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No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 […]

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Greene helps No. 10 Kansas past Georgetown »

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By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Brannen Greene went 5 for 5 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 19 points Wednesday night as No. 10 Kansas made a basketball statement with a 75-70 win over Georgetown, even as Hoyas players were making a societal statement by wearing “I CAN’T BREATHE” T-shirts […]

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K-State lands five on First Team of All-Big 12 football; Heeney selected for Kansas »

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14 Kansas State Wildcats and  six Kansas Jayhawks have been named to the All-Big 12 football team. The Wildcats have five named to the First Team  headlined by wide receiver Tyler Lockett who also First Team kick/punt returner and named the Special Teams Player of Year. B.J. Finney is also on the First Team and […]

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Traylor will not play for No. 10 KU vs Georgetown »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas forward Jamari Traylor has been suspended for Wednesday night’s game at Georgetown after he was arrested over the weekend for interfering with a police officer. Coach Bill Self said Monday that Traylor would travel with the No. 10 Jayhawks but would not play against the Hoyas. He said that Traylor […]

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No. 11 Kansas rallies to beat Florida »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Wayne Selden Jr. scored 21 points, Cliff Alexander added 12 off the bench and No. 11 Kansas used a massive second-half run to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat Florida 71-65 Friday night. Frank Mason III also scored 12 points and Perry Ellis finished with […]

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AP Source: Beaty a candidate for Kansas job »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the situation says Texas A&M assistant David Beaty is interviewing with Kansas and has become the leading candidate for the Jayhawks’ coaching job. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the interview process was […]

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KU’s Perry Ellis named Big 12 Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics Kansas junior Perry Ellis has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week, by a media panel which covers the league, the conference announced Monday. Kansas won four games last week, including the championship of the Orlando Classic, with Ellis leading the way for the Jayhawks. The Wichita, Kansas, forward scored […]

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Ellis scores 17, Kansas beats Michigan State »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kansas capped a terrific weekend with a big win. Perry Ellis had 17 points and nine rebounds to help No. 11 Kansas beat Michigan State 61-56 Sunday in the championship game of the Orlando Classic. “To me winning the tournament is OK,” Kansas coach […]

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Jake Waters leads No. 11 K-State past Kansas »

K-State's head coach Bill Snyder embraces Tyler Lockett during Senior Day before the game against Kansas at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas on November 29, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jake Waters threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to record-setting wide receiver Tyler Lockett, and No. 11 Kansas State routed Kansas 51-13 on Saturday to move into a tie atop the Big 12 standings. Lockett caught nine passes for 119 yards, […]

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Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Perry Ellis scored 24 points, Cliff Alexander added 16 and No. 11 Kansas beat Tennessee 82-67 Friday in an Orlando Classic semifinal. Frank Mason III had 11 points and seven assists for Kansas (4-1). Tennessee (2-2) got 16 points from Josh Richardson, while Kevin […]

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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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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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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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