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No. 2 Kansas tops Wake Forest in Battle 4 Atlantis »

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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Andrew Wiggins scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and No. 2 Kansas moved into the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis, downing previously unbeaten Wake Forest 87-78 on Thursday. Frank Mason scored 13 points and Joel Embiid added 10 for the Jayhawks (5-0), who had a […]

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Kansas Star Pierson to Miss Rest of Season »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Top playmaker Tony Pierson will miss the rest of the season for Kansas because of recurring symptoms from a concussion that he sustained against Texas Tech last month. Jayhawks coach Charlie Weis said Tuesday that “a healthy Tony is critical to the success of our program, but not at the risk […]

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Ellis, Embiid Lead No. 2 Kansas Past Iona »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Perry Ellis scored 21 points, freshman Joel Embiid had 16 points and 13 rebounds in a breakout performance, and No. 2 Kansas used a big late run to bury Iona 86-66 on Tuesday night. Andrew Wiggins added 13 points and Naadir Tharpe had 10 assists for the Jayhawks (3-0), who got […]

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After Big 12 Win, Kansas Looks for 2 Straight »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he’d just jumped in Potter’s Lake himself – the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up. It was a celebration two years in the making for Weis, whose face twisted into a shivering smile Saturday from the […]

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Two Jayhawks Basketball Players Honored by Big 12 »

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Two league wins over top 10 nationally-ranked non-conference opponents featured athletes that have been named the latest winners of Big 12 weekly awards.  Forwards Melvin Ejim (Iowa State) and Perry Ellis (Kansas) share Big 12 Player of the Week accolades, while Andrew Wiggins (Kansas) has been named Rookie of the Week.  It is the fourth […]

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KU and K-State Football Players Honored by Big 12 »

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Bryce Petty (Baylor), James Sims (Kansas), Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State), Jack Cantele (K-State) and Jalen Saunders (Oklahoma) were named Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that cover the Conference. Gilbert (defense) was honored for the second consecutive week and fourth time in his career. Saunders (co-special teams) was recognized […]

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Jayhawks Snap Big 12 Losing Streak »

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(AP) — James Sims rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Kansas snapped a 27-game Big 12 losing streak Saturday with a 31-19 victory over West Virginia. Thousands of fans stormed onto the field embracing players and coaches and eventually tearing down the south goalpost. Sims, who recorded a career-high on 22 carries, broke […]

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Late Rally Lifts No. 5 Kansas Past No. 4 Duke »

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CHICAGO (AP) – Andrew Wiggins scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half, outplaying Jabari Parker down the stretch and helping No. 5 Kansas knock off fourth-ranked Duke 94-83 on Tuesday night. Parker, a former prep star at nearby Simeon High School, had 27 points, nine rebounds and two steals in a spectacular […]

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Kansas Rolls in Exhibition Opener »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Top prospect Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points in his Allen Fieldhouse debut, leading Kansas to a 97-57 rout of Pittsburg State in its exhibition opener Tuesday night. Wiggins, who many believe will be the No. 1 pick in next year’s NBA draft, got off to an inauspicious start for the Jayhawks […]

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Kansas, Oklahoma State Picked To Share Big 12 Men’s Basketball Title »

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For just the third time in conference history, there is a tie at the top of the Big 12 preseason poll as Kansas and Oklahoma State have been picked to win the league regular season crown. It marks the 12th time in Big 12 history that KU has been the preseason favorite, while the Cowboys […]

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Kansas downs FHSU women in exhibition match »

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Kansas used a couple of big first half runs to take control and defeat the Fort Hays State Lady Tigers 88-43 in an exhibition game Sunday afternoon in Lawrence. The Tigers had a 4-3 lead two minutes in when KU scored 11-straight to go up 10. They would later add a 15-0 run to push […]

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Kansas Reveals Nonconference Men’s Hoops Schedule »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – National runner-up Kansas will have high-profile games against Big Ten heavyweights Michigan State and Ohio State during the nonconference portion of its schedule next season. The school officials announced the slate of games on Thursday. Kansas will open the season Oct. 30 with an exhibition against Emporia State. The regular season […]

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Ex-Nebraska Coach Sadler Lands at Kansas »

After being fired as Nebraska coach, Doc Sadler has found a home on Bill Self's staff at Kansas. (Ron Chenoy/US Presswire)

LAWRENCE, Kan.  – Doc Sadler was hired on Wednesday as the director of basketball operations at Kansas, where he will rejoin the Big 12 after spending one season coaching in the Big Ten. Sadler replaces Barry Hinson, who served as Kansas coach Bill Self’s director of basketball operations the past two seasons. Hinson was recently […]

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