Stories for May 14, 2016


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KU adds transfer in Liberty University sophomore center Evan Maxwell

He's a 6-10, 245-pounder who averaged 10 points and 4.8 boards last season

Former Liberty University center Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore out of Clarks Summit, Pa., is headed to Kansas University on a basketball scholarship, Maxwell told the Journal-World on Friday night. By Gary Bedore

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Newest Jayhawk Evan Maxwell speaks Saturday after Friday's commitment to KU

Former Liberty University center 'honored to say I belong to the best basketball program in the country'

Evan Maxwell chose KU over Virginia Tech and Baylor.

KU track nabs 3 titles

Kansas University won three individual tittles on the first day of the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday at the Lowdon Track complex.

Kansas baseball claims opener at KSU

Senior left-hander Ben Krauth allowed just one run over 81⁄3 innings, and Kansas University collected 11 hits off four Kansas State pitchers in a 4-1 Big 12 baseball victory over the Wildcats on Friday at Tointon Stadium.

KU men’s golfers relish NCAAs

Sometimes, things really are as enjoyable as they would appear from a distance. For example, taking a college golf road trip after finishing final exams sounds like emerging from a blizzard and landing on a sun-kissed beach that has a seat with your name on it. By Tom Keegan

KU-ISU softball to play 2 today

Due to the threat of severe weather, Kansas University officials opted to postpone Friday’s scheduled Big 12 softball game between Kansas University and Iowa State. The teams will conclude their three-game series with a doubleheader beginning at noon today at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

Kansas tennis falls in NCAAs

Kansas University’s women’s tennis season ended with a 4-3 loss to UC Santa Barbara on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Championships at Hellman Tennis Center.