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No. 2 Kansas uses 27-0 run in second half to cruise past Wofford

Throughout Kansas freshman Quentin Grimes’ mini-slump to open the season, KU coach Bill Self has maintained that Grimes would be just fine. In fact, earlier this week, Self said he thought his five-star freshman just needed to see the ball go through the basket a couple of times to get going ...

Area basketball roundup: Baldwin girls improve to 2-0

A red-hot shooting night paced Baldwin past Anderson County for a 68-25 win, improving to 2-0 on the season. Defensively, Baldwin held Anderson County to five points at most after the first quarter. The Bulldogs netted nine 3-pointers as a team with five different players scoring them. Kate ...

LHS girls push past Hayden to notch 1st win of season

The Lions earned a 56-35 win on the road against Hayden, which is the No. 8 ranked team in Class 4A, on Tuesday. Lawrence opened up the game up 23-12 at the half and held onto the comfortable lead for the remainder of the game. It marked the team's first win of the year after Lawrence dropped ...

FSHS girls drop 40-36 decision to Liberty

The Free State girls dropped its home matchup with Liberty (Mo.) to fall to 1-1 on the season. Tied after one quarter, the Firebirds overcame a five point halftime deficit in the third quarter to tie the game, but allowed Liberty to pull away to win by a 40-36 margin. Shannon Clarke, Sam ...

LHS boys bounce back with 72-41 win over Ruskin

The Lions avenged a season opening loss with a 72-41 victory over Ruskin (Mo.) in their first game of the Blue Valley tournament. No. 2 Lawrence (6A) is 1-1. Clarence King stormed out to score a game-high 14 points in his start, netting seven points in the first quarter. Zeke Mayo had another ...

Quick recap: Second-half surge pushes No. 2 KU past Wofford

No. 2 Kansas overcame another sluggish start to remain unbeaten on the 2018-19 season. Despite playing without starting center Udoka Azubuike, who went out with a high-ankle sprain midway through the first half, Kansas rolled to a 72-47 win over Wofford Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. The ...

KU announces Les Miles’ hiring of Chip Lindsey as OC

New Kansas football coach Les Miles officially has his offensive coordinator. As reports from the Journal-World and other outlets indicated Monday, former Auburn offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey was Miles’ choice. KU announced Lindsey’s hiring Tuesday ...

Game day: No. 2 Kansas basketball vs. Wofford

No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks (6-0) vs. Wofford Terriers (6-2) Time: 7 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse TV: Jayhawk TV/ESPN+ | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Not going to be home for the game? Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on the go. Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog ...

Former KU football coach Turner Gill retires

Former Kansas football coach Turner Gill announced Monday he is retiring from his position as head coach at Liberty University, effective immediately. Gill, 56, stated in a press release his decision to step away from the profession was tied to his wife Gayle’s heart condition, something she ...

Former Auburn OC Chip Lindsey expected to be hired by KU

Ten days after the Kansas football season’s conclusion, a coordinator for new head coach Les Miles’ staff emerged. In a day full of escalating smoke connecting the name Chip Lindsey with KU football, AL.com’s Auburn football reporter, Matt Zenitz, reported Monday afternoon sources told ...

Dedric Lawson continues to put up numbers for KU

Kansas forward Dedric Lawson has a knack for filling up a stat sheet with ease. Perhaps nothing illustrated this better than a moment during the breakout session with individual players following KU”s 90-84 overtime win over Stanford Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. A reporter posed a question ...

K-State coach Snyder retiring after 27 seasons, 215 wins

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bill Snyder already was considered the architect of the greatest turnaround in college football history before he decided to return from a three-year retirement to resurrect Kansas State again. Now, the 79-year-old coach is heading back into retirement. Snyder decided ...