Archive for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
KU Business Dean Neeli Bendapudi's hope for the new six-story, 165,000-square-foot KU School of Business building is for it to fit in with the rest of the campus architecture, she said. This preliminary rendering from the architecture firm Perkins + Will shows a limestone building with red accents, viewed from across Naismith Drive to the northwest. The outstretched arm with the red roof would house conference areas, Bendapudi said. Design details may change after the school hires an architectural firm to begin official plans, she said. KU announces $13 million more raised for new School of Business building
December 17, 2012
Kansas University on Monday announced $13 million in additional donations toward the planned new building for the KU School of Business, following an initial $20 million gift from the Capitol Federal Foundation that was announced in October. By Matt Erickson
6:00 a.m.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo.Jaedin Turner, 9, Perry, is raising money for Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. For her recent birthday, she asked friends to donate and sought matching funds from area businesses. She has raised over $800 so far. In lieu of birthday presents, Perry girl raises money for Red Cross hurricane relief efforts
December 18, 2012
Third-grader Jaedin Turner, of Perry, used her birthday to raise $1,000 for the Red Cross, asking friends to donate money for Hurricane Sandy victims.
12:00 p.m.
John Hoopes, an associate professor of anthropology at Kansas University, studies ancient civilizations such as the Maya. KU professor: Blame American culture, not the Mayas, for Dec. 21 doomsday talk
December 16, 2012
If the world doesn’t end Friday, John Hoopes says, please don’t blame the Mayan civilization. It’s just not true that the Mayas predicted the apocalypse would happen on Dec. 21, 2012, the Kansas University archaeologist says. Hoopes has been studying the “2012 phenomenon” for about a decade. By Matt Erickson
5:00 p.m.
Marcus (with ball) and Markieff Morris encounter Richmond players in a golf cart at the Alamodome on Thursday, March 24, 2011. During the encounter, Marcus said, “You boys better be ready.” Bill Self recalls last Richmond game
December 17, 2012
Four current University of Richmond basketball players and three from Kansas University played in KU’s 77-57 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 victory over the Spiders on March 25, 2011, in San Antonio. By Gary Bedore
9:57 p.m.
Kansas center Jeff Withey deflects a shot by Richmond forward Derrick Williams during the second half on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Richmond coach Chris Mooney: KU ‘every bit as good as advertised’
December 18, 2012
When scouting Kansas, Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney was caught off guard that the Jayhawks started four seniors. Each of those upperclassmen played a role in the Jayhawks’ rout over the Spiders. By Matt Tait • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio • KU players postgame audio
10:42 p.m.
Kansas defenders Elijah Johnson (15) and Jeff Withey swoop in to defend against a shot by Richmond guard Kendall Anthony during the first half on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Planet Withey: KU center moves up blocks list as Jayhawks rout Richmond
December 18, 2012
Though Kansas center Jeff Withey prides himself on his blocks, two of his most spectacular plays were steals in the Jayhawks’ 87-59 victory Tuesday over Richmond. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio • KU players postgame audio

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