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Jayhawks Outduel Sunflower State Rivals to Claim Meet Title



RESULTS // Jayhawk victories in twelve events helped propel the Kansas track & field teams to a dominant win at the second annual Sunflower State Triangular held inside Anschutz Pavilion Friday. The men's and women's teams combined to score 254 points to finish head of in-state rivals Kansas State (234 points) and Wichita State (203 points). Six Jayhawks and a relay team produced marks that rank among the top-10 in the NCAA this season, including senior Daina Levy, who moved herself to the top of the national ranks in the weight throw.

Once A Jayhawk, Always A Jayhawk: Nolen Ellison



Photo Gallery // On April 4, 1968, Nolen Ellison, former point guard for the Kansas Jayhawks, had just been elected to the Kansas City Kansas Community College Board of Trustees. He was the first African-American to be elected to this position. It was a normal day in his office in the Kansas City City Hall. The TV and radio were on in the office that day, and a breaking news report came across the television.  Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot and killed on the balcony of his hotel.