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No. 12 Kansas State beats West Virginia »

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By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Jake Waters threw for a career-high 400 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for a score and No. 12 Kansas State held on to beat sloppy West Virginia 26-20 on Thursday night. Kansas State (8-2, 6-1 Big 12, No. 12 CFP) rebounded from a loss […]

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No. 1 Kentucky shuts down No. 5 Kansas »

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By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dakari Johnson scored 11 points, Andrew Harrison had 10 and No. 1 Kentucky used a dominant defense to blow out No. 4 Kansas 72-40 in Tuesday night’s Champions Classic. The Wildcats (3-0) shot just 43.1 percent from the field, but they were so good on defense […]

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No. 11 Wichita State tops Memphis »

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Ron Baker scored 21 points to lead No. 11 Wichita State to a 71-56 win Tuesday over Memphis, pushing the Shockers regular-season win streak to a nation-leading 33 games. Fred VanVleet had 15 points and Darius Carter added 12 for the Shockers (2-0). The Tigers were led by Nick King’s […]

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Kansas State beats UMKC »

K-State's Jevon Thomas steals the ball from UMKC's Deshon Taylor in Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas on November 17, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Thomas Gipson had 21 points and nine rebounds to help Kansas State beat Missouri-Kansas City 83-73 in the opening mainland round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Marcus Foster made four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points as Kansas State (2-0) made 8 of 13 shots from behind the arc. Justin […]

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Jayhawks roll in exhibition win over Emporia State »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas defense was relentless in the opening half, allowing just seven Emporia State baskets, yet the Jayhawk offense needed time to catch up. The wait was worth it as KU ignited for 63 points in the final 20 minutes en route to an overwhelming 109-56 win at Allen Fieldhouse […]

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Balance key in K-State’s win over OSU »

K-State's Tyler Lockett catches a pass against Oklahoma State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas on November 1, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder had watched Oklahoma State slice so effortless through his defense on the game’s opening drive that he wondered whether the tone had been set. Morgan Burns didn’t give him a chance to think anything more of it. The speedy cornerback returned the ensuing kickoff 86 yards […]

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No. 12 Baylor Upends Kansas »

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Kansas Athletics WACO, Texas – Ball security proved to be the difference maker Saturday afternoon at McLane Stadium, as the Kansas football team dropped its fifth-straight game, falling victim to the No. 12-ranked Baylor Bears, 60-14. The Jayhawks (2-6, 0-5 Big 12) fumbled the ball five times and turned it over three times in the […]

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Conner Frankamp to leave Kansas »

Connor Frankamp played in 27 games as a freshman at Kansas 2013-14. (Photo courtesy Kansas Athletics)

Kansas Athetics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Shooting guard Conner Frankamp will not begin his sophomore season with the Kansas men’s basketball team. Friday morning, head coach Bill Self announced Frankamp’s decision to leave the University of Kansas. “I met with Conner and his father (Martin Frankamp) Wednesday to discuss his situation and opportunity this season at […]

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K-State ninth in inaugural college football playoff rankings »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – With its 6-1 record heading into this weekend’s matchup with Oklahoma State, Kansas State was ranked ninth in the inaugural College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings announced Tuesday on ESPN by the 12-person committee. The Wildcats were one of five Big 12 teams to debut in the poll with […]

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K-State’s Barnett earns Big 12 weekly honor »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Following a seven-tackle contest in which he batted away four Texas passes, Kansas State junior defensive back Dante Barnett was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. It was Barnett’s first career honor and the fourth this season for the Wildcats as […]

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KSU’s Lockett receives Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior wide receiver Tyler Lockett was honored for his efforts in the return game last week against UTEP as he was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.   Lockett’s designation was the third for the Wildcats this season and the […]

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Weis relieved of duties as Kansas football coach; Bowen named interim head coach »

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Kansas Athletics Lawrence, Kan. – Charlie Weis has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract.Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach.“I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season,” Zenger said. “But I […]

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K-State’s Johnson earns Big 12 Player of the Week honors »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State senior linebacker Dakorey Johnson was honored for his performance in his first career start against Auburn as he was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Johnson is the second Wildcat in the last three weeks to pick up weekly conference accolades […]

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