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Kentucky’s visit to Kansas highlights Big 12-SEC Challenge »

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IRVING, Texas (AP) – Kentucky’s visit to Kansas highlights the first Big 12-SEC Challenge to be held while both conferences are in the middle of their league schedules. The two winningest programs in college basketball will meet for the second straight season on Jan. 30, when all 10 of the matchups will be held. The […]

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Carlton Bragg signs with Kansas basketball »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Two weeks after bringing his second state championship to Villa Angela-St. Joseph, Carlton Bragg made his college destination official. The 6-9 power forward will become a Kansas Jayhawk. On Jan. 8, Bragg invited fans, family and the media to the VASJ campus to announce his decision. With the beginning of […]

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Kansas’ Cliff Alexander headed to NBA draft »

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By AMIE JUST Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas forward Cliff Alexander said Tuesday he is foregoing his three remaining years of eligibility and will enter the NBA draft. “I talked this over with my mom and dad and we decided the timing was right for me to enter the NBA draft,” Alexander said […]

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KU’s Jo Jo White to be inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame »

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Kansas Athletics INDIANAPOLIS – Two-time Kansas men’s basketball All-American and seven-time NBA All-Star Jo Jo White joined the best of the best among his life’s work on Monday. White was one of six individuals announced as making up the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. White donned the Crimson and Blue from […]

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Kansas guard Kelly Oubre, Jr. to enter the 2015 NBA Draft »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas freshman guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, the 6-7 guard announced Wednesday. In lieu of a press conference, Oubre chose to keep his decision between himself, his dad (Kelly Oubre, Sr.) and head coach Bill Self before making his announcement public. “I’m leaving the […]

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Wichita State knocks off Kansas to advance to Sweet 16 »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. — No wonder Kansas never wants anything to do with Wichita State. Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday, earning a trip to the Sweet 16 at […]

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No. 2 seed Kansas defeats New Mexico State in NCAA opener »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Second-seeded Kansas did its best to restore some luster to the Big 12. Well, at least scrub away some of the tarnish. Frank Mason III scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack, and the Jayhawks rolled to a 75-56 victory over No. 15 seed […]

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Kansas earns No. 2 seed, faces New Mexico State »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas, after winning its 11th straight regular-season Big 12 Conference title, will open the NCAA Tournament as a No. 2 seed in the Midwest Regional against 15th-seeded New Mexico State. The Jayhawks (26-8) will remain close to home when the open tournament play on Friday in Omaha, Nebraska — with a […]

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

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Kansas Athletics IRVING, Texas – Kansas men’s basketball junior Perry Ellis has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week in a vote by a media panel which covers the conference, the league office announced Monday. This is second time in the last three weeks Ellis has earned the honor and the […]

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K-State AD issues statement following Monday night’s court storming »

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Kansas State athletic director John Currie has issued a statement regarding the storming of the court following the Wildcats upset of No. 8 Kansas Wednesday night… Statement from K-State Athletics Director John Currie On behalf of President Schulz and K-State Athletics, I apologize to Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger, Coach Bill Self and the KU basketball […]

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