The Jayhawks graced the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena with a win to tie up the series against visitors South Dakota State, just before the highly-anticipated Border Showdown on the 15th and after their two away game victories. The players and coaches attributed the successful weekend to the increased confidence and effort in the push for Regionals in two weeks, ramping up the intensity of practices and plays.
The Jayhawks emerged victorious for their final home series of 2017 after a successful weekend (12/1-2) against the Washington Bears of St. Louis, bouncing back from previous games with a solid wrap to the semester.
The weekend of November 17 and 18 brought physicality and fury onto the Silverstein Arena ice with the arrival of the Arkansas Razorbacks, holding third place in the league. The Kansas Jayhawks fell to the visitors on an intense Friday night but made a signature comeback the following afternoon.
Fire met ice as the first round of the infamous Border War against the University of Missouri involved a stellar comeback for the Kansas Jayhawks as they triumphed on both Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11.
The Kansas Jayhawks earned another win against the league-leading Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday, November 3rd, but dropped one to even out the series the following afternoon. A powerful start on Friday night, despite a Nebraska goal, helped the home team find their rhythm into the game.
Flurries of snow and the hissing of skates marked the official return of the Jayhawks to home ice at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, MO. KU hosted the Creighton Bluejays on the weekend of October 27-28, a viable opponent as seen from previous seasons.