By Max Goodwin

Kansas Football runs past West Virginia, snaps 27-game Big 12 losing streak

Kansas Football runs past West Virginia, snaps 27-game Big 12 losing streak

At Potter Lake, pieces of the south goal post protruded from the water as students and fans celebrated the end of a 27-game Big 12 losing streak. Moments earlier, Charlie Weis had been right in the middle of a crowd at midfield, soaking wet from an ice-water bath, while singing the alma mater with students […]

Gameday Preview: KU vs. WVU

WVU Offense: The Mountaineers are loaded with skilled players at the running back and wide receiver positions. The offense is based around running back Charles Sims, who is the team’s best runner and one of the top receivers as well. Quarterback Clint Trickett can attack defenses deep down field and deliver the ball with touch. […]

Jamari Traylor returns to Windy City

Jamari Traylor returns to Windy City

Tuesday’s showdown between Kansas and Duke is an opportunity for coaches to see where their teams are at early in the season against another elite team. For fans, it’s a chance to watch two of the best freshmen in the nation go head to head. For Jamari Traylor, it’s a trip back home and an […]

Andrew Wiggins prepares for tough matchup against Duke

Andrew Wiggins prepares for tough matchup against Duke

The hype surrounding Andrew Wiggins intensified when the freshman appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in October, but Duke’s top freshman recruit, Jabari Parker, was featured on the cover of SI a year and a half before Wiggins. The words accompanying the Wiggins cover compared Wiggins to past Kansas greats, Wilt Chamberlain and Danny […]

Tony Pierson returns to team after head injury

Tony Pierson returns to team after head injury

Saturday’s game against Oklahoma State marked the return of offensive playmaker Tony Pierson for Kansas. Pierson has been out with concussion symptoms since the first conference game of the season against Texas Tech on Oct. 5. Three weeks later, against Baylor, Pierson returned but was forced to leave the game early when he said he […]

Black approaches season with confidence, leadership

Black approaches season with confidence, leadership

The most experienced player on the Kansas roster has yet to play an official game for the Jayhawks. Senior forward Tarik Black transferred to Kansas after three seasons at Memphis, where he averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds per game last season. Black is an athletic 6-foot-9-inch center who struggled to live up to high […]

Despite media frenzy, Wiggins stays grounded

Despite media frenzy, Wiggins stays grounded

The gold ink from the pen swirls over the glossy cover of another crisp copy of Sports Illustrated. Andrew Wiggins is signing autographs after a 9 a.m. open practice attended by more than 10,000 Kansas faithful. The cover that he autographs at least 50 times features a photo of the freshman wedged directly between two […]

Kansas Football Releases 2014 Schedule

Kansas football released its 2014 season schedule on Tuesday. The Jayhawks will begin next season the same as 2013, with a bye week. Then the season starts at home against Southeast Missouri State before the Jayhawks travel to Durham, N.C., for a matchup with Duke, and the non-conference portion of the schedule ends at home […]

Charlie Weis will pay more attention to struggling offense

Charlie Weis will pay more attention to struggling offense

Charlie Weis has been able to take a step back and better assess where his team is at on offense lately, while assistants Jeff Blasko and Ron Powlus have taken over a role in calling plays. Weis has seen some aspects of the offense improve, while other areas continue to require attention. “Since I’ve changed […]

Gameday Preview: Kansas vs. Texas

Offense: The Jayhawk offense that has failed to make big plays all season goes against a Texas defense on Saturday that is currently 50th in points allowed. Kansas, who will roll out Jake Heaps and Montell Cozart, looks to spread the ball a little more as Cozart is still learning the ropes of running the […]

Goodwin: Wiggins proves athleticism despite young age, nerves

The expectations placed on Andrew Wiggins might be impossible to live up to, but with one play in the first half, Wiggins showed exactly why those expectations are so lofty. His head rose to rim level as he caught a pass from Jamari Traylor and slammed down a dunk that rumbled the Fieldhouse. The gameplay […]

Football notebook: Cozart improves, Pierson proceeds with caution

Football notebook: Cozart improves, Pierson proceeds with caution

Heeney in, Pierson questionable After sitting out for two weeks due to a knee injury, Ben Heeney is officially listed on the Jayhawks depth chart at middle linebacker. Heeney is healed and will play at Texas on Saturday. Tony Pierson, who leads the team in reception yards despite not playing against TCU or Oklahoma, is […]

Texas coach Mack Brown sees potential in Weis

Texas coach Mack Brown sees potential in Weis

With a 3-16 record at Kansas, coach Charlie Weis is faced with the task of changing the losing mentality of an entire program. There have been 25 straight losses in the Big 12 and 21 consecutive losses on the road for Kansas as it prepares for the game at Texas on Saturday. None of the […]

Baylor offense disables Jayhawk football at home

Baylor offense disables Jayhawk football at home

At the start of the fourth quarter there were maybe a couple hundred dedicated fans left in the student section. The Jayhawks trailed by 45 points and the Baylor backup players had been on the field for half of the the third quarter. In the end it was a 59-14 mauling that could have been […]

Jayhawks can’t slow down Bears, fall 59-14

At the start of the fourth quarter there were maybe a couple hundred dedicated fans left in the student section. The Jayhawks trailed by 45 points and the Baylor back-up players had been on the field for half of the the third quarter. In the end it was a 59-14 mauling that could have been […]