KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With just under 15 minutes left in Kansas’ 70-54 Big 12 Championship victory over Kansas State at the Sprint Center on Saturday, junior guard Naadir Tharpe dribbled the ball up the court like hundreds of other times in his career. Barking out plays as he walked the ball up the hardwood, [...]
This past weekend was rough for football fans in Kansas. The Jayhawks lost to the Iowa State Cyclones in a blowout on senior day, Kansas State lost its chance at a perfect season and likely a trip to the National Championship game and the Chiefs continued their historically bad season with a 28-6 loss at [...]
On a typical football Saturday in Manhattan, Kan., a sea of purple and silver stream through the city and Aggieville, where the bars have watch parties that grant access to the game for those who can’t be a part of the 50,000 people in Bill Snyder Family Stadium. But then welcome in the Kansas Jayhawks [...]
They call him “Johnny Football.” He leads a top 10 team in the Southeastern Conference. He makes plays that are only seen in video games. And he’s only a freshman. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is quickly making a name for himself. Outside of his eye-popping numbers, Manziel has been able to find a way [...]
For the past six seasons, the Southeastern Conference has dominated the BCS championship, winning six-straight titles. It has been two seasons since a team represented the Big 12 conference. The last non-SEC team to win the BCS championship was Texas before the six-straight SEC victories. However, that could all change with the newest edition of [...]
The Jayhawks traveled to Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday Oct. 6 to take on the Wildcats. The Jayhawks were defeated 16-56.
MANHATTAN, KAN. — Going on the road and facing a Kansas State team ranked in the top 10, Kansas coach Charlie Weis wanted his players to get off to a fast start. The Jayhawks either led or tied for the first 20 minutes. Kansas scored first and tried to build the momentum throughout the first [...]
After three years of futility against the in-state rival, Kansas coach Charlie Weis needed to try something different if he wanted to give his team any chance in the 111th Sunflower Showdown. So Weis changed up his practices by making it full contact for everyone—even the quarterbacks. “Everything was full speed, including going against my [...]
It’s a scene that’s been duplicated for years. Football season starts, Kansas isn’t any good, and rival fans recycle what I guess they consider to be a good old-fashioned zinger. “It’s OK, it’s almost basketball season,” people say while pointing and laughing at the scoreboard or a Kansas fan with the “win or lose, we [...]
The Wichita State Shockers made it to the NCAA for the first time since 2006.