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As seldom as Baylor has knocked off KU, Drew actually is one of just four active coaches with 3 wins against KU since 2008-09. The others? Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, Oklahoma State’s Travis Ford, and West Virginia’s Bob Huggins. Each of those coaches already has defeated Kansas this season.
“My grandfather went to KU. He played on the same team as Wilt Chamberlain — Maurice King,” Wainright revealed to the Journal-World at Big 12 Media Day.
"We are in decent position, but we are not satisfied with where we are at," guard Frank Mason III said. "We are not satisfied with the team we are right now. We still need to get better. There are still a lot of things we could do better, definitely can get better on the defensive end.
“Somebody’s name may go on it because he came from that (coach’s recruiting territory),” Beaty said. “But that’s not how it works. We recruit ’em together. So, from that standpoint, I really don’t see things changing.”
Kansas women's basketball will play three games in five days starting with Oklahoma State on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m., inside Gallagher-Iba Arena. The game will air on FOX Plus and the Jayhawk Radio Network.
A tough break on the first day of competition nearly a year ago prevented Kansas from securing potential back-to-back second-place finishes at the Big 12 Championships. After another successful regular season, the Jayhawks make their way back to Austin, Texas with hopes of redemption at the league meet, which begins Wednesday at Texas' Jamail Swimming Center.
Down 4-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Kansas baseball team rallied to score three runs and walk-it-off, 5-4, against Northern Colorado Monday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.
(Mr. Ed says: I got home just in time yesterday afternoon to catch the 9th inning. KU scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning while only getting the ball out of the infield once. It went like this: E6, HBP, bunt single, FC, sac fly, infield single, BB, BB.)
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Utah is underrated. Arizona is overrated. That's basically the message delivered in this week's Poll Attacks.
Bob Huggins is on his way to his 16th 25-win season. Iowa State is still on pace to receive a good seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Mendenhall admitted that he thought he would never leave BYU, but that the school's decision to pursue independence -- which officially kicked in six years into his tenure -- contributed to a changed outlook on his career. After finding himself asking, "OK, so now where?" near the end of the 2015 season, Mendenhall said it became clear that it was time for him to take on a new challenge.
The school announced plans for three new athletics facilities on Monday: a recreational center, athletics playing fields and an athletics field house. When all is said and done, the upgrades will cost the school approximately $200 million.
Here's what you don't know about what the Big 12 will look like in the future, from conference expansion to a championship game to a standalone network.