The life of a walk-on isn’t exactly glamorous. You’re not on scholarship and you have to work harder than most to prove yourself. But usually, that hard work pays off, which is exactly what happened for senior nose tackle Sam Burt.
The Kansas Jayhawks (2-7) tallied a four-set victory over No. 11 Kansas State (5-4) Thursday in the Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena in the first of two matches in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown, earning head coach Ray Bechard his 400th win at Kansas.
Kansas swimming and diving is set for its sixth meet of the 2020 season on Friday, October 30, as they host the KU Virtual Cup #3 Presented by Capitol Federal at 4 p.m., inside Robinson Natatorium in Lawrence, Kansas.
The Kansas Jayhawks (1-7) host No. 11 Kansas State (5-3) in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown Oct. 29-30 in the Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. Both matches are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will be streamed on the Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
Kansas senior Marcus Garrett is a unanimous selection for the Preseason All-Big 12 Team as selected by the conference coaches, the league announced Wednesday. The coaches were not allowed to vote for members of their own team.
Dr. Gary Thompson of Scottsdale, Arizona, received a special order 1957 NCAA ring for his 84th birthday, some 60-plus years after helping KU to a runner-up finish in one of the most memorable championship games in NCAA Tournament history. No. 2 Kansas fell to No. 1 North Carolina, 54-53, in triple overtime that March Saturday in Kansas City.
Kansas men’s basketball today announced its updated 2020-21 schedule, including the Big 12 Conference round-robin details. KU will have four additional non-conference games to reach the 27-game max established by the NCAA. Included in the four will be a Champions Classic matchup against Kentucky, with the location to be determined.