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Richardson, Vols outlast Kansas State »

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By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Richardson scored 17 points Saturday as Tennessee withstood a late 3-point onslaught from Marcus Foster in a 65-64 victory over Kansas State. Tennessee (3-3) had a 10-point lead with less than 2 minutes remaining before Kansas State made five 3-pointers in the last 1 […]

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Petty helps No. 5 Baylor past No. 9 Kansas State »

K-State's Tyler Lockett reaches for a pass against Baylor's Ryan Reid at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas on December 6, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty threw for 412 yards, Johnny Jefferson had two touchdown runs and fifth-ranked Baylor claimed a share of its second consecutive Big 12 title with a 38-27 win over ninth-ranked Kansas State on Saturday night. The Bears (11-1, 8-1 Big 12, No. 6 CFP) […]

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No. 11 Kansas rallies to beat Florida »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Wayne Selden Jr. scored 21 points, Cliff Alexander added 12 off the bench and No. 11 Kansas used a massive second-half run to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat Florida 71-65 Friday night. Frank Mason III also scored 12 points and Perry Ellis finished with […]

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AP Source: Beaty a candidate for Kansas job »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the situation says Texas A&M assistant David Beaty is interviewing with Kansas and has become the leading candidate for the Jayhawks’ coaching job. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the interview process was […]

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No. 25 Utah tops No. 8 Wichita State in OT »

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By MATTHEW COLES Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Delon Wright hit a go-ahead jumper in the lane with 14 seconds left in overtime to boost No. 25 Utah over No. 8 Wichita State 69-68 on Wednesday night, snapping the Shockers’ regular-season winning streak at 35 games. Wright, Utah’s do-everything guard, scored five of […]

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Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, the person said Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because […]

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Kansas State runs away from Omaha »

K-State's Malek Harris dunks against Nebraska-Omaha at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas on December 2, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) – Nino Williams had 19 points and Marcus Foster added 16 points as Kansas State beat Nebraska-Omaha 84-66 in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on Tuesday night. It is already the fourth 80-point game for the Wildcats (4-3). They only surpassed the mark twice during the 2013-14 season. C.J. Carter […]

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Chiefs sign Gordon, waive Supernaw in TE swap »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have signed Richard Gordon and waived Phillip Supernaw in a swap of third-string tight ends heading into Sunday’s game at Arizona. Gordon played in two games for the Chiefs last season and had appeared in three games for Tennessee this season. The former Miami standout, who has also […]

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Broncos beat Chiefs to stay atop AFC West »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes, Connor Barth was perfect on five field-goal attempts and the Denver Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs 29-16 on Sunday night to remain alone in first place in the AFC West. C.J. Anderson added 168 yards rushing and […]

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Ellis scores 17, Kansas beats Michigan State »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kansas capped a terrific weekend with a big win. Perry Ellis had 17 points and nine rebounds to help No. 11 Kansas beat Michigan State 61-56 Sunday in the championship game of the Orlando Classic. “To me winning the tournament is OK,” Kansas coach […]

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Jake Waters leads No. 11 K-State past Kansas »

K-State's head coach Bill Snyder embraces Tyler Lockett during Senior Day before the game against Kansas at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas on November 29, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jake Waters threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to record-setting wide receiver Tyler Lockett, and No. 11 Kansas State routed Kansas 51-13 on Saturday to move into a tie atop the Big 12 standings. Lockett caught nine passes for 119 yards, […]

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K-State falls to No. 3 Arizona in Maui »


LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 Tuesday in the Maui Invitational semifinals. Arizona (5-0) had rolled through its first four games despite some slow starts and shot 53 percent […]

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Greene, Ellis lead Kansas to win over Rider »

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By AMIE JUST Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Brannen Greene scored 17 points off the bench, Perry Ellis also had 17 points and No. 11 Kansas rebounded from an embarrassing loss to Kentucky with an 87-60 victory over Rider on Monday night. Svi Mykhailiuk, the 17-year-old Freshman from the Ukraine, made his first start […]

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