Stories for January 24, 2007


Lead stories

Extra Minutes: Kansas 82, Baylor 56

Tying up loose ends from Kansas' bounceback win Wednesday night at Baylor, in which KU was again staunch defensively, but unlike in its loss Saturday at Texas Tech, the Jayhawks showed a tendency to spread the wealth and take smart shots on the offensive end, leading to another blowout for the books.

KU women lose in tight battle with rival K-State

A Jayhawk fan wants nothing much more than to beat K-State every now and again, but the Jayhawks women's team couldn't outlast the 'Cats, 55-59.

KU tops Baylor in bounce-back victory

This Texas road game went much better than the last. Brandon Rush and Julian Wright led the way to a KU trouncing of BU, 82-56.

Rush, Wright wax Baylor in 82-56 bounceback win

After Rogers scored again, Morningstar got into the scoring column with a long two from the left wing. Morningstar then took a steal and hit another jumper in transition, adding some salt to the Jayhawks final margin of victory. A few free throws from Baylor made it an 82-56 final count, with KU sufficiently bouncing back from its first Big 12 loss of the season. Brandon Rush had 18 points and eight rebounds for KU, while Julian Wright scored 16 and Sherron Collins chipped in 13. The win improved KU to 17-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play, with Colorado coming to Allen Fieldhouse for a 12:30 p.m. tip Saturday afternoon.

Arrowhead move long time coming

Past athletic department regimes considered playing Border War in Kansas City

Neutral-site football games haven't been a popular thought in the past.

Alabama stumbles on road again

Unranked Auburn notches second upset in six days with 81-57 drubbing

The Auburn Tigers were racking up breakaway dunks, sneaking to the basket for uncontested layups and generally having no problems scoring against No. 12 Alabama.

KSU slipping without Gipson

Wildcat center unlikely to play against KU tonight

Two games without center Marlies Gipson have resulted in two losses for Kansas State's women's basketball team.

Bracing for boos

KU's Arthur ready for chilly reception

Kansas University freshman Darrell Arthur, who led Dallas South Oak Cliff High to a pair of Texas large-class state championships the past two years, does not expect a hero's welcome tonight when he returns to the Lone Star State.

Jayhawks to hold clinic for Special Olympians

The Kansas University men's basketball team will work with Special Olympics athletes at the Wilt Chamberlain Clinic on Feb. 4 in Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas basketball notebook

KU leads the all-time series, 11-1. The Jayhawks have won five straight in the series since an 85-77 loss in 2001 in Waco, Texas. KU trailed by 25 points at halftime in that game.

Woodling: Marian absent at Allen

With snow falling steadily outside Allen Fieldhouse, it seemed unlikely Kansas University's women's basketball team would draw much of a crowd.

Bears focused after blowout

Baylor University's basketball players and coaches have had four days to think about their unsightly 40-point blowout loss at Oklahoma.