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Carter leads No. 11 Wichita State over Alabama »

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By JEFFREY PARSON Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Darius Carter had a game-high 16 points and the go-ahead slam with 11.9 seconds remaining to lead No. 11 Wichita State to a 53-52 victory over Alabama Tuesday. The Shockers (8-1) trailed by 11 with five minutes to play but rallied behind Ron Baker and Fred […]

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Rios, Royals agree to $11 million deal »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the negotiations says outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal was subject to Rios passing a physical. Rios will […]

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Williams paces Kansas State past Savannah State »

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By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night. The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years. It was also […]

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Alex Smith, Chiefs rout Raiders »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 on Sunday to end a three-game skid. Knile Davis had touchdowns running and receiving, and De’Anthony Thomas returned […]

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No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 […]

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No. 11 Wichita State rallies past Detroit »

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By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Darius Carter had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 11 Wichita State rallied from a 10-point second half deficit to beat Detroit 77-68 on Saturday. Ron Baker added 19 points for the Shockers (7-1), who went on a decisive 15-3 run in the final minutes. […]

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Greene helps No. 10 Kansas past Georgetown »

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By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Brannen Greene went 5 for 5 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 19 points Wednesday night as No. 10 Kansas made a basketball statement with a 75-70 win over Georgetown, even as Hoyas players were making a societal statement by wearing “I CAN’T BREATHE” T-shirts […]

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Kansas State beats Bradley »

K-State's Nigel Johnson steals the ball against Bradley at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas on December 9, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Nino Williams had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Marcus Foster had 13 points as Kansas State (5-4) defeated Bradley 50-47 on Tuesday night at Bramlage Coliseum. It was Williams’ second-career double-double, with the last coming against Baylor on March 8. Auston Barnes scored a career-high 21 points to pace the […]

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No. 11 Wichita State beats Seton Hall »

Darius Carter records a double-double in the Shockers win over Bradley. (Courtesy Wichita State Athletics)

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Ron Baker scored 22 points, Fred VanVleet added 18 points and eight assists and No. 11 Wichita State handed Seton Hall its first loss of the season, 77-68 on Tuesday night. Darius Carter had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Shockers (6-1), who used […]

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Traylor will not play for No. 10 KU vs Georgetown »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas forward Jamari Traylor has been suspended for Wednesday night’s game at Georgetown after he was arrested over the weekend for interfering with a police officer. Coach Bill Self said Monday that Traylor would travel with the No. 10 Jayhawks but would not play against the Hoyas. He said that Traylor […]

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Chiefs’ Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a “very treatable and potentially curable” form of cancer. Hodgkin’s disease is a form of lymphoma originating in white blood cells. Berry had been undergoing tests at Emory University in Atlanta since […]

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Williams, Stanton lead Cardinals by Chiefs »

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By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kerwynn Williams rushed for 100 yards two days after being elevated from the Arizona practice squad and the Cardinals rallied to beat Kansas City 17-14 on Sunday in a matchup of teams that had lost two in a row. The NFC West-leading Cardinals (10-3) took […]

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No. 8 Wichita State beats Saint Louis »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 18 points, and No. 8 Wichita State beat Saint Louis 81-52 on Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita. Evan Wessel and Rauno Nurger had 15 points apiece to help the Shockers (5-1) bounce back from Wednesday’s overtime loss at Utah. The setback against the Utes was […]

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