Category Archives: KU Jayhawks

Light Show! Lightfoot, Lawson, Grimes Shut Down Wildcats

Light Show! Lightfoot, Lawson, Grimes Shut Down Wildcats

One word described Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse in this Sunflower Showdown: preservation. The Jayhawks needed to preserve their home court, a venue where head coach Bill Self has never lost a Big Monday game. They needed to preserve their standing as the Big 12’s alpha dog (or, at least, they needed to preserve a chance…MORE

Kansas Overcomes Emotion, Adversity to Defeat Texas Tech

Kansas Overcomes Emotion, Adversity to Defeat Texas Tech

Texas Tech walked into “a hornets’ nest” on Saturday at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, as Red Raider head coach Chris Beard described it. With their backs against the wall, Kansas overcame adversity to defeat No. 16-ranked Texas Tech 79-63, snapping a two-game losing streak. “We needed it,” KU coach Bill Self said after the game. “We…MORE

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Life without Kansas center Udoka Azubuike started off sloppy in Saturday night’s loss to Iowa State. In game two without the All-Conference junior, Kansas found more continuity in a 77-68 over TCU thanks to Dedric Lawson’s 11th double-double of the season and the emergence of freshman Ochai Agbaji. Agbaji, the freshman from Oak Park High…MORE

Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

When Kansas needed their stars to make plays, Dedric Lawson and Lagerald Vick came through. With a combined 57 points and 19 rebounds, the duo carried KU to a 74-71 win over Villanova at the Phog, remaining unbeaten and going 9-0 for the first time since the 2010-2011 season. “Those two headliners were terrific, they…MORE

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Coming off a big win in conference against TCU, the Kansas Jayhawks looked to win back-to-back conference games for the first time since 2008. The team will have to continue to wait as Iowa State came away with a 27-3 win in Lawrence. Head coach David Beaty shouldered the blame after the game, knowing his…MORE

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

David Beaty could not have asked for a better birthday present than a Big 12 win against TCU. Although it came a day late, his players delivered him that gift with a 27-26 upset over the Horned Frogs, and it took every last second to secure the victory. “I’m humbled to say we were able…MORE

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

With former Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing returning to Memorial Field to see his name revealed on the Ring of Honor, KU partied like it was 2007. They played like it too. Fueled by six turnovers from the defense and 400 rushing yards from the Jayhawk offense, KU dominated Rutgers 55-14. “It’s an awesome feeling,” sophomore…MORE

The Need for Speed: KU Blitzes Past Texas A&M in Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Need for Speed: KU Blitzes Past Texas A&M in Big 12/SEC Challenge

By Ethan Koch In a matchup of different styles, Kansas used speed and perimeter scoring to defeat Texas A&M’s size and strength 79-68 in the Big 12/SEC showdown. The Aggies tout a strong front court, led by Tyler Davis and Robert Williams. The duo has led Texas A&M to number three in the country in…MORE

Kansas Survives Another Sunflower Showdown Thriller

Kansas Survives Another Sunflower Showdown Thriller

By Ethan Koch Kansas and Kansas State fans alike sweated out another nervous nail-biter finish in the Sunflower Showdown as the Jayhawks edge the Wildcats 73-72. The Wildcats had a chance to win the game with 15.2 seconds remaining on the final possession. However, after starting the offensive play slowly and failing to move the ball, Barry…MORE