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Column: Brannen Greene has ups and downs in road win
January 29, 2015
Let’s see, sophomore Brannen Greene contributed five points, a big blocked shot and a rebound in the final 32 seconds of Kansas University’s 64-61 Wednesday night victory against TCU, so why did it seem as if every time he turned around he was doing something wrong? By Tom Keegan
Worrisome win: Jayhawks’ late mistakes nearly cost them at TCU
January 28, 2015
Bill Self was squirming, and seething, on Kansas University’s basketball bench Wednesday night as his first-place squad suffered a meltdown of near epic proportions against last-place TCU in Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center. “We were awful,” Self, KU’s coach, said after the (17-3, 6-1) Jayhawks, who led by 11 points with 3:35 to play, eked out a 64-61 victory over the last-place (14-6 1-6) Horned Frogs. By Gary Bedore
Notebook: World Games not yet priority for Kansas
January 28, 2015
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said on his Hawk Talk radio show he’s not yet put a lot of thought into the Jayhawks’ upcoming appearance in the World University Games in July, in South Korea.
Junior forward King likes KU
January 28, 2015
V.J. King, a 6-7 junior small forward from Paul VI High in Fairfax, Virginia, tells he has heard from college basketball coaches from Kansas University, Kentucky, UConn, Florida, North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland and North Carolina State.
Jayhawks do just enough to win at TCU
January 28, 2015
Wednesday’s game at TCU featured some unusual lineups and all kinds of fouls and ebbs and flows, but the No. 9-ranked Kansas University men’s basketball team did enough good things at enough key moments to hold off the Horned Frogs, 64-61, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Kansas women upend Iowa State, 61-56
January 28, 2015
Chelsea Gardner’s double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds carried Kansas University’s women’s basketball team to a 61-56 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday.
KU commitment Carlton Bragg earns McDonald’s All-American invite
05:04 p.m., January 28, 2015 Updated 11:04 p.m.
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Cleveland’s Villa Angela St. Joseph High was one of 24 players named to the 2015 McDonald’s All-American team, which was released Wednesday evening.
Column: Warinner’s stock rising quickly
January 28, 2015
Ed Warinner, Kansas University’s offensive coordinator oh-so-many head coaches and so few years ago, was back in Lawrence on Tuesday, although not in the capacity that he had hoped.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 27, 2015
January 28, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
Royals, Dyson avoid arbitration
January 28, 2015
The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.
Jayhawks wary of latest road trip to TCU
January 27, 2015
To some, it seems like only yesterday TCU’s unranked, sub-.500 basketball team defeated No. 5-rated Kansas University, 62-55, on the Horned Frogs’ campus.
KU LB Ben Heeney, CB JaCorey Shepherd snag invitations to NFL Combine
09:22 a.m., January 27, 2015 Updated 12:10 a.m.
Former Kansas Univeristy linebacker Ben Heeney, who led the Jayhawks in tackles during each of the past three seasons and earned first-team all-Big 12 honors in 2014, and cornerback JaCorey Shepherd, who was among the top corners in the country in passes defended in 2014, on Tuesday, learned that they had received invitations to the annual NFL Scouting Combine. By Matt Tait
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 26, 2015
January 26, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 26, 2015
Kansas volleyball lands transfer
January 26, 2015
Anna Church, a native of Fairway who spent three seasons at Saint Louis University, has transferred to Kansas University’s volleyball team.
Motivational speaker strikes chord with Jayhawks
January 26, 2015
Rayna DuBose has a connection to Kansas University athletics that likely will last the rest of her life. But the fact she played basketball for KU coach Bonnie Henrickson at Virginia Tech 13 years ago played no part in her recent visit to Lawrence, even if the reunion was sweet for both the coach and player. By Matt Tait