- KANSAS SPORTS -
After making 8-of-11 from the free throw line in back-to-back wins over Texas Tech and Oklahoma in early January, Jackson has made just 26-of-62 free throws in the eight games since.
Bill Self met with members of the media inside the Allen Fieldhouse Media Room to preview this weekend's matchup at Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon (1 p.m., ESPN).
The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, will periodically catch-up with former Kansas student-athletes and staff members as part of his Throwback Thursday podcast. Take a stroll down memory lane with Hanni as he's joined this week by former Kansas basketball player Billy Thomas.
"Best play that we’ve had here in a long time. If he’d have finished that play, that would go down as the best hustle play in college basketball this year," Self said Thursday at his weekly news conference.
Cartez Crook-Jones, a three-star defensive end from Grandview, Mo., announced on Twitter that he was committing to play for the Jayhawks.
A secret guarded within Anderson Family Football Complex leading up to the (Kansas State) game, Stanley prepared, and ended up playing, through pain with two banged-up shoulders, including a sprained labrum on his left, non-throwing side. Once he fought through that, Stanley felt as if he finally had established himself as the team’s QB.
The Lawrence Police Department submitted an affidavit on Thursday to the DA's office, said Cheryl Wright-Kunard, assistant to the DA. Now the office is awaiting additional investigative reports from the department.
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
"I think sometimes fans equate parity or closeness to not playing well, and that’s not been the case at all," Self said. "I think any win is a good win regardless of where you play." Self’s belief that the Big 12 is especially strong this year appears to be backed by the numbers. And the league might even be better than most people believe.
Some college basketball fans keep waiting for Baylor to concede the Big 12 race to Kansas and drop out of contention for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. It's not happening, though.
The Blue Devils spent Thursday night beating North Carolina 86-78 inside a packed and wild Cameron Indoor Stadium and extending their winning streak to four games. They're now 19-5 overall, 15-2 with Mike Krzyzewski on the sideline and starting to take form as a true national title contender.
The Ducks squandered a 19-point lead in a 82-79 loss to the Bruins.
No criminal charges have been filed, but the school said it is reviewing both the allegations and the response of a staff member following a sexual assault complaint made in late January.
On Thursday, GSU officially announced that the home opener from the former Turner Field, now known as Georgia State Stadium, is set for Thursday, Aug. 31st.
- VIDEOS OF THE DAY -
He tried to argue he was fouled. He was not.
Dallas pulled their goalie for the extra attacker, and then Jiri Hudler had a terrible idea: drop-pass the puck with an empty net behind him.