Stories for March 20, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Future bright for Bill Self's squad

The top seven scorers should be back for the 2006-2007 season for the KU men's basketball season, and that includes Brandon Rush's team-leading 13.5 points per game.

6Sports video: Three seniors say goodbye for Kansas

Last year's loss against Bucknell hurt, but for the three Kansas seniors, the loss against Bradley this year stings even more.

6Sports video: Bittersweet end for Jayhawk women's season

In just her second year in Lawrence, Coach Bonnie Henrickson has made huge strides with the KU women's basketball program.

6Sports video: Football spring game approaches

They're taking this week off for spring break, but the KU football team has been practicing hard and have 10 sessions left before this year's spring game.

Kansas' Mosley shines in finale

It took Shaquina Mosley only 40 minutes Sunday to remember she had played with Ole Miss star Armintie Price last spring during the USA Basketball National Team Trials.

Dayton unkind to Heels' coach before

NCAA men's basketball tournament notebook. : Kansas University basketball fans with long memories weren't shocked Sunday when Roy Williams' No. 3-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels fell to No. 11-seeded George Mason, 65-60, in a second round NCAA Tournament contest in Dayton, Ohio.

Thank heaven for 7-11: Sweet 16 unusual

Friday prime time brings George Mason-Wichita State, CBS's worst nightmare.

Hundreds thrilled to greet Sweet 16 Shockers

The Wichita State Shockers received a jubilant welcome late Saturday as they returned home from their 80-73 victory over Tennessee in the second round of the NCAA Washington Regional.

Big names? No problems

Upstart George Mason strikes again, beats UNC

Michigan State? Gone. Defending national champion North Carolina? Gone, too.

KU snaps skid in tennis, 7-0

Kansas University's tennis team ended a four-match losing streak with a 7-0 rout Sunday of Southern.

KU women's golf 13th at tournament

Kansas University's women's golf team shot a final-round 318 and three-day 963 to finish 13th Sunday at the Betsy Rawls Invitational.

KU softball called

Kansas University's two scheduled softball games Sunday at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational were canceled because of inclement weather. KU was scheduled to conclude the tournament with single games against Oklahoma State and San Diego State. KU still is scheduled to face 17th-ranked Northwestern in a nontournament game tonight.

Baylor clips Kansas, wins Big 12 series

Baylor scored four runs over the final two innings to pull away from Kansas University and claim a 5-1 Big 12 Conference baseball victory over the Jayhawks on Sunday.

Bradley proves it's no joke

Braves stun Pitt, advance to play top seed Memphis

Bradley was all business after knocking out Kansas University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Now, it's party time.

'Nova holds off scrappy Arizona

With Rollie Massimino looking on proudly, Villanova rekindled memories of its 1985 championship season.

Abrams calm, cool in UT victory

A.J. Abrams certainly got over those jitters that bothered him in his NCAA Tournament debut.

Rebel rally dooms KU

Ole Miss bounces Jayhawks from tourney

Houdini has nothing on Mississippi University's women's basketball team.

Keegan: MVC, parity for real

Those too consumed by melancholy to watch the NCAA Tournament, given Kansas University's early exit Friday night, missed entertaining action that revealed a thing or two about this college basketball season.