A conversation with quarterback Michael Cummings at halftime of the Texas Tech game paid off, and Mundine finished with a career-high seven catches for 82 yards, including a 21-yard touchdown reception. The impressive performance came one week after Mundine hauled in five receptions for a career-high 88 yards against Oklahoma State. Mundine will try to maintain the production when the Jayhawks play No. 12 Baylor on Saturday.
For the last 50 years, only four men have guided the Kansas basketball program. Now they were together at Allen Fieldhouse for the first time, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the venerable building at a charity event on Monday night.
Few plays electrify a football stadium like a thundering sack of the quarterback. That’s why we chose to feature the current rulers of the Chiefs’ pass rush — Justin Houston, Tamba Hali and rookie Dee Ford (above from left) — in our annual special preview, which is online now and also appeared in 48 pages of Sunday’s print editions of The Kansas City Star.
Coach Bill Self will be joined by predecessors Ted Owens, Larry Brown and Roy Williams at an event at 7:30 p.m. to begin the 60th anniversary celebration of the building, which officially opened in 1955. The coaches will share their reflections and memories in a discussion moderated by ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas.
Kansas interim football coach Clint Bowen revealed Monday morning that senior Tony Pierson is recovering from an unspecified “neck-type” injury after leaving early during Saturday’s 34-21 loss at Texas Tech.
The linebacker’s greatest gifts — his speed and all-out motor— make him the perfect weapon against the Big 12’s spread offenses. The latest evidence, of course, came on Saturday afternoon, when Heeney racked up a career-high 21 tackles in the Jayhawks’ 34-21 loss to Texas Tech. The performance included an remarkable 17 solo tackles and a 37-yard interception return.