- Kansas Sports -
A win for Iowa State against second-place Oklahoma on Monday caused the first celebration ripple throughout Lawrence, as it meant a share of the Big 12 regular-season championship. On Tuesday night, Kansas (24-6, 13-4) made its own noise, claiming sole possession of the Big 12 crown with a comeback for the ages against West Virginia (22-8, 10-7).
Yes, the Jayhawks won their 32nd straight game on Senior Night, and wrapped up an undisputed 11th straight Big 12 crown, despite trailing by a whopping 18 points in the first half. “I don’t know how we did it but we did it,” said KU junior forward Jamari Traylor.
“We deserved to win the game,” Huggins said. “We didn't do enough at the end. I thought our guys played hard, we didn't play very smart.... There's just some things that happened that you can't explain.”
Brad Holland was at the heart of the next carrot KU is chasing -- the Bruins' Division I record of 13 consecutive Pac-8/Pac-10 titles won from 1967-79. The last player recruited by the legendary John Wooden, he served as an anchor in the UCLA backcourt for the final four of those 13 teams, a chain of excellence that stretched from Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to Van Halen II.
A mix of stagnant offense along with uncharacteristic defensive miscues plagued the Kansas baseball team Tuesday night at Brazell Stadium, as Grand Canyon put together a late rally to close the door on the Jayhawks, 12-4.
Kansas women's basketball heads into the 2015 Big 12 Championship with back-to-back victories over Oklahoma and Iowa State to conclude the regular season, which wrapped up Tuesday evening. The Jayhawks learned their fate for Friday's first round match up, as KU earned the No. 9 seed and will face No. 8 seed Kansas State on March 6 at 6 p.m., inside the American Airlines Center.
After another perfect weekend during the 2015 non-conference slate, Kansas softball has improved to a 17-1 mark on the season, its best start in program history, and earned a spot in both major national softball polls.
For the first time in its 88-year history, the Kansas Relays will feature a collegiate quadrangular as four teams are set to take part in the scored competition at this year's meet. Kansas will go head-to-head with in-state rival Kansas State as well as Colorado State and Purdue during the two-day competition that will span 40 men's and women's track & field events. The 88th Annual Kansas Relays will take place April 15-18 and will be held for the second year at Rock Chalk Park.
- College Sports -
Facing the largest second-half deficit of its so-far perfect season, No. 1 Kentucky clamped down defensively, ripped off a 14-0 run and put away pesky Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday to remain unbeaten heading into the regular-season finale.
- Professional Sports -
The Bills intend to trade linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles for running back LeSean McCoy, CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms. ESPN first reported the news of the trade, which will be a one-for-one deal. The trade will become official next week, but the Bills have notified Alonso, who was looking to leave Buffalo, that he will be dealt.
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Checkout RCT's FanShots for Jamari Traylor's fast break dunk in overtime last night. OK, fine, here's a link.
As the following image shall prove beyond all doubt, Murray State right-hander John Lollar has a leg-kick that is best described as "contortionist devil magic."
In any event, you may now number Alcides Escobar among those who are doing all right when it comes to doing all right.
There is playing poor defense, entirely blowing a play on defense, and not even trying to play defense ... and then there is whatever the hell Otto Porter was doing here.