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Texas colleges top weekly news: an abrupt closure, respect the flag
This week's top news on Texas universities includes new orientation programs focused on diversity, a memo circulated to University of Texas athletes about patriotism and, of course, ITT Technical Institute's abrupt closure.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Joe Biden University Vice President of the United States Association of American Universities United States Big 12 Conference Democratic Party
Solich returns to Big 12 country as Ohio plays Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Frank Solich has only fond memories of leading teams against Kansas. Now the longtime coach of Ohio, Solich spent six years running Nebraska's juggernaut in the 1990s and early 2000s. He never lost to the Jayhawks, spanking them by an average margin of 40-9. Things may ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | American football positions American football Canadian football Big 12 Conference Quarterback Texas Blitz Fullback
Bear hanging out near Varsity Lake on CU’s Boulder campus
A small black bear was camped out Thursday morning in a ravine north of Varsity Lake on the edge of the University of Colorado's Boulder campus.
19 points by The Denver Post | University of Colorado at Boulder Big 12 Conference Colorado Association of American Universities Public Ivy NCAA Skiing Championships Bart the Bear Boulder Colorado
Mountain West commissioner slow walking expansion
Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson said the league would be careful about expanding, disputing a Salt Lake Tribune report last week the conference might add teams even if it doesn’t lose any to the Big 12. UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy also urged caution.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference Brigham Young University National Collegiate Athletic Association Big 12 Conference Division I
Kansas looks unstoppable, which is why Oregon is so scary
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bill Self has touched each step of the NCAA Tournament, and experienced every emotion imaginable. The Kansas coach has won a national championship, and lost a national title game. He has been upset in the first round, and he has made a Cinderella run while at Tulsa. On Saturday night, Self...
-1 points by New York Post | Kansas City Missouri Sprint Center Sprint Nextel Kansas Big 12 Conference NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Lawrence Kansas Missouri River
March Sadness: The agony of defeat in the NCAA tournament
        
-2 points by Arizona Republic | College athletic programs NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Big Ten Conference Big East Conference United States Big 12 Conference Basketball Tennessee
Saturday’s Top 25: Kansas rallies, beats Baylor
No. 3 Kansas never seems to be too far behind to rally for victories.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Atlantic Coast Conference Big East Conference Big 12 Conference North Carolina National Collegiate Athletic Association Southeastern Conference West Coast Conference Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
College basketball roundup: Jayhawks close in on Big 12 title
No. 3 Kansas never seems to be too far behind to rally for victories. After another comeback victory against a top-10 team, the Jayhawks are probably too far ahead in the standings for anyone to keep them from winning their 13th consecutive Big 12 title.  Landen Lucas made two free throws with...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Atlantic Coast Conference Big East Conference Big 12 Conference Texas Tech University Texas Division I Virginia Tech Hokies Kansas
No. 4 Baylor women tie for Big 12 lead, 89-67 over Okla St
Nina Davis had a season-high 23 points with 10 rebounds and fourth-ranked Baylor beat Oklahoma State 89-67 to move back into a share of first place in the Big 12 Conference         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Big 12 Conference Texas Texas Tech University Baylor University Baylor Bears Texas Longhorns Southwest Conference Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
Bubble Watch: Winners and losers among NCAA tournament fringe teams
Miami, Kansas State, Pitt and Tennessee are just few of the bubble teams that excelled.         
30939 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Team The A-Team Oak Ridge Associated Universities Kansas Big 12 Conference North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
No. 3 Kansas takes control of Big 12, tips Baylor
The Sports Xchange WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth Big 12 games all season and added a big one versus Baylor.
-2 points by UPI | Big 12 Conference Wilt Chamberlain Rebound Kansas Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball Texas Free throw Kansas Jayhawks
Dominance continues: Kansas closes in on 13th consecutive Big 12 title
The Jayhawks lead by three games in the standings with four to play.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Big 12 Conference Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball Texas The A-Team Bill Self Kansas Jayhawks NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Baylor University
College basketball: West Virginia blows 14-point lead late at Kansas
Frank Mason III had 24 points, including two free throws to cap a frantic comeback from 14 down in the final three minutes of regulation, and No. 3 Kansas stunned No. 9 West Virginia, 84-80, in overtime Monday night to assume control of the Big 12 race.  Devonte Graham added 18 points, hitting...
31 points by Los Angeles Times | Big 12 Conference Texas Tech University Texas Tech Red Raiders Texas Texas Tech Red Raiders men's basketball Free throw Baylor University Texas Tech Red Raiders football
No. 6 Baylor overpowers TCU
By Chad Conine, The Sports Xchange WACO, Texas -- A week after dropping its first home game of the season, sixth-ranked Baylor came out with a determined demeanor and put away upstart TCU from the outset.
-2 points by UPI | Big 12 Conference Offensive tackle Baylor University Scott Drew TCU Horned Frogs Baylor Bears Jamie Dixon
College basketball: No. 3 Kansas edges Texas Tech; No. 4 Louisville rallies late for win
Josh Jackson had 31 points and 11 rebounds and made a free throw with 2.8 seconds left to lift No. 3 Kansas to an 80-79 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.  After Kansas inbounded the ball with 5.4 seconds left, Jackson was fouled and missed the first free throw before making...
18 points by Los Angeles Times | Atlantic Coast Conference Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Texas Tech University Southwest Conference Kansas Division I Texas Tech Red Raiders
No. 3 Kansas beats Texas Tech 80-79
LUBBOCK, Texas — Josh Jackson had 31 points and 11 rebounds and made a free throw with 2.8 seconds left to lift No. 3 Kansas to an 80-79 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday.After Kansas inbounded the ball with 5.4 seconds left, Jackson was fouled and missed the first free throw before making the game-winner.Landen Lucas scored 13 points and Frank Mason III had 12 for Kansas (22-3, 10-2 Big 12).
-2 points by Boston Herald | Texas Tech University Big 12 Conference Texas Texas Tech Red Raiders Texas Tech Red Raiders men's basketball Texas Tech Red Raiders football Lubbock Texas Raider Red
TV-radio listings: Feb. 11
Col. basketball Kansas at Texas Tech ESPN 1 p.m. Col. basketball TCU at Baylor ESPNU 1 p.m. Col. basketball Boston College at Georgia Tech FSSW 4:30 p.m. Col. basketball Florida St. at Notre Dame ESPN 5 p.m. Pro basketball Golden State at Oklahoma City ABC 7:30 p.m. Soccer Hull City at Arsenal NBCSN 6:30 p.m. Soccer Bayern Munich at Ingolstadt FS1 8:30 a.m. Soccer Eintracht Frankfurt FS2 8:30 p.m.at Bayer Levenkusen Soccer Watford at Manchester United NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer Hertha BSC at Schalke FS2 11:20 a.m. Soccer Tottenham at Liverpool NBC 11:30 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities ESPN Texas Big 12 Conference Southeastern Conference Fußball-Bundesliga National Basketball Association Kansas
Kansas AD confident in hoops program dogged by issues
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger understands people may have questions about the many legal issues surrounding the Jayhawks' storied basketball program, an avalanche of off-the-court news that in recent weeks has cast a shadow over Allen Fieldhouse. He also hopes people understand many of them cannot ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Big 12 Conference Kansas Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball University of Kansas Basketball Mark Mangino Kansas Jayhawks James Naismith
Frank Mason's toughness leads No. 3 Kansas past Kansas State
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Rarely is the term "tough" the first word used to describe the smallest player on the floor, but for Kansas' Frank Mason, it fits.
-2 points by UPI | Kansas State Wildcats Kansas State University Big 12 Conference Kansas Bill Self Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball Play Kansas Jayhawks
Monday’s basketball: Virginia beats No. 4 Louisville
Perrantes scored 18 points and Wilkins added 13 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Rick Pitino Kansas Flexion Big 12 Conference Louisville Cardinals men's basketball Hip flexors Boston Celtics
Monday’s basketball: Virginia beats Louisville
Perrantes scored 18 points and Wilkins added 13 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Rick Pitino Kansas Flexion Big 12 Conference Louisville Cardinals men's basketball Hip flexors Boston Celtics
No. 13 Texas women hold on for rare win at No. 2 Baylor
No. 2-rated Baylor had its 21-game win streak snapped after falling to No. 13 Texas.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Big 12 Conference Texas Game Baylor Lady Bears basketball Baylor University Texas Longhorns Kansas Play
No. 3 Kansas edges unranked Kansas State to avoid another upset
Kansas State threatened to send in-state rival Kansas to a second consecutive upset.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Kansas Big 12 Conference Kansas State University Basketball Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball University of Kansas Free throw Texas
No. 3 Kansas bounces back from loss, tops Kansas State 74-71
Frank Mason III had 21 points, Josh Jackson added 18 despite dealing with foul trouble, and No. 3 Kansas bounced back from a rare home loss to hold off Kansas State 74-71 on Monday night.
7 points by The Denver Post | Kansas Big 12 Conference Kansas State University Texas Basketball Manhattan Kansas University of Kansas Kansas State Wildcats
College basketball: Virginia upends short-handed Louisville
London Perrantes scored 18 points and No. 12 Virginia used a 22-5 run to begin the second half and beat fourth-ranked but short-handed Louisville, 71-55, on Monday night at Charlottesville, Va.  Isaiah Wilkins added 13 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Cavaliers (18-5, 8-3 Atlantic Coast...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | Big 12 Conference Kansas Atlantic Coast Conference Kansas State University Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball Stanford Cardinal Kansas State Wildcats Iowa State Cyclones
Top 25 capsules: Baylor, Kansas both suffer upset losses
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Deonte Burton hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Monte Morris added 25 and Iowa State rallied from a big halftime deficit to end Kansas’ 51-game winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse in overtime Saturday, 92-89Naz Mitrou-Long added six 3-pointers and 22 points for the Cyclones...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Big 12 Conference Mike Krzyzewski Jim Boeheim 14 22
Unranked Iowa State stuns No. 3 Kansas in OT
By Kevin Haskin, SportsXchange LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Asked to give an opening statement after a startling basketball win at Kansas can be a tough act.
2 points by UPI | Big 12 Conference Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball Kansas University of Kansas Iowa Kansas Jayhawks Iowa State University Kansas State University
College basketball: No. 2 Baylor loses second in a row; No. 3 Kansas upset
Kamau Stokes scored 15 points and Kansas State held off a late rally to hand No. 2 Baylor its first home loss of the season, 56-54, on Saturday in Waco, Texas.  Stokes made both of the Wildcats' field goals in the final 6:29, including a baseline jumper with 1:40 to go off an inbounds pass with...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Basketball Atlantic Coast Conference Three-point field goal Big 12 Conference Mike Krzyzewski American Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Kansas
Kansas State hands No. 2 Baylor second straight loss
Kamau Stokes scored 15 points and Kansas State held off a late rally to hand No. 2 Baylor its first home loss of the season, 56-54 on Saturday.
3 points by The Denver Post | Big 12 Conference Texas Kansas English-language films Week-day names Kansas State University The Final PASS
Iowa State rallies to stun No. 2 Kansas in OT thriller
Deonte Burton hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Monte Morris added 25 and Iowa State rallied from a big halftime deficit to beat No. 2 Kansas 92-89 in overtime Saturday.
50 points by The Denver Post | Big 12 Conference Kansas Wilt Chamberlain Free throw Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball Iowa Kansas City Missouri Hack-a-Shaq
TV-radio listings: Feb. 4
Col. basketball Virginia Commonwealth CBSSN 3 p.m.at St. Bonaventure Col. basketball Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPN 5 p.m. Golf Dubai Desert Classic Golf 2:30 a.m. Motor sports Monster Energy Supercross FS2 6 p.m. Pro football NFL Honors Show Fox 7 p.m.* Soccer Arsenal at Chelsea NBCSN 6:30 a.m. Soccer Schalke at Bayern Munich FS1 8:30 a.m. Soccer Mainz at Hoffenheim FS2 8:30 a.m. Soccer Liverpool at Hull City NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer RB Leipzig at Borussia Dortmund FS2 11:20 a.m. Soccer Middlesbrough at Tottenham NBC 11:30 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | ESPN Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities ESPNews ESPN2 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Kansas
Baylor rocked by wave after wave of ugly allegations
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The allegations against Baylor, its football program and former coach Art Briles, get uglier with each new lawsuit and legal filing. Among the most recent: More than 50 acts of rape by dozens of football players in four years. Briles asking why an alleged rape victim ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lawsuit Baylor Bears Sexual intercourse Rape Human sexual behavior Big 12 Conference Pleading American football
Boise State romps past UNLV behind Jeremy McNichols' four touchdown runs
Jeremy McNichols ran for 206 yards and a career-high four touchdown to help No. 22 Boise State beat UNLV, 42-25, on Friday night.  Boise State (10-1, 6-1) kept its Mountain West title hopes alive and reached 10 victories for the second time in three seasons under head coach Bryan Harsin. After...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | American football BCS National Championship Game Big 12 Conference Texas Western Athletic Conference College football Cotton Bowl Classic Boise Idaho
Parrish 20 points, TCU 3-0 with 79-60 win over JSU Gamecocks
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Brandon Parrish scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting in his first start of the season and TCU beat Jacksonville State 79-60 on Friday night to improve to 3-0 under new coach Jamie Dixon. Desmond Bane added 14 points, and the freshman guard has scored in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Texas Terms used in multiple sports Game Texas Christian University Illinois Big 12 Conference Knee replacement
Oklahoma Sooners should be on upset alert against West Virginia
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has owned West Virginia. But a recipe is in place for a mild upset, so take 3½ points with the Mountaineers on Saturday.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Big 12 Conference Kansas Texas Kansas State Wildcats football Bill Snyder Kansas State University Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium Kansas State Wildcats
Jared Crick Q&A: His biggest lure to the Broncos was a familiar face for Denver DE
In 10 games this season Crick has 28 total tackles and two sacks playing opposite Derek Wolfe on the Broncos defensive line. He talked about his move North and finding an island of Cornhuskers in Denver.
320 points by The Denver Post | American football American football positions Big 12 Conference Colorado Wide receiver National Football League Nebraska Cornhuskers Kansas
Oklahoma vs. West Virginia 2016: Big 12 football game preview
The Sports Xchange Prolific offense is the reputation by which No. 8 Oklahoma lives, but Bob Stoops doesn't mind hearing about how far his defense has come in a few short weeks as the Sooners pack their bags for a Big 12 showdown at 10th-ranked West Virginia on Saturday night.
3 points by UPI | Texas Tech University Oklahoma Sooners football American football University of Oklahoma Big 12 Conference Texas Texas Tech Red Raiders Big 12 Championship Game
Best college football games to watch this week
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on this weekend’s menu of college football games. FRIDAY Nevada Las Vegas at No. 20 Boise State, 6 p.m., ESPN2 It’s always fun to check in...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Mountain West Conference Big Ten Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh not paying off on hype
The Wolverines, looking to protect their No. 3 spot in the College Football Playoff rankings, are 24-point home favorites over Indiana on Saturday.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference Big 12 Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Texas Atlantic Coast Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Colorado California
Oklahoma State tries to recover from controversial loss
Last year, Oklahoma State played a bunch of games decided in the final minutes and managed to win most of them.This year, the Cowboys were not so fortunate in their first close contest, and it dealt a blow to their playoff hopes.Mason Rudolph was called for intentional grounding on the Cowboys’ last...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Big 12 Conference Kansas Iowa American football Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Texas Oak Ridge Associated Universities Michigan
Heisman favorite may be star Louisville has been waiting for
Louisville has been here before, off to fast starts, only to come up short at the sight of Florida State and Clemson. There have been blown leads and failed last-second opportunities, crushing losses to the ACC’s elite, teams that have reached the playoff the last two years. This season, optimism is back in the Commonwealth,...
51 points by New York Post | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Atlantic Coast Conference American football Quarterback Big 12 Conference U.S. state Big Ten Conference
Officials who botched Oklahoma State-Central Michigan ending suspended 2 games
The eight-man officiating crew that botched the end of the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game has been suspended for two games, the Mid-American Conference announced Sunday. And the Big 12 announced that the two-person video replay crew that worked the game also has been suspended for two games....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football Big 12 Conference National Collegiate Athletic Association Oklahoma State University–Stillwater Michigan Ice hockey College football Division I
Controversial calls happen in college football, but outcomes should stand
No one ever said college football was fair. That’s not why we watch games on Saturday afternoons. We’re not looking for thoughtful deliberation or due process — we want to see two teams go at it and, in the end, we want a winner. Which is precisely why the powers-that-be should not go back and...
13 points by Los Angeles Times | American football Mike Gundy Big 12 Conference Nick Saban Quarterback Game Oklahoma State Cowboys men's basketball Bowl Championship Series
Officials who botched end of Oklahoma State game suspended
The eight-man officiating crew that botched the end of the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game has been suspended for two games, the Mid-American Conference announced Sunday.
130 points by The Denver Post | American football Big 12 Conference National Collegiate Athletic Association Oklahoma State University–Stillwater Michigan Ice hockey College football Division I
Stock watch: FSU jumps Clemson in Coaches Poll
Clemson drops to third in the latest rankings. Ohio State and Michigan complete top five.         
439 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference Big 12 Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Iowa Southeastern Conference Land-grant universities and colleges College football
College football's Week 2 winners and losers
Pittsburgh held off a rally from Penn State in the resumption of a longtime rivalry.         
227 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina Pennsylvania State University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big 12 Conference Nittany Lion Land-grant universities and colleges
Officials' mistake lets CMU stun Oklahoma State on last play
STILLWATER, Okla. — A mistake by the officials that extended the game when it should have been over allowed Central Michigan to score the winning touchdown on a Hail Mary and lateral for an astonishing 30-27 upset of No. 22 Oklahoma State on Saturday.Oklahoma State tried to kill the final 4 second of the game by throwing the ball away on fourth down, but the Cowboys were penalized for intentional grounding, which is a loss of down penalty. Rules state that the game cannot end on an accepted live-ball penalty, referee Tim O'Dey of the Mid-American Conference, CMU's league, said.
-1 points by Boston Herald | American football Oklahoma Michigan Big 12 Conference Safety End zone Play U.S. state
WATCH: Central Michigan upsets No. 22 Oklahoma State on officials' error, Hail Mary
MAC officials ruled that the play Central Michigan scored on should have never happened.
10 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | American films Michigan Rosary Marian devotions Big 12 Conference Theotokos Macintosh Blessed Virgin Mary
Officials' mistake lets CMU stun Oklahoma State on last play
A mistake by the officials that extended the game when it should have been over allowed Central Michigan to score the winning touchdown on a Hail Mary and lateral for an astonishing 30-27 upset of No. 22 Oklahoma State …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football Oklahoma Safety Big 12 Conference Michigan End zone Touchdown Game
No. 16 Iowa throttles Iowa State 42-3
C.J. Beathard threw for 235 yards and three touchdowns and 16th-ranked Iowa throttled Iowa State 42-3 on Saturday night, its biggest win over the rival Cyclones in 18 seasons under coach …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Iowa Kirk Ferentz American football North Dakota Iowa State University Big 12 Conference U.S. state Washington