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Kansas men's basketball legend Clyde Lovellette died Wednesday evening in North Manchester, Indiana, where he lived, his daughter Cindy confirmed with KU officials. Lovellette, who had been battling cancer, was 86.
13th-year Kansas coach Bill Self has a 24-6 record in Big 12 Tournament games. When the conference postseason wars are played at Sprint Center, Self’s record is even better: 16-3.
The Jayhawks cap the low-key session with a half-court shooting contest — if someone makes one, the whole team gets ice cream at dinner. Spoiler alert: Devonté Graham comes through in the clutch.
Self's Jayhawks have won 82% of their games and a share of 12 straight Big 12 titles in an era defined by constant change
More than 100,000 people in America are waiting for a kidney. One of them is former University of Kansas basketball star Alonzo Johnson.
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Despite having just completed two practices working in the new offense, Cozart feels comfortable with its nuances as he has been studying the offense since the just after the 2015 campaign came to an end.
"We will win," the players roar in unison. "It’s just the slogan we’re going with this year," said junior linebacker Joe Dineen after Wednesday’s second spring practice of 2016. "But there’s a lot of meaning to it. It’s confidence. It’s, we will win, not, we might win. We have to. There’s no other option."
After all, as much as I don’t think it’s completely fair to condemn Likens for the dud that was the 2015 offense, he was the man in charge and, as Beaty’s most recent action seems to suggest, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.
The Kansas baseball team continues its homestand March 11-13, as the Jayhawks play host to North Dakota, Saint Louis and Purdue in the Millard Management Classic at Hoglund Ballpark.
After a 19-game road swing to start the 2016 season, Kansas returns to the comfort of Rock Chalk Park to host the Jayhawk Invitational March 11-13.
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... he has to know that if he'd chosen to go to Kentucky (or, to be fair, to Kansas or Duke or North Carolina or Virginia or Villanova or West Virginia or Michigan State), he'd be on the team overwhelmingly favored to win the national championship. Who knows, maybe even complete a 40-0 season.
Mr. Ed says: This is an older article (from 2014) but at quick glance I thought it was interesting.
The Cowboys lost to Kansas State in the opening round of the Big 12 Tournament in what could be the last game of Travis Ford's tenure as Oklahoma State coach.
Bill Carmody, who coached at Northwestern for more than a decade and could never get that program to the Big Dance, does it here. In his first season at the Cross. With a team that was 0-9 on the road in league play before the league tournament -- then won four straight road games.
With the money Illinois is investing in Lovie Smith and his staff, the school is certainly starting to spend like somebody who wants to compete for conference titles. (Mr. Ed says: I'm not saying Lovie Smith is Turner Gill or Charlie Weis, but we've certainly seen the "spend money" strategy NOT work, and set a program back even further.)
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The league announced that the Chiefs have been docked two draft picks and fined a total of $350,000 for breaking the NFL's tampering policy during negotiations with free agent Jeremy Maclin in 2015.
So the Denver Broncos don't have a quarterback anymore! What should they do?