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March 09, 2018 - 6:43 am
Kansas State gets another crack at Kansas in a semifinal game at the Big 12 Championship at Sprint Center in Kansas City. The Jayhawks won both regular season matchups, 73-72 in Lawrence, 70-56 in Manhattan. The Wildcats needed overtime against Texas Christian to advance. Kansas State's Barry Brown...
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March 07, 2018 - 6:13 am
© Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports Big 12 basketball tournament takes over downtown KC Opening round games are Wednesday in the Big 12 Championship basketball tournament at Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City. Thousands of fans will fill the arena, restaurants, hotels, clubs and shops. Kansas City...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kassius Robertson scored 22 points to help Missouri snap a three-game losing streak with a 69-60 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter overcame foul trouble to score 13 points for the Tigers (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). Fresh from a win over No. 12...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:21 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter added 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri (13-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference). The Tigers found their rhythm in the second...
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January 17, 2018 - 5:22 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Barry Brown scored 24 points, Dean Wade added 21 and Kansas State frustrated Oklahoma star Trae Young all game in springing an 87-69 upset of the fourth-ranked Sooners on Tuesday night. Cartier Diarra added 16 points and Xavier Sneed had 13 for the plucky, defensive-minded...
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January 16, 2018 - 5:18 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, including 12 over the final seven minutes, and No. 10 Kansas roared back from a big deficit to beat No. 6 West Virginia 71-66 on Monday night. Devonte Graham added 16 points and Udoka Azubuike scored 10 for the Jayhawks (15-3, 5-1 Big 12)...
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January 10, 2018 - 6:35 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Malik Newman scored a career-high 27 points, Svi Mykhailiuk added 23 and No. 12 Kansas staved off an upset bid by Iowa State, pulling away in the closing minutes for an 83-78 victory Tuesday night. Malik Newman will not be denied. Blocks a shot on one end and finishes the play...
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Michael Porter, Jr.
November 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the season-opening win over Iowa State before missing the last...
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Marc LaVoie
October 23, 2017 - 4:52 am
Kansas City, MO - The University of Kansas' men's basketball team defeated Missouri 93-87 at Sprint Center Sunday in an exhibition game dubbed a "Showdown for Relief" that raised about $2.5 million for hurricane victims. Five years have passed since the Jayhawks and Tigers met on the hardwood,...
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Marc LaVoie
October 13, 2017 - 6:45 am
The Universities of Kansas and Missouri are considering a revival of sorts for their dormant basketball rivalry. Mizzou and KU want to play an exhibition game Oct. 22 at Kansas City's Sprint Center to raise money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. The...
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