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No. 18 Northern Iowa routs No. 12 Wichita State »

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By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Seth Tuttle scored a career-high 29 points and 18th-ranked Northern Iowa trounced No. 12 Wichita State 70-54 on Saturday, snapping the Shockers’ 27-game regular season winning streak in the Missouri Valley. Wes Washpun had 16 points for the Panthers (20-2, 9-1 MVC). They pulled […]

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No. 9 Kansas drops Kansas State »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis had 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 9 Kansas bolted to a big lead in the opening minutes Saturday in a 68-57 victory Saturday over Kansas State. Ellis had a double-double at halftime, with 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Jayhawks (18-3, 7-1 Big 12) beat their […]

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Thursday’s high school basketball results »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Christ Preparatory Academy 60, Maranatha Academy 50 Manhattan 59, Emporia 48 Perry-Lecompton 64, Atchison County 32 Wichita Collegiate 63, Augusta 41 Lyon County League Tournament Burlingame 54, Southern Coffey 34 Lebo 63, Madison 55 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL McPherson Mid-American Classic Andale 66, Wichita Southeast 30 Manhattan 57, Valley Center 37 McPherson 53, Dodge City […]

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No. 9 Kansas holds on for win at TCU »

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Basketball Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Frank Mason III scored 16 points with a couple of key shots in the go-ahead run and No. 9 Kansas held on for a 64-61 victory at TCU after his missed free throws Wednesday night. The Big 12-leading Jayhawks (17-3, 6-1 Big 12), who […]

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VanVleet lifts No. 12 Wichita State to win over Loyola »

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By JEFFREY PARSON Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 27 points to lead No. 12 Wichita State to a 58-47 win over Loyola on Wednesday night. Ron Baker added 16 points as the Shockers (19-2, 9-0 Missouri Valley) shot just 41 percent from the floor and 43 percent from the […]

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No. 17 Mountaineers turn up pressure to beat K-State »

K-State's Jevon Thomas and Thomas Gipson compete for a loose ball against West Virginia's Tarik Phillip at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas on January 27, 2015. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Tarik Phillip matched a career-high 12 points and West Virginia, relying on its high-pressure defense, shut down Kansas State for a 65-59 victory Tuesday night. In a game marred by fouls and poor play, the Mountaineers (17-3, 5-2 Big 12) forced the Wildcats (12-9, 5-3) […]

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Royals, Dyson agree at $1,225,000 and avoid arbitration »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000. Dyson, who is expected to be the Royals’ fourth outfielder, can also make $25,000 for reaching 350 plate appearances and $50,000 if he’s chosen for the All-Star game. Dyson earned $530,000 last season, […]

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Alexander, No. 11 Kansas dump No. 17 Texas »

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By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cliff Alexander had 15 points and nine rebounds, and No. 11 Kansas beat No. 17 Texas 75-62 on Saturday for a key road win in the rugged Big 12. The Jayhawks easily handled Texas’ size advantage inside and got timely 3-point shooting to break the […]

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Baker leads No. 14 Wichita State past Missouri State »

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – Ron Baker made five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead No. 14 Wichita State to a 76-53 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night. Tekele Cotton and Fred VanVleet also scored 15 apiece for the Shockers (17-2, 7-0 Missouri Valley Conference), who have won 25 consecutive conference games dating […]

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No. 9 Iowa State holds off K-State »

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By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) – Monte Morris hit a floater with 37 seconds left and No. 9 Iowa State held off Kansas State 77-71 on Tuesday night, moving into a tie for first place in the Big 12. Jameel McKay had 15 points off the bench for the Cyclones (14-3, […]

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Monday’s high school basketball results »


BOYS’ BASKETBALL Mid Continent League Tournament Norton 55, Trego 22 Hill City 58, Plainville 51 Stockton 69, Phillipsburg 56 TMP-Marian 64, Ellis 46 Hoisington Winter Jam LaCrosse 57, Ellsworth 55 Russell 51, Otis-Bison 44 Northern Plains League Tournament Osborne 72, Chase 41 Pike Valley 52, Sylvan-Lucas 33 Rock Hills 50, Natoma 39 St. John’s Beloit-Tipton […]

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No. 11 Kansas blows big lead, holds off No. 19 Sooners »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 19 points, converting two driving layups in the closing minutes, and No. 11 Kansas held on after blowing a 20-point first-half lead for an 85-78 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma on Monday night. Perry Ellis added 16 points, Cliff Alexander had […]

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No. 11 Iowa State beats 9th-ranked Kansas »

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By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) — Naz Long scored 20 points and 11th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 9 Kansas 86-81 on Saturday night, recording back-to-back wins over the Jayhawks for the first time in 14 years. Georges Niang had 15 points for the Cyclones (13-3, 3-1 Big 12), who shot […]

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