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© Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
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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University of Kansas
May 11, 2017 - 7:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - University of Kansas police have completed their investigation of a reported rape at a dorm for basketball players and other male students and sent their findings to the county prosecutor's office. Douglas County District Attorney spokeswoman Cheryl Wright Kunard said Wednesday...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:58 am
Kansas guard Frank Mason III has won the James A. Naismith Trophy as the top college basketball player. The award presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club was announced Sunday in Arizona near the site of the Final Four. Mason adds to his awards haul with the honor, having already won Associated Press...
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Marc LaVoie
March 27, 2017 - 7:34 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D - Not long after Justin Pitts led Northwest Missouri State to its first NCAA Division II national championship, Bearcats fans realized something, he's not finished. The 5'9" junior guard out of Blue Springs South was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He scored 79 points...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason the Third poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. Devonte Graham also had 26...
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