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Board of Directors Confirms Big 12 Happy at 10 »

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oklahoma State president Burns Hargis says the Big 12 is satisfied at 10 teams, though he acknowledged that if Notre Dame was interested in joining the league, “that’s something we would have to pursue.” Hargis, who chairs the league’s board of directors, spoke Thursday during the Big 12′s annual meetings at […]

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Big 12 Prefers Playoff with Top-4 Overall »

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Big 12 favors a four-team playoff to decide college football’s national champion, and supports some kind of selection committee to determine its participants. Interim commissioner Chuck Neinas also said the league is content with 10 members after inviting TCU and West Virginia, though he left open the possibility of revisiting […]

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INTERVIEW: Kansas Football Coach Made Stop in Hays »

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The University of Kansas Athletic Department and head football coach Charlie Weis are barnstorming across the state of Kansas on Wednesday to talk with alumni and supporters. We got Weis’ thoughts on the University of Kansas and what to except from the football program this season and beyond under Weis and his staff. Segment No. […]

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Kansas Freshman Forward Lindsay to Transfer »

(Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas forward Merv Lindsay has decided to transfer in search of more playing time. The freshman played sparingly in 12 games last season, when the Jayhawks won their eighth consecutive Big 12 championship and lost to Kentucky in the national title game. He scored nine points against Howard and two points against […]

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KU’s Robinson Headed to NBA »

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas star forward Thomas Robinson is declaring for the NBA draft and will forgo his senior season. Robinson made the formal announcement Monday, with coach Bill Self by his side. Robinson, the first unanimous first-team All-American since Blake Griffin, led the Jayhawks to the national championship game against Kentucky, where they […]

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Kansas Comeback Bid Falls Short In Title Game »

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NEW ORLEANS — Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night. The Wildcats (38-2) led by as many as 18 points in the first half and were still up 15 with 5:13 to play. Kansas (32-7), a team which rallied from several […]

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Jayhawks Soar To National Title Game »

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New Orleans, La. – A phantom traveling call, a putback dunk, an inbounds steal, a foul-shot lane violation on an intentional miss — the Kansas-Ohio State game had a little bit of everything. And that was just the last 27.4 seconds. “It certainly wasn’t a pretty game,” said Kansas head coach Bill Self, “not artistic […]

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Kansas Defeats North Carolina To Advance To The Final Four »

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ST. LOUIS — Tyshawn Taylor broke out of his slump in a big way, scoring 22 points and leading Kansas back to the Final Four with an 80-67 victory over former coach Roy Williams and top-seeded North Carolina on Sunday. The second-seeded Jayhawks (31-6) will play Ohio State on Saturday in their first Final Four […]

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Kansas Advances To The Elite Eight With Win Over N.C. State »

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ST. LOUIS – Thomas Robinson had 18 points and 15 rebounds, Jeff Withey blocked 10 shots to finish one shy of the NCAA Tournament record, and No. 2 seed Kansas held on to beat North Carolina State, 60-57, Friday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. The Jayhawks (30-6), who hit only 1 of 14 3-pointers […]

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Kansas Rallies Past Purdue, Advances To Sweet 16 »

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OMAHA, Neb. — Elijah Johnson scored 18 points, including the go-ahead basket in the final minute, and No. 2 seed Kansas rallied to beat Robbie Hummel and No. 10 seed Purdue 63-60 on Sunday night. Thomas Robinson managed 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Jayhawks (29-6), who trailed nearly the entire game but still […]

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Kansas Avoids Second-Round Upset, Defeats Detroit »

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OMAHA, Neb. – Kansas coach Bill Self hardly broached the topic of fellow No. 2 seed Missouri’s upset loss to Norfolk State on Friday. He figured there was no need – his players already knew. He made sure to mention another No. 2 seed, Duke, also went down. “The Duke game was going on and […]

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No. 3 Kansas Falls To No. 12 Baylor In Big 12 Tournament Semifinals »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor sharpshooter Brady Heslip hit a pair of 3-pointers to keep No. 3 Kansas at bay, and Perry Jones III finished with 18 points as the No. 12 Bears beat the Jayhawks 81-72 on Friday night to reach the Big 12 tournament title game. Quincy Miller added 13 points and […]

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Johnson Leads No. 3 Kansas Past Texas A&M In Big 12 Tournament »

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 3 Kansas began pursuit of its third straight Big 12 tournament title with an 83-66 win over Texas A&M in the quarterfinals Thursday. Thomas Robinson, the conference player of the year, finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and All-Big 12 guard Tyshawn […]

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