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No. 20 Colorado out to end long skid at No. 2 Kansas

Dec. 7, 2019 2:47 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The last time Colorado beat Kansas at storied Allen Fieldhouse, Buffaloes 56-year-old head coach Tad Boyle was playing for the Jayhawks. Boyle's Buffs are off to their first 7-0 start since 1982-83, which is the last time Colorado won in Lawrence, 75-74 on Feb. 10 of that season. "We...

No. 11 Baylor routs Kansas 61-6 behind Hasty’s big day

Nov. 30, 2019 9:40 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Baylor tuned up for a rematch with Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game in fine fashion. JaMycal Hasty ran for three touchdowns, the Bears forced lowly Kansas into committing six turnovers and they cruised through the second half to a 61-6 victory on Saturday at Memorial Stadium....

No. 11 Baylor heads to Kansas to prep for Big 12 title game

Nov. 29, 2019 4:01 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Matt Rhule inherited a Baylor program in disarray following the ouster of Art Briles three years ago, and his first season was a foundation-laying, 1-11 campaign with few highlights. Now, the Bears can complete an improbable flip of that record on Saturday. Already locked into a...

Baylor to tune up for Big 12 title game vs Kansas

Nov. 27, 2019 5:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Baylor (10-1, 7-1 Big 12, No. 9 CFP) at Kansas (3-8, 1-7), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: 14. Series record: Baylor leads 14-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Bears are trying to elbow their way into the College Football Playoff picture, though they need plenty of help....

Azubuike leads No. 4 Kansas to 75-63 win over E Tennessee St

Nov. 20, 2019 7:47 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The buzzer had just sounded on another win for Kansas when coach Bill Self collared East Tennessee State guard Bo Hodges in front of his bench and whispered something in his ear. Then he did the same to the Buccaneers’ Tray Boyd III. “He was just saying we’re a...

Kansas researcher denies working for Chinese university

Nov. 18, 2019 1:50 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An associate professor in Kansas accused of secretly working for a Chinese university contends in a court filing that a visiting scholar fabricated the allegations against him after unsuccessfully trying to extort him for $300,000. Attorneys for Feng “Franklin” Tao filed...

Day care worker gets 10-year term in Kansas baby’s death

Nov. 18, 2019 1:24 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A woman convicted in the killing of a 9-month-old boy at a Kansas day care has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Carrody Melissa Buchhorn was found guilty in July of second-degree murder in the September 2016 death of Oliver Ortiz at the Sunshine Kids...

Moss leads No. 5 Kansas to 112-57 romp over Monmouth

Nov. 15, 2019 10:56 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas was seconds away from another lopsided win in Allen Fieldhouse when Monmouth’s George Papas stole the ball from freshman Tristan Enaruna and ran the other way for a dunk, triggering a minor scuffle under the bucket. It was the most fight the Hawks showed all night....

Kansas pieces together 3-man class amid NCAA allegations

Nov. 14, 2019 4:12 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self knew it was important to fill the majority of his upcoming recruiting class during the early signing period, given the uncertainty that surrounds the Jayhawks when it comes to potential NCAA violations. The school was hit with a series of allegations earlier...

Dotson had 22 points, No. 3 Kansas beats UNC Greensboro

Nov. 9, 2019 12:20 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devon Dotson and No. 3 Kansas got back on track. Dotson had 22 points and six assists and Udoka Azubuike added 10 points and 10 rebounds in Kansas' 74-62 victory over UNC Greensboro. "I thought Devon played great," Kansas coach Bill Self said. "That was a different Devon than we saw...