- Kansas Sports -
The Jayhawks will face SEC foe Georgia (3-1) on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 9 p.m. (Central) on ESPN2. Georgia reached the title game with an 81-73 win against George Washington, 81-73.
Energized by an early rhythm and free to drive the lane because of KU’s strong outside shooting, Jackson relentlessly attacked the basket on Monday night, finishing with a game-high 22 points to go along with seven rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Any hopes UAB had of trying to get this game close in the end were extinguished when Jackson dunked right past -- not on, past! -- UAB power forward Tosin Mehinti.
Beaty estimated it hadn’t been 10 minutes since he made his closing comments to the team Saturday night before the Jayhawks started talking about their next game — on the road, against rival Kansas State.
Defense, a 6-foot freshman corner from Kilgore College (Texas), informed Jon Kirby of Jayhawk Slant he spoke at length about his decision with KU cornerbacks coach and recruiting coordinator Kenny Perry over dinner Saturday night during an official visit.
Senior middle blocker Tayler Soucie was awarded Big 12 co-Defense Player of the Week after leading Kansas to its first-ever Big 12 Conference title and extending the fourth-ranked Jayhawks' winning streak to 13 matches. It is Soucie's fourth career Big 12 weekly honor.
- College Sports -
The head media-relations professional for Baylor’s football team was charged with misdemeanor assault this month over an alleged on-field attack on a reporter after the Bears’ game against TCU on Nov. 5, according to KWTX.
Doug Doughty's AP ballot is among the strangest this week.