Advertisement

News

Stories for December 9, 2015

Subscribe

Lead stories

Night

Great to be back: Kansas cruises in Brannen Greene's return

Kansas University junior guard Brannen Greene learned his six-game suspension had turned into a five-gamer — thus had expired — during a coach/player chat after practice on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

Kansas blows out Holy Cross

No number of prayers could help Holy Cross hold off a red-hot Kansas basketball team Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse, where the second-ranked Jayhawks rolled the Crusaders, 92-59.

Holy Cross could give Jayhawks tough test

Simple logic — in the form of comparative scores — suggests tonight’s Kansas University-Holy Cross basketball game may be a bit closer than the records and the polls would indicate.

Stories
Tease photo

Tom Keegan: Coaching harmony key to KU volleyball success

The particulars of how the final, vital piece of Ray Bechard’s coaching staff came into place revealed a lot about how Kansas University has risen to volleyball prominence in recent years. Everybody played a part in making it happen. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 9, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 9, 2015

Tease photo

Notebook: Kansas has history with Holy Cross

With a 92-59 beating on Wednesday, Kansas University improved its all-time record against Holy Cross to 3-1. The Bob Cousy-led Crusaders won the first meeting, 57-53, on Dec. 20, 1949, in a game played in Boston. By Gary Bedore

Tease photo

Landen Lucas, Jamari Traylor sit as precaution

Kansas University big men Landen Lucas (sprained big toe) and Jamari Traylor (ankle sprain) missed Wednesday’s game against Holy Cross for precautionary reasons.

Tease photo

Great to be back: Kansas cruises in Brannen Greene's return

Kansas University junior guard Brannen Greene learned his six-game suspension had turned into a five-gamer — thus had expired — during a coach/player chat after practice on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

Tease photo

Punch-out: Jayhawks play role of Mike Tyson vs. Crusaders

Hands on his head, smile on his face, Holy Cross coach Bill Carmody conjured up a quote from legendary boxer Mike Tyson — minus the high-pitched voice — to explain his team’s 92-59 loss to No. 2 Kansas University at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Tease photo

Matt Tait: KU takes the good and bad with Brannen Greene

A five-minute stretch midway through the first half of Wednesday's 92-59 Kansas University basketball victory over Holy Cross at Allen Fieldhouse perfectly summed up the hot-and-cold career of KU junior Brannen Greene. By Matt Tait

Tease photo

Kansas blows out Holy Cross

No number of prayers could help Holy Cross hold off a red-hot Kansas basketball team Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse, where the second-ranked Jayhawks rolled the Crusaders, 92-59.

Tease photo

KU football's Fish Smithson named 2nd-team All-Big 12

Three other Jayhawks earn all-Big 12 honorable mention nods

Junior safety Fish Smithson on Wednesday was one of four Kansas University football players honored in the Big 12 Conference coaches' postseason awards. Smithson, who led the Big 12 with 111 tackles, also led the nation in solo tackles per game (7.9) and earned a spot on the all-Big 12 second team.

KU’s Sanni earns track & field honor

Kansas University junior Zainab Sanni was named the national female athlete of the week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Tuesday.

Kansas volleyball adds to honors

Kansas University volleyball added to its list of accomplishments this season as head coach Ray Bechard was named American Volleyball Coaches Association Midwest coach of the year and three Jayhawks were named to the AVCA All-Midwest Region first team on Tuesday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 8, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 8, 2015