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Wilson's 22 points help No. 9 Kansas survive Kentucky 77-68

Jan. 29, 2023 00:03 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — So much for all that worry over No. 9 Kansas falling toward a low point under Bill Self. Especially given the Jayhawks' cool, poised response to several gut checks against fellow basketball royalty. Jalen Wilson scored 22 points, including one...

Johnson, Nowell lead No. 5 K-State to 64-50 win over Florida

Jan. 28, 2023 21:07 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson gathered with a few of his old Florida teammates after leading No. 5 Kansas State to a 64-50 win over the Gators on Saturday night, the group smiling for some cameras for a picture he'll no doubt cherish. Not only because of what Johnson had...

Pelosi attack video shows struggle and savage hammer swing

Jan. 27, 2023 19:41 PM EST

Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David...

Rodney Terry constantly auditioning as Texas interim coach

Jan. 27, 2023 13:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every game the Texas Longhorns play feels like an audition for interim coach Rodney Terry. At some point, the school must decide if he deserves a callback. What would that take? A Big 12 championship? A deep run into the NCAA Tournament? Texas...

Keyontae Johnson at No. 5 K-State to face ex-Gator teammates

Jan. 27, 2023 11:48 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There are still a handful of players left at Florida who remember the exact moment, during a timeout against rival Florida State more than two years ago, that Keyontae Johnson collapsed to the floor and time seemed to stand still. Johnson was loaded onto a...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jan. 27, 2023 10:51 AM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ No, food products...

Man charged in fire that killed 2 children, his girlfriend

Jan. 26, 2023 13:51 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder after his girlfriend and two young girls died in a house fire. Kyle J. Tyler, 32, was also charged Wednesday with two counts of aggravated child endangerment and one count of aggravated...

Florida leaves Gamecocks behind in 2nd half of 81-60 win

Jan. 25, 2023 21:45 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton scored 18 points and Florida pulled away in the second half to beat South Carolina 81-60 on Wednesday night. Castleton was 7-of-10 shooting and blocked four shots in leading the Gators (12-8, 5-3 SEC) to their fifth win in six games. ...

Self assessment: Skidding No. 9 Kansas has little margin

Jan. 25, 2023 18:03 PM EST

Bill Self hasn’t had to go through many stretches like this in his 20 seasons at Kansas. Yet the coach hasn't seemed angry or even all that discouraged during a rare three-game losing streak. Self knows this isn’t the same Jayhawks team that won the national championship last...

No. 12 Iowa State holds on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76

Jan. 25, 2023 00:24 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaren Holmes matched his season high with 23 points as No. 12 Iowa State held on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76 on Tuesday night. The Cyclones (15-4, 6-2 Big 12) moved into a three-way tie atop the conference standings with the Wildcats and Texas. ...