Stories for December 1, 2016


Lead stories

Early Morning

Former Jayhawk Jerod Haase excited for Saturday homecoming with Stanford

Plenty of visiting head coaches have been serenaded with loud and proud boos raining down on them from the Allen Fieldhouse bleachers throughout the years. But it takes a special set of circumstances for a coach other than the one sitting on the Kansas bench to receive a warm welcome from Jayhawk fans. That figures to be what takes place a little before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, when former KU standout Jerod Haase is introduced as the head coach of the Stanford men’s basketball team, in town to take on the Jayhawks on ESPN. By Matt Tait


KU volleyball sweeps Samford in NCAA Tournament opener

A year after the program’s first trip to the Final Four, Kansas volleyball opened up the 2016 NCAA Tournament Thursday night with a three-set sweep of Samford on the Jayhawks’ home floor at Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

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Landen Lucas' status for Saturday still uncertain

With or without him, Self says Jayhawks are looking for greater inside presence

Kansas coach Bill Self said Thursday afternoon that senior forward Landen Lucas would not practice today and his status was uncertain for Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. tip-off against Stanford at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

KU women's basketball falls at Creighton, 69-49

The Kansas women's basketball team saw its three-game winning streak snapped Wednesday in a 69-49 loss against Creighton at D.J. Sokol Arena.