#Kansas

Photo Gallery: Topeka Day of Action

Photo Gallery: Topeka Day of Action

On the morning of Feb. 25, dozens of activists gathered across the street from the state capitol building in Topeka to protest what they feel is unfair treatment by the Kansas state legislature. The event was scheduled well in advance of the appearance and subsequent shooting down of House Bill 2453, a bill proposed and […]

Photo Gallery: KU vs Texas Men's Basketball

Photo Gallery: KU vs Texas Men’s Basketball

Kansas dominated Texas at home 85-54.  Kansas had three players in double-digit scoring.  Andrew Wiggins led the Jayhawks with 21 points, 2 blocks and 1 steal.  Frank Mason had 14 points and Joel Embiid had 13 points, 3 assists and 6 blocks.  Kansas shot 51.7% from the field and had a 33.3% 3-point average. Kansas […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. TCU

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. TCU

University students Amanda Tokarez and Scott Moir enjoy the wintery February day with Lawrence dog Huck.

Photo Gallery: February snow

On Feb. 4, 2014, Winter Storm Mika hit Lawrence, dumping over 10 inches of snow and closing schools across Kansas.  Some University students took advantage of Feb. 4 and 5  by going sledding or visiting their favorite bar.  On Feb. 6, University students hurried to class, braving temperatures that reached -25°F.

Video: Jayhawks struggle to find offense, drop first Big 12 game

Video: Jayhawks struggle to find offense, drop first Big 12 game

AUSTIN, Texas – Junior guard Naadir Tharpe walked slowly from the Kansas locker room, suited in sweats and sporting a hat with the words “Business As Usual” stitched on it in big bold letters. His body language said otherwise. What felt like the sky falling in Austin on Saturday might have just been gravity taking […]

Sheade: Naadir Tharpe shows gumption against cyclones

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 […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Iowa State

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Iowa State

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 […]

Kansas adjusts to new NCAA hand-checking rule

Kansas adjusts to new NCAA hand-checking rule

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 […]

Graphic: Kansas Women's Swimming and Diving

Graphic: Kansas Women’s Swimming and Diving

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Photo Gallery: Women's Basketball vs. Oklahoma State

Photo Gallery: Women’s Basketball vs. Oklahoma State

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 […]

Uri: High time to legalize weed in Kansas

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 […]

Kansas defeats Baylor, 78-68

Kansas defeats Baylor, 78-68

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 […]

Photo Gallery: Basketball vs. Baylor

Photo Gallery: Basketball vs. Baylor

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 […]

Photo Gallery: Men's Basketball vs. Baylor

Photo Gallery: Men’s Basketball vs. Baylor

Photo Gallery: Women's Basketball vs. Baylor

Photo Gallery: Women’s Basketball vs. Baylor

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.