Stories for February 7, 2016


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Perry Ellis a cordial, yet lethal, visitor

Perry Ellis is a polite guest in visiting arenas. Never does anything to show up the opposition or call attention to himself, but he's just so difficult to keep from doing what he wants to do, from acting as if he's playing in his own house. By Tom Keegan


KU tennis downs Buffaloes

After picking up the doubles point with two dominating match victories, Kansas University’s women’s tennis team claimed three considerably closer singles matches to beat Colorado, 4-1, on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

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Eudora’s Ballock commits to Creighton over KU, others

Eudora High basketball standout Mitchell Ballock announced Sunday night he has orally committed to play college basketball at Creighton University. By Bobby Nightengale

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Big week looms for Kansas hoops

A pair of victories this week would greatly assist Kansas University’s basketball team in its quest for a 12th-straight Big 12 Conference regular-season championship. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Simply put, KU needs a sweep in gut-check week

A pair of successful purple tuneups in Lawrence and Fort Worth checked off the schedule, gut-check week has arrived for a Kansas University basketball team that like most top 10 squads doesn’t always play like it or feel like it. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 7, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 7, 2016

Kansas tennis stops N. Texas

Kansas University’s women’s tennis team blanked North Texas, 5-0, on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center to remain undefeated.

KU swimmers top Iowa State

Kansas University’s women’s swim team completed the dual portion of its season with a 175.5-127.5 victory over Iowa State on Saturday.

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KU women fall to Baylor

Fourth-ranked Baylor won its 10th straight Big 12 women’s basketball game Saturday, defeating Kansas University, 81-49.

KU’s Bowen wins pole vault

Kansas University senior Casey Bowen won the Husker Invitational pole vault for the second straight season Saturday, and sophomore Anthonio Humphrey Jr. won the 800 meters for his fifth individual victory of the season.