Stories for February 27, 2007


Lead stories

KU men leave Norman with ugly win

It wasn't easy, but it was a win. Last night in Norman, Kansas improved to 13-2 in Big 12 Conference play by beating Oklahoma 67-65.

Extra Minutes: Kansas 67, Oklahoma 65

Tying up loose ends from KU's two-point win Monday night at Oklahoma, which turned out to be the Jayhawks' first really close contest in quite some time. KU's freshman duo of Darrell Arthur and Sherron Collins went scoreless, but Julian Wright in the paint and Mario Chalmers at the free throw line helped KU pull out its final regular season road game after letting a 17-point lead go.

Sooner faithful cheer ex-coach

Former Oklahoma University coach Kelvin Sampson not only left the Sooners in favor of Indiana, he left Oklahoma on probation for making excessive phone calls to recruits.

Jayhawks clinging to first place

The Kansas University men's golf team stands at the top of the leaderboard after the first day of play at the All-American.

Kansas women's golf squad finishes seventh

The Kansas University women's golf team finished seventh Monday at the Chrysler Challenge with a final score of 967.

Ohio State claims top spot; Kansas third

Ohio State took over the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll Monday, the first time the Buckeyes have held the top ranking since 1962, when they were led by Jerry Lucas and John Havlicek and on a run of three straight Final Fours.

KU's Mosley ailing after elbow to face

Shaquina Mosley may not be able to play in Kansas University's regular-season women's basketball finale Thursday night at Missouri.

Tease photo

Wake-up call

Jayhawks slip past Sooners

It was time for a reality check for Kansas University's basketball team Monday night in Noble Center. The Jayhawks, who vaulted to No. 3 in the polls earlier in the day as reward for piling up six consecutive victories by an average of 28.8 points, blew a 17-point lead before regaining their composure in a 67-65 victory over Oklahoma, a team that now has dropped five straight games.

Kansas basketball notebook

Saturday's game against Texas will be Kansas University's home finale. Normally that means it's Senior Day. Not this year.

Big 12 coaches stump for seeds

KU, A&M should vie for top spots, or Texas could play way into picture

With two teams in the top seven and a leading candidate for national player of the year, Big 12 coaches figure one of those coveted and prestigious No. 1 NCAA Tournament seeds should also be in their future.

Self: Rush 'has to step up'

Now is not the time of year for Brandon Rush to get tentative. He knows it. His coach knows it. His teammates know it.

Orange stun No. 9 Hoyas

It took Syracuse less than four minutes to build a strong case for postseason consideration.

Keegan: Collins reverts, learns

The Kansas University basketball team slipped back into its B.S. days Monday night inside the Lloyd Noble Center, as in Before Sherron.