LAWRENCE — So, where were you at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday?
Actually by that time, Kansas basketball fans were rejoicing.
Andrew Wiggins declared himself a Jayhawk six minutes earlier than his scheduled announcement. Me? I was in the bathroom. Thought I timed the break perfectly. Turns out I didn’t, but I learned of the decision soon enough.
Used to be we were on pins and needles over this sort of thing. Now, we’re on Twitter.
In the case of Wiggins, the nation’s top recruit kept his announcement so secretive, even KU coach Bill Self learned the news monitoring tweets.
FORMER K-STATE AD DIES:H.B. “Bebe” Lee, director of athletics at Kansas State from 1956-1968, passed away Sunday at the age of 96 in Southport, N.C. Following a successful stint as head basketball coach at Colorado, which culminated with a Final Four appearance in 1955, Lee became the youngest athletics director in the Big Seven Conference when he took over at K-State.
Sen. Michael O’Donnell sketched a new policy game plan Tuesday by introducing a bill requiring the Wildcats and Jayhawks to annually play the Shockers in men’s and women’s college basketball.
O’Donnell, a Wichita Republican, said a legislativ… Continue reading →
KU VOLLEYBALL SNAPS STREAK IN LOSS TO NOTRE DAME: The Kansas volleyball team lost three sets by two points Sunday, as it fell to Notre Dame 22-25, 26-24, 25-23, 29-17 in South Bend, Ind., as part of the Golden Dome Invitational.
KU (11-2) went 2-1 in t… Continue reading →
RESULTS FRIDAY AT TONGANOXIE
NOTABLE KANSANS’ RESULTS
2 Kyle Harlow, Mound City; 4 Zac Parrington, Hoyt.
1 tie Tyler Johnson, Mound City and Jason Arndt, Ft. Scott, 5.1 seconds and Justin Newell, Oskalo… Continue reading →
LUBBOCK, Texas — Who better than Angel Goodrich to give the Kansas women an assist when they needed it most?
Goodrich, KU’s junior point guard, dished eight assists and scored a team-high 20 points Tuesday night to lead the Jayhawks to a 69… Continue reading →
LAWRENCE — Thomas Robinson had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead a balanced attack for No. 4 Kansas, which emptied its bench early in an 83-50 rout of overmatched Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Travis Releford added 12 points and six others sco… Continue reading →
AMES, Iowa — Kansas’ women played without their leading scorer on Wednesday and it showed in a 66-47 loss to Iowa State.
The Cyclones took advantage of the Jayhawks’ missing cog, Carolyn Davis, and zoomed away from a 23-21 halftime de… Continue reading →