Stories for March 1, 2015


Lead stories


Potential violation forces Cliff Alexander out of lineup

Kansas University freshman forward Cliff Alexander sat out Saturday’s game against Texas over a potential NCAA violation. KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger said the NCAA “has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility. As a precautionary measure, Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved the issue.” By Gary Bedore


Kansas softball rained out

Kansas University’s scheduled softball game in the UNF Tournament on Sunday was canceled due to wet grounds.

KU baseball falls to B.C.

Kansas University jumped to a four-run lead, but Boston College rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Jayhawks in the final game of the Snowbird Classic on Sunday.

Attorney mum on Cliff Alexander

Arthur McAfee, a Washington, D.C.-based attorney retained by the family of Cliff Alexander regarding an undisclosed issue with the NCAA, hopes for a timely resolution of the matter. By Gary Bedore

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Chelsea Gardner, women's seniors set for home finale

It was not until the 19th game of her freshman season that Kansas University forward Chelsea Gardner truly knew she could play in the Big 12. By Matt Tait

Column: Big 12 could have 5 champs

The final week of the Big 12 men’s basketball season begins with the chance that the conference that markets itself with the slogan “one true champion” could crown five true champions. By Tom Keegan

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Man of faith: Basketball, Bible study highlight senior walk-on Christian Garrett’s KU tenure

Some of the most memorable moments in Christian Garrett’s four years at KU have taken place in Allen Fieldhouse and in his parents’ abode, where a weekly Bible study has attracted more than 100 individuals on a given night. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 1, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 1, 2015

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Behind the Lens: How to survive a court-storming

If my calculations are correct, Kansas University men’s basketball opponents are more or less good for about three to four court-stormings a season. I’ve learned a few things about how to protect myself and how to convey the gravity of the moment without getting trampled.