KU Sports
The story behind the rap about KU basketball's point guard
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0500
RedHead, the man behind two raps about Frank Mason, recently came out with another for Devonte' Graham. This is the story behind his music-making. By Scott Chasen
The rocky, yet rewarding, evolution of KU's Malik Newman
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:25:29 -0500
From the times last season when Kansas coach Bill Self touted him as a future all-league player to the stellar five-game run he currently is on, KU sophomore Malik Newman has been on one heck of a ride with the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait
Clemson hopes stingy defense travels with Tigers to Omaha
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:40:10 -0500
In as thorough a beating as this March’s NCAA Tournament has seen to date, Clemson moved on to the Sweet 16 in the Midwest, in large part, by stymying Auburn’s offense at an alarming rate. The ACC’s Tigers advanced to a regional semifinal versus Kansas with a 31-point victory over the SEC’s regular-season co-champion in San Diego, on Sunday. During the drubbing, Clemson (25-9) limited Auburn to 19 first-half points and 25.8-percent shooting for the game. By Benton Smtih
Tom Keegan: Duke vs. Kansas best of 16 potential Elite Eight matchups
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:00:38 -0500
Most believe that matchups and magic play big parts in surviving and advancing in the NCAA tournament. But few ever mention the other hidden key to staying alive: timing.
Defensive assistant Todd Bradford leaving KU football
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:07:04 -0500
Kansas football coach David Beaty has an opening on his staff less than two weeks before the start of spring practices. After spending two years coaching KU’s linebackers, Todd Bradford is leaving the program. By Benton Smith
Kansas baseball swept against Texas
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:44:34 -0500
The Kansas baseball team scored four runs in the final four innings against Texas on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to erase a slow start in a 5-4 road loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Top-seeded Kansas to face No. 5 seed Clemson Friday night in Omaha
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:18:51 -0500
It's Kansas vs. Clemson on Friday night in Omaha, Nebraska, with a trip to the Elite Eight on the line. By Matt Tait
Andie Formby's complete-game shutout carries KU softball to win over UMKC
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:58:22 -0500
Every time UMKC had runners in scoring position and threatened to score, Kansas softball junior starter Andie Formby always found a way to pitch herself—and her team—out of trouble.
KU freshman Marcus Garrett guides KU to key bucket in relief of Devonte' Graham
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:10:32 -0500
With Devonte' Graham on the bench after a collision with Udoka Azubuike, freshman guard Marcus Garrett played point for KU and led the Jayhawks to a huge bucket just before halftime during Saturday's 83-79, NCAA Tournament victory over Seton Hall in Wichita. By Matt Tait
Graham survives injury scare, breaks program record for minutes in a season
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:05:41 -0500
It was the simplest of plays — one Kansas has run a thousand times this season. And it almost was responsible for the end of the Jayhawks' season. By Matt Tait
Tom Keegan: Nudge in right direction awakens Malik Newman
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:54:22 -0500
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had finished talking to his team during a timeout midway through the first half of Saturday night’s second-round game against Seton Hall, but he had one more thing to say to sophomore Malik Newman. By Tom Keegan
Dominant Dok: Azubuike plays big role to lift Jayhawks past Seton Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:48:02 -0500
The idea coming into KU's second-round NCAA Tournament game at Intrust Bank Arena was for the top-seeded Jayhawks to keep injured center Udoka Azubuike on some sort of minutes restriction, somewhere in the 15- to 20-minute range. By Matt Tait
Angel Delgado's historic performance not enough to beat Kansas
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:31:57 -0500
When a single basketball player produces 20-plus points and 20-plus rebounds in one NCAA Tournament game, it’s typically safe to assume said player’s team moved on to the postseason’s next round. By Benton Smith
KU's supporting cast pushes Jayhawks past Seton Hall and into Sweet 16
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:36:11 -0500
Even on a night when Kansas didn’t get its typical production out of star Devonte’ Graham, the senior’s teammates more than made up for it against Seton Hall at Intrust Bank Arena. KU’s other three backcourt starters all produced double-digit points and gigantic sixth man Udoka Azubuike looked revived and ready inside as the Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 83-79 win over Seton Hall Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s second round. By Benton Smith
Strong pitching leads KU softball to 2 wins
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:57:53 -0500
Kansas pitchers Sarah Miller and Andie Formby threw complete games and the KU softball team beat Northern Colorado, 4-1, and Saint Louis, 4-0, at Rock Chalk Park on Saturday.