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Kansas turns back pesky Eastern Kentucky to advance to NCAA third round »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer   ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis had double-doubles and second-seeded Kansas pulled away down the stretch to beat pesky Eastern Kentucky 80-69 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Traylor finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds, […]

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Kansas No. 2 seed in South Region of NCAA Tournament »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – For the 25th-consecutive season, the NCAA selection committee invited No. 10/10 Kansas to the Big Dance as the Jayhawks were awarded the No. 2 seed in the South Region of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament after its 10th-straight Big 12 Championship season. The longest-active NCAA appearance streak in the nation […]

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No. 10 Kansas falls to No. 16 Iowa State in Big 12 semifinals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Georges Niang scored 25 points before leaving with a bloody gash to his forehead in the closing minutes, and No. 16 Iowa State held on to beat No. 10 Kansas 94-83 Friday night and reach its first Big 12 tournament title game since 2000. […]

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No. 10 Kansas beats Oklahoma State in overtime »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points, Wayne Selden Jr. had 14 and No. 10 Kansas pulled away in the final seconds of overtime victory over Oklahoma State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Naadir Tharpe made four foul shots in the extra session […]

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Kansas’ Embiid likely out for start of NCAAs »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas center Joel Embiid is expected to miss the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. Embiid got a second opinion on his ailing lower back from a specialist in Los Angeles on Monday, and the school says the physician confirmed the original diagnosis of a stress fracture. The school says Embiid’s […]

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No. 8 Jayhawks roll over Texas Tech »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer   LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Tarik Black pulled a Big 12 championship T-shirt over his broad shoulders, slipped a title hat on his head, and then gave Andrew Wiggins and the rest of his teammates a hug. In the background stood the trophies, all 10 of them, brought onto […]

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Smart leads Oklahoma State past No. 5 Kansas »

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By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Marcus Smart scored 20 of his 21 points in the second half to help Oklahoma State defeat No. 5 Kansas 72-65 on Saturday night and give a major boost to the Cowboys’ once-fading NCAA tournament hopes. Oklahoma State (19-10, 7-9 Big 12) overcame a 10-point […]

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No. 5 Kansas beats Oklahoma; Wins share of Big 12 title »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship. Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins added 15 points each, […]

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Kansas football adds Bernie Parmalee to staff »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football head coach Charlie Weis added a seasoned veteran to the Jayhawk staff Monday as it was announced that Bernie Parmalee has joined the KU program at the quality control for special teams position. Additionally, Weis announced that graduate assistant Kaeman Mitchell will shift from working with the Jayhawk special teams to […]

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No. 8 Kansas rolls to rout of No. 19 Texas »

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DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12. Embiid finished with 13 points, seven rebounds and six blocks for the Jayhawks (21-6, 12-2), who […]

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No. 8 Kansas hangs on to beat Texas Tech »

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By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Andrew Wiggins’ layup with two seconds left lifted No. 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The freshman finished with 19 points and Joel Embiid added 18 to lead the Jayhawks (20-6, 11-2). The victory for Kansas gave them 20 wins […]

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Kansas’ Perry Ellis named Co-Big 12 Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics Kansas sophomore F Perry Ellis has been named the co-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week in a vote by a media panel which covers the conference. Ellis, who is winning the honor for the second time, both this season, shared the accolade with Baylor sophomore Isaiah Austin.

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Kansas loses as Embiid deals with ailments »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas coach Bill Self says that star freshman Joel Embiid could miss time with back and knee injuries, and just how much could determine whether the Jayhawks still have a shot at landing a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. The 7-footer has been dealing with a sprained knee and […]

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