Kansas Athletics has donated more than 1,300 tickets to frontline workers in the Lawrence community to attend the KU men’s basketball game vs. UTEP on Thursday, March 4. The gesture was announced on KU head coach Bill Self’s weekly Hawk Talk radio show Tuesday evening.
The NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Committee announced the qualifiers for the 2021 NCAA Division I women’s swimming and diving championships on Wednesday, which will take place from March 17-20 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Kansas senior Manon Manning qualified in the 100-yard backstroke for the first time in her career.
No. 13/14 Kansas (18-8, 12-6 Big 12) will host UTEP (12-10, 8-8 Conference USA) Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. (Central) on Big 12 NOW on ESPN+. The game will be KU’s final regular-season contest before the Big 12 Championship, March 10-13 in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Big 12 conference announced the recipients of the 2021 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award – the conference’s highest academic honor – on Wednesday. In total, 121 student-athletes were recognized. Kansas led the Big 12 with 18 honorees.
The NCAA Division I men’s and women’s track & field and cross-country committee announced the 2021 NCAA Indoor track & field championship participants on Tuesday, including five Jayhawks who will compete in the meet from March 11-14 in Fayetteville, Ark.