Sports

No. 19 Kansas tennis drops 4-3 decision to No. 16 California

Kansas sophomore Malkia Ngounoue and freshman Luniuska Delgado upset 13th-ranked Anna Bright and Haley Giavara in doubles, but it was not enough as the No. 19 Kansas women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to No. 16 California on Saturday to end the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Jayhawk ...

FSHS boys basketball falls in championship game of McPherson Invitational

Free State’s boys basketball team ended up on the wrong end of a defensive battle during its third game in as many days. The Firebirds dropped a 44-39 decision to Bishop Carroll in the championship game of the McPherson Invitational on Saturday. FSHS, which scored 12 total points in the ...

Lions hang on to win Topeka Invitational over Topeka West 53-52

Topeka — Lawrence High in the Topeka Invitational final has become a tradition, with the Lions making the championship seven of the last eight years. LHS repeated as champions Saturday, defeating Topeka West 53-52 and earning its fourth title in eight seasons. “Topeka’s got a great ...

Benton Smith: Jayhawks needed to play a game after woeful week

After spending the past several days absorbing hits in the form of national criticism for their roles in a nasty rivalry game fight, the Kansas Jayhawks returned to the scene of that brawl Saturday hoping to move past the ugliness. They heard, thought and talked often about the encounter with ...

KU women’s basketball suffers 89-67 road loss to Iowa State

Despite a career-high performance from junior Tina Stephens, the Kansas women’s basketball team suffered an 89-67 loss to Iowa State on Saturday in Hilton Coliseum. Stephens poured in 20 points on 8-of-17 (47.0%) shooting from the field, while notching her first 3-pointer of the season. ...

Quick recap: No. 3 Kansas pushes past Tennessee for 74-68 win

A depleted Kansas men’s basketball team was put to the test in the Big 12/SEC Challenge against Tennessee on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. In the end, the Jayhawks had the key players necessary to pull off a 74-68 win for their fourth victory in a row. No. 3 Kansas is now 5-2 in the SEC/Big ...

Game Day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. Tennessee

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (15-3 overall, 5-1 Big 12) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (12-6 overall, 4-2 SEC) Time: 3 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com ...

Seabury falls to Augusta 60-47 in Baldwin Invitational semifinals

Baldwin City — While revenge may have been on the mind of Bishop Seabury, a comeback win wasn’t in the cards for the Seahawks. After grabbing an early lead, Seabury (7-1) fell 60-47 to Augusta (9-2) in the semifinals of the Baldwin Invitational Tournament Friday. “I don’t think the ...

No. 19 KU tennis drops 4-2 decision to No. 22 Tennessee

In its opening match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend, No. 19 Kansas tennis dropped a 4-2 decision against No. 22 Tennessee on Friday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The Jayhawks fell behind early by losing the doubles point. Carmen Roxana Manu and Maria Toran Ribes suffered a 6-1 loss to ...

FSHS boys surge past Derby in semifinals of McPherson Invitational

Thanks to an impressive performance on both ends of the court, Free State’s boys basketball team surged past Derby for a 67-51 win during the semifinals of the McPherson Invitational on Friday. Facing a 4-point deficit at the intermission, the Firebirds responded by taking over in the second ...

Chidera Uzo-Diribe promoted to become KU football’s new OLBs coach

Les Miles filled one of his vacant assistant coaching positions by promoting Chidera Uzo-Diribe, the Kansas football team announced Friday afternoon. A defensive quality control staffer at KU this past year, Uzo-Diribe, who was a defensive end at Colorado during his playing days, will now be a ...

Bill Self hopes Jayhawks learn from brawl, suspensions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FTasz5ap9o Kansas basketball coach Bill Self fielded questions Friday afternoon about the brawl that concluded this week’s Sunflower Showdown, and the actions of the Jayhawks who were suspended by the Big 12 — Silvio De Sousa and David McCormack. “During ...

KU cornerback Corione Harris suspended following arrest

Kansas football coach Les Miles has suspended Corione Harris indefinitely following the sophomore’s arrest in Howell County, Mo., this past weekend. According to Missouri court records, Harris faces a pair of felony charges — one for delivery of more than 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic ...