Jon Wefald spent 23 years as Kansas State president, a time a tremendous growth in the football program and in college sports. Wefald devotes two chapters of his book, “The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009,” to athletics on campus and the Big 12 Conference.
After watching all 15 possessions of KU’s Elite Eight loss with a college basketball coach, it became immediately apparent that Villanova’s prepared players had accomplished an unlikely feat with their 2-3 matchup zone, disrupting the Jayhawks’ rhythm while forcing selfish decisions in the season’s most important game.
Former KU basketball player Brannen Greene was uninjured after being involved in a car accident while traveling via Uber from a New York airport to a condo. The guard, who on March 30 declared for the NBA draft, had just arrived in New York to work out for pro teams.
The Chiefs have taken another step toward inking all nine of their 2016 draft picks, as the club announced deals with fourth-round cornerback Eric Murray and fifth-round receiver/return man Tyreek Hill on Monday.