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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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K-State comeback falls short at No. 21 West Virginia »

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By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) got plenty of scoring from its deep bench to snap […]

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Tuesday’s high school basketball results »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Western Athletic Conference Dodge City 63, Ulysses 34 Liberal 43, Guymon, Okla. 32 McPherson 61, Great Bend 33 Salina Central 49, Hays 46 Mid-Continent League Central Plains 54, Plainville 31 Hill City 71, Golden Plains 20 Hoxie 67, Phillipsburg 55 Norton 65, Oberlin-Decatur 59 Scott City 69, TMP-Marian 45 Smith Center 68, Logan […]

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No. 16 Wichita State dominates Missouri State »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Fred VanVleet had No. 16 Wichita State’s first triple-double in 43 years and Ron Baker scored 17 for the Shockers, who pounded Missouri State 78-35 on Saturday night. VanVleet finished with 10 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes for Wichita State (21-3, 11-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Shaquille […]

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No. 25 Texas beats Kansas State »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Isaiah Taylor scored 23 points, including two foul shots with one second left that sent No. 25 Texas over Kansas State 61-57 Saturday. Connor Lammert had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Longhorns (15-8, 4-6 Big 12). Nino Williams had 13 points for the Wildcats (12-12, 5-6), who once again […]

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Oklahoma State stuns No. 8 Kansas »

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By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Le’Bryan Nash scored 18 points to help Oklahoma State upset No. 8 Kansas 67-62 on Saturday. Oklahoma State trailed by 11 at halftime, but the Cowboys held the Jayhawks to 27 percent shooting in the second half. Oklahoma State students stormed the court after beating […]

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VanVleet helps No. 16 Wichita State to close win at Bradley »

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Fred VanVleet made two free throws with 4.6 seconds left, helping No. 16 Wichita State hold on for a 62-59 victory at Bradley on Wednesday night. The Shockers went without a field goal for the final 12 1/2 minutes in their first game since Saturday’s 70-54 loss at Northern Iowa. After […]

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Tuesday’s high school basketball results »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Western Athletic Conference Dodge City 55, Liberal 46 Salina Central 68, Great Bend 36 Salina South 55, Hays 51 Area Results Central Plains 58, Otis-Bison 18 Ellinwood 52, Victoria 48 Ellis 74, Quinter 67 Ellsworth 52, Russell 32 Macksville 66, LaCrosse 45 Ness City 69, Hill City 50 Plainville 48, Trego 32 Western […]

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Royals come to terms on one-year deal with Lorenzo Cain »

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Postseason star Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract for $2,725,000, just ahead of what would have been Major League Baseball’s first salary arbitration hearing this year. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas also settled Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year contract for $2.64 million. Cain […]

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Moustakas, Royals agree to $2.64 million deal »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Third baseman Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $2.64 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Moustakas would earn a $10,000 bonus under Tuesday’s deal if he has 550 or more plate appearances. The 26-year-old hit .212 with 21 doubles and 54 RBIs last year, when he […]

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Selden leads No. 9 Kansas past No. 15 Iowa State »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Wayne Selden Jr. scored 19 points in a hot-shooting second half to spark No. 9 Kansas past No. 15 Iowa State 89-76 on Monday night. Selden, after missing all three of his shots and scoring only one point in the first half, drilled four of his first five 3-pointers after intermission, […]

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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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