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No. 6 Kansas holds off No. 16 Iowa State »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Just minutes after Andrew Wiggins put No. 6 Kansas on his back, scoring six of his career-high 29 points in the defining moment of the game, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg offered a glowing assessment of the star freshman. “You can tell he’s oozing with […]

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Wiggins gives KU a trifecta in national freshman weekly honor »

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Kansas Athletics ST. LOUIS - Kansas freshman guard Andrew Wiggins claimed the Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week award, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) announced Tuesday. Wiggins was selected by CBSSports.com’s Jeff Borzello, in partnership with the USBWA. Wiggins becomes the third-straight KU freshman to earn the national accolade as guard Wayne Selden, Jr., was […]

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Wiggins honored with Big 12 Men’s basketball weekly award »

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Kansas Athletics IRVING, Texas – Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins has been chosen the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week in a vote by a media panel which covers the league, the conference announced Monday. Wiggins is recognized for the second time as top rookie and his award marks the eighth weekly honor for KU in […]

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No. 8 Kansas defeats fourth-straight ranked opponent »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points, most of them coming at the free throw line, and No. 8 Kansas pulled away in the second half to beat No. 24 Baylor 78-68 on Monday night. Wiggins was 10 of 12 from the free throw line, and the Jayhawks (14-4, 5-0 Big 12) were […]

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KU’s Tharpe, Embiid honored by Big 12 »

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Kansas Athletics IRVING, Texas - Kansas teammates Naadir Tharpe and Joel Embiid have been named the Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week after Jayhawk victories against two top-10 opponents last week the conference office announced Monday. The duo was selected by a media panel which covers the league. Tharpe was the catalyst as Kansas recorded […]

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No. 15 Kansas holds off No. 8 Iowa State »

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AMES, Iowa (AP) – Naadir Tharpe scored a career-high 23 points, freshman Andrew Wiggins had 17 points and 19 rebounds and No. 15 Kansas beat No. 8 Iowa State 77-70 on Monday night for its third straight win to open Big 12 play.  The Jayhawks (12-4, 3-0) handed the Cyclones their second consecutive loss after […]

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KU’s Selden named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. - Following his first Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor, Kansas freshman guard Wayne Selden, Jr., garnered the Athlons National Freshman of the Week honor the website announced Monday. Selden helped the Jayhawks start 2-0 in conference play as KU won at Oklahoma (90-83) and defeated Kansas State (86-60). The Roxbury, […]

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No. 18 Kansas routs No. 25 Kansas State »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — After watching San Diego State use the post trap to frustrate Kansas last Sunday, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber thought maybe his team could find success using that same game plan. The problem was the Jayhawks’ guards — and bench players — made enough shots to keep the 25th-ranked Wildcats from […]

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Selden scores 24 as No. 18 Kansas beats Oklahoma »

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Wayne Selden Jr. shot 5 for 10 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high 24 points as No. 18 Kansas started Big 12 Conference play with a 90-83 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night. Kansas (10-4, 1-0) won its conference opener for the 23rd straight year, a streak that began […]

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No. 21 Aztecs hold on to beat No. 16 Kansas »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It was so loud inside Allen Fieldhouse that San Diego State’s players could barely hear what coach Steve Fisher was saying, yet they knew what the message would be as the timeout ended. No matter the situation, it’s always the same. “He just tells you to think something positive, whether it’s […]

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Kansas drops, Wichita State moves up in latest AP hoops poll »

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The Kansas Jayhawks drop five spots to No. 18 and Wichita State moves up one to No. 11 in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll. Arizona remains the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll after winning a close game at Michigan on Saturday. The Wildcats (11-0), who won 72-70, received […]

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K-State’s Mueller, KU’s Johnson Honored by Big 12 »

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The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced. Selections are made by the league’s 10 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players. Kansas State’s Ryan Mueller, who ranks first in the Big 12 with 18.5 tackles for loss and second in the league with 11.5 […]

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No. 19 Florida beats No. 13 Kansas »

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Scottie Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 15 and No. 19 Florida held on to beat No. 13 Kansas 67-61 Tuesday night. The Gators bounced back from a buzzer-beater loss at No. 9 Connecticut last week and extended their home-winning streak to 21 games. The latest victory came […]

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