Archive for Thursday, March 12, 2009

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Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU women vs. Nebraska KU vs. Baylor
Podcasts
Polls
What's the best deal in town for nightlife?

Poll results

Response Percent
Other
 
44%
$5 2-liter towers at Yacht Club on Wednesdays
 
22%
The Ranch’s dollar night on Fridays
 
15%
Jayhawker on Thursday for 2-for-1 martinis
 
12%
$8 Wine Flights at Genovese on Wednesdays
 
4%
Total 63
What's the best deal for dining out in Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cici’s Pizza
 
25%
Other
 
23%
Jade Garden
 
14%
Food court at Hy-Vee
 
12%
Rudy’s Pizzeria
 
9%
Henry T’s wing night on Wednesdays
 
7%
Burrito King
 
6%
Total 141
Where are the best fuel deals in Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
Quik Trip on 23rd Street
 
49%
Other
 
24%
Presto on Ninth Street
 
20%
Jayhawk Food Mart on Ninth Street
 
4%
Star Food Mart on Ninth Street
 
1%
Total 69
What's the best deal in Lawrence for family activies or recreation?

Poll results

Response Percent
Free play basketball and volleyball with Lawrence Parks and Recreation
 
28%
Other
 
27%
Frisbee Golf at Centennial Park
 
22%
Bringing lunch and watching a KU baseball game
 
11%
$20 for 18 holes at the Eagle Bend Golf Course, Mon.-Thurs.
 
10%
Total 59
What seed should KU get in the NCAA tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
3
 
41%
4
 
37%
5
 
14%
2
 
6%
Total 2604
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Baylor?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tyshawn Taylor
 
48%
Cole Aldrich
 
25%
Marcus Morris
 
17%
Other
 
7%
Total 39
What is KU's all-time record in the finals of the Big 12 tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
6-1
 
56%
5-2
 
32%
7-0
 
7%
4-3
 
3%
Total 193
What is KU's all-time record in the quarterfinals round of the Big 12 tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
11-1
 
39%
12-0
 
27%
10-2
 
23%
9-3
 
9%
Total 76
Mario Chalmers scored how many points in last year's Big 12 Championship game against Texas?

Poll results

Response Percent
31
 
25%
26
 
24%
28
 
24%
30
 
15%
24
 
10%
Total 83
Who has the highest point total in a Big 12 tournament game for KU (31)?

Poll results

Response Percent
Paul Pierce
 
34%
Mario Chalmers
 
30%
Wayne Simien
 
28%
Raef LaFrentz
 
6%
Total 78
What is KU's record all-time in the Big 12 tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
25-6
 
47%
26-5
 
32%
24-7
 
16%
23-8
 
3%
Total 61
In the Big 12 Tournament's 13-year history, how many times has KU earned the No. 1 seed?

Poll results

Response Percent
7
 
31%
6
 
24%
9
 
24%
8
 
19%
Total 57
How many times in Big 12 tournament history has an opponent shot 50 percent or better against KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
1
 
31%
0
 
28%
2
 
17%
3
 
17%
4
 
4%
Total 45
Who has led the Jayhawks in scoring the most times (five) in Big 12 tournament history?

Poll results

Response Percent
Wayne Simien
 
48%
Paul Pierce
 
31%
Mario Chalmers
 
11%
Drew Gooden
 
8%
Total 72
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence detectives and police officers search an area near Kansas Highway 10 bypass at 27th Street and Wakarusa Drive on Tuesday morning, Dec. 2, 2008. The search was related to a sexual assault reported Monday, December 1. Attorney general says 13 rapes in Lawrence, Manhattan may be connected
11:06 a.m., March 11, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Multiple rapes in Lawrence and Manhattan may be connected, the state’s top law enforcement official announced Wednesday.
6:00 a.m.
Tom Hartley Former party chairman would bring connections to school board
March 11, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Tom Hartley has a few friends in the Kansas state legislature thanks to his two years as the Douglas County Democratic Party chairman. He thinks those connections are an advantage in his run for Lawrence school board.
10:30 a.m.
The Jayhawks run through warmups before tipoff against Baylor on Thursday at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. FINAL: Dunn’s 24 points lead Baylor to upset over top-seeded KU, 71-64
9:57 a.m., March 12, 2009 Updated 9:50 p.m.
Baylor guard made 6 of 11 threes to help the Bears knock Kansas out of Big 12 Tournament.
6:00 p.m.
Rick Doll has been selected as the new superintendent of the Lawrence public schools. Doll, seen Wednesday, will start his new job in July. Lawrence school district picks next superintendent: Rick Doll from Louisburg
March 11, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Rick Doll will be the sixth superintendent to lead the consolidated Lawrence public school district.

All stories

Downtown crosswalks slated for repairs
Street repairs on Massachusetts Street planned to start late this month
March 12, 2009 in print edition on A3
The days of one-lane traffic in downtown aren’t over quite yet.
Kansas lacks balance
Henrickson: Players need to step up
March 12, 2009 in print edition on B1
Danielle McCray can’t do it all.