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KU women’s basketball surrenders early lead in loss to Texas

Despite jumping out to an early lead, the Kansas women’s basketball team dropped an 85-77 decision to Texas on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center. The Jayhawks, who were coming off their first Big 12 win of the season, grabbed a 23-19 advantage after the opening quarter. KU was then held to ...

Big 12 suspensions to Silvio De Sousa, David McCormack leave Kansas thin up front

The Wednesday suspensions of Kansas basketball forwards Silvio De Sousa (12 games) and David McCormack (2 games) will have a significant impact on the KU lineup in the week ahead. McCormack, a 6-foot-10, 265-pound sophomore from Norfolk, Va., has been in the Jayhawks’ starting lineup for 17 ...

2 KU football assistants leaving program after 1 year

Les Miles has two open positions to fill on his Kansas football coaching staff. As first reported by Football Scoop, both Jeff Hecklinski and Mike Ekeler are leaving the program. Hecklinski, KU’s tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator during Miles’ first season with the Jayhawks, is ...

Preps notebook: Bishop Seabury boys advance to semifinals of Baldwin Invitational

Despite facing a team in Class 4A, it was a similar result for the Bishop Seabury boys basketball team. The Seahawks (7-0, No. 1 in Class) dominated in every aspect of their 78-30 win over Baldwin in the first round of the Baldwin Invitational on Tuesday at BHS. It is the sixth game in a row ...

KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely following rivalry game brawl

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended from the team indefinitely for his role in Tuesday night’s fight between the Kansas and Kansas State men’s basketball programs. KU coach Bill Self announced the suspension just before noon on Wednesday. “I have suspended Silvio De Sousa ...

Bill Self: Punishments for rivalry game brawl not completely resolved

Updated story - KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely following rivalry game brawl Roughly 14 hours after players from the Kansas and Kansas State basketball teams brawled in the south end of Allen Fieldhouse, KU coach Bill Self did not yet have an update Wednesday morning on ...

LHS loses a nailbiter on the road to Gardner Edgerton 54-50

Gardner — If there’s something positive to takeaway — or be encouraged by — from Lawrence High’s (4-5, 1-3 Sunflower League) tough 54-50 loss to Gardner Edgerton (2-6, 1-3 Sunflower League), it’s the resilience of the Lions. “We’ve been in this situation earlier in the season ...

Lopsided Sunflower Showdown ends with all-out brawl between No. 3 Kansas and K-State

An otherwise uneventful Sunflower Showdown spiraled into chaos in the final seconds Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, as a fracas surrounding Kansas big man Silvio De Sousa spilled into the courtside seats. What began innocently enough, with Kansas State freshman guard DaJuan Gordon stealing ...

Notebook: Sophomore Ochai Agbaji provides impact as rebounder in win over Wildcats

Tuesday night, during 31 minutes of third-ranked Kansas’ 81-60 victory over Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse, starting guard Ochai Agbaji provided KU coach Bill Self with something for which he had been searching. “The bottom line is, get an offensive rebound,” Self said of Agbaji after ...

Hunt family finally gets to see Chiefs back in the Super Bowl

Kansas City, Mo. — Clark Hunt remembers well the celebrations four years ago that surrounded the golden anniversary of the Super Bowl, the championship game whose name was coined by his late father and Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt. One moment stands out more than the rest. It had ...

Notebook: KU’s Pooka Williams expected to be one of nation’s top RBs in 2020

The large-scale expectations for Pooka Williams’ junior year at the University of Kansas aren’t emanating exclusively from Lawrence and the football program’s fan base. Far ahead of the 2020 season, Williams already is gaining recognition as one of college football’s best running ...

Game Day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. Kansas State

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (8-9 overall, 1-4 Big 12) Time: 6 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com ...

Free State holds on for ‘strange’ win over Olathe Northwest 52-48

Olathe — Free State coach Sam Stroh says his team always knows how to make games interesting, but Monday night was still a bit odd. “That was kind of a weird game with no school on a Monday,” Stroh said. “I was proud of our kids that we found a way to win, but at the same time, ...

Missed shots leads to tough loss as Free State falls to Olathe Northwest 42-31

Olathe — Sometimes shots just don’t fall, and that’s exactly what happened to Free State as the Firebirds fell to Olathe Northwest 42-31 Monday night. “We struggled to score offensively in the second half,” Free State coach Nick Wood said. “And we knew it was going to be a tough ...

Jalen Wilson back at practice, decision nearing on whether he’ll play this season

Kansas freshman Jalen Wilson is back on the practice court, and a decision about his status for the season appears to be nearing. “He practiced up and down a little bit the other day,” [Self said of the 6-foot-8 freshman from Denton, Texas, who broke his left ankle during the first week ...