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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 »

High School Scoreboard Whitmore

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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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 »

High School Scoreboard Whitmore

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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