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Charlie Weis previews KU football spring game

Benton Smith

The countdown to Kansas University's spring football game is down to four days now. Coach Charlie Weis addressed the annual showcase and other topics Tuesday morning with the media. Here are some of the highlights from the Q & A session, in bullet-point form: **• The format for the spring ...

Charlie Weis: Offense trying to catch up with defense at spring football

Benton Smith

Spring break is over at Kansas University, and the football team got back to spring practice Sunday night. Coach Charlie Weis spoke about the team's progress up to this point Tuesday at Anderson Family Football Complex, before the team's afternoon practice. Listen to audio from the Q & A by ...

Getting to know Stanford

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/mar/21/270797/ **St. Louis —** When this year's NCAA Tournament bracket came out, the popular assumption was Kansas University's men's basketball team would need to win a rematch with New Mexico in order to reach the Sweet 16. So much for that theory. After [surviving an early scare from Eastern Kentucky][1] ...

Live from St. Louis: Media day at Scottrade Center

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/mar/20/kansas-and-eastern-kentucky-basketball-practices/103342/ To wrap things up with our media day blog, here are a couple of final thoughts on KU's Friday opponent, Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels make 8.9 three-pointers a game ([eighth in the nation][1]). This season, Kansas has allowed opponents to make 35.9% of their three-pointers ([257th in the nation][2]). ...

Sneak peek: Who are the Colonels?

Benton Smith

We'll be learning a lot about the Eastern Kentucky Colonels this week, in the days leading up to the NCAA Tournament matchup between the No. 15 seed out of the Ohio Valley Conference and the No. 2-seeded Kansas Jayhawks — [Friday at 3:10 p.m., in St. Louis, Mo.][1] After finding ...

It's go time: Bill Self talks March Madness

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/mar/16/270588/ In the realm of college basketball, March is known for its madness. Kansas University coach Bill Self experienced a little of that himself Sunday evening after the NCAA unveiled the 2014 national championship bracket. Even though Self barely had time to read up on KU's Friday opponent, Eastern Kentucky ...

What's in a seed?: How Kansas has fared in the NCAAs on each of the top 4 seed lines

Benton Smith

Now that the 2014 NCAA Tournament bracket is official, we know what the next couple of weeks could look like for Kansas University's men's basketball team. The Jayhawks (24-9) earned the No. 2 seed in the South bracket, and open against [no. 15 seed Eastern Kentucky][1] on Friday in St. ...

One more time: Iowa State takes on Kansas in Big 12 semifinals

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/mar/13/270457/ Iowa State didn't have to go to overtime to beat Kansas State in the first game of the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Sprint Center, but that game was just as intense as the one that followed it — [an OT thriller between Kansas and Oklahoma State][1]. ...

One more time: Oklahoma State and Kansas tangle again

Benton Smith

Both times Kansas and Oklahoma State met on the basketball court during the regular season, the Cowboys' guard-oriented attack gave the Jayhawks some trouble. The first time around, KU held off a second-half OSU surge to earn [an 80-78 win][1] at Allen Fieldhouse. In the rematch, the Jayhawks weren't as ...

Bill Self looking forward to Big 12 Tournament

Benton Smith

The regular season is over, and the postseason begins Thursday for Kansas University's men's basketball team. Coach Bill Self doesn't yet know whether his Jayhawks (23-8 overall, 14-4 Big 12) will face Oklahoma State or Texas Tech in their Big 12 Championship opener in the Kansa City, Mo. — those ...

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