Stories for March 1, 2016


Lead stories
Tease photo

Beaty hires prep coach Tony Hull from New Orleans to fill KU football RB vacancy

Tuesday's addition of Warren Easton High head coach Tony Hull as the new KU running backs coach opens up the potential for Kansas football to enjoy a greater recruiting presence in talent-rich Louisiana. New Orleans quarterback Tyriek Starks, who signed with KU in February and played for Hull, said other NOLA natives are sure to follow him and Hull to the Sunflower State. By Matt Tait

Tease photo

KU, adidas unveil 'Made in March' uniforms for 2016 postseason

When Kansas University begins its 2016 trek through the Big 12 and NCAA tournaments, the Jayhawks will do so with some new uniforms, unveiled by adidas and KU on Tuesday.

Tease photo

Shaka Smart: KU's Big 12 streak 'unheard of'

Texas coach Shaka Smart, even before suffering an 86-56 defeat at the hands of perennial Big 12 juggernaut Kansas, spoke highly of KU’s winning 12 straight regular-season league titles. By Gary Bedore

KU men’s golf 3rd after Day 1

Following a day-one performance in which four Kansas University men’s golfers are ranked in the top 15, the Jayhawks put themselves in third place after shooting a two-round 563 (-13) Monday at the Louisiana Classics.

Kansas women fall to TCU, 55-52

Kansas University women’s basketball held the lead for much of the first three quarters before falling behind in the fourth, then nearly erasing a seven-point deficit to TCU with 40 seconds to play.

Tease photo

Thon Maker to take official visit to KU

Thon Maker, a 7-foot senior forward from Athlete Institute in Ontario, Canada, will make an official visit to Kansas University for Saturday’s Iowa State game, Maker’s guardian, Ed Smith, tells and

Kansas baseball defeats Utah, 8-4

Arizona natives Devin Foyle and Marcus Wheeler combined for five hits and drove in three runs as Kansas University’s baseball team topped Utah, 8-4, Monday afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark.

Tease photo

Notebook: Bill Self says Big 12 not one-team league

Hours before his team sealed the championship outright with an 86-56 drubbing at Texas, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self on the Big 12 teleconference was asked if KU’s 12 straight titles reflects badly on the rest of the league. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 29, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 29, 2016

Tease photo

Jamari Traylor's alley-oop leading candidate for KU's best dunk of season

Jamari Traylor accepted a pass from Devonté Graham and put down a thunderous alley-oop dunk midway through the second half of Monday’s 86-56 rout of Texas in Frank Erwin Center. By Gary Bedore

Tease photo

Longhorns suffer emotional hangover, can't hang with KU

Both basketball teams playing a Big 12 game in the Erwin Center were coming off emotional victories two days previous. One handled it well, the other poorly. By Tom Keegan