Stories for March 7, 2006


Lead stories

Jayhawks fall in Showdown rematch

The Big 12 Tournament started tonight for the KU women's basketball team, which earned the 10th seed - placing them opposite the seventh-seeded K-State Wildcats.

Jayhawks ready for 4th 'ringing' in 5 years

The Jayhawks did not get the opportunity to celebrate with a trophy after winning a share of the Big 12 title on Saturday, but they will be getting their conference championship rings, which the seniors get to pick out.

Young KU squad prepares for postseason

It's said that experience wins postseason games, but with the Big 12 Tournament set to start Friday for the KU men and the NCAA Tournament to follow, there's nothing but win-or-go-home basketball left for a Jayhawks squad that features nothing but youngsters.

Kansas State defeats Kansas, 72-52

Kansas' losing streak to K-State reaches 11

If the third time really is the charm, then Kansas University's women's team should be in good shape tonight when it faces in-state rival Kansas State for the third time this season in a Big 12 Tournament first round game at 6 p.m. tonight in Reunion Arena.

Keegan's top 25

Gonzaga is ranked fourth, George Washington sixth. Texas is eighth and North Carolina 10th. Anyone out there honestly believe Gonzaga and GW will combine for more tournament victories than Texas and North Carolina?

K.C. recruit taps KU

Kansas University's football team is getting a huge jump on the next recruiting season, snagging another local product Monday, according to

Coach of the Year

Jayhawk fans: Meet Bill Self, your Big 12

Bill Self, whose Kansas University basketball team started the conference season 1-2 only to rally to grab a portion of the Big 12 Conference championship, has been rewarded for his patience and perseverance.

Woodling: RussRob deserves praise

If I had a vote and if the question was on the ballot, I'd probably tap Kansas State's Cartier Martin as the most improved player in Big 12 Conference men's basketball.

KU baseball ranked by Baseball America

Kansas University's baseball squad entered the Baseball America poll on Monday, entering at No. 25. The Jayhawks (13-4) have won seven straight games.

Texas having trophy 'bush league'

Self miffed by photo in J-W; Big 12 admits error

Texas' basketball players held the league championship trophy and posed for pictures with the coveted prize after snaring a share of the Big 12 title Sunday afternoon in Austin, Texas.

Another round for KU, K-State

Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson - an avid golfer when not engulfed in work - merged her two loves into one perspective.