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Column: KU’s three-point shooting on upward arc
December 21, 2014
The recent hot shooting of Kansas University’s 9-1 basketball team raises a legitimate question: Might this be a better outside shooting team than any other during the current coach’s 12-year regime? By Tom Keegan
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KU sophomore Keyla Morgan to step away from basketball
December 22, 2014
KU coach Bonnie Henrickson announced Monday that sophomore guard Keyla Morgan has been medically disqualified and will no longer be able to compete for the Jayhawks. Morgan has an undisclosed medical condition that is non-life threatening, but will prohibit her from returning to the hardwood.
Oubre named Big 12’s Newcomer of the Week
December 22, 2014
Kelly Oubre Jr.’s breakout performance against Lafayette earned him the Phillips 66 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week award, the conference office announced Monday.
LHS boys claim three-OT thriller, 79-75
December 21, 2014
In a game that nobody wanted to end, Lawrence High’s boys basketball team traded baskets, defensive stops and momentum with Barstow (Missouri) on Saturday night in the Hyvee Shootout at Avila University. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS wrestlers place at Emporia
December 21, 2014
Three Free State High wrestlers earned top-four placings in their respective weight classes on Saturday at the Emporia Winter Classic.
Chiefs look to contain Steelers
December 21, 2014
Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t need to bother with the math, no matter how simple the equation.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 20, 2014
December 20, 2014
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 20, 2014
Notebook: Perry Ellis labors in KU blowout
December 20, 2014
Kansas University junior forward Perry Ellis didn’t score the first half of Saturday’s 96-69 win over Lafayette, and finished with four points and three boards in 14 minutes. By Gary Bedore
Self goes away from probable starting five
December 20, 2014
Kansas University sophomore wing Brannen Greene, who was ticketed to start his second straight game on Saturday, missed the entire first half as penalty for arriving late for a weight-training session on Friday. By Gary Bedore
Hunter Mickelson plays way into lineup, produces
December 20, 2014
One of Kansas University’s best big men in practice the last 10 days has been a guy who, until Saturday, had played the least amount of minutes in games. He’s Arkansas transfer Hunter Mickelson, who after logging one minute in the last five contests and 14 minutes in five games all season, erupted for eight points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 17 minutes in Saturday’s 96-69 rout of Lafayette in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Column: Frank Mason influencing game, improving
December 20, 2014
Kansas University’s basketball team is loaded with high skilled athletes, including four McDonald’s All-Americans, but even all that talent wouldn’t have much of a shot at jelling if not for the sophomore guard who originally committed to Towson and at the time of his choosing Kansas was ranked by Rivals 131st in his class. Column by Tom Keegan
Three-point shooting helps KU hold off Leopards
December 20, 2014
Lafayette’s game plan on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse was to shoot well from the outside on offense, help inside on defense and hope to catch a couple of breaks that would allow the Leopards to hang in there against 10th-ranked Kansas University on its home floor. By game’s end, Lafayette was able to put a checkmark in each of those boxes, but that did not prevent the Jayhawks from rolling to a 96-69 victory. By Matt Tait
Jayhawks show off depth in rout of Lafayette
December 20, 2014
Six players reached double digits in scoring and the Kansas University men’s basketball team improved to 9-1 with a 96-69 victory over a scrappy Lafayette team Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Column: Firebirds’ strategy bothered Lawrence
December 20, 2014
Kudos to Free State High coach Chuck Law for employing a turn-back-the-clock, clock-eating strategy, and especially to his players for having the discipline to execute their coach’s game plan remarkably well.
Ottawa, De Soto split
December 20, 2014
Isaac McCullough and Perry Carroll each scored 12 points to lead Ottawa to a 63-35 high school boys basketball victory over De Soto on Friday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 19, 2014
December 20, 2014
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 19, 2014
Royals ink Rios to $11M, one-year deal
December 20, 2014
The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of veteran outfielder Alex Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season.
Manning could provide KU valuable minutes
December 20, 2014
Conner Teahan, Christian Moody, Justin Wesley and Stephen Vinson have been four walk-ons to play meaningful minutes at Kansas University in the Bill Self era.
LHS boys claim 39-33 victory
December 20, 2014
Free State High’s boys basketball team entered Friday with a plan to stop Lawrence High’s explosive offense. It included packing the paint on defense and slowing the tempo down on offense.
Piper powers Free State girls, 59-47
December 20, 2014
Free State sophomore Madison Piper was not about to let an illness or any player from Lawrence High stop her from leading the Firebirds to a victory in the girls basketball City Showdown on Friday at FSHS.
Cliff Alexander to make first start
December 19, 2014
After nine straight games coming off the bench to begin his Kansas University career, freshman power forward Cliff Alexander is about to get his first crack at the starting five.

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