Stories for February 18, 2006


Lead stories

KU women win first road game

Jayhawks pull out 57-56 OT win over Iowa State

It took overtime, but Kansas University's women's team picked up its first road win of the season when it slipped by Iowa State, 57-56, Saturday at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The win completed Kansas' first season sweep of the Cyclones since 2000.

KU gets revenge over MU, 79-46

Streaking Jayhawks win ninth in a row

Kansas University's basketball team is about as hot as anyone in the nation with its eight-game win streak, but today in Allen Fieldhouse a young Jayhawk team has to be thinking a little about revenge.

Sutton charged with DUI

Tests: Alcohol level nearly three times limit

Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after tests showed his blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit following a car crash last week.

KU baseball routed, 10-1

Ritchie Price broke up a no-hit bid by Southern California's Ian Kennedy with two outs in the ninth inning, a small feat in an otherwise dismal 10-1 Kansas University baseball loss to the Trojans on Friday at Dedeaux Field.

Tale of the tape

Jayhawks (18-6, 9-2)

KU softball wins twice

Destiny Frankenstein hit three homers on the day as Kansas University's softball team opened the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic with two victories Friday.

KU impresses Mizzou coach

'They're playing the best basketball in the conference'

Melvin Watkins, who is 1-0 as Missouri's interim basketball coach, realizes his unbeaten mark is in serious jeopardy today at Allen Fieldhouse.

Struggling KU women headed to Iowa State

Weariness won't cut it as a reason for Kansas University's late-season women's basketball woes.

KU-MU Notebook

Official game time today is 2:50 p.m., five minutes later than on the official team schedule. CBS announcers Craig Bolerjack and Dan Bonner will work today's game.

All eyes on Gardner in MU-KU rematch

Big 12's leading scorer went off for 40 points in Missouri's 89-86 overtime victory in Columbia

He hit shots when he was open and when closely guarded. He swished them when his feet were set and when he was off balance.

Mayer: Oh, those meddling parents

Can't publish the gentleman's name because he occupies a highly sensitive position in matters athletic and academic. Yet he provides delicious food for thought about the process of college basketball recruiting.