Oklahoma guard sunny hardeman, left, defends Iowa State's Tracy
Gahan. Iowa State won the Big 12 contest Saturday at Norman, Okla.
Wake Forest's Josh Shoemaker (44) watches as North Carolina's
Joseph Forte, left, Brendan Haywood, center, and Ronald Curry
celebrate Haywood's go-ahead basket with 3.3 seconds remaining. UNC
won Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C.
KU's Jeff Boschee, left, is hounded by Tech's Mikey Marshall.
Tech's Jamal Brown, left, drives on Kansas' Brett Ballard. A
walk-on from Hutchinson Community College, Ballard had three points
in six minutes of the Jayhawks' victory on Saturday in Lubbock,
Kansas coach Roy Williams talks strategy with the Jayhawks.
Williams held his chalk talk during a timeout in the Jayhawks'
94-82 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
Kansas' Kenny Gregory lays in a two-pointer. Gregory had 17 points
on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
Livid Texas Tech coach James Dickey strips off his coat and vents.
Dickey was angry with a call Saturday.
Kansas' eric Chenowith (44) shoots. Chenowith finished with eight
points and six boards Saturday.
Lawrence High's Emily Schwartz, center, tries to fight her way
through a double team applied by Topeka High's Stefanie Carter,
left, and Pam Ferrero. The Trojans popped the Lions, 57-44,
Saturday night at LHS.
President-elect Bush, middle, leads discussion Saturday among
Republican governors at his ranch near Crawford, Tex., From left
are: Gov. James Gilmore of Virginia, Gov. John Engler of Michigan,
Bush, Gov. Tom Ridge of Pennsylvania, and Gov. Jane Hull of
Members of the Black Caucus, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., left,
Rep. Carrie Meek, D-Fla., center, and Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla.,
walked out of the ceremony on Capitol Hill in protest of the
results that gave the presidential election to Texas Gov. George W.
Bush over Vice President Al Gore.
Vice President Al Gore responds to members of the Black
Congressional Caucus as they object to results of Florida's
electoral vote count, during a joint session of Congress Saturday
Two-year-old Miles Blomgren races cars with his parents, Dan and
Jill Blomgren, recently. Miles is recovering nicely after receiving
part of his father's liver in a transplant operation in November.
Pok-Chi lau of lawrence displays a two-pound white bass, a species
becoming harder and harder to catch in northeast Kansas reservoirs.
KU's Jennifer Jackson (15) shoots a layup against Baylor's Michelle
Neely. The Bears won, 85-80, Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The Jayhawks' Drew Gooden (0) launches a shot over Tech's Jayson
Mitchell, left, and Johnny Phillips.
Texas Tech's Cliff Owens (13) takes a rebound to the face as KU's
Nick Collison (4) looks on. Owens had 10 rebounds and Collison had
12 points and six boards Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
KU's Kirk Hinrich, front, drives past Texas Tech's Jamal Brown.
Hinrich had 13 points and five assists, while Brown had 23 points
and nine assists in the Jayhawks' 94-82 victory on Saturday in
Kansas' Drew Gooden, right, beats Texas Tech's Andy Ellis to a
rebound. Gooden had 23 points and 10 boards in the Jayhawks' 94-82
victory on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
Loren Buntemeyer, the only piano technician at Kansas University,
cares for more than 130 pianos. His blindness is no handicap to his
Galen white dons full scuba regalia.
Scuba diver Galen White recently returned from an adventure among
sunken Japanese warships.
Thai soldiers wait in line with ID cards to vote in Bangkok. Voters
in Thailand's general election Saturday were choosing between a
longtime leader who has failed to pull the country out of economic
crisis and a favored but tainted tycoon promising renewed
A Palestinian Christian leads the Orthodox Christmas Eve procession
at Manger Square in Bethlehem. Orthodox Christmas Eve was Saturday.
This Christmas season is the bleakest in recent memory with only a
trickle of foreign tourists and pilgrims visiting because of the
Giant Panda Mei Xiang eats bamboo during the visit of President
Clinton to the National Zoo giant panda exhibit Saturday, Jan. 6,
2001, in Washington. The giant panda exhibit opens Wednesday, Jan.
President Clinton walks to the Rose Garden podium Dec. 11, 1998, to
deliver a short statement on the impeachment inquiry in Washington.
Clinton receives an enthusiastic welcome from the people of the
Nigerian village of Ushafa on Aug. 27, 2000. Clinton is wearing a
babariga, a Nigerian garment reserved for royalty, given him by the
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck
A view of the Victoria Nile from inside one of the tented chalets
at Nile Safari Camp in northern Uganda.
The Victoria Nile plunges down a ravine on its long journey to the
Mediterranean in Uganda. When British explorer Samuel Baker came
upon the explosion of water where the Nile bursts through a
130-foot ravine, he named it Murchison Falls in honor of the
president of Britain's Royal Geographical Society.
This wall-mounted disc bar has two sculpted bronze doors that form
a 71-inch-diameter front. This unusual piece was made by Paul
Evans. It auctioned for $3,450 a few months ago.
Based on the guidelines found in the new book "Cosmically Chic,"
Glamour magazine has put together a typical Capricorn outfit. It
includes, from left, a red belted jacket by Ghost, a Coach watch
and tweed-like pants from Parallel.
The Lawrence M.L.K. Children's Choir sings "America" during last
year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at the Lied Center.
This figure drawing of a nude male from September 1995 is liquid
acrylic and sumi ink with wax resist on watercolor paper.
This untitled drawing of a female nude from April 1996 uses liquid
acrylic and sumi ink with wax resist.
Hobart Jackson will show his works through Feb. 2 at the Lawrence
Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St. Jackson, a professor in the Kansas
University School of Architecture, will exhibit about 40 life
drawings and about a dozen photographs.
Ernie Els blasts out of a bunKer during his match against Pierre Fulke in the semifinals of the World Match Play Golf Championship on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia. Fulke won the match, 2-up.
A gang of Miami defenders tackles Oakland's Tyrone Wheatley. Though Wheatley was stuffed on this play, the Raiders routed the Dolphins, 27-0, on Saturday in Oakland, Calif. NFL on page 5C.
The South Junior High School eighth-grade girls basketball team and Coach Pittman celebrate being named city champs. The team finished first in its league and in the city tournament. The photo was submitted by Sharon Johnson, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
Washing away excess mortar, Dan Cobb of Dan Cobb Masonry in Lee's Summit, Mo., uses a high-power sprayer to clean the surface of the new Talbot's building at the corner of Seventh and Vermont streets. Cobb's work crew took advantage of Saturday's warm weather to make up for lost time from earlier cold-weather delays. Today will be slightly cooler, with a high temperature in the 30s. For a complete forecast, see page 8B.