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Wrapping up 2016 NSD; Basketball gets win over KSU

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Breaking Down the 2016 KU Football Recruiting Class | Tale of the Tait |

Depending on where you look, this KU football class of 2016 is ranked somewhere between 80-100 nationally. Now before you throw your papers and spit out your coffee, you should remember that the class only has 17 signees in it and that hurts KU in these rankings. Even adding eight more two-star players would probably help KU jump 20-25 spots, so keep that in mind as you digest the class.

Beaty enthusiastic about Class of ’16 |

"We’re trying to improve that overall team profile where we actually match the league in terms of the way we look, in terms of the way we present ourselves from a height and weight standpoint and strength standpoint," Beaty began.

Torneden, Skwarlo set to join Jayhawks |

Although both Firebirds first committed to other programs, both ended up signing with Kansas Wednesday afternoon, Torneden on scholarship, and Skwarlo as a walk-on.

2015 game of the year, one to watch in 2016: Kansas Jayhawks - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

Did the Jayhawks have a signature game in 2015? A winless season points to "No," but Kansas did have a game David Beaty should be able to point to during the offseason.

Beaty Pleased with 2016 Jayhawk Recruiting Class - Press Conference Transcript

Head football coach David Beaty and his staff added 20 new faces to their 2016 recruiting class including 17 high school seniors.

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Svi Mykhailiuk sparks Jayhawks in rivalry win |

"I’ve been trying to work hard every practice. I knew my time was going to come. I had to be ready," said Mykhailiuk, whose 10 points were his most since scoring 10 against Montana on Dec. 19. "I thought I played pretty good defense and moved the ball."

Bill Self: Brannen Greene 'disrespectful' of K-State in closing seconds |

"Brannen Greene ... we’ve put up with him doing some stuff in the past, but that was probably the biggest (bleep) move I’ve ever had a player do during a game," Self said after KU’s 77-59 win over the Wildcats.

Bill Self rips Kansas Jayhawks guard Brannen Greene for last-second dunk in rout

Brannen Greene's soft, two-handed dunk at the end of Kansas' rout of Kansas State drew the disdain and ire of coach Bill Self on Wednesday night after it gave the Jayhawks an 18-point margin of victory. (Mr. Ed says: ESPN shows the clip of Brannen's dunk, which I missed.)

AUDIO - Bill Self apologizes to K-State before taking questions (Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews) |

Before Kansas basketball coach Bill Self fielded questions from the media after the Jayhawks' win over Kansas State, he apologized to KU's rivals for Brannen Greene's last-second basket in a 77-59 win.

Bruce Weber tries (and fails) to not get frustrated over officiating |

Weber’s frustration about the officiating — K-State was called for 27 fouls compared to 18 for Kansas (18-4 overall, 6-3 Big 12) — took into account the entire game. But there was a specific stretch that seemed to really set him off.

KU makes top recruit Josh Jackson's final three |

Josh Jackson, a 6-7 senior shooting guard from Prolific Prep in Napa, Calif., this week officially narrowed his list of schools to Kansas University, Michigan State and Arizona.

Rock Chalk Weekly: Fight or Flight

Many people are faced with situations in their lives where they have to choose to stand and fight, or run in the opposite direction. Frank Mason III is a fighter. The world is his boxing ring and life is his opponent.

Rock Chalk Weekly: Serving Up an Education

Nothing beats the feeling of contributing to something that is bigger than yourself and Kansas sophomore tennis player Smith Hinton has realized that early in her time as a Jayhawk.

Track & Field - Jayhawks Head to Lincoln for Husker Invitational

The Kansas track and field teams will look to continue their strong start to the 2016 campaign when the Jayhawks travel north to the home of former Big 12 Conference foe Nebraska this weekend for the 41st Annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Kansas Soccer Inks Five for 2016

Kansas head soccer coach Mark Francis announced Wednesday that the Jayhawks have signed five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period.