Junior point guard Naadir Tharpe drove to the lane with three minutes left in the first half and decided not to score. Instead, Tharpe dished the ball to sophomore forward Perry Ellis, and Ellis flushed the ball with a two-handed slam. Tharpe, who has stepped up his game during conference play, showed his experience and […]
On Jan. 29, No. 8 Kansas (16-4, 7-0 Big 12) beat No. 16 Iowa State (15-4, 3-4 Big 12) 92-81 at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas’ talented freshmen accounted for 60 of Kansas’ points, including a career-high 29 points from Andrew Wiggins. Kansas will now go on the eight-day road trip, playing Texas in Austin and Baylor in […]
Prior to the season, the NCAA introduced a new rule designed to increase the number of points scored and ultimately lead to more fan-pleasing basketball. Referred to as the hand-checking rule, defenders are no longer allowed to use their hands or arms to block defenders. The rule was created to prevent games from becoming too […]
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Coming off of their upset of No.7 Baylor the preceding Sunday, the Kansas (9-10, 2-5 Big 12) women’s basketball team hoped to come out of their matchup with No. 8 Oklahoma State (17-1, 6-1 Big 12) with much the same result on January 22. After a strong first half, the Jayhawk momentum faltered in the second as […]
The United States is quickly warming up to the idea of legalized marijuana. The perception of the drug has changed; it is no longer viewed as a substance used only by degenerates and miscreants. Today, public figures, from Oprah Winfrey to Sarah Palin, admit to having tried the drug. The pot industry has been burgeoning […]
Five games into the conference season, these Jayhawks have seen it all. Kansas (14-4, 5-0) has faced the explosive offense of the shot-happy Sooners, the gritty defense of the Wildcats, the hostility of a tough road environment at Iowa State and the quickness of the undersized Cowboys. On Monday, the Jayhawks took on the tall […]
The Kansas Jayhawks took on the Baylor Bears on Monday. The Jayhawks defeated the Bears 78-68 with Perry Ellis and Andrew Wiggins leading the team. Ellis had 18 points, 1 assist, 2 blocks and 2 steals. Wiggins had 17 points with 1 steal. In the second half, Tarik Black was assisted off the court with […]
The Kansas (9-9, 2-4 Big 12) women’s basketball team successfully defended Allen Fieldhouse in a rematch with No. 7 Baylor (14-3, 4-1 Big 12) on Jan. 19. The unranked Jayhawks snapped the Bears’ 44 conference game winning streak with a score of 76-60. Photo gallery by James Hoyt.
Men’s Basketball: On January 18th, 2014 in Lawrence, Kansas, the Jayhawks (13-4) defeated Oklahoma State (15-3) by two points (80-78). Key players in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 win were Naadir Tharpe, Jamari Traylor, and Joel Embiid. Tharpe led the Jayhawks in scoring with 21 points and 6 assists while Embiid garnered 13 points along with […]
On January 18th, #15 Kansas (13-4, 4-0 Big 12) beat #9 Oklahoma State (15-3, 3-2 Big 12) 80-78 in Allen Field House. Freshman guard Andrew Wiggins was almost nonexistent in the game, scoring only 3 points and acquiring 3 fouls. Ten Jayhawks scored in the game and junior guard Naadir Tharpe led the team with 21 points […]
On January 15h, Governor Brownback delivered his State of the State address inside the newly renovated Capitol Building in Topeka, Kan. He spoke about many things, including higher education and Kansas basketball.
On January 13th, #15 Kansas (12-4, 3-0) beat Big 12 opponent #8 Iowa State (14-4, 2-1) 77-70 in Ames, Iowa. Naadir Tharpe had 23 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists. Andrew Wiggins had 17 points, 19 rebounds, and 3 assists. Joel Embiid had 16 points, 9 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 7 turnovers. Kansas plays Oklahoma […]
On January 11th, #18 Kansas (11-4, 2-0) beat rival #25 Kansas State (12-4, 2-1) 86-60 in Lawrence, Kan. Four Jayhawks scored in double-digits and Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points and had 5 rebounds. Freshman guard Wayne Selden had 20 points and 4 rebounds. Kansas plays #9 Iowa State on January 13th in Ames, IA. Photo […]