<![CDATA[University of Kansas Jayhawks Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:55 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:55 CDT University of Kansas 60 Kansas’ Bill Self happy to avoid Wake Forest, Danny Manning in Maui Invitational http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article29119852.html#storylink=rss Kansas coach Bill Self and Wake Forest coach Danny Manning, a former Self assistant, both said they were glad to be on opposite sides of the Maui Invitational bracket.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:41 CDT

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KU opens against host Chaminade in Maui Invitational http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article29073295.html#storylink=rss The Kansas basketball team will open the Maui Invitational against the home team, facing host Chaminade in a first-round matchup on Nov. 23.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:45:21 CDT

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Report says Big Ten looked at KU, four other Big 12 teams before realignment kicked off in 2010 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article28823848.html#storylink=rss The dust never settles on conference realignment in college sports. Power conferences forge on, but retro-speculation continues. The latest involves Kansas.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:11:49 CDT

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Only a junior, Columbia basketball star Michael Porter has Mizzou’s and KU’s attention http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article28728388.html#storylink=rss Michael Porter is a 6-9 small forward from Columbia who ranks as the No. 2 overall basketball recruit in the class of 2017, according to a consensus of recruiting rankings. He’s earned the nicknamed “Baby Kevin Durant,” and his skillset borders on the absurd. And for college coaches — from KU’s Bill Self to Kentucky’s John Calipari to Mizzou’s Kim Anderson — the most intriguing thing is not how good Porter is right now. It’s how good he could become.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:32:47 CDT

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Kansas’ Devonte' Graham dunks on kid at basketball camp to teach him a lesson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article28725163.html#storylink=rss The Kansas basketball team was at the 2015 All-Area Fantasy Basketball Camp this past week in Frontenac, Kan., and Devonte' Graham taught one boy a lesson by dunking on him when he wasn’t expecting it.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:51:04 CDT

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KU football lands juco linebacker Kurtis Taufa of Snow College http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article28720150.html#storylink=rss Kurtis Taufa, a linebacker at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, becomes the third Snow football player to join the Jayhawks’ 2016 recruiting class.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:49:37 CDT

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Eudora guard Mitchell Ballock, a junior-to-be, sought after as shooter, ball-handler http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article28423282.html#storylink=rss In the year since picking up a Kansas scholarship offer, Eudora’s Mitchell Ballock has been pursued by a handful of other major programs. But if there remains a perception that Ballock is destined to wind up at Kansas, playing college basketball just 10 miles from his hometown, Ballock has continually attempted to quash it.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:40:08 CDT

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Former KU forward Cliff Alexander lands with Blazers, who also sign former Mizzou guard Phil Pressey http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article28648516.html#storylink=rss After playing for the Brooklyn Nets during the NBA’s summer league, former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander has joined the Portland Trail Blazers, Alexander announced Friday on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. The Blazers also signed former Mizzou guard Phil Pressey.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:48:33 CDT

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For David Beaty, KU football reconstruction starts with the foundation http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article27967645.html#storylink=rss The Kansas football program is in a historically bad place, even by its own standards. How do you turn the worst of 64 power conference programs around? One pep talk at a time, one convinced mind at a time. Across an aisle from David Beaty, maybe 20 feet away, sits perhaps the best model possible for what he’s trying to do. Bill Snyder has lived what Beaty is only beginning.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:34:00 CDT

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Montell Cozart leads KU depth chart at quarterback as Michael Cummings could miss season following ACL tear http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27963172.html#storylink=rss The Kansas quarterback question is a complicated one, and it was this way even before Michael Cummings was cut down by an ACL injury in the spring game. Cummings, who finished last season as the Jayhawks’ starter, could miss the entire season, leaving junior Montell Cozart ahead of two incoming freshmen — Florida high school product Carter Stanley and Bishop Miege graduate Ryan Willis — on the depth chart.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:53:41 CDT

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New Jayhawks football coach David Beaty marvels at Bill Self’s success http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27930229.html#storylink=rss New Kansas football coach David Beaty wasn’t specifically asked about the difficulty of building a successful football program at a basketball school, but he did segue into a riff on Bill Self and the KU basketball program.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:42:01 CDT

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Kansas coach David Beaty makes energetic debut at Big 12 Media Days http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27914566.html#storylink=rss David Beaty, a first-year head coach who has inherited a depleted and downtrodden football program at Kansas, began his comments with a subtle recruiting pitch, praising the high school football coaches in the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:30:34 CDT

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Kansas’ David Beaty focuses recruiting efforts on state of Texas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27927592.html#storylink=rss Kansas currently has eight players verbally committed in its 2016 recruiting class, and four of those players hail from the state of Texas.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:15:08 CDT

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KU’s David Beaty and Clint Bowen are vacation buddies http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27930340.html#storylink=rss New KU football Beaty said his family recently enjoyed a beach trip to WaterColor, Fla., with the family of co-defensive coordinator Clint Bowen.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:42:46 CDT

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Jayhawks celebrate U.S. gold at World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27369934.html#storylink=rss KU fans welcome home gold-medal winning Team USA from South Korea with a greeting party at Hoglund Ballpark.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:44:45 CDT

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Kansas State picked to finish seventh in Big 12, Kansas predicted to end up 10th http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article27413743.html#storylink=rss Media representatives who cover the Big 12 are expecting the Kansas State football team to slip this season.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:53:11 CDT

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KU to have welcome home party Wednesday for gold medalist basketball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27187924.html#storylink=rss After winning gold at the World University Games on Monday, KU is inviting fans to Hoglund Ballpark on Wednesday night to welcome its basketball team back to Lawrence.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:37:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27187924.html
KU-led Team USA claims World University Games gold http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27117154.html#storylink=rss Somehow, after a grueling double-overtime classic, the United States has claimed gold at the World University Games with an 84-77 victory over Germany. After eight games in 11 days, a Jayhawk-infused Team USA survived eight opponents and two overtimes, earning the United States’ first World University Games gold in men’s basketball since 2005.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:34:47 CDT

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Ex-Jayhawk Keith Langford picked for U.S. Pan Am Games team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27121702.html#storylink=rss Former Jayhawk Keith Langford is one of 12 college and professional players selected for the U.S. team for the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, which take place July 21-25.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:44:34 CDT

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The five biggest takeaways from Kansas’ victory at the World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27144154.html#storylink=rss For the United States, it was the first gold medal at the World University Games since 2005. For the Kansas program, it was the pinnacle of the offseason months, a possible springboard moment heading into the 2015-16 college basketball season.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:10:52 CDT

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Five things to know before KU represents the U.S. in the World University Games against Germany http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27100981.html#storylink=rss Five things to know before KU represents the United States in the World University Games gold-medal game against Germany.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:46:02 CDT

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KU’s version of Team USA tops Russia, will play Germany for gold at World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27073747.html#storylink=rss Early Sunday morning, while most of Kansas slept, a Jayhawk-infused Team USA earned the right to play for a gold medal at the World University Games, defeating Russia 78-68 in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:24:55 CDT

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Team USA goes wire to wire in World University Games quarterfinal win over Lithuania http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article27030814.html#storylink=rss The U.S. brought its defensive game against the Lithuanians, defeating them 70-48 after carrying only a one-point lead into the final quarter. The Americans advanced to their first semifinal at the Games since 2009.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:07:01 CDT

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Kansas football coach David Beaty faces numbers crisis in first season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26908306.html#storylink=rss For new coach David Beaty, who was hired last December after Kansas’ sixth straight losing season, a depleted roster offers his greatest challenge as he begins his first head coaching job.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:58:35 CDT

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Team USA draws Lithuania in quarterfinal round at World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26911921.html#storylink=rss A U.S. roster of mostly Jayhawks, with a few key additions and subtractions, went 5-0 in pool play, earning the top seed from Pool D at the World University Games. Team USA’s offense thrived against Switzerland in the final games, but has struggled against higher-tier competition — all that remains in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:40:38 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Defensive lineman Bolton is off KU football team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26906530.html#storylink=rss Defensive lineman Andrew Bolton, once a touted juco recruit, leaves the Kansas football program

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:41:42 CDT

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Team USA rolls to pool-play perfection with 96-57 rout of Switzerland in World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article26838916.html#storylink=rss Wayne Selden, who is leading all scorers in the World University Games, led Team USA to a 96-57 rout of Switzerland, helping his team emerge from pool play as the top seed from Group D with a 5-0 record — a far cry from the nail biting, 66-65 victory the Americans eked out over Serbia the night before.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 22:18:37 CDT

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Kansas, representing the U.S. in the World University Games, hangs on for 66-65 win over Serbia http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26718013.html#storylink=rss With the score tied at 65 in the final seconds, the Serbian team elected to intentionally foul Kansas’ Wayne Selden, putting the junior guard at the free-throw line. Selden made one of two free throws, the Serbians came up empty in their final chances, and Kansas, representing the United States at World University Games, moved to 4-0 in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:37:38 CDT

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Kansas’ version of Team USA thrashes Chile as freshman Carlton Bragg makes first start http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26635174.html#storylink=rss Kansas Jayhawks basketball player Carlton Bragg made his first start of the World University Games as the United States team thrashed Chile 106-41 at Muan Indoor Gymnasium in Jeolinamdo, Korea — a smaller gym about an hour from the host city of Gwangju.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:09:12 CDT

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Kansas freshman forward Carlton Bragg showing promise http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26609785.html#storylink=rss Even though he’s playing with a broken nose at the World University Games, and even though he’ll play behind Perry Ellis this season, freshman Carlton Bragg clearly has a bright future.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:30:24 CDT

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