, made more 3-pointers and made more free throws. Yet the Jayhawks were still able to pull out a 59-57 win over the Cornhuskers on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Former Kansas University basketball player Billy Thomas, who graduated in 1998, has signed a 10-day contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Former Kansas University basketball player Billy Thomas' dream of playing in the NBA has come true.
Rodrick Stewart agonized on the bench as Nebraska's final possession unfolded on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. "I wanted to be out there so bad," said Stewart, Kansas University's 6-foot-4 basketball transfer from USC. "I'd do anything to help us get a win."
Kansas head coach Bill Self says the Jayhawks did not have 'balance in their step' before the Nebraska game on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.
When Mario Chalmers looked across the court during the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions, a high school basketball event, he may have been confused.
Despite missing center Jason Fraser with a broken hand, the virtual Villanova Wildcats gave the Kansas Jayhawks a run for their money in this week's X-Factor before falling to KU, 105-94.
Aaron Miles and his Kansas University basketball teammates felt a sense of dread as Nebraska's Corey Simms released a last-second, potential game-winning three-pointer Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Vince Carter and Jason Kidd came close to having a game the NBA hasn't seen since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were in their prime.
LeBron James turned 15 on Dec. 30, 1999 -- the same day Lamar Odom became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double.
Lee Nailon says the Hornets are getting a better grasp of what first-year coach Byron Scott wants from them on offense. In Nailon's case, the coach wants him to focus on his specialty -- scoring.
When Wayne Simien returned to the KU lineup last week, it looked like he had not missed a beat. There's a reason for that, and the reason's name is Andrea Hudy.
Al Jefferson, scared to find himself on the floor in crunch time, kept his wits long enough to guide Boston to a victory.
Kansas University soccer senior goalkeeper Meghan Miller will join junior Caroline Smith and sophomore Holly Gault during training with the Under-21 USA National Team. Miller, a Seattle native, led the Big 12 Conference in goals against average (0.57) and save percentage (.881) in 2004. She was selected a second-team All-American by both the NSCAA and SoccerBuzz magazine.
Spring semester classes will begin today on the Kansas University campus. And that raises, in the wake of KU's desultory 59-57 basketball victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse, the question of grades.
Wayne Simien picked up two fouls in the first three minutes on Wednesday night, reserving him a spot next to coach Bill Self on Kansas University's basketball bench.
For a split second, Nebraska's chance at becoming the unbeaten-beater looked so promising when a buzzer-beating three-point attempt left the fingertips of senior Corey Simms uncontested.
Kansas University's Michael Lee and Nebraska's Joe McCray were whistled for a double-technical foul in the second half.
Chris Webber scored eight of his 32 points in overtime and also had 13 rebounds, six assists and four steals in the Sacramento Kings' fifth straight victory, 113-107 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night
Kansas University's men's basketball team spent three weeks without star senior Wayne Simien and barely missed a beat, winning all four games during that period including victories over Georgia Tech and Kentucky. Against Nebraska on Wednesday, though, Kansas struggled while Simien missed all but the first three minutes of the first half after picking up two fouls. Fortunately for Kansas, Simien returned for the second half and helped spark a 12-0 run that gave the Jayhawks the lead which they held onto just long enough in a 59-57 win.
The development of the three freshman big men has been slow for Coach Bill Self. But there is light at the end of the tunnel: Both Danell Jackson and C.J. Giles started in place of Wayne Simien, and both showed signs of improvement. Over the past two weeks, however, it's Sasha Kaun making the most of his minutes.
Earl Boykins was determined to finally shine in Seattle. He did, coming through with a record-setting performance.
Schedule breaks often don't occur in college basketball during January and February, so you have to savor them when you can. You don't have to ask first-year Kansas University women's coach Bonnie Henrickson if she's glad the Jayhawks don't have a midweek game scheduled.
Although Kansas defeated Nebraska, 59-57, on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse, it was not an easy win for the Jayhawks. KU trailed by three points at halftime. And Nebraska's Corey Simms had the chance to win the game in the final seconds but was unable to knock out the 3-pointer needed for the win.
It appears the Val Taylor saga finally is over.
Beating Kentucky, Iowa State and Colorado during a six-day stretch has rejuvenated Kansas University's road-weary men's basketball players.
For most Kansas University men's basketball fans, tonight's game against Nebraska isn't as exciting compared to playing teams like Missouri or Oklahoma State.
Jamaal Tinsley scored 28 points, including six during a key 10-0 run in the fourth quarter, and Jermaine O'Neal added 27 as the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 87-74 Tuesday night.
The stretch run of the football recruiting season is, as it is every year, maddening.
Antoine Walker was so off-target that about the only shot he made was the one he was trying to miss intentionally.
t was no surprise that the Los Angeles Clippers lost Monday to the Sacramento Kings, considering how poorly they shot.
After fanning the flames of optimism for more than a year, the great hot air balloon known as the Isiah Thomas regime suddenly is losing altitude and in danger of collapsing in a monumentally expensive and tangled mess.
Even though Wayne Simien was out for three weeks after surgery on his left thumb, he was a big presence in his first games of 2005. He's been named the Big 12 Player of the Week while playing with his left hand in a soft cast.
No. 15 Texas defeated no. 5 Oklahoma State in Big 12 action Monday night.
KU is enjoying their best start since the 1996-97 season. Their victory over Colorado last Saturday has extended the Jayhawks' record to 13-0. Wayne Simien had a dominating game over the Buffs despite his injured left hand.
Wayne Simien is starting to grow fond of the homemade cast stuck on his left thumb.
As Nick Bahe stood at half-court Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse, one young Special Olympian approached him, asked for an autograph, smiled and said, "I dunked on you guys today."
Kansas University bowler Rhino Page earned his first U.S. Amateur title at the USA National Bowling championships that concluded this weekend in Dallas.
Here we are close to the point of no return in Kansas University's men's basketball season, and sometimes it looks like Bill Self is doing it with smoke and mirrors.
After two hard-fought road victories over Big 12 Conference opponents last week, Kansas University's men's basketball team stayed at No. 2 in the latest Associated Press poll, a spot behind Illinois for the seventh straight week. The Illinois-Kansas run is the longest of its type in six years.
C.J. Giles would have had a good excuse had he decided to stay in bed all day Sunday and watch NFL playoff games on TV.
Kansas University freshman Ekaterina Sultanova broke the KU record and won the pole vault with an NCAA provisional mark of 13-71/4 in just her second collegiate meet Friday at the Arkansas Invitational.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are doing just fine without Carlos Boozer.
With his college scholarship secured, Bartlett High basketball star Mario Chalmers can stop worrying about his future and start focusing on right now. That means winning another state title.
While newcomer Cuttino Mobley drew the most interest, a pair of familiar players made the difference for the Sacramento Kings.
Kansas University's women's basketball team rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit and forged a tie with 15 seconds left, but Texas A&M's A'Quonesia Franklin hit the game-winning jumper with 1.8 seconds remaining as the Aggies escaped the Jayhawks, 62-60, Saturday night.
Anybody who doesn't think basketball has become a collision sport, a la football, must not have seen that gonging Keith Langford got at Kentucky, or one rugby scrum a batch of Missouri and Oklahoma State players got entangled in Tuesday in Stillwater, Okla. The days of describing basketball as a "non-contact sport" are no longer with us.
Jamaal Tinsley watched as his improbable heave from just inside the halfcourt line banked in at the buzzer.
Kansas University senior Amy Gruber won three individual events Saturday in the Jayhawks' Big 12 Conference dual at Nebraska, but the Cornhuskers won, 180-120.
Wayne Simien's mood brightened considerably before tipoff Saturday afternoon as his eyes scanned the stands of sold-out Coors Events Center.
With just one senior gracing Colorado's men's basketball roster, five newcomers who get significant playing time and with a fan base that constantly struggles to fill up the Coors Events Center, Saturday's 76-61 loss to Kansas University in front of 11,057 fans opened eyes wider than dinner plates.
Dirk Nowitzki wouldn't let a mildly sprained ankle keep him off the court for long.
The last time the Chicago Bulls put together a streak like this, Michael Jordan was wearing No. 23.
Kansas University coach Bill Self was furious at halftime despite the fact the Jayhawks, who led by 18 early, held a 38-25 lead. He didn't like the fact KU was outboarded, 25-23 the first half. CU had 13 offensive rebounds to KU's four.
Bill Self wanted to give Kansas University junior Christian Moody the day off on Saturday.
There was no drawn-up play designed to make Sasha Kaun look like a beast Saturday.
When Wayne Simien was out, freshmen C.J. Giles and Alex Galindo stepped up and was able to excel on the court. And now that Big Dub is back, coach Bill Self says the team can only get better.
Former Jayhawk basketball standout Bud Stallworth didn't have an indoor gym in his all-black school in Alabama in the 1950s and 1960s. But the school for white children did.
If anyone should be pumped about boarding a plane and heading to Hawaii for next week's Hula Bowl, it has to be Brandon Rideau. Senior football games like the this one are a chance for aspiring professionals to strut their stuff in front of dozens of NFL scouts.
Wayne Simien led the Jayhawks to a 76-61 victory over the Buffaloes on Saturday in Boulder, Colo. Simien scored 23 points and grabbed 17 rebounds. Kansas led by 13 at halftime but held off a late Colorado rally to improve to 13-0 on the season and 3-0 in the Big 12.
Playing its third straight road game in seven days, Kansas University's men's basketball team had a little trouble holding off Colorado, but held on for a 76-61 victory over the Buffaloes on Saturday in Boulder, Colo.
Ray Allen doesn't enjoy playing struggling teams. He defeated one Friday night, but that didn't mean he liked it.
The Boston Celtics didn't have much trouble against the worst team in the Eastern Conference. Ricky Davis came off the bench to score 30 points, and Paul Pierce had 21 points and 15 rebounds Friday night to lift the Celtics to their seventh win in eight home games, 106-94 over the Atlanta Hawks.
Kansas University's wide receiver Brandon Rideau, center Joe Vaughn and defensive end David McMillan will represent the school at the Hula Bowl next weekend in Maui.
Kansas University's women's basketball team will get its second Big 12 Conference road test today when it travels to take on Texas A&M. KU is 7-7 overall, 0-3 in the Big 12, and has lost its last three games. Texas A&M is 10-3 overall, 1-2 in the league, and is coming off its first win in league play. Tipoff is 7 tonight in Reed Arena.
Reporters huddled two rows deep around Kansas University standout Wayne Simien late Wednesday night in a Hilton Coliseum hallway in Ames, Iowa. Taking a peek at the proceedings, a stocking cap pulled just above his eyes, Jayhawk senior Michael Lee tried to march unnoticed to the team bus.
For the first time in four seasons, David Harrison won't be on the court today when Kansas University's basketball team tangles with Colorado at Coors Events Center.
Keith Langford may have had a great game against Iowa State on Wednesday but the senior guard did not have a very good weekend. On Sunday, someone burglarized the home of Keith Langford's mother, stealing his two Final Four rings and two Big 12 championship rings.
The Kansas University's women's basketball team avoided the record books by two points. On Wednesday, the Jayhawks had the second-lowest scoring game in KU history by losing to Iowa State, 70-37, at Allen Fieldhouse. The fewest points ever scored by a Jayhawk squad was 35.
Second-year Kansas University assistant football coach Earnest Collins participated in the NCAA's second-annual Advanced Coaching Program on Jan. 7-9 in Louisville, Ky.
One of the top difference-makers in Kansas University's 71-66 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum couldn't speak to media members afterward. Others were available to describe the heroic effort of KU senior Keith Langford, who has been muzzled temporarily for his mild criticism of the officials after the Jayhawks' victory over Texas A&M on Jan. 5.
Kansas University women's soccer players Caroline Smith and Holly Gault have been invited to training camp with the Under-21 United States women's soccer national team.
Bob Sura scored a career-high 35 points, including a game-clinching 3-pointer with 1:02 left in overtime Thursday to lead the surging Houston Rockets to a 94-85 victory over the New Jersey Nets.
Check out this stat line from the Utah Jazz's black-and-blue rivalry with the Sacramento Kings: Two missing teeth, 18 stitches, at least one concussion, three technical fouls and one big flagrant foul.
Kansas University senior catcher Sean Richardson, junior shortstop Ritchie Price and junior outfielder Matt Baty have been selected to the Big12Baseball.com Preseason All-Big 12 squad. They were named to the second team.
Wayne Simien, who played 37 minutes, scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Jayhawks while sophomore J.R. Giddens knocked out three of four 3-pointers against Iowa State. The Jayhawks defeated the Cyclones, 71-66, on Wednesday in Ames, Iowa.
Three Kansas University baseball players were named to Big12Sports.com's preseason All-Big 12 team on Thursday. Catcher Sean Richardson, outfielder Matt Baty and shortstop Ritchie Price all earned second-team recognition.
Kansas University's women's basketball team lost its third straight Big 12 game, a 70-37 setback to Iowa State that ranked as the Jayhawks' second-lowest-scoring game in school history.
Ben Gordon got so weary in the first half from chasing Allen Iverson, he asked to come out of the game to catch his breath.
Call them hot, smoking, en fuego, or maybe even forgetful that their big hoss was back inside.
Ian Naismith is livid over plans to build a sculpture park in honor of his grandfather, James Naismith, the inventor of basketball.
The last time the Los Angeles Clippers made the playoffs, Darrick Martin played all 82 games and was their fourth-leading scorer. Now that he's back, they feel confident about returning to the postseason.
J.R. Giddens, who scored 13 points, suffered two straight turnovers and thus didn't play the final eight minutes.
When will the stinging stop for the Iowa State men's basketball team? It all set up so perfectly for the Cyclones on Wednesday against No. 2 Kansas University.
Wayne Simien desperately wanted to play. But he, his coach, his teammates -- heck, even his parents -- didn't know if Simien, Kansas University's senior All-America candidate, would be able to answer the bell for the first time in five games for Wednesday's Kansas-Iowa State Big 12 Conference battle at Hilton Coliseum.
Everybody knows Wayne Simien has been battling a thumb injury, Christian Moody an ankle sprain, Keith Langford a concussion, C.J. Giles a bruised foot, Russell Robinson a scratched eye and Sasha Kaun uprooted teeth.
A layup by Kansas University forward Jamie Boyd with less than a second left saved the Jayhawks from tying a team record for lack of offensive production.
Kansas University's football team received a big commitment Wednesday when Justin Thornton called Kansas' coaches and told them he'd sign with the Jayhawks next month.
Morris Peterson was shooting so well from long range, he even made one from 40 feet away.
Just like the real-life men's basketball game Wednesday against Iowa State, our virtual Wayne Simien and Keith Langford led the X-Factor Jayhawks to victory in this week's simulation. Kansas defeated Colorado, 91-70, in this week's virtual match-up behind 33 points from Langford and 12 points and four rebounds from Simien.
Mark Francis is staying at KU. Florida State University announced Wednesday afternoon the hiring of USA U-19 coach Mark Crickorian to head the Seminole soccer program, which Francis had interviewed for.
Olathe East junior Danielle McCray scored 20 points in the Hawks' 64-64 win over the Free State Firebirds.
Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson could fret about having to face another tough Big 12 Conference team after losing to Texas and Kansas State, but she's not.
Rodrick Stewart will sit for nearly a year, but the transfer will give the Kansas University men's basketball squad a strong contributor at practice, a versatile athlete and an extra body for the short-handed Jayhawks to push around.
Ray Allen knew he'd have to step up for the SuperSonics when Rashard Lewis was accidentally kneed in the thigh on a drive to the basket in the first quarter.
The post-Jefferson era began poorly for the New Jersey Nets, who learned Tuesday that they'll be without their leading scorer for the rest of the season and then went out and lost 89-80 to the Detroit Pistons
Indiana coach Rick Carlisle is relieved to be going home with a win.
Keith Langford is still questionable for Wednesday's game at Iowa State, and both Christian Moody and Wayne Simien are doubtfull. It's a shame, because the Jayhawks will need all the help they can get at Ames.
Don't ask Bill Self who's starting against Iowa State: even he doesn't know yet.
Long dry spells on offense have hampered the Kansas women all season.
Just three days after its first road game, Kansas University's men's basketball team defeated Iowa State, 71-66, Wednesday in Ames, Iowa. Wayne Simien returned from an injury and Keith Langford played after suffering a concussion Sunday against the Kentucky Wildcats, and both had big games in Wednesday's win.
The Kansas University's men's basketball team is still undefeated after taking out Iowa State, 71-66, Wednesday in Ames, Iowa. Keith Langford led the team in scoring 18 points. And Wayne Simien, who played for the first time since his thumb surgery, scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Lynette Woodard, former Kansas University basketball standout and coach, has been named Kansan of the Year by Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas.
"D.C. 13" was scrawled on Mike Bibby's shoe, and Brad Miller wore one of Doug Christie's old wrist bands on his calf.
Drew Gooden made sure the Cleveland Cavaliers weren't looking ahead.
One of Kansas University's football commitments has changed his mind -- again.
The money that poured into the Kansas University athletic department in the wake of the newly developed priority points system at Allen Fieldhouse caused KUAC employees a headache or two in 2004.
KU leads the all-time series, 157-57. The Jayhawks won the last meeting, 90-89, in overtime, Feb. 21 in Allen Fieldhouse.
Between 10 and 20 pro scouts normally show up for marquee Kansas University men's basketball games. They're not on hand to check out the seniors -- those are guys they can poke and prod during individual workouts before the NBA draft.
Kansas University's men's basketball injury report didn't seem as ominous Tuesday as the icy weather forecast.
After six years planning and dreaming, more than a year of sculpting and hours of conversations, Elden Tefft and Merlyn Brown say now is the time to move forward with their plans for a park honoring James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, and other roundball greats.
Kansas University's success without Wayne Simien shocks nobody in the Big 12 Conference.
The NCAA is considering a uniform schedule for Division One baseball in an attempt to make climate less of an issue as teams, including Kansas University's, try to be competitive.
Someone burglarized the home of Keith Langford's mother, Charlene Taylor, on Sunday stealing Keith's two Final Four rings, two Big 12 championship rings and NCAA tournament and preseason NIT watches.
Kansas University has one of the best basketball teams in the country and one of the most banged-up.
Kansas University soccer sophomore defender Holly Gault was selected first team All-America on Monday by SoccerBuzz magazine.
The Orlando Magic lost a high-scoring guard in Cuttino Mobley and the Boston Celtics found one in rookie Tony Allen.
Bulls coach Scott Skiles thinks the positive buzz about his team is a little premature.
Soccer coach Mark Francis may be in talks to take over the head coaching job at Florida State.
Three Jayahawks were injured during the ugly game. Both teams had cold shooting in the first half, but KU came to life in the second half.
The Lady Jayhawks started off with hot shooting, but the Wildcats took over the game in the second half.
Here's a Q and A session as my Christmas gift to you all. Wait, Christmas has long passed so it's my New Year's gift to you. Wait, NY's Rockin Eve has also passed, so forget all that blather and simply read this Q and A which might tide you over until V-tines Day.
After Tuesday's practice, both Keith Langford and Christian Moody have had their injury statuses upgraded for Wednesday's game against Iowa State. Also, here is an update on a few other Jayhawks' injuries.
Kansas University forward Christian Moody, whose family made the trip from Asheville, N.C., had tried two three-pointers in his career before connecting on a big one Sunday.
Illinois and Kansas remained 1-2 in the Associated Press college basketball poll for the sixth straight week, while Marquette and Oklahoma cracked the Top 25 for the first time this season Monday.
For one week at least, Shaquille O'Neal and the Miami Heat met their match in Danny Fortson and the revitalized Seattle SuperSonics.
Here's an injury update on KU's men's basketball team after Sunday's win over Kentucky and looking ahead to Wednesday's game against Iowa State.
Shawn Marion scored 21 points and Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 14 rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns rout the Indiana Pacers 124-89 on Sunday night for their sixth straight victory and NBA-best 30th of the season, one more than they won all of last year.
C.J. Giles said he broke into a cold sweat on Kansas University's charter flight Saturday afternoon to the Bluegrass State.
Rolling on the ground with the basketball barely in his possession, Aaron Miles still felt in control late in Sunday's Kansas University-Kentucky basketball showdown at Rupp Arena.
Imagine, if you will, a Kansas University basketball fan who, for some reason, was unable to watch Sunday's game on television.
Bobby Perry still likes Roy Williams' current team more than he likes Williams' former team.
The Dallas Mavericks were waiting to find out whether their recent offensive roll was for real. Even after playing the Indiana Pacers, they're still waiting.
Baron Davis scrambled for a long rebound to notch his first triple-double in more than two seasons, then waved his arms to the delight of a victory-starved crowd that had been standing throughout the entire overtime period.
The Kansas University's men's basketball team defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 65-59, Sunday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. -- the first ever win for KU at the University of Kentucky. Freshmen C.J. Giles and Sasha Kaun led the team to the victory.
In a game appropriate for two of the winningest men's basketball programs in NCAA history, the Kansas Jayhawks defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 65-59, Sunday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.
Exactly 313 months ago today, Kansas University suffered arguably the most excruciating defeat in its storied men's basketball history. The date was Dec. 9, 1978. The site was Rupp Arena. The score was Kentucky 67, Kansas 66.
Coming into its game against Kansas State, the Kansas University women's basketball squad had endured six straight losses to the Wildcats.
Kentucky and Kansas University are considered equals, the elite of the elite, in men's college basketball. That's why it's somewhat surprising that in head-to-head matchups, Kentucky, which ranks first in all-time victories (1,886), thoroughly has dominated Kansas (1,835) throughout history.
A former AAU teammate of Drew Gooden, Kentucky's Chuck Hayes once had his heart set on playing basketball for Kansas University.
No matter what era, the Cleveland Cavaliers seldom looked better.
Kirk Hinrich spread his game to all corners of the floor, shooting and passing and running the Chicago Bulls' offense that featured an added flavor Saturday night.
Jason Kidd couldn't put the New Jersey Nets over the top after leading a frantic fourth-quarter comeback.
Mike Bibby scored 31 points, including a clinching jumper with 11.7 seconds remaining, and the Sacramento Kings handed the Atlanta Hawks their sixth straight loss, 100-97 Friday night.
Kansas University's women's basketball team was tied with Kansas State University at halftime, but lost, 63-45, Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks led 17-8 a little more than seven minutes in, but the Wildcats tied the game with a 10-1 run and the teams played even the rest of the first half. Kansas State outscored Kansas 37-19 after intermission.
When the New Jersey Nets combine the talents of their Big Three with a little defense, wins usually follow.
Each time the Bulls needed a lift, Luol Deng took over. Deng keyed two Chicago runs and had 22 points, and Eddy Curry added 21 points to lead the Bulls to a 84-78 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, Utah's eighth consecutive loss.
The Lady Jayhawks will face rival K-State in the Sunflower Showdown at 7 p.m., Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
6Sports reporter Mike Rigg takes a look back at one of the most memorable games in Kansas basketball history.
The Kansas men's basketball team will travel to Kentucky to face the Wildcats at Rupp Arena on Sunday. Although KU has never won a game in Lexington, the Jayhawks say they're excited and ready to play.
Kansas University's banner recruiting class for 2005 had one key position missing out of its first 22 commitments -- a running back. Problem solved.
After playing nine games in Allen Fieldhouse and one in Kemper Arena, Kansas University's basketball players are more than ready to hit the road.
Kansas University's women's basketball team will take the court in Allen Fieldhouse tonight in search of its first Big 12 Conference victory, but so will its opponent -- 20th-ranked Kansas State.
College basketball coaches usually aren't too receptive when anyone questions if weak free-throwing is hurting chances for big-time success.
Rodrick Stewart has met all the academic requirements to complete his transfer from Southern California to Kansas University.
As the Washington Wizards huddled to celebrate their victory over the Seattle SuperSonics, Gilbert Arenas had one thing on his mind _ the fact that more people than usual were watching.
The Kansas men's basketball team may not have won Wednesday's Big 12 opener against Texas A&M if it weren't for Alex Galindo's 3-point basket or Michael Lee dropping ten points for the Jayhawks.
The Longhorns beat the Jayhawks, 66-51, Wednesday in Austin, Texas.
Notes and quotes while wondering if any mothballs will fall out of Kansas University's men's basketball blue road uniforms at Kentucky. ... How loud was it during Saturday's Kansas-Georgia Tech basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse? A decibel meter brought by Jonathan Kealing, a reporter for the University Daily Kansan, registered a high of 119.9.
As one of Kansas University's senior leaders, Keith Langford is free to speak his mind. He did before Wednesday's men's basketball game against Texas A&M -- the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.
All youths ages 13 and under or those in the eighth grade and lower will be admitted free to Saturday's Kansas-Kansas State women's basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse.
Three Kansas University football recruits and two city standouts have been selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl. Lawrence High linebacker/running back Ian Handshy and Free State lineman Philip Weinmaster -- both All-Sunflower League selections -- were named to the East roster for the July 30 game at KSU Stadium in Manhattan.
Five Kansas University soccer players were named Thursday to the All-Central Region squad by SoccerBuzz magazine.
Typically, for a high school basketball player regarded as one of the top 10 prospects in the country, winter is a stressful time. There are phone calls, endless mail from every school imaginable and countless scouts ogling from the seats.
At this point, finding one more opponent for Kansas University's fall football schedule is about as much fun as scraping three inches of ice off a windshield. That's been the task of senior associate athletic director Larry Keating, and time really isn't on his side.
USC transfer Rodrick Stewart has met all academic requirements to attend Kansas University, his father, Bull Stewart, has confirmed to the Journal-World. Rodrick's father said his son would arrive on campus Monday and be ready for practice.
Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs knew exactly what to expect from Indiana. Duncan scored 27 points, Tony Parker had 26 and San Antonio clamped down on defense in the second half for a 111-98 victory over the Pacers on Thursday night.
Kansas freshman Sasha Kaun, who is slated for additional dental work today, dressed but did not play Wednesday. He has been suffering from an infection following a recent root-canal surgery.
Golden State Warriors point guard Speedy Claxton fell on the loose ball and immediately called a timeout. There was 16.9 seconds left in the fourth quarter, and the Warriors trailed by one.
Kansas University's first virtual men's basketball road game resulted in the team's third virtual loss, a 109-92 defeat at the hands of Kentucky in this week's X-Factor simulation.
Six days into the New Year, and already Jason Kidd believes the Nets are running out of time. Richard Jefferson thinks the Nets are playing soft.
The Cavaliers' mental and physical clocks still seem to be an hour or so behind, but it is better to show up late than not at all.
Chris Bosh made Chris Webber look bad.
This is what happens at the end of road trips, when the miles take away the legs, when room service and jet lag become the sixth and seventh defenders on the floor.
Heather Schreiber snapped out of a scoring slump with 18 points, and two-time defending Big 12 Conference champion Texas opened conference play with a 66-51 victory over Kansas University on Wednesday night. Erica Hallman scored 20 to lead Kansas.
Just one year removed from all those rookie mistakes, Kirk Hinrich is now knocking down momentum-changing shots for the resurgent Chicago Bulls.
The assumptions ran rampant that Texas A&M's 11-0 start was more a product of a patsy schedule than a talented squad.
Coaching against a best buddy didn't prove too bizarre for Bill Self on Wednesday night.
Alex Galindo is getting good at hitting game-breaking shots. Galindo, Kansas University's fearless freshman bomber who hit a three in overtime Saturday to slice a four-point deficit to one in KU's overtime victory over Georgia Tech, hit a bona fide game-winner Wednesday night.
Heather Schreiber found her shooting touch for No. 7 Texas. Schreiber snapped out of a scoring slump with 18 points, and two-time defending Big 12 Conference champion Texas opened league play with a 66-51 women's basketball victory over Kansas University on Wednesday night.
Just win, baby. All season long, Kansas University's men's basketball team has been piddling -- except for Wayne Simien, and he's on the shelf -- at the free-throw line.
(Updated Wednesday at 12:56 p.m.) Despite the overnight storm that produced ice, sleet and snow, Kansas University's men's basketball game is still on.
Rutgers may not have done Kansas University's women's basketball team a favor. Rutgers stunned Texas, 51-47, Sunday, ending the Longhorns' nation-leading 41-game home win streak, and KU potentially could be caught in the backlash.
Larry Hughes matched his season high with 33 points and the Washington Wizards made a franchise-record 14 3-pointers in a 112-88 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.
Patience is a virtue, Kansas University football fans -- especially regarding an eight-figure monetary donation.
Bill Self and Billy Gillispie will put their friendship on hold for about 2 1/2 hours tonight when their undefeated college basketball teams tangle at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University senior Keith Langford hasn't seen Texas A&M play on TV yet this season.
The first time Chris Webber laid eyes on Maurice Evans, one thought came to mind: Who's the guy who looks like Anthony Peeler's little brother?
Kansas University's men's basketball team Wednesday against Texas A&M shot like it was playing outside in the snow and ice, but the Jayhawks hit enough shots to pull out a 65-60 victory over the Aggies at Allen Fieldhouse.
Bonnie Henrickson's Jayhawks will get a good glimpse of what the conference is all about on Wednesday as they take on Big 12 powerhouse Texas.
The win over Georgia Tech was a big one. But as impressive as that victory was, it won't mean much if the Jayhawks don't win on Wednesday night.
When Alex Galindo suits up for the Jayhawks on Wednesday, Bill Self will have the opposing school to thank for it.
The Jayhawks were in deep trouble early during the game, but they fought their way back to an overtime game. Keith Langford stepped up to make the big shot that gave the 'Hawks the win. His performance earned him ESPN.com National Player of the Week honors.
Alex Galindo has faced some tough times since committing to play basketball at Kansas University in April of 2004.
Wayne Simien was happy Monday to shed the hard cast that extended from his left thumb all they way up his forearm.
Pick your poison, Pete.
Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self answered questions from KUsports.com readers for 20 minutes Tuesday morning. Self discussed Russell Robinson, J.R. Giddens and KU's big-man rotation, among other topics.
Wayne Simien has been fitted with soft casts which allow him to practice, but he will not be able to play this weekend.
Wayne Simien believes he is ready to play at Kentucky on Sunday, but coach Self says his recovery is not that far ahead of schedule.
Olathe East's Danielle McCray, one of the top players in the state, gave coach Henrickson a verbal commitment to play at Kansas in two years.
Kansas University soccer coach Mark Francis has confirmed the addition of Emporia State soccer coach Kara Lowery to his staff.
It doesn't look like injured Kansas University senior Wayne Simien will be making a miraculous appearance in Sunday's nonconference contest at Kentucky.
The Detroit Pistons are starting to play the way coach Larry Brown expects.
Kansas University's men's basketball team stayed at No. 2 in this week's Associated Press Top 25 after an overtime victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday. The Jayhawks (9-0) remained a spot behind Illinois for the fifth straight week and in the second spot for the seventh straight poll. Kansas received 10 first-place votes and 1,724 points, 63 fewer than Illinois.
Eddy Curry scored 22 points and Kirk Hinrich added 18 points and nine assists, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 105-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
Kansas University's women's basketball team secured its first commitment for the 2006-07 season Saturday when Olathe East standout Danielle McCray told KU coach Bonnie Hendrickson she would play for KU.
The Cotton, Outback, Gator, Rose, Fiesta and Capital One bowl games might have provided entertaining holiday fare on New Year's Day. But with all due respect to those football extravaganzas, college sports' finest offering just might have been played with a round -- not oblong -- ball Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
For a while, Kansas University and Georgia Tech seemed to be engaged in an eerie dejvu dance all over again. Just like in March in St. Louis, Tech bolted to a sizable early lead over the Jayhawks, Kansas rallied to forge a tie at the end of regulation and Geor- ... oops, change the script.
Except for the day he was married and the day his daughter was born, there has been no bigger day in Darnell Valentine's life than Saturday.
Jarrett Jack once again was amazing for Georgia Tech, an automatic threat Saturday whether wide-open or being wrestled to the floor while taking a shot.
Wanting to get his players' attention last week in practice, Kansas University coach Bill Self copied a tactic of his mentor, Eddie Sutton. He had the Jayhawks put on the football pads at a workout Wednesday.
The self-proclaimed "best point guard in the NBA" did not throw the pass of the night. Jason Kidd did, and Vince Carter had been waiting almost a decade to see one like it.
Senior guard Keith Langford led KU to a 70-68 overtime victory over Georgia Tech Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas trailed the game by 16 points in the first half. Aaron Miles also broke Jacque Vaughn's record career assists at KU.
Kansas University's men's basketball team was knocked out of last year's NCAA Tournament by a 79-71 overtime loss to Georgia Tech. Thanks to senior Keith Langford, this year's rematch looked similar but had a better result for a Jayhawks, a 70-68 overtime victory Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Although the Lady Jayhawks knocked off Ball State on Thursday, senior guard Aquanita Burras says the team still needs to work on the defense.
Folks who have had their fill of college football will be happy to see a 1:30 p.m. diversion in their TV listings today. That's the time No. 2-ranked Kansas and No. 9 Georgia Tech tip off a holiday hoops alternative to a day and night's worth of gridiron action.
Darnell Valentine, the fifth-leading scorer, fifth-leading assist man and top free-throw shooter in Kansas University men's basketball history, produced a plethora of points for KU from 1977 to '81.
Bill Self is a master at walking a tightrope. He does it with such grace, charm and style. The Suits at Allen Fieldhouse are smart enough to let him divert some of the heat from them.
Chris Webber and the Sacramento Kings made themselves right at home in the Delta Center. Webber led Sacramento to its ninth straight victory in Utah, scoring 14 of his 25 points in the third quarter in the Kings' 109-102 win over the Jazz on Friday night.
Seattle scored inside, outside and at the line. In the end, the Charlotte Bobcats just couldn't match it. Rashard Lewis scored 27 points and Seattle made 11 3-pointers in the SuperSonics' 103-97 victory over the Bobcats on Friday night.