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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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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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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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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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Cozart sends Kansas past Central Michigan »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Montell Cozart threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Justin McCay to break a fourth-quarter tie, and Kansas pulled away for a 24-10 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Tony Pierson ran 74 yards for a touchdown on the game’s opening play, and Cozart added a […]

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KU’s Dexter McDonald tabbed Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas senior cornerback Dexter McDonald was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday following his standout performance in the Jayhawks’ season-opening win over Southeast Missouri State.McDonald, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, led the Kansas defense with the first multiple interception game of his career. He first picked off SEMO […]

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Kansas holds off Southeast Missouri State in season opener »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – The score read Kansas 34, Southeast Missouri State 7, at the beginning of the fourth quarterSaturday evening at Memorial Stadium. All of a sudden, the Redhawks exploded to hang 21-straight points on the Jayhawks after three fourth quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Kyle Snyder.SEMO trailed by only six points with 1:33 left on the […]

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Jayhawks in must-win mode as Weis begins year 3 »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas coach Charlie Weis believes this may be the most talented team he’s had in his first three seasons in charge. He also knows it’s time to prove it. After winning one game his first season and three last year, Weis may need to show some significant progress this season to […]

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KU to appear on ESPN’s Big Monday four times for ninth straight season »

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Kansas Athletics IRVING, Texas – For the ninth-straight season, the Kansas men’s basketball team will make four appearances on ESPN’s Big Monday, as announced by the Big 12 Conference Tuesday. KU’s first two ESPN Big Monday contests will be featured inside Allen Fieldhouse: Jan. 19 vs. Oklahoma and Feb. 2 vs. Iowa State. The Jayhawks will then hit the road for […]

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