Stories for March 26, 2010


Lead stories


Down and out: Cold-shooting KU women eliminated by ISU in WNIT

Jayhawks finish with 17-16 record

The Kansas women's basketball team fell to Illinois State, 71-49, on Thursday night in the Sweet 16 of the WNIT in Normal, Ill.

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Duke advances to round of eight, beats Purdue

Kyle Singler scored 24 points and Jon Scheyer added 18, snapping out of a shooting slump just in time to help top-seeded Duke advance to the round of eight for the first time since 2004 with a 70-57 win over Purdue on Friday night.

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Michigan State holds off Northern Iowa 59-52

Durrell Summers scored 19 points and Korie Lucious hit a whirling turnaround jumper with 95 seconds left, helping fifth-seeded Michigan State survive a mid-major scare with a 59-52 win over pesky Northern Iowa in the Midwest Regional semifinals Friday night.

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Tennessee tops Ohio State to reach regional final

One Evan Turner is pretty good. Five Tennessee Volunteers are even better.

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Third-seeded Baylor routs 10th-seeded Saint Mary's

BU guards key 72-49 rout

LaceDarius Dunn, Tweety Carter and Baylor had all the fun Friday night, ending what had been an entertaining NCAA tournament ride for Omar Samhan and surprising Saint Mary's.

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First spring practice pushed back to Sunday

Spring drills postponed until Sunday

The Kansas University football team's first spring practice of 2010 has been pushed back from Saturday, March 27 to Sunday, March 28 because of the threat of rain on Saturday.

Tease photo to close Wednesday as settlement talks continue with KU, Kansas Athletics, a T-shirt business whose unlicensed merchandise has riled officials at Kansas Athletics Inc. and Kansas University, will close Wednesday.

James McClinton joins Chicago’s AFL team

Former Kansas University defensive end James McClinton has found a home in the Arena Football League.

Hey KSU: Embrace history

Kansas University basketball fans increasingly have embraced the school’s brilliant history. By now some are even conversant with the marvelous records and players of the 1930s before there was an NCAA Tournament to stir the pot and create bracket mania.

KU hoops signee Woolridge will represent U.S.

Kansas University basketball signee Royce Woolridge will represent the United States at the 2010 Albert Schweitzer Tournament set for April 3-10 in Mannheim, Germany.

KU baseball's Lisher rewarded for hard work

In the high-powered contemporary world of major-college athletics, Brett Lisher is an anomaly — a walk-on who starts.

Milwaukee Bucks sign Darnell Jackson

It didn’t take Darnell Jackson long to find a job.