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Ellis helps No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Perry Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. Ellis had 11 points in the opening 20 minutes to help Kansas cruise to a 43-25 halftime lead. The Jayhawks went […]

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

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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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K-State beats Purdue in Maui »

Kansas State Wildcats guard Marcus Foster (2) drives to the basket against the Purdue Boilermakers during the 2014 EA Sports Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Marcus Foster scored 24 points and Kansas State held on to beat Purdue 88-79 after blowing most of a big early lead Monday in the opening game of the Maui Invitational. Coming off a disappointing loss to Long Beach State, Kansas State (3-1) attacked Purdue […]

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K-State’s Lockett tabbed Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the seventh time in his career, including the second this season, Kansas State senior wide receiver Tyler Lockett has been named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in the return game at West Virginia, the conference office announced Monday. Lockett, who was […]

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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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