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Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

Jan. 22, 2019 12:06 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up with the Cyclones' crisp ball movement and their resulting open shots. Jayhawks coach Bill Self made a subtle tweak that changed everything. Kansas began switching five on...

Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Jan. 21, 2019 2:02 PM EST

Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball...

Column: Officiating helps determine Super Bowl teams

Jan. 21, 2019 11:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last thing the NFL would ever want is for an officiating mistake to decide the Super Bowl. On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks. The most egregious gaffe came in the NFC title game in New...

Balanced Sun Devils use big outburst to beat Ducks 78-64

Jan. 20, 2019 1:11 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State ran away from Oregon with a 19-0 second-half run, and the unquestioned highlight was a monster dunk by Zylan Cheatham over the Ducks' Kenny Wooten. "He's an elite shot-blocker," Cheatham said, "so I wasn't going to be on the other side of SportsCenter. It was pretty much...

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

Jan. 19, 2019 11:13 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at...

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup

Jan. 19, 2019 11:00 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local): 6 p.m. A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation...

Sneed, Wade lead Wildcats past Horned Frogs 65-55

Jan. 19, 2019 7:11 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bruce Weber was very confident about his team before the season started, but after a few injuries the season looked shaky. After a 65-55 win for Kansas State over TCU on Saturday and everyone healthy again, the Wildcats look to be rolling at the right time once again. "Right now we...

Haley's layup lifts West Virginia over No. 7 Kansas 65-64

Jan. 19, 2019 5:30 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self left his postgame news conference, saw West Virginia's Bob Huggins down a hallway and stopped for a handshake. "Go win the rest of them," Self said. Wishful thinking, perhaps. But Huggins will gladly take this one over his friend in what has become a...

Cincinnati pulls away late to beat Wichita State 66-55

Jan. 19, 2019 5:15 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jarron Cumberland and Justin Jenifer combined to score 35 points and Cincinnati used two technical foul calls to pull away down the stretch and beat Wichita State 66-55 on Saturday. Cincinnati had its largest lead of the game at 51-46 when Erik Stevenson and Wichita State head coach...

Frances R. Mears, longtime AP reporter and manager, dies

Jan. 19, 2019 2:20 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66. Mears had been ill with cancer, said her husband, Walter R. Mears, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political writer and retired...