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Baylor beatdown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heck, everyone's entitled to an off night. But that beatdown Baylor put on undefeated Gonzaga with the national title on the line — nobody saw that coming. The fresh-as-can-be Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga's march to perfection Monday night in an 86-70 ...

KU names Northwestern Deputy AD Travis Goff new athletic director

Travis Goff, a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and a native of Dodge City, has been named the school’s new athletic director, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Monday afternoon. Goff becomes the fifth AD hired by Kansas since the late Bob Frederick retired in 2001. “It ...

Kansas tennis falls at Kansas State for second consecutive loss

The Kansas tennis team dropped a second straight match, this time losing to its rival Kansas State on the road Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks suffered a 4-3 loss to the Wildcats in Manhattan. Kansas actually claimed doubles point to begin the match. Sonia Smagina and Vasiliki Karvouni won ...

KU volleyball closes out campaign with another sweep of Arkansas State

The Kansas volleyball team concluded its 2020-21 regular season with its third straight sweep — as well as seventh consecutive win — after defeating Arkansas State (25-21, 25-14, 25-14) Saturday afternoon at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. Jenny Mosser shined in the season finale, leading ...

KU softball overwhelmed by No. 1 Oklahoma during sweep

The Kansas softball team was overwhelmed by top-ranked Oklahoma in a three-game sweep this weekend at the OU Softball Complex. No. 1 Oklahoma started the series off with a 14-0 win over Kansas on Thursday, a game that only lasted 4.5 innings. Juniors Morgyn Wynne and Macy Omli were responsible ...

Kansas baseball suffers series sweep to No. 5 Texas

The Kansas baseball team managed to score just four runs en route to being swept by Texas in a three-game series at Hoglund Ballpark this weekend. Kansas dropped a 5-2 decision in the first game on Thursday. Nolan Metcalf and Brett Vosik led the team with two hits each. KU posted 10 hits in ...

KU baseball begins Big 12 play with series loss at West Virginia

The Kansas baseball team began Big 12 play with a series loss to West Virginia at Monongalia County Ballpark this past weekend in Morgantown, West Virginia. Kansas had no signs of offense in the series opener, suffering a 11-0 defeat on Friday to start the series off. The Jayhawks then split ...

KU softball suffers series loss to Oklahoma State after earning upset in opener

After an upset victory in the series opener, the Kansas softball team dropped the next two games in a series loss at home to No. 10 Oklahoma State this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark. The Jayhawks started the weekend off with a 7-4 win over the Cowgirls on Friday, earning their first such ...

Kansas track earns 16 event victories during weekend at multiple meets

The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field teams completed a successful weekend at the 93rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and the Oral Roberts Invitational on Saturday. The Jayhawks won a total of 16 events throughout the weekend. At the Texas Relays, sophomore Avryl Johnson became the ...

Kansas women’s golf secures 7th at Clemson Invitational

Lauren Heinlein and Aristelle Acuff shot under par in their third rounds to lead the Kansas women’s golf team to a seventh-place finish at the Clemson Invitational. Due to heavy thunderstorms Saturday, four holes remained in the third and final round played Sunday morning at The Reserve at ...

Kansas tennis falls at Iowa State, 4-1

To conclude the weekend, the Kansas women’s tennis team was handed a 4-1 defeat by Iowa State on Sunday afternoon at the Forker Courts. It came two days after a convincing 6-1 road victory over West Virginia. ISU jumped out to an early lead by grabbing doubles point behind wins on court one ...

Kansas softball suffers 7-4 home loss to Arkansas

The Kansas softball team couldn’t overcome an early deficit in a 7-4 home loss to Arkansas on Wednesday night at Arrocha Ballpark. KU (16-9) surrendered five runs in the first two innings and never really recovered after that. The Jayhawks posted their best inning in the bottom of the ...

Kansas baseball rolls past Lafayette for 20-5 win

Thanks to its best offensive performance in four years, the Kansas baseball team cruised to a 20-5 road victory over Lafayette on Tuesday at Kamine Stadium. The 20 runs scored by Kansas marks the most by the team in a single game since it scored 20 runs against Texas Southern on May 5, 2017. ...

Analysis: More madness likely in NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Your bracket is shot. We know it. Ours is, too. A year after the NCAA Tournament was canceled, the madness returned with an opening weekend full of upsets. No. 1 seed Illinois, gone. So is Ohio State. High seeds Texas and Virginia also are out, replaced by upstarts and ...

Kansas softball finishes off 5-0 weekend with walk-off win

It might have taken some theatrics on Sunday, but the Kansas softball team finished off a five-game weekend sweep in the Jayhawk Invitational at Arrocha Ballpark. KU's Morgyn Wynne delivered a walk-off two-run homer to center in the bottom of the eighth, wrapping up an 11-9 win over South ...

Kansas baseball sweeps Creighton in four-game series at home

Behind another complete performance, the Kansas baseball team completed its sweep of Creighton with a 7-4 win Sunday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark. The win in the series finale came after KU took care of business through three games in two days. The Jayhawks needed extra innings to secure a ...

Kansas tennis cruises to 4-1 win over Kansas State

The Kansas women’s tennis team got back in the win column by securing a 4-1 win over Kansas State on Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence. Sunday’s win snapped a three-game skid for the Jayhawks, who are now 6-6 on the year. To start doubles play, Carmen Manu and ...