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Strong start lifts Kansas to 70-58 win over Oral Roberts

Usually boasting a booming tone that can be heard throughout Allen Fieldhouse, head coach Brandon Schneider sat comfortably and quiet on the Kansas bench as the Jayhawks jumped out to an early 18-point lead at the end of the first quarter. He wasn’t alone – the short pause of respect ...

Mark Mangino: ‘I won’t be returning to Kansas’

Any Kansas fan feeling nostalgic for the days of bowl victories and winning football under former coach Mark Mangino will have to keep on cherishing those memories. Whatever slim chances of a KU-Mangino reunion that took up shop in anyone’s minds went away Tuesday night with one tweet from ...

Preps notebook: Top-10 moments of 2018 fall sports season

It was an impressive fall season for plenty of area teams in 2018. A pair of programs took home state titles, while many other squads finished the year with some sort of hardware. It was tough narrowing this list to just 10 accomplishments, given how many programs thrived this year. This list ...

Benton Smith: Grimes displays passing prowess against Vermont

No, Quentin Grimes didn’t go through an out-of-body experience behind the 3-point line or manhandle would-be defenders on his way to powerful slams inside the way two other Jayhawks did Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. But the 6-foot-5 freshman guard proved to be the perfect catalyst for ...

Red-hot Lagerald Vick tops KUsports ratings after home opener

**1 – Lagerald Vick –** Lights out from the jump, Vick did it all on Monday night, setting a career high with 32 points and knocking in 8-of-8 from 3-point range. **2 – Udoka Azubuike –** His energy and effort were so much better than against Michigan State and his stats backed ...

Quick recap: Vick pours in 32 points to lift KU past Vermont

After a slow start, No. 2 Kansas did enough in the second half to finish off an 84-68 win over Vermont in the home opener. The Catamounts were in control for much of the first half, draining several shots from long range to give the Jayhawks an early scare. KU (2-0) responded, though, as ...

Report: KU interested in former Arizona State football coach Todd Graham

Les Miles isn’t the only currently unaffiliated former head football coach on the radar of Jeff Long, athletic director at the University of Kansas. According to a Monday report from CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd, “mutual interest” exists between former Arizona State coach Todd Graham and ...

KU’s Joe Dineen named Co-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

A solid outing from the Kansas football defense this past Saturday in Manhattan didn’t propel the Jayhawks to a victory. The efforts of KU redshirt senior linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. in the loss at Kansas State, though, put him in position to be named the Big 12’s Co-Defensive Player of the ...

Undefeated Jayhawks drop to No. 2 spot in AP poll

Despite knocking off a top-10 team in the season opener, Kansas was unable to keep its No. 1 spot in the latest AP poll, which was released Monday morning. This came as no surprise, though, as Duke overwhelmed Kentucky in the nightcap of the Champions Classic. The Blue Devils (2-0) moved up to ...

Just 4 candidates remaining in KU football coaching search bracket

The search for the Kansas football program’s next head coach is nearly complete — at least as far as our online bracket is concerned. Each of the top four seeds in the 32-candidate field survived the first three rounds of fan voting at KUsports.com, leading to a chalk semifinal round. Les ...

Chiefs top Cardinals; Hill pulls wild, celebratory stunt

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes will always have some special TV footage of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrating his record-setting touchdown pass in a win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. That’s because Tyreek Hill was the one recording it. Mahomes threw for 249 yards with two TD ...

Game day: Kansas basketball vs. Vermont

No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks (1-0) vs. Vermont Cattamounts (1-0) Time: 8 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on Twitter: @KUSports @mctait @TomKeeganLJW ...