Stories for October 22, 2009


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Withey out four to six weeks with knee injury

Kansas freshman center Jeff Withey will miss four to six weeks of practice after suffering a knee injury earlier this week in practice, KU coach Bill Self said at Thursday's Big 12 media day at the Sprint Center.

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Facing McCray

Big 12 coaches admire KU star

Texas A&M coach Gary Blair thinks Kansas University’s women’s basketball team has its own Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Their names are Danielle McCray and Sade Morris.

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Collins: Jayhawks similar to ’08 squad

Sherron Collins, who played a sixth-man role on Kansas University’s 2008 national championship basketball team, agrees with those who believe the 2009-10 Jayhawks ultimately could match the accomplishments of that wildly successful squad.

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Bradford’s decision put on hold

Injured Sooners quarterback needs more time

Just when it seemed as if Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford was ready to make a decision about his future, the injured Oklahoma quarterback decided he needed more time to think about it.

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Mangino: Special teams not up to snuff

Kansas University's football special teams are better than they were last year, but coach Mark Mangino's still not satisfied.

Kansas volleyball sweeps

Kansas University junior Melissa Manda dug up a team-best 19 digs, and senior Melissa Grieb added a season-high 14 on Wednesday as the KU volleyball team swept its second straight opponent — Texas Tech.