The Oral Roberts women’s tennis team fell to 1-1 on the season with an 0-7 setback to #32 Tulsa Friday evening at the Case Tennis Center.
UMKC’s men’s team and IPFW’s women’s squad are the favorites to claim the 2011 Summit League tennis Championships according to a poll of league head coaches. The men placed first during the regular season before finishing as runner-up at the league tournament. The women claimed the regular season crown and won its first league title at last year’s Summit League Tennis Championships.
Marcus Morris recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds as No. 3 Kansas used a strong inside game in the second half to overcome a valiant Nebraska effort and post a 63-60 victory at Allen Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.
Elijah Millsap posted 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and Cole Aldrich and Marcus Lewis added 18 points each to lead the Tulsa 66ers (17-6) to a 113-107 road victory over the New Mexico Thunderbirds (11-11) Friday night, marking the team’s ninth consecutive win.
The stage is set for Championship Saturday at the 25th Anniversary Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at the QuikTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.
Preliminary action at the 25th Anniversary Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals concluded on Friday night with Indiana’s Shane Cottle racing to victory lane in the 25-lap Vacuworx International Qualifying main event atop the QuikTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.
Kansas sophomore thrower Mason Finley had a record-setting day as he scored 10 points for KU in leading the Jayhawks to a 185-168 win over Border Showdown rival Missouri Friday afternoon at Anschutz Pavilion in the annual KU-MU Dual. It marked KU’s first win in the series since the dual meet was revived three years ago.
Oklahoma begins the 2011 slate on Jan. 15 with its annual trip to the Rocky Mountain Open.
With the athletic calendar halfway through the 2010-11 school year, Oklahoma State sits sixth nationally in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings.
Andrew Luck was the pundit favorite, but he has chosen to finish college. Now it seems like the experts are scrambling to find “the one.”
Cam Newton will enter the draft.
Who do you think will be the first pick in the draft?
Sammy Swindell served up a good reminder of exactly why he ranks as the only five-time winner in Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals history by mastering Thursday night’s Suburban Chevrolet Qualifying field at the QuikTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.
Full script of the media announcement at the University of Tulsa Thursday introducing Bill Blankenship as the head football coach.
Bill Blankenship, who was the senior associate head coach under former coach Todd Graham has been named head coach for the University of Tulsa football program.
For more than 40 years, Jeff Jacobsen has worked as a professional photographer, and for the past 14 years, he has called the University of Kansas his working home. In addition to being one of the most skilled photographers in the country, Jacobsen is also an accomplished writer. Inside is an insert taken from his blog, about one of the lesser known traditions of Kansas basketball.