Stories for January 22, 2017


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Graham not afraid to turn from scorer to facilitator

Playing so fast, yet so under control, junior guard Devonte’ Graham gave his team such a big early cushion with which to work, an 18th consecutive victory never felt in jeopardy for Kansas, which dropped Texas, 79-67, Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse, where the Jayhawks have won 50 in a row. By Tom Keegan


KU women fall to TCU

TCU dominated the boards and had no trouble getting the ball inside in an 83-68 victory Sunday night in Schollmaier Arena to keep the Kansas women’s basketball team winless in Big 12 play.

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Jayhawks executing individual roles to near perfection

Whenever a team rips off 18 consecutive victories as the Kansas men’s basketball team has since dropping the season opener back in November, there are a number of elements responsible for the run. By Matt Tait

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KU football adds to 2017 recruiting class

Jayhawks add CB and WR, with more help on way

As the February 1 National Signing Day gets closer, the Kansas football team continues to add to its Class of 2017. Two new recruits — defensive back Antonio Cole and receiver Quan Hampton — confirmed their commitments to Jon Kirby of Jayhawk Slant Sunday, after weekend visits to KU. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Huggins, WVU's big-time coach armed with small-town charm

Born in Morgantown, W.V., and reared in the small Tuscarawas County town of Midvale, Ohio, Bob Huggins doesn't quite understand why some seem so puzzled at coal miners choosing such a potentially dangerous occupation. It wasn't for him, but he understood the temptation.