KU Sports
The David McCormack Transformation
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:22:24 -0600
From 6-foot-7, 300-plus pounds as an 8th grader to the strong and lean frame currently starting in the front court for 12th-ranked Kansas, KU freshman David McCormack has traveled quite a journey to get from Norfolk, Va., to the top of the college basketball world. By Matt Tait
KU women's basketball falls at No. 1 Baylor
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:56:33 -0600
Kansas women's basketball team was doubled up by No. 1 Baylor in an 80-40 loss Wednesday night inside the Ferrell Center.
Baseball games against Texas Southern moved to Texas
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:53:21 -0600
Kansas and Texas Southern officials announced Wednesday that the four-game series slated for this weekend at Hoglund Ballpark has been moved to the Melissa Sports Complex in Melissa, Texas.
After 'chaotic' period of uncertainty, 3 factors kept Tony Hull at KU
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:16:20 -0600
Running backs coach Tony Hull said three factors led to his decision to accept Les Miles' offer to keep him on board with KU football. By Benton Smith
Les Koenning not yet ready to forecast what KU football offense will look like in fall
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:18:30 -0600
Unfortunately for those diehards who keep up with Kansas football and are curious about what the offense will look like this fall, with an overhauled staff working for new head coach Les Miles, the man who will be calling the Jayhawks’ plays is concealing more than he is revealing about his offensive philosophy — for now at least. By Benton Smith
KU baseball splits series at USC Upstate
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:05:53 -0600
Backed by a strong showing by its bullpen to close the game, the Kansas baseball team defeated USC Upstate, 5-3, to split the four-game series at Cleveland Harley Baseball Park Monday afternoon in Valley Falls, South Carolina.
Jayhawks say 'it's all coming together' for Kansas basketball
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:12:08 -0600
While there are nearly a dozen basketball-specific reasons for KU's recent 3-game win streak, the Jayhawks themselves say one of the biggest factors in this team's turnaround has been the fact that everything has just started to come together. By Matt Tait
Despite strong start, KU women drop 75-71 decision to Texas Tech
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:25:31 -0600
With less than 10 seconds remaining, Kansas thought it would have one last chance to tie the game. Texas Tech's Sydney Goodson had other ideas as she snatched the ball from Chelsea Lott and had the fans heading for the exits. The Kansas women’s basketball team fell, 75-71, to Texas Tech at home on Sunday afternoon. The Red Raiders (12-13, 3-11 Big 12) earned their third win in the conference with their second victory over the Jayhawks (12-12, 2-11) this season.
Extra prep time and lots of rest up next for Kansas basketball
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:52:36 -0600
Riding a three-game winning streak and finally feeling good about the direction of the team and their play on the floor, the Jayhawks head into an off week with two monster games on the horizon. By Matt Tait
KU softball suffers 12-0 loss to Missouri
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:39:00 -0600
Kansas softball couldn’t overcome a nine-run inning in an eventual 12-0 loss to Missouri during the final game of the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Invitational, Sunday in Kissimmee, Fla.
To avoid sanctions, KU basketball may need to convince NCAA Gassnola is not a booster
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:06:47 -0600
The biggest win or loss for the University of Kansas basketball program may not come on the court this year. It may come down to whether KU leaders can convince NCAA officials that a man at the center of a pay-for-play college basketball recruiting scandal isn’t a booster of KU.
Benton Smith: Jayhawks' defense trending upward in final weeks of regular season
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:56:19 -0600
Decidedly, the Jayhawks’ assertiveness on defense set them up for their third victory in a row. By Benton Smith
KU baseball drops both games of doubleheader at USC Upstate
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:04:20 -0600
The Kansas baseball team suffered two losses in as many games to USC Upstate Saturday at Cleveland Harley Baseball Park in Valley Falls, S.C.
Notebook: Former Jayhawks watch KU roll over West Virginia
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:19:59 -0600
Saturday’s 78-53, runaway victory by No. 14 Kansas over West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse took place in front of nearly two dozen former KU greats, who chose the NBA’s All-Star weekend as the perfect time to host a reunion in Lawrence.
Mr. Opportunity: K.J. Lawson scores 15 points to help No. 14 Kansas trounce West Virginia
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:07:52 -0600
Kansas sophomore K.J. Lawson entered Saturday’s 78-53 victory by No. 14 Kansas over last-place West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse averaging just 9 minutes per game and fighting to find opportunities to show what he could do. The Memphis transfer and older brother of KU’s leading scorer, Dedric Lawson, got 24 of them during Saturday’s victory and finished in a tie for the team lead with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting in a game where every Jayhawk who played contributed something positive to the cause. By Matt Tait