When Mitch Holthus got the call, he was so moved to tears that he had to pull over on an interstate in Houston, Texas.
Box Score // Texas Tech's sharp shooting at the free throw line prevented Kansas women's basketball from earning its first Big 12 win of the season, as the Lady Raiders claimed the 54-44 victory on Saturday night inside the United Supermarkets Arena.
Kansas women's tennis moved to 4-0 on the 2016 season with another impressive win, this time a 4-1 victory over 45th-ranked Purdue Saturday afternoon at the Billingsley Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
Four years ago a quartet of freshman were still getting acclimated to collegiate swimming. Saturday, seniors Laura Bilsborrow, Bryce Hinde, Chelsie Miller and Haley Molden helped cap an impressive reign inside Robinson Natatorium running a streak to 40 consecutive event wins at home, including a sweep of Nebraska-Omaha, 187-88.
RESULTS // The University of Kansas track & field teams were victorious in 16 events at KU's final home meet of the indoor campaign, the Jayhawk Classic, Friday inside Anschutz Pavilion. Sophomore Sharon Lokedi turned in a NCAA top-10 performance as well as a facility record in the 3,000 meters while junior Strymar Livingston claimed the fastest 600-yard time in the nation this season.
Jeff Mittie doesn’t really want to wear a tie all the time. Now the Kansas State coach has a good reason not to, at least if his Wildcats keep winning games.
A survey conducted by the Council for Aid to Education showed K-State received the sixth-most athletic donations in the country during the 2014-15 academic year, including the third-most in the Big 12 Conference.
Kansas State Athletics will honor a group of 10 individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight.
When ESPN approached the Big 12 and SEC about increasing the importance of the Big 12-SEC Challenge, the leagues’ coaches were receptive to the idea.