Kansas University (KU) was founded in 1865. It is located in Lawrence, Kansas.
The sports teams are called the Jayhawks. They are in NCAA's Division 1 and the Big 12 Conference.
KU football dates to 1890 and they have played in the Orange Bowl three times. The latest in 2008.
The basketball team was started in 1898 and they are national contenders almost every year. The team has 5 national titles and 3 NCAA tournament championships.
Among the notable athletes from KU are: Wilt Chamberlain, Danny Manning, Jacque Vaughn and Paul Pierce.