Stories for January 17, 2018


Lead stories


Tom Keegan: Penthouse view suits Kansas

Unlike what Huggins articulated what has happened with his team, for Kansas the view from the top never will bring on vertigo. The Jayhawks' comfort zone can be found in the penthouse because it's were they spend most of their time. By Tom Keegan


Strong play from 2 KU seniors helped put an end to Jayhawks' Morgantown misery

Even if you watched the replay three or four times after it was over, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly how the 10th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team flipped the script on an otherwise sluggish performance and played some of its best basketball of the season down the stretch to steal a victory in Morgantown over West Virginia on Monday night. By Matt Tait

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'She's not a coward': Brandon Schneider praises guard, blasts team after loss to Texas Tech

Brianna Osorio's 28-point performance was just about the only thing KU coach Brandon Schneider reflected favorably upon after a loss to Texas Tech.

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20 years later, Wilt Chamberlain's return to Kansas still produces chills

Twenty years ago Wednesday, a giant returned to Allen Fieldhouse. His name was Wilt Chamberlain, he, somehow, still managed to squeeze into his old letter jacket and he was in Lawrence for the first time in more than 20 years. By Matt Tait

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Champions Classic moved up a week to tip off college hoops season

The 2018-19 college basketball season will start with a bang. That much was learned Wednesday, when ESPN announced that the annual Champions Classic featuring powerhouse programs Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State would be moved up a week and would be the official kickoff of the college hoops season. By Matt Tait

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David Beaty hires former Missouri Tiger A.J. Ricker as new KU O-line coach

Five days after Kansas football parted ways with Zach Yenser, its offensive line coach for the previous three seasons, David Beaty has found his replacement. A former O-line coach at Missouri, Western Michigan and Illinois, A.J. Ricker will take over the same position at KU. By Benton Smith

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Jo Jo White: What It Means To Be A Jayhawk

Tuesday night, the Kansas basketball family, and basketball in general, learned that one of is all-time greats had passed, as the family of former KU legend and Boston Celtics great announced the death of Jo Jo White.