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Wildcats trounce Mizzou

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monday night’s contest between Kansas State and Missouri was billed as a matchup of two rebuilding, classic Big 12 rivals. The Wildcats made it look easy, though.

UConn beats Wildcats in a rout, 97-57

Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie has wanted more effort from his team since the season started two weeks ago. He got it Monday night, despite the Wildcats coming up short against the top-ranked Connecticut Huskies and losing.

Jayhawks No. 32, Miller Tops in Big 12 According to CollegeSwimming.com

Veteran duo Chelsie Miller and Yulya Kuchkarova led a team-wide fast effort during the Big Challenge last weekend and helped the Jayhawks to a No. 32 ranking in CollegeSwimming.com's top-50 released on Tuesday. Miller, who was named the Big Challenge MVP after contributing to five wins and four meet records, was also tabbed as CollegeSwimming.com's Big 12 Swimmer of the Week.

Fonseca Diaz Heading to Ecuador to Compete in Andes Cup

Though the Kansas women's golf team has completed its fall season, freshman Ariadna Fonseca Diaz is still finding ways to get herself on the golf course, even if it does mean buying a plane ticket. She will travel to Ecuador to represent her native Venezuela from November 25-28 at the Andes Cup, an annual 36-hole match play tournament organized by the Federación Sudamericana de Golf. Fonseca Diaz was chosen to compete for Venezuela based on her outstanding performance this past year.

Big 12 Names 15 KU Runners to All-Academic Lists

A league-leading 15 members of the Kansas men's and women's cross country teams received Academic All-Big 12 recognition, announced Tuesday by the league office. Headlining the group were sophomores Chris Melgares and Hannah Dimmick who each earned a spot on the first team with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

KU Softball Announces Captains for 2016

As Kansas softball nears first pitch of the 2016 campaign, the Jayhawk coaching staff announced who will lead KU on and off the field. Head coach Megan Smith and her staff selected seniors Chaley Brickey, Briana Evans and Kylee Kennedy, redshirt sophomore Harli Ridling and sophomore Jessie Roane as the captains for the upcoming season.