Kansas head coach Bill Self addressed members of the media on New Year's Eve to preview the Jayhawks' Big 12 opener against No. 23 Baylor (10-2) on Saturday afternoon (3 p.m., CBS) in Allen Fieldhouse.
Box Score // Kansas women's basketball battled back from a 10-point halftime deficit, and came within four points in the third quarter before a 17-1 second-half run halted KU's momentum, as Oklahoma downed the Jayhawks, 67-44, on Wednesday night inside the Lloyd Noble Center.
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Senior Perry Ellis led the charge with 14 points, 13 in the second half, as the frontcourt players of No. 2 Kansas accounted for 30 of the team's 50 points over the final 20 minutes to claim a 78-53 win over UC Irvine Tuesday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. The victory marked the 10th-straight by the Jayhawks (11-1).
With just one week remaining in the National Football League's 16-week regular season slate, 12 Jayhawks continue making their mark at the game's highest level. A recap of how Kansas football players fared in the professional ranks of the NFL and the Canadian Football League is below.
On paper, the Kansas State women are exactly where they were a year ago, sitting at 10-1 overall, the non-conference slate wrapped up and ready to begin the 18-game Big 12 gauntlet.
repVolleyball.com selected University of Kansas head coach Ray Bechard as the National Coach of the Year and three Jayhawks as All-Americans on Tuesday. PrepVolleyball's All-America honors include sophomore setter Ainise Havili and sophomore right-side hitter Kelsie Payne on the first team and junior libero Cassie Wait on the second team.