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Red-hot Hosmer homers in win
March 23, 2015
Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios each had two hits as the Kansas City Royals defeated a San Francisco Giants split squad 4-2 Sunday.
Home runs power Hawkeyes past Kansas baseball, 6-2
March 23, 2015
Kansas University stranded 17 runners and surrendered three home runs in a 6-2 baseball loss to Iowa on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Quick start propels KU tennis to 4-0 win over West Virginia
March 23, 2015
Kansas University’s women’s tennis team used a fast start and a come-from-behind singles win to blank West Virginia, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Stein sets RBI mark in Jayhawks’ 5-4 softball win
March 23, 2015
Maddie Stein became Kansas University’s all-time career RBI leader with a solo home run in the fifth inning, and KU coach Megan Smith claimed her 300th career win in a the Jayhawks’ 5-4 victory over Georgia State on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 22, 2015
Notebook: Jayhawks take season-ending loss hard
March 22, 2015
Frank Mason III sat with one hand on his head in front of his stall Sunday, in a quiet locker room following Kansas University’s 78-65, season-ending loss to Wichita State.
After season-ending loss, Jayhawks will contemplate what’s next
March 22, 2015
Kelly Oubre, Jr., a McDonald’s All-American who arrived at Kansas University as an almost-certain one-and-done college player, shed no light on his future plans after Sunday’s 78-65 loss to Wichita State in the NCAA Tournament. He and some teammates were asked about their plans for next season in Omaha.
Bounced: Shockers do as they please, send Jayhawks home
March 22, 2015
The much-talked-about, long-awaited, highly-anticipated battle between major-college power Kansas University and mid-major extraordinaire Wichita State didn’t turn out to be much of a contest Sunday in CenturyLink Center. By Gary Bedore
Column: Wichita State’s veterans prove to be difference-makers
March 22, 2015
The song remains the same in the Kansas University locker room on the day it gets knocked out of the NCAA tournament. This year, that day came Sunday when a veteran, unflappable Wichita State squad defeated Kansas, 78-65, in the round of 32 at CenturyLink Center. By Tom Keegan
Hustle, desire define Shockers’ victory over Jayhawks
March 22, 2015
There were a dozen big shots, all kinds of clutch moments and even a few runs that decided Sunday’s 78-65 victory by seventh-seeded Wichita State over No. 2 seed Kansas at CenturyLink Center. But no play better illustrated the difference between the two teams or defined the reason for the final score like the hustle play and ensuing slam dunk made by Wichita State freshman Zach Brown. By Matt Tait
Shockers end KU’s season in Round of 32
March 22, 2015
Despite a slow start that saw No. 2 seed Kansas play with the lead for the first 15 minutes of the first half, the seventh-seeded Wichita State Shockers got hot when it counted and ran over the Jayhawks, 78-65 on Sunday at CenturyLink Center.
KU-WSU notebook: Conner the spy?
March 22, 2015
Former Kansas University guard Conner Frankamp, who will be eligible to play at transfer destination Wichita State next season, has been spotted in downtown Omaha with his parents this weekend. He’s not practicing this weekend with the Shockers or sitting on the bench during games. By Gary Bedore
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 21, 2015
Ex-area players help JCCC win national crown
March 21, 2015
Former Baldwin High basketball standout Katie Jones and Shelby Dahl, a Santa Fe Trail graduate, helped the Johnson County Community College women’s basketball team to a national title on Saturday at JCCC.
LHS baseball falls to Rogers
March 21, 2015
Lawrence High’s baseball team held Rogers (Arkansas) to just four hits on Saturday afternoon, but the Lions couldn’t produce much offense of their own in a 3-0 loss at Rogers High.
KU swimmer misses finals
March 21, 2015
Kansas University’s Chelsie Miller finished her appearance at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 16:17.02 in the 1,650-yard freestyle on Saturday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
KU men’s golf wins in Desert
March 21, 2015
All six Kansas University men’s golfers placed in the top 20 — paced by runner-up Brock Drogosch — and KU won the Desert Shootout on Saturday at Palm Valley Golf Club.
Iowa baseball slips past KU
March 21, 2015
Kansas University collected seven hits and eight walks but stranded 10 runners in a 6-4 baseball loss to Iowa on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
KU softball tops Georgia State
March 21, 2015
Kansas University’s softball team won its ninth straight game, and Alicia Pille improved to 17-0, as the Jayhawks defeated Georgia State, 8-6, in the Rock Chalk Challenge on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Chisox clip Royals
March 21, 2015
The White Sox expected big things of Courtney Hawkins when they chose him as the 13th overall selection in the 2012 draft out of high school in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Ellis’ knee ‘feels good’
March 21, 2015
Kansas University junior forward Perry Ellis, who is still wearing a brace at practice and in games to protect his sprained right knee, had an especially strong workout Saturday. By Gary Bedore
WSU guard Baker calm in face of hyped matchup
March 21, 2015
During the past three seasons, Wichita State guard Ron Baker has demonstrated on dozens of occasions the unflappable demeanor that has made him one of the toughest players in college basketball. By Matt Tait
Column: Two Jayhawks Shocker-like
March 21, 2015
Accomplished Wichita State basketball coach Gregg Marshall tried to assume the role coaches enjoy during the buildup to monster games such as the one his Shockers play today against Kansas University. It didn’t quite fit this time. By Tom Keegan
Rock/shock: KU, WSU to meet at long last
March 21, 2015
It has been 22 long years since Sunflower State schools Kansas University and Wichita State have met on the basketball court. By Gary Bedore
A rivalry comes to life: KU, WSU fans relishing Sunday’s game
March 21, 2015
Thanks to the forces of March Madness, the 22-year armistice between the Kansas and Wichita State men’s basketball teams — a relationship still characterized as a rivalry — is coming to an end.

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