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Cheaper tuition, at a price

By Fred A. dAvis iii

Enter the dragon

Upscale eatery relocates near bars

By AlissA BAuer

Kansan staff writer

Kansan staff writer

Nonresident students in Kansas could see cheaper tuition provided they agree to stay in Kansas for five years after they graduate. A proposal by Rep. Tim Owens (R-Overland Park) would add a middle tuition level, the Kansas commitment rate, to the already existing resident and nonresident tuition levels. Designed for nonresident students, those interested in receiving the middle rate would have to agree to stay in Kansas for five years after graduation. The middle rate would be determined by the Kansas Board of Regents. The bill is designated in part to help spur the states economic development and improve the states intellectual capital by keeping its graduates in Kansas. According to Owens, the University of Kansas has expressed the most concern of any of the states Regents schools regarding the bill. Keith Yehle, KU director of government relations, said the University would be concerned about any changes made to the tuition levels by the Legislature. Yehle said such changes to the nonresident levels would have definite financial repercussions for the University. According to fiscal year 2006 figures, the University has 8,143 nonresident students.

The Kansas Board of Regents, in a written testimony to the House of Representatives Higher Education Committee on Wednesday, expressed its opposition to the bill. The Regents cite the potential fiscal consequences the Kansas commitment rate could have. In fiscal year 2005, Regents testimony said state universities collected $74 million from nonresident tuition. The board said it could lose anywhere from $17.5 million to $48 million in tuition revenue with the adoption of a middle tuition rate, depending upon what the proposed rates could be. Owens said that those figures were speculative and that it was difficult for the Regents to come up with confirmed numbers. He said that he wanted the bill to help the state of Kansas and in no way hurt the states schools. He said the concerns that have been voiced, for example the possible loss of revenue or the method of tracking graduates after graduation, are all fixable. Owens suggested putting a cap on the number of students who could use the middle tuition rate, or implementing a pilot program, perhaps for four years, that would provide data to monitor the program. The bill - HB 2745 - is in the Higher Education Committee. Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek

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Students file out of the Spencer Museum of Art Wednesday afternoon. The museum has an exhibit featuring Asian textiles that will be displayed until May 28.

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Ray Smith of Spectrum Painting in Topeka coats the ceiling with white paint Wednesday afternoon on the third floor of the Kansas Union. FedEx Kinkos was originally scheduled for completion last fall.

Cartoon controversy
By Nicole Kelley

Kansan staff writer

Behind schedule, construction begins

By MeliNdA ricKetts

Kansan staff writer

The sign hanging on the third floor of the Kansas Union where the FedEx Kinkos is supposed to be says, Coming Spring 2006. Until Monday, that didnt look very promising, with the room empty except for a broom. Already far past the late OctoTodays weather

ber/early November completion date that faculty and staff were originally told, the facility may soon be up and running. Pat Beard, director of building services, said that construction started Monday and estimated that the portion of the construction that the University was responsible for would take about 30 days.

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When the issue of disrespecting a religion and the issue of freedom of speech clash, the real issue of tolerance is brought to light. Recent riots of many Islamic supporters protesting cartoons, first published in a Danish newspaper in September and later reprinted by others in Europe and the United States, depicting the Prophet Muhammad has people asking if the press has gone too far. The editors are obviously trying to insult Muslims, said Ali Agha, Paola senior. This kind of racism is being all too

Discussions, riots surround depictions of Muhammad

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The University Daily Kansan has decided not to print any of the cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.These cartoons, however, bring up important free expression and religious issues, and we think its important that you be able to find the cartoons if you evident and all too tolerated these days. The Muslim religion doesnt allow any depiction of the prophet to be produced, and many consider any representawish. Although the images will not be posted on our Web site, you can find an active link to the cartoons on Kansan.com. To read commentary on the issue, turn to todays opinion page on 7A. Mondays opinion page will provide another persepective. tions of Muhammad to be blasphemous. One of the cartoons showed the turban of Muhammad shaped as a bomb.

The Bottleneck and Last Call started sharing New Hampshire Street with the high-end, high-income Hobbs Taylor Lofts late last year. Now another high-end establishment is moving into the neighborhood. Last Saturday, Pachamamas restaurant opened at Eighth and New Hampshire streets with 13,000 square feet to work with. A restaurant in Lawrence since 1999, it chose the Hobbs Taylor Lofts area to tap into a larger foot-traffic market. It was also attracted to the new lofts, but the owner said the restaurant wasnt trying to shake up the neighborhood. Were not going that far above and beyond what everyone else is doing, trying to be pretentious or anything, Pachamamas owner and executive chef Ken Baker said. Were definitely fine dining, but no white tablecloths. Dress is casual. The new world cuisine restaurant opened in Lawrence in 1999 on Quail Creek Drive. In contrast to the local bar scene and late hours that the street typically keeps, the brand-new Pachamamas stands out. The neon green lights immediately draw attention to the crystal glass effect around the entrance and continue to the elegant glass walls keeping diners in full view of onlookers. There wasnt a whole lot of pressure, Baker said of trying to beautify the Hobbs Taylor Lofts area. Mostly the city dictated outside appearance and stuff, but I wanted it to look outstanding regardless of what anyone said. Although its appearance changes the look of the Hobbs Taylor Lofts neighborhood, residents of the pricey new high-rise, the remaining available lofts range from $229,000 to $489,000, said a makeover wasnt necessary. We were not hoping that would clean this up, Hobbs resident Marian Hukle said of Pachamamas. Theres total charm over here. Hukle, program coordinator at the Division of Biological Sciences, said she was pleasantly indifferent to the new restaurant. I see they have a pretty nice bar, Hukle said. Its like, Oh hon lets go have a cocktail, and we could walk across the street. But we really dont talk like that. Its more like, Lets go to Free State for a beer. Hukles move from the West side of Lawrence to the Hobbs lofts had nothing to do with Pachamamas. They had a quote in the paper saying that they were moving here because of this building, Hukle said. We didnt move here because of Pachamamas. We didnt even know they were going to be here.


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In case you need more reasons to hate Mizzou, sports columnist Michael Phillips adds fuel to the Border showdown with an A-Z list of reasons no one should root for the cross state rival. PAGE 1B

KU-MU: Reasons to hate Missouri

The Kansan breaks down Saturdays Border showdown in Allen Fieldhouse. If the redhot Hawks can stop Missouri guard Thomas Gardner, they could continue their streak to 9 straight victories. PAGE 8B


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By Emily HEndricks

Get ready for the

Kansan Correspondent

How do you measure a weekend? In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee? How about seasons of love? If these lyrics seem familiar and you dont know why, then you have been exposed to Rent fever. Find out what its all about this weekend. Dont miss the acclaimed film of the musical Rent, showing at 7 tonight at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union and at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Already tired of the bite of frigid air? As cold weather sets in yet again, mix it up a little to beat the winter blahs. Enjoy variety with some classical performances, sports rivalry, and as always, great and cheap music. Love classical music? Canadas Royal Winnipeg Ballet will perform Mozarts The Magic Flute at 7:30 tonight in the Lied Center. If youre in the mood for more modern fare,

Architects, The Capes, and The Armory offer rock-and-soul sounds at 10 p.m. in the Jackpot Saloon on Massachusetts and 10th streets. On Saturday, root for the Jayhawks as they battle it out again with Mizzou at 2:45 p.m. in Allen Fieldhouse. and dont forget the womens team, who play at Iowa State at 1 p.m. If you would rather watch others freeze than go outside yourself or if youre tracking the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, the big events to watch are alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and speed skating. Also on Saturday, the rock bands Ad Astra Per Aspera, Superargo, Davan and Pixel Panda will be performing at 9 p.m. at the Granada. Nine Inch Nails will also be playing at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, but youd better buy tickets fast if you want to hear them. Diversify your entertainment this weekend, stay warm and go Jayhawks! Edited by Hayley Travis

Police baffled at womans motive in prison break

By margarEt stafford
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Dont play whats there, play whats not there. Miles Davis

Fact of the day

The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series was called Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in the United Kingdom because ninja was deemed too violent. Bonus fact: In the U.K.s version of the show, Michelangelos numchucks were eventually replaced by a rope with a shell on the end that held small hooks.
Sources: British Broadcasting Corp., wikipedia.org

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Tell us your news Contact Jonathan Kealing, Joshua Bickel, Nate Karlin, Gaby Souza or FrankTankard at 864-4810 or editor@kansan.com. Kansan newsroom 111 Stauffer-Flint Hall 1435 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045 (785) 864-4810

Want to know what people are talking about? Heres a list of Thursdays most e-mailed stories from Kansan.com:

LANSING Some inmates at Lansing Correctional Facility knew Toby Young simply as the Dog Lady. She was the short woman with light brown hair and brown eyes who brought dogs destined for death to the prison to be trained so they could find new homes. In numerous media stories about the Safe Harbor Prison Dog program, Young, a dog trainer, spoke passionately about her desire to help both the dogs and the inmates improve their lives. Now, the 48-year-old married mother of two adult sons is known around the country as the woman who allegedly used the program as a cover to help 27-year-old convicted murderer John Manard escape last Sunday. Manard, one of the inmates who helped train the dogs, was frequently quoted in media stories in which he praised the program. Prison officials, her family and those who worked with Young on the dog program are stunned and struggling for an explanation. Law enforcement bulletins say Young should be considered armed and dangerous, but prison officials also say they are deeply concerned for her safety. No one knows exactly how it began, and authorities have declined to speculate on whether the pair are romantically involved, but investigators say they know this much: At some point, Young and Manard put together an elaborate plan for the escape. It included Young getting together more than $10,000 in cash, taking two guns from her home, buying a vehicle and renting a storage area without her familys knowledge, and even buying hair dye and an electric razor that could be used to alter appearances. The two apparently talked seven other inmates into helping Manard get into a dog crate and loading the crate onto a van Young used to transport the dogs. Authorities say Young then calmly drove out of the prison. The respect Young developed at the prison while running the program may have been central to the plot. The prison says two guards


Toby Young, president of the Safe Harbor Prison Dog Program, carries a dog across the Lansing Correctional Facility grounds Jan. 30, in Lansing. On this date, Young was bringing this abandoned dog to Lansing for inmates to begin training for adoption. Young, who runs a non-profit program in which inmates train dogs for pet adoption, has not been seen since inmate John M. Manard escaped from the Lansing Correctional Facility late Sunday. who were supposed to check the van before it left didnt apparently because they recognized and trusted Young. So far, the plan has worked. Young and Manard, who was serving life in prison for the 1996 killing of Donald England in Overland Park, have disappeared and prison officials say they have no idea where they may be. The state has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to Manards arrest, and they acknowledge the two could be anywhere in the world by now. Youngs family, including her firefighter husband, Pat, have refused all interview requests. On Wednesday, her father read an emotional statement saying family members simply dont have any ideas why or how this happened but telling Young they loved her and pleading with her to come home. People who worked with Young on the Safe Harbor program also have refused to talk to The Associated Press, with one saying they are too overwhelmed to discuss the case. Corrections Department spokesman Bill Miskell said prison inmates and employees are trying to grasp what has happened and are struggling with the feeling that their trust was betrayed. Toby Young was well-known and well-liked by everyone, Miskell said. It appears that her familiarity with the staff may have played a part in her ability to help John Manard escape. Since the breakout was reported, prison officials have directed all questions to Miskell, who has consistently refused to speculate on Youngs possible motivations. Training Young received on dealing with inmates made the boundaries between volunteers and inmates extremely clear, Miskell said. Our training emphasizes to volunteers what they should and should not do for the inmates, he said. There is no doubt that she knew the boundaries. Similar situations in all types of institutions not just prisons generally involves people who are vulnerable in some way, which leads them to violate the boundaries of their relationships, said Margaret Severson, an associate professor of social welfare at the University of Kansas. While speculation runs rampant in such cases, it is pointless until the facts are known, she said. Were talking about human behavior and human emotions, she said. To pretend that we can tell who might be prone to do something like this, that we can predict it, its an impossibility. Severson said she is concerned that the long-term impact of such a widely publicized case will make people suspicious of the thousands of honest people who work hard to improve the lives of inmates. The people who staff and manage correctional institutions and thousands of volunteers are doing great things every day, she said. No matter what we find out about what happened in Lansing, the impact will be unfortunate for all those people.

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By Nedra Pickler
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Bush: Cheney sorry

WASHINGTON Texas authorities closed the investigation into Vice President Dick Cheneys hunting accident Thursday without bringing any charges against him. President Bush said Cheney had handled the situation just fine. Im satisfied with the explanation he gave, Bush said, making his first public comments about Cheneys accidental shooting of 78-year-old attorney Harry Whittington while aiming for a quail. Bush said the vice presidents explanation was strong and powerful. The administration was eager to put to rest a public relations firestorm arising from Cheneys failure to publicly disclose Saturdays accident until the next day. The episode had knocked the White House off stride and distracted attention from Bushs agenda. Bush said critics were drawing the wrong conclusion about a tragic accident by saying it depicted the White House as overly secretive. He raised no objection to the delay in the disclosure of the shooting although senior White House aides had argued unsuccessfully for the announcement to be made more quickly and for Cheney to speak out sooner. The vice president was involved in a terrible accident and it profoundly affected him, Bush said in an Oval Office photo opportunity. Yesterday, when he was here in the Oval Office, I saw the deep concern he had about a person who he wounded. In Texas, the Kenedy County Sheriffs Department issued a report supporting Cheneys account of the accident that occurred on a sprawling private ranch. Deputies visited the scene, got written affidavits from at least four other members of the hunting party and interviewed Cheney and Whittington, the report said. Whittington explained foremost there was no alcohol during the hunt and everyone was wearing the proper hunting attire of blaze orange, reported Chief Deputy Gilberto San Miguel Jr. Cheney spoke to a deputy Sunday morning at the ranch, and Whittington was questioned from his hospital bed Monday, the report said. The sheriffs report said Whittington declined the deputies request to record the interview because he said his voice was raspy. Before a nurse asked the officers to hurry up so Mr. Whittington could rest, he repeatedly insisted the shooting was just an accident and expressed concern that all the media attention would give hunting in Texas a bad image, the report said. Sheriffs dispatcher Diana Mata, speaking for the department, said the case was closed and no charges would be filed. She said Sheriff Ramon Salinas III, a Democrat, would have no comment on the report. Whittington was hit with shotgun pellets in the face, neck and chest. He was in stable condition in a Corpus Christi hospital, two days after suffering a mild heart attack caused by a shotgun pellet that traveled to his heart. Cheney headed out of Washington Thursday, traveling to his home state of Wyoming after five days of intense scrutiny about the accident. He planned to give a previously scheduled speech to the state Legislature Friday, reflecting on his Wyoming roots and promoting the Bush agenda. Cheney told the story publicly Wednesday in an interview with Fox News Channel.

Memorial scheduled for Andrew Rotman

A memorial celebration for Andrew Rotman will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in Mrs. Es banquet room. The Cawker City freshman died after collapsing in a Templin Hall hallway Sunday night. The cause of death is still unknown. Rotman was an honors physics student named to the Fall 2005 honor roll. He was the public relations and technology director for the Association of University Residence Halls.


Professors movie premieres in New York

KU assistant professor Kevin Willmotts film CSA: The Confederate States of America, pre miered in New York City Wednesday and is set to screen Feb. 24 in Kansas City, Mo., and other selected cities. The movies distribution company, IFC Films, will release CSA at Liberty Hall on March 10.The movie was critically acclaimed and earned a spot in the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. The film is a mockumentary view on what life would have been like had the South won the Civil War. Willmott said one of the films concepts is that in many ways the ideals of the South are still alive and well today.

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Bill Prescott, senior painter for student housing, paints the wall above a vending machine Thursday afternoon at McCollum Hall. The interior designer of McCollum has plans to brighten the living room without remodeling.

On Campus
F Scott Turow, attorney and author of Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyers Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty, is speaking as part of the Humanities Lecture Series at 10 a.m. today at the Hall Center. F The Department of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity is holding a workshop on Everyday Creativity at 11:30 a.m. today in the Kansas Union Parlors.

F Gitti Salami, assistant professor of art history, is hosting a seminar on Yakurr Ritual Performance: A Plea for a Voice in a De-Centered Global World at 1:30 p.m. today in the Hall Center. F James Quinn, history, is hosting a seminar on The Vichy Regime and French POWs in Germany at 4 p.m. today in the Hall Center. F The film Rent is showing at 7 p.m. and 9:30

p.m. today and 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Woodruff Auditorium of the Kansas Union. Admission is $2 or free with an Activity Card. F Canadas Royal Winnipeg Ballet is presenting The Magic Flute at 7:30 p.m. today at the Lied Center. Tickets are $19-$44. F Student Union Activities is sponsoring free cosmic bowling from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday at the Jaybowl in the Kansas Union.

F Mary Dusenbury, guest curator, is giving a lecture on Flowers, Dragons, & Pine Trees: Asian Textiles in the Spencer Museum of Art at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Spencer Museum of Art. F The Center of Latin American Studies is showing the film Norte at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Spencer Museum of Art. F The Hamilton Clarinet Quartet is performing at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the

Swarthout Recital Hall of Murphy Hall. F The Womens Chorale and Chamber Choir is performing with the West Junior High and Lawrence Free State High School choirs at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lied Center. F Michael Kimber, viola player, is performing as part of the Visiting Artists series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Swarthout Recital Hall of Murphy Hall.

On The reCOrd
F A KU Public Safety Officer was dispatched at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday to Hilltop Child Development Center in response to a criminal threat.

F ThursdaysThe University Daily Kansan contained an error. In the column Minor instances blur militarys positive impact the status of Jason Allen Roses case was incorrectly stated. He has not yet stood trial in connection with the Boardwalk Apartments fire.

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1a Beard said that the majority of the work being done on the space was electrical to accommodate the print centers machinery. He said the construction would not interfere with surrounding areas in the Union. Its a relatively short, easy project, Beard said. After the construction is finished, FedEx Kinkos will move its equipment into the space. A representative from FedEx Kinkos said the store should be completed by the end of spring break. Barry Swanson, associate comptroller, said the contract was taking longer than expected because so many people had to review it, making an accurate estimate impossible. If every piece of paper sits on someones desk for three days, youve wasted a few months, Swanson said. Swanson said that after the University closed KU Printing Services last year, it immediately had interim solutions in place.

We never had a day when campus was unable to do its work, he said. But the solutions were inconvenient for some. Dorice Elliott, chairwoman of the English department, said that the department had been using its own copy machine, and when it broke down department members had to use the Kinkos on Massachusetts Street. Faculty have to submit copy requests 24 hours in advance that must be pre-approved by the department to be reimbursed, so they often end up taking on the costs themselves. Weve been experiencing lots of frustration, Elliott said. Elliott said the department had been trying to cut down on copying by using e-reserve and Blackboard. She said when the copy center opened in the Union it would help a lot, because faculty would be able to charge copy projects directly to the department. Edited by Hayley Travis

Cartoon-fueled protests blaze

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Current Global Events and Muslim Sensitivities The Muslim Student Association will be holding a lecture regarding the issue of the cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad and the upset it caused among the Muslim community. Dr. Moussa Elbayoumy, director of the Islamic Society of Lawrence, will be speaking and answering questions. Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. University of Kansas, Edwards Campus Regnier Hall Auditorium 12600 Quivira Road Overland Park, Kan. For more information on this event contact: ISGKC_DOC@Yahoo.com or AsmaR80@Hotmail.com
Source: Muslim Student Association

1a Over the last several weeks thousands of angry demonstrators have been burning buildings and at least 19 have been killed because of the protests, most of them in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ted Frederickson, professor of journalism, said that criticism was a part of peoples lives. He said people needed to understand that although they might not agree with the message being presented, it is still important to uphold the right of free expression, no matter what. I think that a religion that asks for tolerance really ought to be able to tolerate the freedom of expression, Frederickson said. Margaret J. Rausch, assistant professor in the department of religious studies, said to help people understand how these cartoons hurt the feelings of the Muslim community she used the analogy of a person making a disrespectful image of someones father. Its something thats very close to you thats being made fun of, she said. If a paper chooses to publish it, its making a statement that it doesnt see a problem with presenting something thats very offensive to people of this certain religion. As the violence of the protests increases, more newspapers across the country are questioning if they should reprint the cartoon in their publications. After printing the cartoons in the Daily Illini, two editors of the University of Illinois student newspaper were suspended from their duties until a task force has reviewed the situation. Mary Cory, publisher and general manager a full-time employee of the Daily Illini, said the task force needed to discuss the fact that the editors went behind the editorial

KARACHI, Pakistan Thousands of people shouting God is Great! marched through a southern Pakistan city on Thursday and burned effigies of the Danish prime minister in the countrys fourth day of protests over cartoons of Prophet Muhammad, police said. About 5,000 police and paramilitary forces, wearing helmets and wielding guns and shields, were deployed along the twomile route of the rally to prevent the violence that has plagued other protests throughout the country this week, said Mushtaq Shah, chief of police operations in the southern city of Karachi. About 40,000 people took party in the demonstration, which ended peacefully, said Shahnawaz Khan, a senior Karachi police officer. Protesters burned Danish flags and chanted Gods curse be on those who insulted the prophet. The government ordered educational institutions to close for the day and many shops in the city were shut. Most public transport was off the roads. The movement to protect the prophets sanctity will continue until the pens of the blasphemous people are broken and their tongues get quiet, said Shah Turabul Haq, the head of Jamat Ahl-e-Sunnat, the Sunni Muslim group that organized the rally. Pakistans President Gen. Pervez Musharraf and visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday appealed for European and other Western nations to condemn the cartoons, saying freedom of the press did not mean the right to insult the religious beliefs of others.


Pakistani protesters grab a Danish flag to tear it at a rally to condemn the publication of cartoons depicting Islamic Prophet Muhammad in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday. Tens of thousands of people shouting God is Great! marched through Karachi and burned effigies of the Danish prime minister in Pakistans latest round of protests over the cartoons. The drawings were first published in a Danish newspaper in September and later reprinted by other media, mainly in Europe. Many Muslims regard any depiction of the Prophet Muhammad as blasphemous. One of the drawings depicted the prophet with a turban shaped like a bomb. Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Moeller said Wednesday that the Iraqi government had asked Denmark to keep its troops in Iraq, despite demands for a withdrawal by the provincial council in Basra, the town where the 530-strong Danish contingent is based. The council had demanded that the Danish troops withdraw unless Denmark apologized for the cartoons. But Denmark asked for a clarification from Iraqs government, which replied Wednesday, Moeller said. What we have learned is that the Iraqi government asks us to stay. They believe that Danish soldiers are doing a very brave job, he told Danish broadcaster DR. On Wednesday, a protest by more than 70,000 Pakistanis in the northwestern city of Peshawar dissolved into deadly riots by stone-throwing and gunwielding youths, who targeted foreign businesses. The unrest followed similar riots Tuesday in Lahore, where U.S. and other Western business properties were vandalized and the provincial lawmakers assembly set on fire. Five people have been killed in protests in Pakistan this week. Ameer ul-Azeem, a spokesman for United Action Forum, an opposition coalition of religious parties that have organized most of the protests in Pakistan, said television footage of violent attacks by protesters on embassies in other countries had prompted Pakistanis to do the same. He appealed for people to avoid violence in more demonstrations the coalition plans for later this month, but didnt expect people to follow his advice.

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boards back and printed the cartoons without any debate about the subject. Frederickson said it was sad that journalists were being intimidated into censoring themselves with information that may be important news for the general public. We should have the freedom to report the news and provide our opinion without the fear of violence because people dont appreciate our message, he said. Jonathan Kealing, editorin-chief of The University Daily Kansan, said the paper had decided not to publish the cartoons. He said with the advance of technology it was unnecessary for the newspaper to print them as long as it was still made available through other means, such as an online hyperlink. Edited by Meghan Miller

Quoth Apple: Judge orders spy records Dont steal

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1a Although she has not yet been to the new Pachamamas, she said she planned to try it out within the next couple of weeks. Baker said the restaurants old location will now be used specifically for catering. Known for only serving dinner at its old location, Baker said that he plans on having lunch hours starting the second week of March. One of the main reasons we

of the main reasons we moved here was that we really had problems doing lunch in our old location.
Ken Baker
Pachamamas owner moved here was that we really had problems doing lunch in our old location, Baker said. Edited by John Jordan


SAN JOSE, Calif. Apple Computer Inc. has resorted to a poetic broadside in the inevitable cat-and-mouse game between hackers and hightech companies. The maker of Macintosh computers had anticipated that hackers would try to crack its new OS X operating system built to work on Intel Corp.s chips and run pirated versions on non-Apple computers. So, Apple developers embedded a warning deep in the software in the form of a poem. Indeed, a hacker encountered the poem recently, and a copy of it has been circulating on Mac-user Web sites this week. Apple confirmed Thursday it has included such a warning in its Intel-based computers since it started selling them in January. The embedded poem reads: Your karma check for today: There once was a user that whined/his existing OS was so blind/hed do better to pirate/ an OS that ran great/but found his hardware declined./Please dont steal Mac OS!/Really, thats way uncool./(C) Apple Computer, Inc. Apple also put in a separate hidden message, Dont Steal Mac OS X.kext, in another spot for would-be hackers. We can confirm that this text is built into our products, Apple issued in a statement. Hopefully it, and many other legal warnings, will remind people that they should not steal Mac OS X. The hacking endeavors are, for now, relegated to a small, technically savvy set, but it underscores a risk Apple faces if a pirated, functional version eventually becomes as accessible and straightforward as installing other software on a computer. Its a risk that became apparent after Apple decided to make a historic transition to Intel-based chips, the same type that its rivals use in predominant Windows-based PCs. Apple previously relied on Power PC chips from IBM Corp. and Freescale Semiconductor Inc., but this year began switching its computers to the Intel platform. Various analysts have since hypothesized a worst-case situation in which Apple would lose control of its proprietary Macintosh environment.

WASHINGTON A federal judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to release documents about its warrantless surveillance program or spell out what it is withholding, a setback to efforts to keep the program under wraps. At the same time, the Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said he had worked out an agreement with the White House to consider legislation and provide more information to Congress on the eavesdropping program. The panels top Democrat, who has requested a full-scale investigation, immediately objected to what he called an abdication of the committees responsibilities. U.S. District Judge Henry Kennedy ruled that a private group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, will suffer irreparable harm if the documents it has been seeking since December are not processed promptly under the Freedom of Information Act. He gave the Justice Department 20 days to respond to the groups request. President Bush has invited meaningful debate about the wireless surveillance program, Kennedy said. That can only occur if DOJ processes its FOIA requests in a timely fashion and releases the information sought. Justice Department spokeswoman Tasia Scolinos said the department has been extremely forthcoming with information and will continue to meet its obligations under FOIA. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers also have been seeking more information about Bushs program that allowed the National Security Agency to eavesdrop without court warrants on Americans whose international calls and e-mails it believed might be linked to al-Qaida. After a two-hour closed-door session, Senate Intelligence Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said the committee ad-

journed without voting on whether to open an investigation. Instead, he and the White House confirmed that they had an agreement to give lawmakers more information on the nature of the program. The White Rockefeller House also has committed to make changes to the current law, according to Roberts and White House deputy press secretary Dana Perino. I believe that such an investigation at this point ... would be detrimental to this highly classified program and efforts to reach some accommodation with the administration, Roberts said. Still, he promised to consider the Democratic request for a vote in a March 7 meeting. Earlier, Bush spokesman Scott McClellan reiterated that Bush does not need Congress approval to authorize the warrantless eavesdropping and that the president would resist any legislation that might compromise the program. Later Thursday, Bush adviser Karl Rove told at the University of Central Arkansas: The purpose of the terrorist-surveillance program is to protect lives. The presidents actions were legal and fully consistent with the 4th Amendment and the protection of our civil liberties under the constitution. West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the Intelligence Committees top Democrat, said the White House had applied heavy pressure to Republicans to prevent them from conducting thorough oversight. He complained that Roberts didnt even allow a vote on a proposal for a 13-point investigation that would include the programs origin and operation, technical aspects and questions raised by federal judges. Rockefeller said the Senate cannot consider legislation because lawmakers dont have enough information.

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Studio apt. Near campus at 1229 Tennessee. Second floor large deck. Hardwood floor. Available now! $355. call Rick at 913-634-3757 1 & 2 BR apartments. Now leasing and for fall. Exercise facility and pool on bus route. Eddingham Place Apartments. Call 841-5444. 2 BR apartment next to campus at Jayhawk Apartments. 1030 Missouri. $600/mo, $600 deposit. Available now! August leases also available. Call 556-0713. 3 & 4 BR luxury townhomes available for Aug. 1st. Newer units, no pets, price range from $950-$975. Call 785-766-9823 for locations and appointments. 4-5 BR house available Aug. 1 at 1037 Tennesse. $1600/month. 785-550-6812. W/D. 9 BR, 4 BA house, recently remodeled, located at 1008 Tennessee. Avail. Aug 1st. 550-4658

Lawrence Property Management. Now leasing 2 & 3 BR's. www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728. Loft apartment. $275/month. Pay 1/4 gas and water. 1029 Mississippi. Call Barb at 785-691-5794. 2 BR house, avail. Aug.1st. 1 yr lease. $795/mo. 1 car garage, wood floors. Nice yard, quiet, no smoking, no pets. 742 Arkansas. 785-550-6812. 3 & 4 BR homes avail. next to campus. Addresses: 1010, 1012, & 1027 Illinois St. Ranges $820/mo-$1400/mo. 550-0895. Available June or August 3 Bedroom Renovated Older Houses Walk to KU/Downtown Central Air, Dishwashers, Wood floors, Off-Street Parking &899-$1100 Cats & Tiny Dogs OK Call Jim & Lois 841-1074

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Are you looking for a job that matters? How about a job where you can spend your time helping people with disabilities shape their own futures? Cottonwoods' Residential department has several positions available with evening and weekend hours, and are looking for caring individuals to provide assistance and support to persons with developmental disabilities in their homes. Responsibilities include relationship building, promoting choices, home maintenance, shopping and exploring options for social and leisure time opportunities. All positions require at least a High School diploma or GED and a driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier. Related experience or college coursework helpful. Please apply at Cottonwood Inc., 2801 W. 31st. or see our web site at www.cwood.org for more information and on-line application. E.O.E

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Twelve cartoons that started an uproar in the Muslim world have gotten two Illinois student newspaper editors suspended. Editor Acton Gorton and opinion editor Chuck Prochaska were relieved of their duties Tuesday by The Daily Illini after printing six of the Danish cartoons. The newspaper has suspended both students for two weeks while it conducts an investigation on the internal decision making process that led to the cartoons publication. The paper later wrote a split editorial, with the rest of the editorial board saying that the actions of Gorton and Prochaska were made without the editorial boards input, and Gorton and Prochaska saying the rest of the editorial board is scared of the outrage regarding the cartoons. The ethics of both the original publication of the cartoons and subsequent publications is certainly open to debate. But the decision to suspend an editor of a college newspaper for printing them shouldnt be. It smacks of political correctness. It smacks of cowardice. The University Daily Kansan made the decision not to run the cartoons. So did nearly every other major newspaper, including the New York Times and the Washington Post. Our paper didnt think it was ethical to publish cartoons that show the prophet Muhammad, which by itself is forbidden in the Muslim faith, in such an offensive light. However, a decision to print them, while controversial, is a justiable, if not honorable, decision. The newsworthiness of these cartoons is undeniable. They have caused protests from the United States to Europe to the Middle East, where the protests have turned into riots. Over ten people have died in Afghanistan and ve in Pakistan. Embassies were evacuated. Middle Eastern journalists have been arrested. Gorton said in an editors note beside the cartoons in the Daily Illini that it was important for Americans to see the cartoons and make their own decisions on how offensive they were. He chastised the rest of the press for not show The Kansan invites you to let us know what you think should have been done with the cartoons. Should media publish the cartoons? Go vote in our poll online at kansan.com/polls

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ing them for fear of public reaction. And he did it in a studentrun, independent newspaper a paper he may no longer work for. Gorton has been suspended because he made an unpopular decision. Rather then respect a newspaper editors view when it clashes with most other newspaper editors views, a board that oversees the paper removed him from the staff. They left him out to dry in the mist of an important journalistic dilemma. The boards decision paints a sad picture for any student journalist that holds an opinion different than his peers. And it does it in an environment that is supposed to nurture, train and applaud students for making their own decisions, right or wrong. One thing our general manager tells the staff of this paper is that if youre going to make a mistake or take a chance, do it while youre at The University Daily Kansan. Not only will teachers, fellow staff members and peers be behind you, they also will help you learn from your mistakes, as well as praise you when you do good. What is to be learned from the suspension of an editor who did something controversial? How many other editors will be looking behind their back the next time they are forced to make a tough call? What Gorton and Prochaska learned was that they worked at a paper that took the easy way out when two of its editors made an unpopular call. In a time when Muslim and Western cultures are clashing, when the United States is at war in a Muslim country, when cartoons are causing riots, the board of the Daily Illini is teaching all the wrong lessons. John Jordan for the editorial board If polls dont let you adequately express your view, go online and add a comment to this editorial at Kansan.com. Well publish selected comments on the Opinion page next week.

Parking proposal deserves approval

JEFF VINCENT opinion@kansan.com

Parking on campus has become increasingly difficult and costly as the student body at the University has grown. More and more students have begun to drive to class from their off-campus residences. This is being dealt with primarily through the creation of a new Park and Ride lot on West Campus. The cost of the lot is estimated at nearly $10 million and is being paid for, at least in part, by the dramatic increase in the cost of parking permits that occurred at the beginning of the fall semester. Accompanying this cost increase was the perhaps more symbolic action of closing the yellow lot to the east of JRP Hall from the hours of 4 to 6 a.m. to free up space for commuters. This has prevented the influx of overflow parking from nearby sororities into the lot. As a result, this overflow parking has moved primarily to the stadium lot at the bottom of the hill. Members of Chi Omega sorority, Gamma Phi Beta sorority and Sigma Kappa sorority, citing safety concerns related to the distance they now must walk and the poor lighting in the area, recently proposed a compromise to the parking commission, in which they would pay for a specialized overnight permit that would allow them to park in the lot until 8 a.m. The parking commission considered this issue during its monthly meeting Tuesday. The committee moved to advise Provost David Shulenburger to allow the sale of an overnight parking pass to accommodate this overflow parking under the condition that those who park there must move their cars by 7:30 a.m. in order to allow space for students, faculty and staff whose days begin at 8 a.m. This certainly seems reasonable. However, there needs to be a greater penalty than the standard parking ticket put into place. A harsher penalty would ensure that this privilege isnt taken advantage of whether its doubling the existing fine or some similar punishment. The potential to retain the symbolism inherent in the initial act, while at the same time providing for the ostensibly reasonable request of a select group of students, is a realistic possibility and one that should come to pass. Vincent is an Overland Park senior in English.


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The past couple of weeks have been a turbulent period for the international relations of one small European nation Denmark. People from North Africa to the Middle East, all the way to Indonesia have taken to the streets, destroying embassies and attacking Western symbols, as a form of protest against a grievous insult perpetrated by the Danes. What could have sparked such an uprising? Is it a product of a trade war impacting commodities such as Danish blue cheese? Nope. Could it be a case of geopolitical conict arising from military maneuvers carried out by the powerful Danish navy in nearby waters? Wrong again. All of this destruction and mayhem concerns a few cartoons published last September by the Danish newspaper JyllandsPosten. The cartoons have since been reprinted in several other European dailies. Apparently, depicting the holy prophet Muhammad is a form of blasphemy to the Muslim faithful. As a result, various Islamic fundamentalist groups have taken offense and have actively fomented a series of violent demonstrations throughout the Muslim world. This has inevitably produced a broad public discourse on how freedom of speech and press, rights that are integral to a free society, can coexist in a respectful manner with religious dogmas. For people of faith, this debate about political correctness may appear to be a legitimate issue. To an atheist such as myself, however, it is completely exasperating. This is not the appropriate forum to discuss all of the various reasons why religious stories about gods, angels, devils, ery serpents, and so forth are myths, but it does raise the interesting question of whether such ctional texts should be open to public scrutiny and commentary, such as political cartoons, even though it may result in hurt feelings. The provocative Danish cartoons include one caricature of Muhammad with a bomb beneath his turban, and another that shows Muhammad standing on a cloud holding back a line of smoldering suicide bombers trying to get into heaven and saying stop, we have run out of virgins. Is this simply a case of European arrogance and Islamophobia? Or is there a political statement conveyed by these particular cartoons that has been largely overlooked? Every religion has its own moral teachings and unique world views that contribute to the wonderful diversity of human traditions and cultures we see today. But when they are interpreted as the literal truth by radical groups and individuals, and applied to society and government in an absolute fashion, it can become a repressive doctrine responsible for widespread suffering and the stiing of human thought and creativity. That is the ultimate message of these cartoons. The supposed reward of 72 virgins in heaven for Muslim martyrs has been preached by radical groups such as al-Qaida, who have misrepresented the Quran for their Jihad against the West and the values it stands for. As a consequence of this radical interpretation, young Arab men have been more than willing to commit acts of terror in the name of Allah, the most dramatic being the events of 9/11. This said, however, one cannot disregard the damaging role of American foreign policy and its close alliance with the state of Israel in straining the relationship between the West and the Muslim world, creating a volatile mixture of nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism in places such as occupied Iraq. But nonetheless, religious dogmas can be extremely dangerous and should not have a special status in an open marketplace for ideas and debate. The need to be subjected to the critical eye of reason. Otherwise, if considered as literal truths and taboo as topics of discussion, a return to the Middle Ages may be knocking on our futures door. Discrimination against certain members of society can occur unchecked (e.g., women under the Taliban regime, the gay community) and, what is particularly relevant to the state of Kansas, scientic progress can become compromised if it is in conict with religious beliefs (e.g., modern evolutionary theory). We should be thankful for the freedoms we have. Sometimes all it takes are a few cartoons from a small country in Europe to help us realize that. Mark Zlojutro Goderich, Ontario anthropology graduate student

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I am writing to express my concern with the Thursday, Feb. 9 news article, Ofcial tanning salon of Women of KU calendar expands. As a former tanning salon customer, my prior bout of idiocy is hypocritical. If I could take back the time I spent in those UV inltrating beds, I would in an instant. Not only was I putting myself at an increased risk for skin cancer but I was actually paying to add wrinkles to my delicate epidermis. On the National Center for Biotechnology Information Web site, a March 2005 study on malignant melanoma concluded, Results indicate a signicantly increased risk of cutaneous melanoma subsequent to sun bed/sunlamp exposure. Melanomas are the most lethal form of skin cancer. Use a sunless tanning lotion. Save a few bucks (or hundreds) and avoid those tanning beds. I would hate to ruin anyones protable business, but this is a matter of life and death. For a generation so keen on stopping smoking and lung cancer, no one seems to put much thought into the skin cancer epidemic caused by tanning salons. Jayme A. Aschemeyer Aurora, Colo. bioscience graduate student


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This is in response to the person who said bad people go to Oklahoma when they die. Yeah, the hottest girls are from Oklahoma, and were bad. Pretty badass that is. Ty Beavers opinion for the editorial board seems to neglect the fact that GTAs are students by denition, and so when he says that we should think about what students need at this university, he should think that GTAs are rst and foremost students, and we keep the students interests at heart. Thank you. Ive heard of a Ronald McDonald house, but what is a Ronald McDoland house?

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By Andrew TAylor
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WASHINGTON U.S. military spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will rise to $115 billion for this year and nearly $400 billion since the fighting started under a new White House request submitted to Congress Thursday. A separate request for almost $20 billion in new hurricane relief funds would bring total spending in response to Katrina and Rita to more than $100 billion. The Bush administration submitted a $65.3 billion war request, and Pentagon officials said the money would be sufficient to conduct the two wars at least through Sept. 30. Congress had approved $50 billion more for the war effort in December. These funds support U.S. Armed Forces and Coalition partners as we advance democracy, fight the terrorists and insurgents, and train and equip Iraqi security forces so that they can defend their sovereignty and freedom, President Bush said in a letter transmitting the request to Congress. The war in Iraq now costs about $5.9 billion a month, while Afghanistan operations cost about $900 million per month, said Pentagon Comptroller Tina Jonas. That doesnt include the costs of replacing worn-out or destroyed equipment or training Iraqi and Afghan forces. The Pentagon said the latest request assumes a U.S. force of 138,000 troops on the ground in Iraq through Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year, even though the administration has signaled that troop numbers would fall below that this year.

The supplemental spending request for the wars would bring the total price tag for the Iraq and Afghanistan missions to almost $400 billion. Bushs budget anticipates an additional $50 billion for the budget year beginning Oct. 1, though the costs are likely to be much greater. Thursdays dual requests totaled $91 billion and came 10 days after Bush submitted his $2.8 trillion federal budget for 2007. Overall, the cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars consumes about 4 percent of the budget. Still, war and hurricane relief costs and the burgeoning budget deficit estimated to hit a record $423 billion this year have put a squeeze on other programs. Bushs budget proposed cuts for a variety of domestic programs such as education, Amtrak, community development and local law enforcement grants, and also proposed curbing inflation increases for Medicare providers. Congress is likely to vote on the massive requests next month, but lawmakers are already grumbling that the White House left out funds for highway repairs in Gulf Coast states and for various agriculture disasters dotting the Midwest. On the other side of the spectrum, conservatives believe the Katrina request should be matched with spending cuts elsewhere. The latest request also includes $4.2 billion for State Department operations and foreign aid, such as $75 million to promote democratic institutions in Iran and $514 million to support peacekeeping efforts and provide food aid in Sudan. The request also includes $2.9 billion for intelligence gathering

and other related activities. The $19.8 billion being requested for hurricane relief along the Gulf Coast includes $4.2 billion in flexible community development block grants aimed at compensating Louisiana residents whose homes have been damaged or destroyed. Louisiana officials said their state was shortchanged when Congress approved $11.5 billion in such funds in December. The congressional delegations from bordering states Texas and Mississippi say they will resist devoting the new community development funds exclusively to Louisiana. The complete lack of funding in this proposed supplemental for a state that absorbed enormous costs from two hurricanes is stunning, said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. This is a major disappointment, but one the entire Texas delegation will fight to correct. An additional $1.5 billion would go toward levee repair, storm-proofing drainage pumps and other flood control projects, including $100 million to restore wetlands around New Orleans. Some $3.1 billion would go to repair and rebuild federal facilities such as military bases and a veterans hospital in New Orleans. The Federal Emergency Management Agencys disaster relief fund is seeking $9.4 billion for such tasks as debris cleanup, housing aid and other relief. The request comes less than two months after lawmakers took $23.4 billion from FEMAs coffers to help pay for a $29 billion Katrina relief bill. The latest request would push total federal spending for hurricane rebuilding to more than $100 billion.


Third-grader Michael Hansen has his picture taken on the moon on Thursday at Morse Elementary School in Overland Park. Hansen posed for the picture following an all-school singing of the The Star Spangled Banner, as part of The National Anthem Project. The moon scene, which included a static plastic space suit, was chosen as one of the most patriotic images in American history. The project is an effort to re-teach Americans to sing the national anthem and to spotlight school music programs. According to a Harris Poll, two out of three Americans dont know the words to the National Anthem.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. The House passed a bill Thursday making it a crime for protesters at funerals to get any closer than a football fields length away. Two St. Joseph lawmakers, Rep. Martin Rucker and Sen. Charlie Shields, have sponsored bills that would limit funeral protests after members of the Topeka-based Westboro Baptist Church protested last August outside the St. Joseph funeral of a soldier killed in Iraq. The churchs members have

protested in several other states and say they believe the soldiers are dying in Iraq as divine punishment because the U.S. harbors homosexuals. Several other states have proposed or discussed legislation limiting protests outside funerals. Representatives from the church have said they would sue if Missouri tries to limit their ability to protest. Despite being a Democrat in a solidly Republican House, Rucker was tapped to carry the funeral protest bill during House floor debate Thursday. Rucker said what should have

been an honor was soured by the need for the bill. Its a travesty that we must regulate decency and integrity, he said. Last month, the Senate voted to bar protests near a funeral an hour before and after a service. There was little debate, and no one voted against the bill. The Houses version keeps the same time requirements laid out by the Senate but specifics that protests must be 300 feet away. A conference committee of lawmakers from both bodies will need to meet to work out the differences.

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ketball player. Kivisto played for Kansas in the 70s. Since Fall 2004, details regarding the complex have been leaked periodically. Originally, announcements were made about the actual concept of a complex, then possible locations, followed by the donors and finally the announcement of a design firm. Earlier this month, the department held a press conference to officially announce the construction of the new facility. However, many details have not been released yet, including, perhaps, the most important detail of all: the location. Marchiony said those details were still in the discussion stage. The Athletics Department has been steadfast in saying that the complex would not block the view of the Campanile. The location of a new practice field has not been released either. During the official announcement of the facility, Athletics Director Lew Perkins said that there would be a new practice field near the facility and stadium. The exact location for the field is also still in the discussion stage, Marchiony said. As of now, no visual concepts exist of the complex. Marchiony said the complexs designers, HNTB Architecture Inc., had not given the department a rendering of the facility. The company plans to break ground for the project in early 2007, and would like to be finished by the summer of 2008. Plans for the facility include offices, academic areas, a weight room, locker rooms, an audio-visual room, meeting rooms, a cardio room, a hydro-therapy room, a nutrition area and a display area. Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek

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The name Anderson Family Football Complex became one more completed chapter in the new football facilities saga. Chancellor Robert Hemenway approved the name, which will honor the primary donors of the $31 million complex. Associate Athletics Director Jim Marchiony said the Athletics Department wanted to recognize the primary donors, alumni Dana Anderson and Tom Kivisto. The field in Memorial Stadium will be renamed Kivisto Field in honor of the former Kansas bas-

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Blake Henshaw, Leavenworth senior; Samuel Floetke, Lawrence junior; and Aaron Landis, Oskaloosa junior, fight for the ball as teammates Jake Hills, Bonner Springs senior; Alex Benson, Salina senior; Dustin Smith, Clay Center junior; and Paul Dundee, Sabetha junior, watch in the first half of the Theta Chi 1 vs. Out of Shape intramural basketball game Wednesday night in the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. Out of Shape, in blue, won the game 42-37.

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There are undoubtedly as many reasons to hate Missouri as there are adult video stores on I-70. But nobody has taken the time to compile them into an easy-to-access reference work. Until now. This is the A to Z guide to hating Missouri.
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Wednesday nights intramural basketball game paired Out of Shape vs. Theta Chi 1 and was anything but pretty. All kinds of problems plagued the performance, including sloppy turnovers, careless fouls, bad free-throw shooting and poor shot selection. Out of Shape, despite its own problems, pulled out a 42-37 victory. It became apparent early that the team with the fewest mistakes would leave victorious. Capitalizing off of Theta Chi 1 turnovers, Kyle Gray, Salina senior, got Out of Shape off to a quick 11-0 start with five points. The leadership and motivation of Chris Janish, Wichita senior, got Theta Chi 1s game plan back on track. Janish executed his role of coach on the court with a game total of 17 points and cut the teams deficit to 22-21 at halftime. The beginning of the second half was the opposite

of the first, as Out of Shape took questionable shots and made lousy passes. But Janish and his teammates never took full advantage of the opportunities. Theta Chi 1s biggest lead was a mere three points with 14 minutes remaining. Thats when Out of Shapes Paul Dundee, Sabetha junior, hit two three-pointers down the stretch. Out of Shape relied on its outside shooting game all night, which team members said was nothing new. We dont have a post player to rely on so we are used to shooting threes, said Alex Benson, Salina senior. Benson contributed seven points. When Out of Shape built a lead in the closing minutes, the team slowed the pace and took care of the basketball. Theta Chi 1 finished the game in desperation with a flurry of fouls, but it was too late. Out of Shape had already minimized its mistakes in the latter part of the second half, leading it to the victory. Edited by Hayley Travis

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Tigers arent so hot, but theyre hungry

Editors note: The Kansan and The Maneater, Missouris student newspaper, swapped columns about this weekends Border Showdown. Kansan columnist Tim Hall wrote an approach to this Saturdays rivalry before reading this column from Missouri. To see what Tim Hall had to say, check out Kansan.com Paging Dr. Moody, to the freethrow line, please. And this guy wants to be a surgeon? With those nerves, I wouldnt let him near me with a stethoscope, much less a scalpel. Thanks, but no thanks, doc, I think Ill take my chances with the acupuncturist. Yes, its true our season as Tiger fans has come down to spouting barbs like these. You could say we delight in the little things. In the month since Moody bricked those tosses (both of them, as I recall), things havent exactly gone as planned at Mizzou. The past 30 days have left us sans Quin Snyder and teetering at .500, with a four-game run out at the Big 12 tournament as our final opportunity to reach the Promised Land. For the third straight year, the Tigers season will come

coach who said there F ambrough, Don: KU game and the Missouriwere two S seasons: Every other game. G ary Pinkel: Decided that Brad Smith would work best as a pocket quarterback. lead T yus Edney:a Went the length of the court to MisUCLA to March Madness victory against State, Games Missouri Should souris stand still defense. H oustonWon butSam: Seeunabridged coffee-table verHave Didnt, sion. three-seed Mizzou U NIa(Northern Iowa): Defeated Tournament. as 14-seed in the 1990 NCAA the death I mmature: Antlers signsa celebrating II veteran.of Nick Collisons grandfather, World War football players after the V ery cold: KU their heaters during a Missouri cutfootelectricity to November When was ball game years ago in Columbia according to FamJ ason Sutherland:with an KU player Jarrod Hasse that playing Missouri injured wrist, Hasse said brough. Sutherland grabbed at his wrist throughout the game.


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down to salvaging the pride that comes with plucking your feathers. The Tigers will visit Lawrence with a solid NIT resume, facing your Jayhawks, who have rattled off eight fluke victories since Big Monday. The lucky streak has found your boys back in the Top 25, a mere two slots ahead of a certain team from Pennsylvania. You remember the Bison, dont you? Wayne Simien certainly does. Speaking of Wayne: Any of you catch the NBA Draft last April? Funny thing. Turns out the best big man in the country got drafted after a young fella named Linas Kleiza. No joke. Were still trying to verify this, but Im told Kleiza only went to school for two years.


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FRIDAY F oftball vs. Central Michigan, LouS isville Slugger Desert Classic, 5:45 p.m., Las Vegas F oftball vs. Cal Poly, Louisville S Slugger Desert Classic, 8 p.m., Las Vegas F aseball vs. USC, Public Storage B Classic, 8 p.m., Los Angeles SATURDAY F ennis at Louisville, 10 a.m., LouisT ville, Ky. F omens basketball at Iowa State, W 1 p.m., Ames, Iowa F ens basketball vs. Missouri, 2:45 M p.m., Allen Fieldhouse Player to watch: Russell Robinson. The sophomore guard will be responsible for shutting down Missouris lone scoring threat, Thomas Gardner. Robinson heads up one of the toughest Robinson backcourts in the conference with Mario Chalmers. F oftball vs. BYU, Louisville SlugS ger Desert Classic, 3:30 p.m., Las Vegas F oftball vs. Tennessee, Louisville S Slugger Desert Classic, 8 p.m., Las Vegas F aseball vs. San Diego, Public B Storage Classic, 2 p.m., Los Angeles SUNDAY F oftball vs. UNLV, Louisville SlugS ger Desert Classic, 1 p.m., Las Vegas F aseball vs. Vanderbilt, Public B Storage Classic, 2 p.m., Los Angeles MONDAY F omens golf vs. Michigan State, W Central District Invitational, All day, Parrish, Fla. TUESDAY F ens basketball vs. Baylor, 7 M p.m., Allen Fieldhouse F omens golf vs. Michigan W State, Central District Invitational, All day, Parrish, Fla. Talk To Us Tell us your news. Contact Eric Sorrentino or Erick Schmidt at 864-4858 or sports@kansan.com

Kansas Jayhawks (14-9, 3-9 Big 12)

Player to watch: Junior guard Sharita Smith played terrific defense on Wednesday night against Nebraska. Smith has struggled to get in a rhythm offensively, but she will likely continue to play as long as she can shut down the opposing teams scoring threats. When she came in during Wednesdays game, it was to replace freshman guard Ivana Catic or senior guard Kaylee Brown. Key to victory: Kansas will need a complete performance on both sides of the ball. In Wednesdays game, every big Kansas shot was immediately countered by Nebraska. The Jayhawks need to find a way to sustain a scoring must-win games, and with a 3-9 conference record is considered an outsider to make the womens NIT. Making the postseason is not an impossible task, and Kansas could help its case with a road win in Ames. It would also provide momentum going into next weeks game at Texas Tech. Last time out: Kansas lost to Nebraska 65-57 at Allen Fieldhouse in a game that was tied in the final minutes. Nebraska guard Kiera Hardy had 19 points, including the three-point shot that put the Cornhuskers up for good. After the game, Henrickson revealed that the team had been banned from wearing clothing that said Kansas during practice, saying that was a privilege the team had to earn.
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Iowa State Cyclones (15-8. 6-6 Big 12)

Player to watch: Iowa State guards, junior Lyndsey Medders and freshman Heather Ezell. Both shoot 32 percent for the season behind the arc, ranking in the top 15 in the conference. If they can consistently make their three-pointers, Kansas mush find a way to respond. Medders was out of the game in Lawrence with an injury, and Ezell was held to just 1-7 from three-point range. Key to victory: The Cyclones three-point shooting has been the key in numerous games this season. The team has lived and died by the three-pointer and the same should be true on Saturday. Without the three, Iowa State will be forced to establish an inside presence against Kansas senior forward Crystal Kemp. Season in review: Iowa State has won three straight games, its longest winning streak in conference play this season. At 6-6 in the conference, Iowa State is trying to play its way off the bubble and into the postseason. Being swept by Kansas would let the air out of Iowa States tournament bubble. Last time out: Iowa State defeated Texas Tech 69-65 Tuesday night in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones sophomore forward Lisa Blideaux recorded her first career double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. The team is usually among the best in the conference in three-point shooting, but got the victory despite only shooting 1-12 from behind the arc for the game.
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run, which will involve guards making shots and then turning around and stopping the Cyclones on the other end of the court. Season in review: Kansas has run out of

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Culture gives team winning edge

By anTonio Mendoza

Royals sign 2 players to minor league deals

SURPRISE, Ariz. Outfielder Chad Allen and infielder Benji Gil agreed to minor league contracts Thursday with the Kansas City Royals and were invited to spring training. Allen appeared in 21 games last season with the Texas Rangers, hitting .283. He also has played in the majors with the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians and Florida Marlins. Allen has a .269 average in 516 games in the majors. The 35-year-old Gil was a first-round pick of the Rangers in 1991. He was the Rangers starting shortstop in 1995, but hit .219 in 130 games.
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For the third straight match, the Kansas Jayhawks will be heading out of state to face an opponent. This weekend, the team will face the Louisville Cardinals at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Louisville, Ky. Kansas has a record of 3-1 this season, with two shutouts against Drake and Ball State. Coach Amy Hall-Holt said that some of the teams success came from the friendships that the players had developed off the court, as well as learning the

culture of the players places of origins. Five out of the nine players on the team are from different countries, with three of those five from Russia, and only one person is from the state of Kansas. Freshmen Ksenia Bukina, Yuliana Svistun and sophomore Liza Avdeeva all hail from Russia. They want to come here because they want an education and they want to be a part of the United States and they know the education is a little more valuable here, Hall-Holt said. Earlier this season, Bukina

said she came to Kansas to play tennis because she would be able to play tennis and go to school at the same time and because Avdeeva was already playing for KU. The two remaining players from other countries are freshman Edina Horvath of Hungary, and senior Christine Skoda of Alberta, Canada. The lone player from the state of Kansas is sophomore Stephanie Smith of Salina. Hall-Holt said, The last couple weeks it has been great with us traveling and they all get along and they have fun. If they are in a hotel room, they

are all usually in one room watching a movie, its never a separation. Louisville comes in with a record of 9-1, with six shutouts. The Cardinals are ranked No. 74 in the nation, and their only loss came to Kentucky by a score of 4-3. Its definitely going to be a very competitive match. They are ranked in the top 75 right now, Hall-Holt said. She thinks that a win against the Cardinals will give them a very good chance of being ranked. Edited by Jodi Ann Holopirek


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When No. 30 Kansas faced No. 11 Stanford last weekend, both had to prepare to play a potential contender in the NCAA tournament. This weekend, Kansas must prepare to take on three. The Jayhawks (6-2) head to the West Coast for the third time in as many weeks to participate in the Public Storage Classic, held by the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. A guy from Baseball America called me today, Coach Ritch Price said on Tuesday. And his comment was that might be the toughest tournament being played this weekend. For the first time in Kansas baseball history, the team will bring a Big 12 Player of the Week and a Big 12 Pitcher of the Week with them. Leading the Jayhawks this

weekend are senior outfielder Gus Milner, conference player of the week, and senior righthander Don Czyz. It was really deserving of both guys, Price said. Gus Milner had a fabulous weekend. It was awesome to see Donnie Czyz break the saves record and break it against a big-time program like Stanford. Czyz (0-0), the new saves leader at Kansas with 15 in his career, has 0.00 ERA and three saves already this season, including two at Stanford. Milner is hitting .545 on the season with three home runs and 16 RBI. He crushed the ball last weekend at Stanford, going 7-13 with seven RBI. Theres another, what, 44 percent I can add on and bat .1000, Milner said. Ill take .550 every day, though, thats for sure. As for the competition, first up will be USC (5-3) tonight. The Trojans have followed

three straight losses with five straight victories. PAC-10 Player of the Week Cyle Hankerd has hit .556 in the Trojans past four games, in the midst of an eight-game hitting streak. Junior right-hander Ian Kennedy (1-1) will be tonights probable starter. Last years PAC-10 pitcher of the year has 17 strikeouts and 2.08 ERA in 2006. On Saturday, the Jayhawks will face the Toreros of San Diego (5-1). No. 9 San Diego swept then No. 7 and defending College World Series champion Texas to start the season. The Toreros first loss came at the hands of the UC Davis last Sunday. Sophomore right-hander Matt Couch (1-0) will likely start San Diegos second game. In two starts, Couch has struck out nine, walked two and accumulated a 1.50 ERA. Every pitchers got their ace or couple aces, Milner said. So I just take them

F Friday Jr. LHP Sean Land (2-0, 2.25 ERA) vs. USC F Saturday Sr. RHP Ricky Fairchild (2-0, 2.61 ERA) vs. No. 9 San Diego F Sunday Sr. RHP Kodiak Quick (1-1, 3.00 ERA) vs. Vanderbilt
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one at a time and take deep breaths and stuff; see if I can hit one out every once in a while. The weekends classic will open up the season for Vanderbilt. The Commodores finished 13-17 in the SEC last year. Sophomore infielder Alex Feinberg lead his team last season, hitting .413 in non-conference play. Edited by John Jordan

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Chillin out of the cold



Indiana coach quits in middle of season

By MichAel MArot
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Tsuyoshi Akiyama, Hadano, Japan, sophomore, plays pingpong Thursday afternoon at McCollum Hall. Several students stayed indoors Thursday because of the cold winter weather.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Mike Davis departure from Indiana was as sudden as his ascent to the top of Hoosiers basketball. Just a couple dozen yards from where he became Bob Knights successor in 2000, Davis walked into in a crowded room and announced he would resign at the end of the season. He was still wearing a crimson Hoosiers sweater as he urged fans to unite behind the program. Dont be sad for me. Please dont be sad for me, Davis said as his wife watched from the side. This is like the MasterCard commercial. You know, its priceless what God has given me to be the head basketball coach here. The embattled heir to one of college basketballs signature programs made his decision public with five games left before the Big Ten tournament. In six seasons, he was 109-76. But Indiana (13-9, 5-6) has been slumping lately. The Hoosiers have lost four straight games and are just 3-7 since a promising 10-2 start that put the team in the top 10. Indiana president Adam Her-

bert said he had planned to wait until after the season ended to evaluate whether the 45-yearold Davis would return as coach next year, but Davis wouldnt wait. Herbert said Davis initiated discussions before the Connecticut game on Feb. 4. They met again afterward and eventually agreed on an $800,000 buyout a hefty price for an athletics department that has run a multimillion dollar deficit in recent years. Davis was scheduled to earn about $800,000 with outside income over the final two years of his contract. At the news conference, Herbert and athletic director Rick Greenspan extolled Davis successes becoming the first coach in school history to win 20 games and reach the NCAA tournament in each of his first three seasons, leading the Hoosiers to the national championship game in 2002 and producing one of the nations finest recruiting classes two years ago. But fan unrest, unfinished business and incessant pressure led to Davis decision. Every year theres been a rumor that coach Davis would not be here and every year Im back, Davis said. I wanted it to be on my terms.



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1B If my calculations are correct, thats half as long as Simien. I guess pro scouts dont listen to Dick Vitale, after all. And not so fast with the Snyder jokes. The beakers have had their share of coaching problems, if my memory serves me. Some guy named Ralph, or something, right? Swore it was his last job before he retired, or whatever. Maybe hes just volunteering at UNC. Did I say UNC? I meant, Defending National Champion UNC. All right, now that was a low blow. Even we had a hard time hating Roy. But if youve read this far, kudos. At least acknowledge that your University Daily Kansan counterpart writing in the Maneater has an easier task. Writ-

ing a derogatory column about Mizzous season is about as difficult as beating Stevie Wonder at a game of darts. Sorry, Stevie. In fact, Ill save you some time. Joe Pigeonhawks column will read something like this: You lost your coach, you lost to Baylor, and your winning percentage would make an impressive batting average. Ha ha ha and we laugh all the way home. But seeing as Im running out of inches here, its about time for some quasi-objective analysis. For all three of you who endured the cheap shots, heres some real insight before tomorrows grudge match: These Tigers are angry. Angry about their season, their coach and their legacy at Mizzou. Tomorrow will be their last opportunity to save their stripes. And around here, that is no little thing.

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Slowing Gardner key to pushing streak

KU Tip-off
F Kansas is riding a season-

No. 22 Kansas vs. Missouri, CBS 2:45 p.m., Saturday, Allen Fieldhouse
The Kansas offense was effective the last time Missouri and Kansas met on Jan. 16, shooting a blistering 53.4 percent from the field. The problem in the last game in Columbia, Mo., was free throws. Kansas missed 14 free throws, which proved to be the difference in the game that Kansas lost in overtime. Kansas saw freshman guard Mario Chalmers open up his game offensively against Missouri in January. Chalmers has not slowed down since this time. He is averaging 15.3 points per game in conference play. The Kansas offense struggled against Oklahoma State on Monday until the final 10 minutes of the game, when Kansas sealed the 64-49 victory.

at a glance

In the last Missouri-Kansas game, it was the Thomas Gardner show. The junior guard lit up Kansas with 40 points and 7-of-14 three-point shots. Kansas had major problems defending him late in the ballgame, which led to Missouris comeback. Since that game, Gardners production has tailed off. In his past three games, Gardner has averaged just more than 12 points per game, down from his season total of 19.8. Gardner is the teams best offensive player, and the team normally relies on him heavily. Missouris second leading scorer is senior guard Jimmy McKinney. McKinney is a veteran to the rivalry and has competed in nine games between the two schools.

MU Tip-off
F It has been a horrific sea-

at a glance

high, eight-game winning streak and is ranked in the national polls for the first time this season at No. 22. The Jayhawks are led by freshman guards Brandon Rush and Mario Chalmers, who are both averaging more than 15 points per game in conference play and may be fighting each other for the conference newcomer of the year award.



son for Missouri. After a 3-1 conference start, Missouri went on a six-game losing streak before finally winning last weekend against Kansas State. During the losing streak, Missouri lost every game by double figures. The poor play and lack of effort both contributed to former coach Quin Snyders resignation. Missouri sits at 4-7 in the conference.

F Kansas offense was no

last time out

F  issouri played its first game M

last time out

where to be found on Monday against Oklahoma State in the games opening 30 minutes. The Jayhawks finally came alive in the last 10 minutes. Sophomore guard Russell Robinsons three-point shot put Kansas up for good. The Jayhawks ended up winning by 15, but the score was not indicative of how close the game was.

F Robinson. The New York City

player to watch
native will likely spend most of the game defending Missouris leading scorer Thomas Gardner. Gardner scored 40 points the last time these two teams met, and Robinson will shoulder the majority of the load defending him

8 Kansas is on an eight-game winning streak. 2 The number of missed free throws with less than a second remaining by senior forward Christian Moody the last time Missouri and Kansas met on Jan. 16.

5 quick facts

If it wasnt for its defense, Kansas would likely have lost the game against Oklahoma State. The Jayhawks held the Cowboys to 37.5 percent shooting and stepped up their defensive pressure even more in the final minutes of the game. Kansas will need to be strong against Missouris Thomas Gardner, who averages nearly 20 points per game. Gardner had 40 points the last time the teams met. Expect Kansas coach Bill Self to focus the majority of Kansas defense on Gardner. Chalmers continues to be solid on the defensive end, leading the conference in steals at 2.67 a game.


Missouri failed to contain freshman guard Mario Chalmers in the last game. Chalmers poured in 22 points and had eight assists. Missouri was more effective in guarding freshman guard Brandon Rush, who shot just 5-of-13 from the field. Gardner handled most of the defensive duties on Rush and made him dribble to his left on several occasions. The Tigers have allowed just more than 70 points a game on defense. Senior center Kevin Young is the teams best rebounder and grabs 7.6 boards per game. Sophomore guard Jason Horton is the teams most active perimeter defender, with 36 steals on the season. He will most likely get the assignment to guard Chalmers on defense.


without Snyder and came away successful last Sunday in the 74-71 victory against Kansas State. Sophomore Marshall Brown led the team with 18 points, four rebounds and four assists. Junior guard Thomas Gardner was quiet in the game with just 11 points.

F Gardner. Every Kansas fan is

player to watch
aware that Gardner lit up Kansas for 40 points last game. Kansas defenders did everything but throw the kitchen sink at him. Three different players guarded him, but nothing worked. Its real simple: Missouri goes as Gardner goes. Freshman guard Brandon Rush and sophomore guard Russell Robinson should try to force Gardner to take bad shots on Saturday.

All Big 12 first or second team players interim coach Melvin Watkins produced while at Texas A&M.

15 The number of Academic

5 quick facts

6 The number of games in

2.67 The number of steals per game for Chalmers, who leads the conference.

8 The number of turnovers 51.9 Missouri shot 51.9

Self will see a different face on the opposing sideline on Saturday after former Missouri coach Quin Snyder resigned last week. Self will expect Missouri to look a little different under interim coach Melvin Watkins. Self has Kansas young team one game out of first place in the conference. A match-up against Texas looms for next weekend. If Kansas continues to play at its current pace, having won 15 of the last 17 games, expect Self to win conference coach of the year honors and be mentioned for national coach of the year as well.

a row that Missouri lost after beating Kansas on its home floor a month ago. Gardner had last game against Kansas, despite his 40 points.

2 The number of players scoring in double figures for Kansas, after having just one for most of the season. 36.2 Opponents average


shooting percentage against Kansas.

F The Jayhawks need to keep

looking ahead
winning. If Kansas can win tomorrow and next week against Baylor, it would set up a game next weekend against Texas that would likely decide who would win the regularseason conference title. The Jayhawks have surprised the conference with their ability to be good early in their careers, playing with virtually all freshmen and sophomores.

Former Missouri coach Quin Snyder will not be roaming the sidelines for Missouri on Saturday. Instead, interim head coach Melvin Watkins will take his place. Snyder resigned from the head coach position one week ago. Watkins is no stranger to Allen Fieldhouse or the Big 12 Conference, though. He is the former coach of Texas A&M, where he was fired two seasons ago. Watkins is most known for going 0-16 in the conference with Texas A&M in his last season there. Watkins won the first Missouri game of his career, coaching the team to a 74-71 victory against Kansas State last Sunday.


75 The number of threepointers Gardner has made on the year. This number is more than anyone else on his team has even attempted.

percent from the field last game against Kansas State, up from its season average of 45.9.

F Missouris future is uncertain at

looking ahead

this time. Some of the players said they were not sure about their futures at the school after Snyders resignation. Watkins needs another victory against a main rival to gain more respect from the players.

F Stop Gardner. Gardner is the

key to victory

F Play within itself. When Mis

key to victory

Big 12s leading scorer and is averaging nearly 20 points per game. Robinson will spend most of the time guarding him, but Rush and senior guard Jeff Hawkins could both see time on him. Gardner is the Tigers lone legitimate scorer and if the Jayhawks can stop him, expect them to win big.

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souri struggles, it has a lot to do with the players trying to make too many plays. The Tigers must play composed basketball in a rowdy environment. Gardner will be the guy to watch again. When Missouri struggles, no other player lets his emotions be seen aside from Gardner. If he is upset and out of control, the Tigers will get blown out.

Around the Big 12

Iowa State at No. 19 Oklahoma When: noon, Saturday Where: Norman, Okla. The Cyclones come into Lloyd Noble Center losing seven of their past 10 games. Oklahoma hasnt been winning lately, either. The Sooners lost to the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday, despite a 26-point outburst from junior guard Michael Neal. He was 7-of14 from long range. The games most intriguing match-up could be Oklahoma senior guard Terrell Everett and Iowa State junior guard Curtis Stinson.

Colorado at Kansas State When: 12:30 p.m., Saturday Where: Manhattan Colorado has won seven of its past nine games and is on a twogame winning streak. Colorado defeated No. 19 Oklahoma on Wednesday, in large part because of sophomore guard Richard Robys 28 points and nine rebounds. Kansas State cannot seem to come away with a victory lately. The Wildcats have lost five of their past six games, even though theyve been competitive in the games. Kansas State lost on Wednesday against Texas Tech.

No. 6 Texas at Oklahoma State When: 12:30 p.m., Sunday Where: Stillwater, Okla. Texas still sits atop the Big 12 with a 10-1 conference record. After a loss on the road to Oklahoma on Jan. 28, Texas has responded well. The Longhorns have won five straight games. Their most recent victory came from a 90-63 blowout against Baylor in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday. Oklahoma State lost to No. 22 Kansas on Monday. Despite a 15-point performance from sophomore guard JamesOn Curry, turnovers plagued the Cowboys. Curry had seven in Mondays game and Oklahoma State had 24 overall, compared to 20 Kansas turnovers.