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Belmont edges KU in grad-rate bracket
March 17, 2015
Kansas University’s basketball team reached the championship game of Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 NCAA Academic Tournament, falling to Belmont in “double overtime,” the publication announced.
‘Play angry’? Easy for Shockers
March 17, 2015
Wichita State should have no problem playing angry this time around.
Chiefs sign DB Parker for 5 years
March 17, 2015
Defensive back Ron Parker proved his versatility for the Chiefs last season. On Saturday, he was rewarded for it.
Ventura hit hard in Royals’ 6-5 win
March 17, 2015
Yordano Ventura gave up four runs in the first two innings, but the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Monday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 16, 2015
March 17, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 16, 2015
At $1.5 million a year, KU’s jet is a bargain, officials tell state legislators
07:18 p.m., March 16, 2015 Updated 10:24 p.m.
Kansas University officials told state legislators Monday that the university’s ownership and use of jets gives taxpayers and students a strong return on the investment. The jet expenditures of $1.5 million a year are more than offset by revenue the planes help bring in from donor relations and athletics, said Tim Caboni, vice chancellor for public affairs.
Bill Self reiterates nothing has changed with Cliff Alexander
March 16, 2015
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self spoke with ESPN’s Andy Katz Monday about freshman Cliff Alexander and indicated he won’t play in the NCAA Tournament.
Frontier League honors area basketball players
March 16, 2015
Several area basketball players were recognized with postseason All-Frontier League honors on Saturday.
TCU tennis downs KU
March 16, 2015
Kansas University’s Madison Harrison defeated TCU’s Paulina Dubavets, 6-3, 6-3, to give the Jayhawks their only victory in a 4-1 Big 12 tennis loss to the Horned Frogs on Sunday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Stein sparks Kansas softball
March 16, 2015
Maddie Stein’s two-out, walk-off grand slam lifted — rather dramatically — Kansas University to a 5-4 softball victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas baseball upends Michigan
March 16, 2015
Owen Taylor went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a run and two RBIs, Drew Morovick allowed just two runs over five innings, and Kansas University doubled up Michigan, 8-4, to wrap up their nonconference baseball series Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.
City cleans up in Sunflower League awards
March 16, 2015
Lawrence High senior guard Anthony Bonner and Free State sophomore Madison Piper were named the Sunflower League’s players of the year on Sunday, and LHS boys basketball coach Mike Lewis was selected as the Coach of the Year after leading the Lions to an undefeated 11-0 record in league play.
Aggies no strangers to tournament
March 16, 2015
The Kansas University men’s basketball team’s second-round opponent in this year’s NCAA Tournament might be seeded 13 spots lower than the Jayhawks, but the WAC champion New Mexico State Aggies are no strangers to success. By Matt Tait
Column: KU vs. WSU? Yes, please
March 16, 2015
Conspiracy theorists will have a blast with insisting the NCAA Tournament selection committee rigged a potential third-round matchup between Wichita State, which wants to play Kansas University, and the Jayhawks, who won’t play the Shockers. By Tom Keegan
Second chance: No. 2 seed KU headed to Omaha
March 16, 2015
For the sixth consecutive year and eighth time in the last nine seasons, Kansas University’s basketball team enters the NCAA Tournament as a 1 or 2 seed. By Gary Bedore
Rockies rip Royals, 6-2
March 15, 2015
Troy Tulowitzki and Justin Morneau hit home runs on consecutive pitches in the first inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 15, 2015
March 15, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 15, 2015
Kansas earns No. 2 seed in Midwest region, will tip off vs. New Mexico State at 11:15 a.m. Friday
Jayhawks in same region as Kentucky, same pod as Wichita State
March 15, 2015
The uncertainty is over. As the prevalent pre-March Madness speculation presumed, Kansas University’s basketball team earned a No. 2 seed and will open the 2015 NCAA Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 14, 2015
March 15, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 14, 2015
Hugoton stops Baldwin girls for title
March 15, 2015
Hugoton’s quickness proved to be the difference Saturday in the 4A Division II state girls basketball championship game.
KU softball tops Idaho State
March 15, 2015
Four Jayhawks had multi-hit games in the Kansas University softball team’s 10-2 five-inning victory over Idaho State on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Vollmer 14th in pentathlon
March 15, 2015
Kansas University senior Lindsay Vollmer placed 14th in the pentathlon Saturday at the NCAA Indoor.
Kansas baseball falls to Michigan
March 15, 2015
Michigan rallied for three runs in the eighth inning and defeated Kansas, 4-2, in college baseball Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Comeback doesn’t come; LHS falls in final
March 14, 2015
Lawrence High’s boys basketball players never gave up hope in the Class 6A state championship on Saturday. By Bobby Nightengale
Column: KU’s stars still haven’t aligned
March 14, 2015
The stars on the preseason magazine cover still haven’t aligned for the Kansas University basketball team. When Perry Ellis emerged as a strong candidate for Big 12 Player of the Year honors, the guy laying bricks wasn’t the one named Mason. It was Wayne Selden Jr. Things changed for both Ellis and Selden this week, with the start of the postseason. By Tom Keegan

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