Stories for March 10, 2017


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Tom Keegan: Mason, Lucas couldn't do it all in Big 12 tourney loss

The Kansas quarterfinal exit from the Big 12 basketball tournament Thursday underscored the importance of freshman Josh Jackson staying out of foul trouble and parking lots. By Tom Keegan


Kansas baseball splits twinbill

Taylor Turski and Blake Weiman combined to pitch eight shutout innings, and Kansas baseball team defeated Houston Baptist, 2-1, in the first game of a doubleheader Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU softball wins home opener

Harli Ridling homered, doubled and drove in five runs, and Kansas’ softball team defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay, 12-0, in its home opener Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

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Jayhawks plan to use time off to fix, focus on defense

While resting up, recharging and moving forward with a new mindset all figure to be benefits of the Jayhawks’ unexpected weekend off, the one aspect of improvement this team will focus on most between now and the opening tip in next week’s NCAA Tournament will be the one that let them down the most on Thursday — defense. By Matt Tait

Wooden court damaged by water at KU men's basketball apartment building

The wooden basketball court floor inside McCarthy Hall sustained some water damage this week after a fire sprinkler head turned on inside the building.