Jayhawks lose to Michigan in Sweet Sixteen of NCAA Tournament Dylan Gehlbach And that’s the toughest part about the NCAA Tournament. In almost every tournament game, no matter how well (or poorly) a team has played in the game so far, every team has the opportunity to win it or lose it in the final two minutes. As the Kansas Men’s Basketball team returns to Lawrence while the Michigan Wolverines are defeating the Florida Gators, cementing their spot in the Final Four, it shows just how much of a difference those final two minutes can make. The Jayhawks were playing one of their best games of the year against Michigan in the Sweet Sixteen Friday…. Continue reading
BOULDER, Colo. — The Kansas Jayhawks aren’t about to complain about their No. 12 seeding.
After all, they realize they were likely the last at-large team to make the women’s NCAA Tournament after losing seven of their last 11 games.
They’re eager, however, to prove that they’re not your average 12th seed.
The Jayhawks (20-13) were the ones chanting “Sweet 16!” for the second straight season Monday night after senior Monica Engelman scored a career-high 27 points in a 75-69 upset of fourth-seeded South Carolina.
Kansas survives and moves on to the Sweet Sixteen despite getting nothing from Ben McLemore. We discuss his struggles and hear what Bill Self had to say… And we touch on the biggest upsets from the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Segment 1: Kansas survives a dreadful start and is headed to the Sweet Sixteen. Hear from Bill Self on Ben Mclemore’s struggles in the Tournament. Can he turn it around? Segment 2: Jim Kandreeky of OutSports.com joins us to discuss Mike Freeman’s report of a current gay NFL player considering coming out publicly. Segment 3: Our thoughts and your reaction to the report and the interview with Jim Kandreeky. Segment 4: Bracket… Continue reading
Bill Self, Jeff Withey, and Travis Releford spoke to members of the media following the Jayhawks 70-58 win over North Carolina.
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Roy Williams, James McAdoo, and Marcus Paige spoke to members of the media… Continue reading
BOULDER, Colo. — The Kansas Jayhawks still have Colorado’s number.
Angel Goodrich and Carolyn Davis each scored 14 points and the 12th-seeded Jayhawks upset their former conference foe and fifth-seeded Buffaloes 67-52 Saturday night on Colorado’s home floor.
The number the Jayhawks swear they aren’t the least bit concerned with is their seeding.
So, no, they don’t feel slighted that the selection committee made them a 12.
After all, they lost five of their last seven coming into the tournament: “We lost a lot of games down the stretch,” Davis said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mannerisms were all familiar Friday, yet few in the Sprint Center seemed interested … or perturbed.
There was Roy Williams putting his glasses on and off as if he was adjusting from headlines to agate type.
And there Roy was bent over as if in some sort of gastric distress over a call.
And there Roy was saving timeouts like Indian head pennies.
Yet Williams may just as well have been Andy Enfield.
Kansas’ coach, Bill Self, and players spoke to members of the media prior to Friday’s 2nd Round matchup with 16th Seed Western Kentucky. Bill Self Press Conference Jeff Withey and Kevin Young Western Kentucky coach, Ray Harper, and players spoke to members of the media prior to Friday’s 2nd Round matchup with #1 Seed Kansas. Ray Harper Press Conference Western Kentucky Players Press Conference Continue reading
LAWRENCE — Carolyn Davis leaned forward and then back. Fellow senior Angel Goodrich sat beside her perched forward the entire time with her hands crossed together as platform for her chin to rest on.
The two were in the second of three rows of Kansas players waiting to see what their future held. Would they make the NCAA Tournament?
The first teams were announced at 6:04 p.m., and knees began to bounce and feet began to twitch left and right, as the Jayhawks grew increasingly anxious to see their name.
Kansas and Kansas State’s postseasons will continue in Kansas City.
The Jayhawks (29-5) earned a No. 1 seed after winning the Big 12 Tournament and will open against Western Kentucky (20-15) on Friday at Sprint Center.
Kansas State (27-7) is seeded fourth and plays the winner of a play-in game between Boise State (21-10) and La Salle (21-9).
A KU win would set up a potential rematch with former coach Roy Williams and North Carolina.
The eighth-seeded Tarheels (24-10) play No. 9 Villanova (20-13) in another first-round game in Kansas City.
KU is out of the Big 12 Tournament after a 77-62 loss to Iowa State. By Claire McInerny In the quarterfinals of the Phillips 66 Women’s Big 12 Championship, Kansas fought hard to try and defeat No. 2 Iowa State but ultimately did not succeed. KU lost to Iowa State 77-62, and Hallie Christofferson and Chelsea Poppens of Iowa State proved KU’s biggest obstacle to a win. Christofferson and Poppens scored 47 of Iowa State’s 77 points and Poppens had 14 rebounds, the most of any player on the court. Both Poppens and Coach Bill Fennelly attributed tonight’s win and Iowa State’s success throughout the season to the team’s chemistry. “It is the easiest team that… Continue reading