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KWU’s Showman Gets 100th Win, Coyote Men Stun Bulldogs

Pat StrathmanJanuary 3, 2018

Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball head coach Ryan Showman moved over to his wife for a giant hug and a kiss. His players surrounded him with crafted signs. The reality settled in for coach Showman. Showman and the Coyotes outlasted McPherson head coach Gordon Reimer, Showman's mentor, and the Bulldogs in a 90-88 overtime victory, handing the six-year head coach his 100th win of his coaching...

No. 18 Texas Tech Sinks No. 10 Kansas

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 3, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A cold shooting night from deep and a 15-rebound deficit spelled doom for No. 10 Kansas as the Jayhawks fell to No. 18 Texas Tech, 85-73, Tuesday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. KU senior guard Devonte' Graham scored a game-high 27 points but was joined by just two other teammates with 11 points as the Jayhawks suffered their worst loss in Allen Fieldhouse since 2003. Kansas (11...

No. 6/7 West Virginia’s Balanced Scoring Upends K-State

K-State Athletics Press ReleaseJanuary 2, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Led by freshman forward Teddy Allen's game-high 22 points, No. 6/7 West Virginia used a balanced scoring effort with four players in double figures to upend Kansas State, 77-69, in a New Year's Day tilt at Bramlage Coliseum. The Mountaineers (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) have now won 13 consecutive games since opening the season with a loss to Texas A&M in Germany. The Wildcats (11...

Mahomes Leads Chiefs Past Broncos

Pat StrathmanDecember 31, 2017

Patrick Mahomes' first NFL start featured heroics. The rookie gun-slinger from Texas Tech used every bit of the 2:53 left of the game to set up an 11-play, game-winning drive, capped off by a 30-yard field goal by Harrison Butker, giving the Chiefs a 27-24 victory over the Denver Broncos. Mahomes became the first quarterback drafted by Kansas City to win a game for KC since Todd Blackledge in 1...

Wesleyan Falls in Final Day of KWU Coyote Classic

Pat StrathmanDecember 30, 2017

After a come-from-behind win fell short for the Kansas Wesleyan men's basketball team on Friday, the Coyotes were looking for redemption against No. 16 Central Methodist. Wesleyan trailed by two and had the ball with 19 seconds left. Freshman Marquis Kraemer charged toward the rim, but his shot was denied, allowing CMU to escape the Rib Crib - Kansas Wesleyan Coyote Classic with a 55-53 victory...

Shockers Down UCONN in American Conference Debut

WSU Athletics ReleaseDecember 30, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 8/10 Wichita State's American Athletic Conference debut went like so many other road games before it. Rashard Kelly logged a double-double, and the Shockers (11-2, 1-0 American) used timely three-point shooting to finish off UConn, 72-62, at the XL Center. Kelly finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds (half of them on the offensive end) on 5-of-6 shooting. He recorded hi...

Wesleyan Women Complete Comeback While Men Fall Short Against Doane

Pat StrathmanDecember 30, 2017

With the offense sputtering and the Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball team trailing by 12, the Coyotes needed a spark. Sophomore Kayla Vallin generated an entire fire. The Aurora, Colorado native connected on a trio of threes in the fourth, sophomore guard Haleigh Bradford drilled a key triple with 46 seconds left and the Coyotes edged the Doane Tigers 71-70 to open the Rib Crib - Kansas We...

Wade’s 34 Points Leads K-State Past Iowa State in Big 12 Opener

K-State Athletics Press ReleaseDecember 30, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Junior forward Dean Wade tallied a career-high 34 points, and he led a trio of scorers to score 20 or more points, as Kansas State earned its win at Hilton Coliseum since 2011 with a decisive 91-75 win over Iowa State before a sold-out crowd of 14,384 fans on Friday night. Wade became the Wildcats’ first 30-point scorer since 2014, as he joined fellow juniors Kamau Stokes and B...

Sharp-shooting Jayhawks Fly Past Texas, 92-86

KU Athletics ReleaseDecember 30, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas - No. 11 Kansas needed 17 3-pointers and three players to put up 20-plus scoring efforts to withstand the Texas Longhorns Friday night, 92-86, inside the Frank Erwin Center. Senior guard Devonte' Graham led all scorers with 23 points and was joined by junior guard Lagerald Vick (21) and senior Svi Mykhailiuk (20) to eclipse 20 points. The win, which marked the 27th-straight for Ka...

AUDIO: Voice of KC Chiefs Mitch Holthus 12/28

Pat StrathmanDecember 29, 2017

For the first time in Kansas City history, the Chiefs are back-to-back AFC West champions. Quarterback Alex Smith threw for 304 yards and a touchdown, kicker Harrison Butker connected on five field goals and the Chiefs beat the Miami Dolphins 29-13, securing a spot in the NFL postseason. Helping Smith accumulate 304 passing yards on 25 completions was wide out Tyreek Hill, who pulled in six ...




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