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Bill Self proud of his team’s hustle

Unsolicited, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self got something off his chest in the wake of his team’s remarkable comeback victory against West Virginia, 84-80, in overtime Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. “Anybody who says their guys play harder than mine, it’s a ridiculous statement,” Self said. “I’m ... Continue reading

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K-State president has heard enough of vulgar anti-KU chant

Around here, the popular profanity-laced chant unleashed by K-State students at home basketball games, whether they're playing KU or not, has become the butt of many jokes, with Kansas fans pointing to what they believe is an inferiority complex by the Wildcats. Whether that is accurate or ... Continue reading

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Lawrence police blotter for Feb. 15

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:23 a.m. Tuesday to 5:03 a.m. Wednesday and includes 178 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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Let’s not go home again: protecting a book you love, even when you don’t love it anymore

I’ve always been the kind of person who nurtures small obsessions. Case in point: There was a time in middle school when I was not infrequently introduced to people as “Meredith, that girl who likes 'Buffy.'” It was an extremely fair introduction. I discovered "[Buffy, the Vampire ... Continue reading

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Josh Jackson’s bounce pass from his butt a microcosm of KU’s comeback

It wasn’t the play of the game, it did not save the Jayhawks from doom and despair, but it did deal a serious blow to West Virginia’s chances and wound up being the signature play that demonstrated just how right things went for Kansas down the stretch ... Continue reading

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Avengers: Bill Self’s KU teams never have suffered a Big 12 sweep

As astonishing as the Kansas basketball team’s [do-or-die comeback][1] was in the final minutes Monday night against West Virginia, the Jayhawks’ absurd rally and overtime victory helped preserve an equally staggering example of the program’s dominance. The Mountaineers, up 14 points with less than three minutes to ... Continue reading

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Trae Young discusses pros and cons of KU, other finalists heading into final decision

It’s only a few more days until Trae Young, one of the top-ranked point guards in the country, announces to the world where he will play in college. But for those who want to see how top-level recruits go through their thought process, Young gave a [behind ... Continue reading

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America’s best backcourt turns sure loss into another close victory

Layups, 3-pointers, dunks, it didn’t matter what Kansas put up, the rim kicked back nearly everything. And then the Jayhawks couldn’t miss on the way to as crazy a comeback as Allen Fieldhouse spectators ever had seen in an 84-80 overtime victory over West Virginia. The numbers ... Continue reading

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Jayhawks in prime position to earn 13th straight Big 12 title

If you followed along with my [Gameday Chat yesterday][1] you’d know that I made a light case that the Jayhawks already had locked up at least a share of Big 12 title No. 13 in a row. That was before the epic comeback vs. West Virginia and ... Continue reading

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‘Anything is possible!’: Jayhawks, college basketball world react to KU’s wild rally and OT win

No one who stuck around for the entirety of the Kansas Jayhawks’ Big Monday showdown versus West Virginia could quite believe what they witnessed. The No. 9-ranked Mountaineers let a 14-point lead with less than three minutes remaining in the second half slip from their grasps and ... Continue reading

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Whitewater group explains how $70 million Clinton Lake project would be funded; it involves help from the public and a new shopping center

During this Valentine’s Day season everything is expected to be sugarcoated — the food, the sentiments and the “explanation” about how the flat screen TV got broken during last night’s wild KU game. (I think it was Cupid’s arrow.) One guy who is not engaging in the ... Continue reading

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Lawrence police blotter for Feb. 14

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each morning the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6:15 a.m. Monday to 3:59 a.m. Tuesday and includes 207 incidents. Each listing gives a date, ... Continue reading

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Postgame Pressers: KU 84, West Virginia 80, OT

Kansas players Josh Jackson, Frank Mason & Devonte' Graham along with head coach Bill Self ---------------------------------------- West Virginia's Nathan Adrian, Bob Huggins and Esa Ahmad ---------------------------------------- Continue reading

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KU Sports Extra: Wild Comeback Sinks West Virginia

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Postgame Report Card: Kansas 84, West Virginia 80, OT

Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s ridiculous, 84-80, overtime victory over No. 9 West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: B- ---------- Grading all things on a relative scale, the Jayhawks’ offense got a D for their stat-sheet performance and an A+ for their heart. Down but ... Continue reading

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Baseline View: Jayhawks get a huge overtime win over West Virginia

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Getting to know: West Virginia basketball (and recruits)

The Kansas Jayhawks already survived a stretch against three ranked teams in consecutive games a couple of weeks ago. Next up is a Big Monday clash against No. 9 West Virginia (8 p.m., ESPN) before heading on the road to play No. 4 Baylor. The Mountaineers snapped ... Continue reading

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Chief diversity officer leaves KU; university now searching for three new vice provosts

The University of Kansas’ chief diversity officer has left the position. Provost Neeli Bendapudi shared the news in a message to campus, in which she said she would search internally — specifically for a tenured faculty member — to find a replacement. E. Nathan Thomas had been ... Continue reading

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Plans for whitewater rafting facility at Clinton State Park still alive; developer talks about environmental issues of project

The great whitewater rafting debates I’ve been involved with generally center on which guy is responsible for carrying the cooler down the bank and to the canoe. (Inevitably, it also involves a debate about who is then responsible for jumping into the river to save the cooler ... Continue reading

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Zenger opens window to AD/football coach relationship

As head football coach David Beaty’s boss, Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger could have vetoed Beaty’s decision to take over the offense for his second year on the job, but he didn’t. Why not? “When you’re in college, an AD’s not a general manager, so you’re not ... Continue reading