<![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 football lands commitment from Texas high school safety http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21942690.html#storylink=rss LAWRENCE — Kansas football coach David Beaty landed the fifth known commitment of his 2016 recruiting class, picking up a verbal pledge from high school safety Michael Clark of Cedar Hill, Texas.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 14:56:10 CDT

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Former KU basketball player Cliff Alexander says mother was ‘tricked’ into receiving impermissible benefits http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21682113.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander has shed some light on the NCAA investigation that derailed his freshman season. In an interview this week with 120Sports.com, Alexander his mother “got tricked into something” when she received impermissible benefits that could have compromised Alexander’s amateur status.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:06:26 CDT

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Stephen Curry is a NBA shot-making wizard, but what about the biggest one he never took? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article21692823.html#storylink=rss As Stephen Curry leads the Golden State Warriors through the NBA playoffs, draining impossible shots on a nightly basis — and generally making a mockery of the physics of basketball — the final seconds of a NCAA Tournament game seven years ago in Detroit have taken on a deeper meaning. That game against Kansas produced The Greatest Shot That Stephen Curry Never Took.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 14:08:53 CDT

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One computer projection says Kansas will be the second-worst team in FBS football in 2015 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article21680103.html#storylink=rss College football analyst Brian Fremeau, whose work can be seen at FootballOutsiders, has released his 2015 projections for his Fremeau Efficiency Index ratings, and well, it does not look good for Kansas football.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:37:30 CDT

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World University Games schedule for KU men’s basketball team announced http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21676149.html#storylink=rss Brace yourselves for some late-night — and early-morning — basketball during the month of July. When Kansas heads to South Korea to represent the United States at the World University Games, the time difference will play a major factor in the viewing habits of fans back home.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:52:53 CDT

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Kansas adds SMU guard Nic Moore to the roster for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21570450.html#storylink=rss SMU guard Nic Moore will play in the World University Games for the Jayhawks, who were in need of an extra perimeter player with Brannen Greene and Svi Mykhailiuk unable to play.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:04:57 CDT

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Around KU, a strong distaste about resuming Border War with Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article21489522.html#storylink=rss One of MU athletic director Mack Rhoades’ talking points has been an open desire to play Kansas again, and his mention of having discussions with Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has let fans and media fill in the blanks. This makes it a good time to mention that there is no indication from Lawrence that renewal is more likely now than before.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 14:18:58 CDT

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Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider makes three staff additions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21499614.html#storylink=rss Andy Majors, an assistant under Schneider at Stephen F. Austin and Emporia State, will join the KU program as the director of player development. Donease Smith, who spent the last six years at Memphis, will assume the role of director of basketball operations. And Natalie Knight, a former Kansas player and Olathe South standout, will remain with the program as a graduate student manager.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 15:57:47 CDT

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Kansas basketball program earns NCAA academic award for eighth straight year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21472302.html#storylink=rss The Kansas men’s basketball program earned a public recognition award for academic performance for the eighth straight year, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 11:23:10 CDT

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Kansas eyeing former Providence center Paschal Chukwu as possible transfer option http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21438750.html#storylink=rss Kansas coach Bill Self told The Star last week that he was intrigued by the idea of adding a transfer big man to his 2015 recruiting class. Here’s another possible name to monitor: Former Providence center Paschal Chukwu. Kansas reached out to the father of Chukwu early this week, according to Rivals.com.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:05:09 CDT

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Kansas lands basketball commitment from shooting guard LaGerald Vick http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21262134.html#storylink=rss LaGerald Vick, who originally committed to SMU and head coach Larry Brown, had planned to spend the 2015-16 season at a prep school, developing his game and ironing out some academic questions. But after shoring up some of those academic issues, Norton Hurd, who coached Vick in the Memphis-based AAU program Team Thad, says there is a “good chance” that Vick will be at Kansas this fall.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 20:42:17 CDT

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Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Clarkson chosen to NBA all-rookie team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article21300990.html#storylink=rss Andrew Wiggins, who played at Kansas, and Jordan Clarkson, formerly of Missouri, were chosen to the NBA all-rookie team.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 14:06:13 CDT

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Missouri tops Kansas again to claim NCAA regional softball crown http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article21242946.html#storylink=rss Missouri grabbed a big early lead thanks to sophomore catcher Kirsten Mack and made it stand up Sunday in a 7-6 win against Kansas in the NCAA regional championship at University Field in Columbia.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:52:49 CDT

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Missouri and Kansas to face off in NCAA softball regional final http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article21191559.html#storylink=rss The Missouri Tigers’ dominance in the softball Border War continued Saturday during NCAA regional action in Columbia as 10th-seeded MU rode a three-run, fifth-inning rally to a 5-3 victory over Kansas and a berth in Sunday’s regional championship. But Kansas survived an elimination game against Indiana State 2-0 and will get another shot at Missouri on Sunday with the championship on the line.

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Sat, 16 May 2015 17:52:50 CDT

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Bill Self says KU likely to add a guard from another school for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21167370.html#storylink=rss Kansas coach Bill Self is preparing his program to represent the United States at this summer’s World University Games, and that preparation includes some roster tweaking. Self says he expects to add one perimeter player from another school to KU’s World University Games roster.

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Sat, 16 May 2015 10:45:57 CDT

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Former Mizzou basketball forward Johnathan Williams III considering Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article21030903.html#storylink=rss Johnathan Williams III, the former Missouri power forward, confirmed Thursday that he is considering Kansas among a list of possible transfer destinations. Williams III, who requested a release from his Missouri scholarship in late March, has, for now, a list of potential landing spots that also includes Georgetown, SMU and Gonzaga. Missouri had initially restricted him from transferring to a Big 12 school. That restriction was removed earlier this week.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 17:07:13 CDT

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Kansas, Missouri win NCAA softball openers, will play Saturday in Border War redux http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article21124971.html#storylink=rss Behind ace Alicia Pille, Kansas topped Louisville 1-0 in the NCAA softball regional at Columbia. No. 10 seed Missouri shut out Indiana State 7-0, so the Jayhawks and Tigers play Saturday a Border War resumption for the second straight season.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 18:19:12 CDT

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Kentucky at KU highlights Big 12/SEC Challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article21003912.html#storylink=rss Kentucky at Kansas is the highlight of the Big 12/SEC Challenge, a series of 10 basketball games to be played on Jan. 30 and televised by ESPN. Kansas State will meet Mississippi in Bramlage Coliseum. Missouri will not participate in this season’s event.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 13:23:55 CDT

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Hoops recruit LaGerald Vick’s visit starts big recruiting weekend for Jayhawks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20827269.html#storylink=rss LaGerald Vick, a former SMU commit, was set to be in Lawrence on Wednesday for an official visit. Vick, a 6-foot-5 wing from Memphis, Tenn., was coming off a visit to Kansas State and will visit Kentucky this weekend.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:02:57 CDT

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KU women’s basketball coach Schneider hires Aqua Franklin as associate head coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20859474.html#storylink=rss Aqua Franklin spent the past three years as an assistant at Mississippi State but previously worked at KU and at Stephen F. Austin under new KU coach Brandon Schneider.

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Wed, 13 May 2015 16:30:18 CDT

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Kansas’ Alicia Pille has big plans after softball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20792598.html#storylink=rss For Kansas softball pitcher Alicia Pille, the idea of becoming an occupational therapist had once seemed like a career aspiration. It seemed more like a calling after her brother was injured in an auto accident in Texas.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 20:32:32 CDT

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Tickets go on sale Wednesday for KU’s games against Team Canada at Sprint Center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20753844.html#storylink=rss General public tickets for two exhibition games between the Kansas men’s basketball team and Team Canada next month at the Sprint Center go on sale Wednesday morning.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:14:50 CDT

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Kansas football adds juco linebacker Jayd Kirby to 2015 recruiting class http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20738781.html#storylink=rss The Kansas football program picked up another late addition to its 2015 recruiting class, landing a commitment from linebacker Jayd Kirby of Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:28:12 CDT

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Kansas football team snags a commitment from juco lineman in 2016 class http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20719932.html#storylink=rss Joe Malanga, a junior-college offensive lineman, made an oral commitment to Kansas and coach David Beaty on Monday afternoon.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:01:57 CDT

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Jayhawks’ Sydney Conley makes a name for herself in the long jump http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20676759.html#storylink=rss In the Big 12 outdoor championships, which begin Friday, Kansas’ Sydney Conley, the daughter of an Olympic champion, will try for the long-jump title that barely eluded her last season.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 13:04:33 CDT

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Tarik Black’s year at KU helped him grow into NBA rookie http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20637396.html#storylink=rss A graduate transfer student from Memphis, Black’s time as a Kansas Jayhawk wasn’t overly productive, but his perspective helped him earn a roster spot in the NBA as an undrafted free agent.

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Sun, 10 May 2015 18:19:26 CDT

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The KU chalkboard: Breaking down Kansas’ nonconference schedule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article20494443.html#storylink=rss The Jayhawks’ home schedule next season figures to be slightly less daunting than it’s been in recent years. Why? Let us explain. Here’s a five-minute look at what awaits Kansas in 2015-16.

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Fri, 08 May 2015 09:56:40 CDT

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Morris twins plead not guilty in Phoenix beating case http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article20493684.html#storylink=rss Former KU stars Marcus and Markieff Morris, who now play for the Phoenix Suns, have pleaded not guilty to two counts each of felony aggravated assault.

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Fri, 08 May 2015 09:47:29 CDT Star news services

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KU releases nonconference basketball schedule for 2015-16 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20447277.html#storylink=rss Kansas unveiled its nonconference men’s basketball schedule on Thursday. The Jayhawks will open the regular season against Northern Colorado on Nov. 13 before traveling to face Michigan State at the Champions Classic in Chicago on Nov. 17.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 16:17:06 CDT

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Former Kansas basketball star Lynette Woodard honored as Naismith Outstanding Contributor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article20459772.html#storylink=rss Lynette Woodard, the former Kansas basketball star and one of the pioneers of women’s college game, was honored Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Woodard was announced as this year’s recipient of the Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball Award.

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