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“I couldn’t be more confident about these guys moving forward,” Self said after Saturday’s win. “But I also know that the energy level we had (in Saturday’s first half vs. Iowa State), that might be enough to go home in a one-and-done game.”
Watch the Senior Day speeches from Kansas basketball seniors Evan Manning, Hunter Mickelson, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis in their entirety.
But is there such a thing as building momentum for the postseason? Does it even really matter? Well, it’s not so simple. Consider the following ...
This season the Jayhawks are back in the top 50 in defensive efficiency at 42nd.
Senior Perry Ellis closed out his final week of Big 12 regular-season play by averaging 21.0 points against two top-25 opponents to earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors, the league announced on Sunday morning.
Highlighted by senior Perry Ellis, Kansas men's basketball's starting five were included in the Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Awards Sunday as the conference released its coaches' All-Big 12 honors for the 2015-16 season.
Kansas men's basketball found a reprieve from the daily grind and expectations of being the No. 1-ranked team in the nation when they hosted approximately 100 Special Olympians at the 32nd Annual Wilt Chamberlain Special Olympics Clinic Sunday afternoon inside historic Allen Fieldhouse.
- Kansas Football -
Spring practice just started, y'all.
The Jayhawks hit the practice fields adjacent to Memorial Stadium in the early afternoon and spent nearly three hours working on individual skills and special teams drills before moving on to multiple team periods.
“Rob is still going to carry the same title,” Beaty said after Sunday’s practice. “But I’m gonna call the offense, and I’m gonna coach the quarterbacks this year. And that doesn’t have anything to do with Rob. It has to do with me. I want to be more actively involved with the QBs and what we do offensively.”
Tight end Kent Taylor and linebacker Schyler Miles, both Florida natives who had one year of eligibility remaining, will not be back with the Jayhawks in 2016.
While there are many areas that must be addressed if the Jayhawks hope to make Year Two more enjoyable than Beaty’s winless debut in 2015, there are a few aspects of the program that will be under the spotlight this spring.
With Willis out, Montell Cozart and Deondre Ford got the first- and second-team reps during the fast start period.
Take a peek inside the first Kansas football spring practice of 2016.
KU football coach David Beaty talks big changes on Day 1 of 2016 spring football drills
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A night after Kansas stunned TCU to end its 20-game losing streak, the Jayhawks caused problems for the Championships' No. 2 seed for most of the evening. Kansas women's basketball's 2015-16 season came to a close in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the hands of No. 6 Texas, 66-50.
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The Jayhawks finished the regular season with 14 top-50 RPI wins, and the only thing you need to know about that is that no other school in the nation currently has more than 10. And the school that has 10, Oregon, also has four losses outside of the top 25 of the RPI, whereas Kansas only has one loss outside of the top 25 of the RPI.
Say it with me, one of the best chants in all of sports: Let's go Peay!
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Sunday afternoon's Astros vs. Pirates game was temporarily interrupted by a swarm of seagulls.
Northern Iowa is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year thanks to a buzzer-beating shot from senior Wes Washpun that amazingly bounced four feet off the back of the rim -- above the top of the backboard! -- and fell in.