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"It’s been pretty relaxing. We practiced yesterday (Monday) an hour. It was probably average at best. Today we went a little longer (in Allen before leaving at 1 p.m. for Topeka Regional Airport). "Tomorrow we’ll go real short. The guys seem to be loose and focused and certainly I can tell there’s genuine excitement," Self added.
"At halftime, every game, people will joke around and say, ‘What’s the score," said KU junior Landen Lucas. "And we’ll all say, ‘Zero-zero.’ It’s just something that we say because we have to go out there and have that mindset."
Kansas University basketball fans bound for Louisville are in for a long drive but should find a lot to do once they arrive in this colorful and historic Kentucky city, located on the Ohio River.
The Kansas Jayhawks are hoping to duplicate what they did in 2008 - win the NCAA Tournament. In this "DiGiorno Rise To The Occasion," see how they plan to elevate their game to win Bill Self his second national title.
A matchup Thursday with Kansas in the South region semifinals in Louisville, Ky., lies ahead for Maryland (27-8). The challenge leaves little time for appreciation of how the Terps won a second-round game for the first time since 2003.
Much will be made of Mark Turgeon's deep ties to the Kansas program, but the Terps are trying to avoid getting caught in that story line.
Ryan Willis stepped in as a freshman, but will he still be under center when the Jayhawks take the field in the fall?
"It wasn't easy, it was fun though," said Dineen of his days of ever-changing positions. "I came here assuming I would get moved down to linebacker, but then they put me at running back and that was kind of out of the blue. I had no clue that would happen."
First pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m., and can be seen live for free on Jays Video via GoCreighton.com/watch. Fans can also tune into a live audio broadcast via KUAthletics.com/Radio.
In the tale of two games, Kansas softball swept its doubleheader against Evansville on Tuesday at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks opened the pair of games with a 7-0 shutout victory, while the second contest took 10 innings before KU could walk off with a 4-2 win to complete the sweep.
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LHN's struggles are well-documented. The school-centric network reportedly has lost $48 million since its launch in 2011. Its annual losses are now in the single-digit millions, according to a source. Both ESPN and Texas seem committed to the 20-year, $295 million agreement that would pay the school an average of $15 million per year.
If you come at Jim Harbaugh, you best not miss.
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is not a fan with no-contact practice rules and says the issue with safety can be solved with better teaching.
Cornell has decided to tear down the stands across from the legendary Crescent at Schoellkopf Field.