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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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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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