Archive for Saturday, November 10, 2012

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12:31 a.m.
KU's center Jeff Withey ties up with Southeast Missouri's Jacob Tolbert as KU's Ben McLemore (23) goes down on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. With no help from its shooting, KU grinds out 74-55 victory over Southeast Missouri
November 9, 2012
The Jayhawks, who couldn’t miss at shootaround Friday afternoon, made just two of 21 three-point tries in a workmanlike — some might say ugly — 74-55 regular-season opening victory over Southeast Missouri on Friday night. By Gary Bedore
6:00 a.m.
KU sophomore Naadir Tharpe, left front, gets his team together in the final minutes against Southeast Missouri State on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse. KU defeated SEMO, 74-55. Opinion: Improved Naadir Tharpe delivers in pressure situation
11:11 p.m., November 9, 2012 Updated 11:32 p.m.
Though he didn’t receiver a perfect grade from his coach, Kansas sophomore guard Naadir Tharpe passed the test with the game on the line, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan says.
10:00 a.m.
Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville yells at an official during the Raiders’ game against Texas on Saturday in Lubbock. Archi-Tech: Tuberville rebuilding Red Raiders
November 10, 2012
When Texas Tech hired Tommy Tuberville to take over for Mike Leach in January of 2010 — just weeks after Kansas University had removed Mark Mangino and hired Turner Gill to take his place — the people in power at Tech spoke about an opportunity to get Texas Tech football back on track. By Matt Tait
6:06 p.m.
On the final play of the game safety D.J. Johnson (12) tips a pass in the endzone to Kansas receiver Tre' Parmalee (11) during the second overtime on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. At right is Texas Tech defensive back Bruce Jones. The Jayhawks lost the game 41-34. Just out of reach: KU comes up short in 41-34 double-OT loss to Texas Tech
November 10, 2012
The Kansas football team couldn’t get late stops when it needed them, falling to Texas Tech in double overtime in another competitive loss under KU coach Charlie Weis. By Matt Tait
10:00 p.m.
Jess Pacheco, retired Marine Corps Sgt. Major, center, reaches to shake hands with Lou Hammer, a retired sergeant, during the 237th birthday commemoration of the United States Marine Corps on Friday at the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University. Hammer was honored as the oldest Marine Corps veteran at the ceremony. At left is Gunnery Sgt. Dawud Hakim Jr., who presented the first piece of cake to Hammer. Area Marines celebrate 237 years
November 9, 2012
Multiple generations of U.S. Marines came together Friday at the Dole Institute of Politics to mark the 237th birthday of the Marine Corps and to celebrate the bond that ties them all together. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran spoke at the celebration and served as the guest of honor. By Matt Erickson

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