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Iowa State beats Kansas to win Big 12 Tournament title »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Iowa State’s unflappable bunch of comeback kids did it one more time. Georges Niang scored 19 points, Abdel Nader made the go-ahead foul shots with 48 seconds to go, and the No. 13 Cyclones rallied from a 17-point second-half hole to beat ninth-ranked Kansas […]

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No. 9 Kansas beats No. 16 Baylor in Big 12 semifinals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wayne Selden Jr. scored 20 points and ninth-ranked Kansas turned up its suffocating defense to beat No. 16 Baylor 62-52 in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Friday night. Perry Ellis returned from an injury to add 11 points for the top-seeded […]

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Thursday’s state basketball results »

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BOYS Class 5A – Topeka BV West 68, Shawnee Heights 49 Maize South 60, Mill Valley 52 Wichita Bishop Carroll 67, KC Washington 53 Wichita Heights 54, Kapaun Mount Carmel 51 Class 3A -Hutchinson Sabetha 50, Riverton 46 Scott City 47, Cheney 44 Wellsville 59, Osage City 51 Wichita Collegiate 57, Hesston 44 Class 1A […]

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Kansas holds off TCU in Big 12 tourney opener »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a career-high 25 points, Landen Lucas added 13 and ninth-ranked Kansas beat pesky TCU 64-59 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals. Playing without leading scorer Perry Ellis due to a knee injury, the top-seeded Jayhawks (25-7) had to […]

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K-State falls in Big 12 tourney opener »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Washburn and Kyan Anderson scored 16 points apiece, and TCU held on down the stretch to beat Kansas State 67-65 on Wednesday night for its first Big 12 tournament victory. Trey Zeigler added 15 points for the ninth-seeded Horned Frogs (18-14), who had […]

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Chiefs sign veteran safety Tyvon Branch to 1-year deal »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have signed veteran safety Tyvon Branch to a one-year deal, helping to solidify a position that could be thinned out considerably by free agency. Kansas City is already poised to play without Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, who is undergoing treatment for […]

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Tuesday’s high school basketball results »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Class 3A Beloit Sub-State Scott City 81, Russell 29 Minneapolis 54, Ellsworth 51 Beloit 104, Phillipsburg 63 Norton 77, Hoisington 51 Class 1A – Division I Central Burden 62, South Haven 60 Flinthills 38, Goessel 35 Lakeside 51, Clifton-Clyde 43 Lebo 42, Southern Coffey 27 Marais des Cygnes Valley 52, Pleasanton 39 Pretty […]

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Kansas secures outright Big 12 title with overtime win over West Virginia »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history to lead No. 9 Kansas over No. 20 West Virginia 76-69, giving the Jayhawks their 11th consecutive Big 12 championship. Mason scored the last eight points in overtime and finished with 19 points. The Jayhawks 11 straight conference […]

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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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