- Bob Davis -
Bob Davis, for over three decades the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men's basketball, has announced that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season, thus making Saturday's game against Kansas State his last KU football broadcast.
- Kansas Basketball -
The Jayhawks, who shot 58 percent on offense in the opening half, limited the Bruins (3-2) to 34 percent shooting (11-of-32) during the opening 20 minutes. Nine of UCLA's 33 points came from the free throw line and just two players made even half of their shots in that painful first half.
"We scored 59 and to be candid with you, Svi (Mykhailiuk) didn’t shoot the ball well at all. He had like six wide open looks (six points first half, 2-7 shooting; 13 for the game, 5-13 shooting). We’re doing a lot of good things. We’re sharing it. We’re playing fast," Self added.
"Vandy would be hard to play no matter what. With no days to prepare for a team that runs 100 different sets ... Kevin (Stallings, coach) has said it’s the most unselfish team he’s had. It’s like the open man is the go-to guy."
No. 5/7 Kansas (3-1) will face No. 19/16 Vanderbilt (5-0) in the championship game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 9 p.m. (Central) on ESPN.
After both teams cruised to lopsided victories, the No. 19 Commodores and fifth-ranked Jayhawks meet for the first time in 18 years Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational.
At different junctures throughout Kansas University’s 92-73 win over UCLA Tuesday at the Maui Invitational, the throngs of KU fans in attendance chanted "Free Diallo."
Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo isn't cleared to play, and Bill Self publicly voiced his displeasure with the NCAA. Where does the blame lie? (Mr. Ed says: Uh... who cares? Just get it done!)
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Along with Smithson’s 7.8 solo tackles per game, which still leads the FBS, the 5-foot-11 safety from Baltimore has two interceptions, three pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for KU this season.
Kansas football will host six home games in 2016, including four Big 12 Conference opponents, according to the newly-released schedule that was approved by the Big 12 Directors of Athletics Tuesday morning. Kansas will open the 2016 season by hosting Rhode Island at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 3.
No. 9 Kansas volleyball (24-2, 12-2 Big 12) plays its last road match of the regular-season on Wednesday at Kansas State (17-9, 9-5). First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. Central from Ahearn Fieldhouse.
- College Sports -
This year, the Big 12 wound up with a brutally backloaded schedule; next season, that won't be the case.
Justin Jackson scored 22 points, Kennedy Meeks added 15 and ninth-ranked North Carolina used a 21-3 finishing run to beat Kansas State 80-70 on Tuesday night in the CBE Classic title game.
Georgia Southern coach Willie Fritz has expressed interest in leaving the Eagles for the open Iowa State job, sources told CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd.
The highlight in Tuesday's game came in the second half, when 18-year-old shooting guard Svi Mykhailiuk went to the top floor to send back a dunk attempt by UCLA's Tony Parker. Parker has at least -- at least -- 40 pounds on the raw Ukranian senstation.
- McCollum Hall Demolition Today -
The Journal-World live stream will begin around 8 a.m. with the big blast scheduled for 9 a.m.
Demolition preparations began last month. The work has included removing and hauling off all soft material such as wood and sheet rock, and removing tons of metals for recycling.
McCollum Hall, a 50-year-old University residence hall, will be razed on Wednesday morning. University students and alumni shared some memories of the residence hall.
Aerial view of the site of two new residence halls. (Image courtesy of Treanor Architects).
At 9 a.m. sharp — following a series of three sirens — explosives will go off and the 10-story, three-wing, 220,000-square-foot building will crumble in less than 20 seconds, according to project planners. Here’s a recap of key points to remember for viewing and driving in the area Wednesday morning.
Share your memories of McCollum Hall with us before it closes in 2015.