Stories tagged: Kansas Jayhawks
Mon., May 21, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Kansas fires AD Sheahon Zenger, saying progress in some areas ‘elusive’
The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting “progress has been elusive” in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men’s basketball …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
Kansas made no written report of its athletics review
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod says the school didn’t produce any written reports after an independent examination of the athletics department amid a federal investigation of corruption in college …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Villanova sets Final Four record with 18 3-pointers in 95-79 NCAA Tournament win over Kansas
One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
A guide to the teams, players and coaches in the Final Four
The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Final Four will be mix of traditional powers, one amazing upstart
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Lone dog: No. 11 Loyola joins list of regulars at Final Four
Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Malik Newman carries Kansas past Duke, into Final Four
Malik Newman scored all 13 of Kansas’ points in overtime, and the top-seeded Jayhawks are back in the Final Four for the first time since 2012 after beating No. 2 …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Kansas brings sanity back to March in 80-76 win over Clemson in Sweet 16
Top-seeded Kansas brought at least a temporary halt to the insanity this March, withstanding a wild comeback from fifth-seeded Clemson for a too-close-for-comfort, 80-76 victory on Friday.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
Midwest Regional preview: Top-seeded Kansas faces Clemson, Duke gets Syracuse in Sweet 16
Everything seems to be in place yet again for Kansas, which for the second straight year needs just two wins – in a gym that its rabid fans can reach …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Kansas holds off Seton Hall 83-79 to reach Sweet 16
Malik Newman scored 28 points, Udoka Azubuike stood toe-to-toe with Seton Hall’s bruising Angel Delgado, and No. 1 seed Kansas held off the plucky Pirates 83-79 on Saturday night, sending …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 2:48 p.m.
Top-seeded Kansas comes alive, beats Penn 76-60 in NCAAs
Devonte Graham ignited sluggish Kansas midway through the first half, pouring in 29 points and lifting the top-seeded Jayhawks to a tough, grind-it-out 76-60 victory over No. 16 Pennsylvania in …
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
No. 8 Kansas’ Big 12 title is its 14th straight
Kansas coach Bill Self has signed some of the nation’s top-rated players during his tenure in Lawrence, allowing him to restock the roster instead of rebuilding.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Devonte Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma
Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and No. 8 Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 on Monday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:19 a.m.
Gonzaga notches 11th straight 25-win season with victory over Pepperdine
Finishing a season with at least 25 wins is not a common feat in college basketball, but Gonzaga makes it look easy.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Kristy Wallace, No. 3 Baylor rout Kansas
Kristy Wallace scored 26 points, Kalani Brown added 20 and No. 3 Baylor beat Kansas 88-51 on Saturday.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 capsules: No. 10 Kansas roars back to beat No. 6 West Virginia
Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, including 12 over the final seven minutes, and No. 10 Kansas roared back from a big deficit to beat No. 6 West Virginia 71-66.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Washington Huskies made historic statement with win over No. 2 Kansas
The historical impact of the Washington men’s basketball team’s
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Matisse Thybulle’s long-range shooting helps Washington upset No. 2 Kansas
Matisse Thybulle hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Jaylen Nowell added 15 and Washington led most of the way in upsetting second-ranked Kansas 74-65 on Wednesday night in nonconference …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Kansas’ Frank Mason III takes home Naismith Trophy
Kansas guard Frank Mason III has won the James A. Naismith Trophy as the top college basketball player.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America team
Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks’ latest All-American.
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Oregon Ducks beat Kansas Jayhawks 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket
Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight
By the time Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham finished pouring in 26 points apiece, No. 1 seed Kansas had coasted to a 98-66 victory over Purdue and a spot …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Jackson’s strong second half lifts Kansas Jayhawks past Michigan State Spartans
Josh Jackson turned in a dominating performance to help top-seeded Kansas advance to the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Mason, Jackson spark top-seeded Kansas past UC Davis, 100-62
Frank Mason III scored 22 points and had eight assists as top-seeded Kansas won its opening game of the NCAA Tournament for an 11th straight year with a 100-62 victory …
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:20 p.m.
TCU stuns No. 1 Kansas 85-82 in Big 12 quarterfinals
TCU held on to upset top-ranked Kansas after squandering an 11-point second-half lead, and Desmond Bane’s three free throws with 2.5 seconds left gave the Horned Frogs an 85-82 victory …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Kansas suspends star freshman Josh Jackson for Big 12 opener
Top-ranked Kansas has suspended star freshman Josh Jackson for the opening game of the Big 12 Tournament after he backed into a parked car last month and fled the scene. …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Mason leads No. 1 Kansas past Oklahoma State, 90-85
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Kansas had already clinched its 13th consecutive Big 12 regular-season title, so there was nothing on the line against Oklahoma State. Turns out, the game meant …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self bidding farewell to his senior son
Bill Self tried his best to treat all his seniors the same. Try as he might, Self couldn’t quite treat all of them the same Monday night. One of them, …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Jayhawks’ run of Big 12 titles poised to reach 13 straight
There is perhaps nobody better than Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown to put into perspective the remarkable streak of conference championships put together by Kansas, one that could stretch …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Top 25 Men’s Capsules: No. 3 Kansas edges No. 4 Baylor
Landen Lucas made two free throws with 11 seconds left and Kansas grabbed a stranglehold on the Big 12 race with a 67-65 win over Baylor.