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“I was playing with Yoeli Childs (6-7, 220), who is going to BYU, Dewan Huell (6-10, 205, Miami), the kid going to Texas (6-10, 230 James Banks). Every time I get a chance to do something like that, I feel I want to take advantage of it,” Lightfoot said of working out with elite bigs.
It’s bumpy everywhere in the Big 12 but Lawrence, Kan., where the tears dry fast. Mourning never lingers there. They regroup and rebuild. Every year. That’s why Kansas won its 12th consecutive Big 12 championship last year. And that’s why the Jayhawks will enter 2016-17 as the favorite – again – to win the Big 12.
Kansas (19-24-1) look to use the momentum from a series win over Oklahoma this past weekend to propel them in the two-game set against a Gopher (27-13) team that ranks atop the Big Ten standings.
Going the free-agent route makes all of those guys longshots to stick so the better way to examine this year’s draft is through the lens of what the teams with Jayhawks did that might impact the former KU players already in the NFL.
Kansas Athletics' Andrea Hudy and the University of Kansas School of Business will team up for "The Business of Sports: Branding Matters" conference on Friday, June 10 in the new Capitol Federal Hall located east of Allen Fieldhouse across Naismith Drive.
Prosecutors say Stubblefield, who starred at Kansas under coach Glen Mason and was the MVP of the 1992 Aloha Bowl, contacted the then-31-year-old woman on a baby sitting website and arranged an interview for April 9, 2015, when he assaulted her.
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The numbers run by Chicago-based Navigate Research show the Big 12 has a 4-5 percent better chance of reaching the top four in the CFP by adding two teams, playing one less conference game and holding a championship game, commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday.
Four years after he was fired by the University of Illinois, basketball coach Bruce Weber is making a comeback in Champaign. He’s bringing former Illini football coach Ron Turner with him, too.
Manute Bol's son is quickly going from intriguing local story to legitimate national prospect. He's a 2018 recruit and is currently ranked as the No. 1 player in the state of Kansas.
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There is a lot to unpack here, so let's get into it step-by-step.
Just to get an idea of how unlikely this is, Leicester City was in the third tier of the English Football system in 2008-09, basically the equivalent of Double-A baseball or a tier below the NBA Developmental League. They have never won a trophy in their 132-year existence ... until Monday.