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No. 11 Wichita State wins at Indiana State »

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ROB LAFARY, Associated Press   TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Darius Carter had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 11 Wichita State to a 63-53 win over Indiana State on Wednesday night. Fred VanVleet added 15 points while Tekele Cotton scored 12 in a win that saw Wichita State score 30 points in […]

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Kansas State rallies late to topple No. 8 Kansas »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night. Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson […]

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VanVleet lifts Wichita State to win over Evansville »

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By JEFFREY PARSON Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Fred VanVleet scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half to lead No. 13 Wichita State to a 62-43 win over Evansville on Sunday. Ron Baker added 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Shockers (25-3, 15-1 Missouri Valley). Evan Wessel had 11 points […]

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Ellis helps No. 8 Kansas hold off feisty TCU »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 23 points, Devonte’ Graham added a career-high 20 and eighth-ranked Kansas bounced back from a frustrating loss to hold off foul-plagued TCU, 81-72 on Saturday. Frank Mason III added 14 points and five assists for the Jayhawks (22-5, 11-4), who held onto […]

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Prince, No. 20 Baylor top K-State »

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By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — With yet another 20-win season under Scott Drew secured, Baylor forward Rico Gathers is thinking more about the two times the Bears have been a win away from the Final Four under their coach. “I’m glad that we won 20 games, but we’re on a […]

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TCU beats Kansas State for its 1st Big 12 win streak »

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Basketball Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Chris Washburn scored 17 points and TCU beat Kansas State 69-55 on Wednesday night, giving the Horned Frogs consecutive Big 12 victories for the first time since joining the league. TCU (16-10, 3-10 Big 12) never trailed in the game, but had to hold […]

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Tuesday’s high school basketball results »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Western Athletic Conference Dodge City 43, Garden City 31 Hays 66, Abilene 50 Liberal 52, Cimarron 43 Mid-Continent League Ellis 71, Trego 42 Norton 64, Hoxie 57 Smith Center 62, Northern Valley 41 Stockton 47, LaCrosse 43, OT TMP-Marian 65, Great Bend 52 Area Results Central Plains 66, Ness City 45 Ellsworth 49, […]

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No. 13 Wichita State beats Southern Illinois »

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By TODD HEFFERMAN Associated Press CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – Shaquille Morris scored a career-high 17 points to lead No. 13 Wichita State to an 84-62 over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night. Morris made 7 of his 8 shots for the Shockers (25-3, 14-1 Missouri Valley), who have won five straight. Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker […]

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Staten’s layup lifts No. 23 West Virginia over No. 8 Kansas »

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Juwan Staten made a layup with 4 seconds left to lift No. 23 West Virginia to a 62-61 victory over No. 8 Kansas on Monday night. Staten finished with 20 points to give the Mountaineers (20-6, 8-5 Big 12) their first 20-win season in four years. It was Staten’s first field […]

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Closer Greg Holland, Royals agree to $8.25 million deal »

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The Kansas City Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract before their hearing. Under the terms of Friday’s agreement, Holland will receive a $100,000 assignment bonus if he’s traded. The 29-year-old right-hander was 1-3 with a 1.44 ERA for the […]

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Royals, Herrera agree to $4.15M, 2-year contract »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals and reliever Kelvin Herrera have agreed on a $4.15 million, two-year deal that avoids arbitration, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal will not be completed until Herrera […]

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Kansas assistant Jerrance Howard suspended 2 weeks »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas assistant Jerrance Howard has been suspended for two weeks after coach Bill Self learned this week that he had been arrested last summer for marijuana possession. Howard was charged last July with unlawful possession of cannabis, a misdemeanor, and ordered to pay $1,178.26 in […]

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VanVleet leads No. 15 Wichita State past Indiana State »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Fred VanVleet followed up a triple-double with 21 points Wednesday night, and No. 15 Wichita State rolled to a 74-57 victory over Indiana State. Darius Carter added 17 points and Tekele Cotton finished with 16 as Wichita State (22-3, 12-1 Missouri Valley) beat the Sycamores […]

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