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No. 9 Kansas blows lead, then holds off No. 5 Texas, 88-80

Feb. 07, 2023 00:11 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dajuan Harris Jr. was willing to acknowledge that Kansas was facing something rare when fifth-ranked and Big 12-leading Texas arrived at Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night: a must-win game. The defending national champs played like it. Gradey Dick...

No. 13 Iowa State rolls past eighth-ranked Kansas 68-53

Feb. 04, 2023 15:23 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaren Holmes scored all 15 of his points in the second half as No. 13 Iowa State rolled past No. 8 Kansas 68-53 on Saturday. Osun Osunniyi added 13 for the Cyclones (16-6, 7-3 Big 12), who stayed within at least a game of front-running Texas in the conference...

No. 8 Kansas avenges earlier loss to No. 7 K-State, 90-78

Jan. 31, 2023 23:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson remembers every slight. Every criticism. Every chip that's landed on his shoulder. You can bet the Kansas forward remembers watching Kansas State fans storm the court after beating the Jayhawks. So with revenge on their mind, Wilson...

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...

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. 17 Baylor beats No. 9 Kansas in matchup of last 2 champs

Jan. 24, 2023 00:48 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Langston Love came up huge for 17th-ranked Baylor after No. 9 Kansas took its only lead in a matchup of the last two national champions, both of whom have endured three-game losing streaks in Big 12 play. The reigning champion Jayhawks are on their three-game...

No. 14 TCU hands No. 2 Kansas worst home loss in 2 years

Jan. 21, 2023 16:33 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Shahada Wells scored 17 points as No. 14 TCU beat No. 2 Kansas 83-60 on Saturday in one of the worst losses in Bill Self’s 20-year coaching career with the Jayhawks. It was Kansas' second-largest loss at home under Self. The Jayhawks fell 84-59 to Texas on...

Johnson scores 24 as No. 13 K-State beats No. 2 Kansas 83-82

Jan. 17, 2023 22:40 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Jerome Tang grabbed a microphone and stood amid a sea of purple, moments after delirious fans had flooded the floor to celebrate the No. 13 Wildcats' 83-82 overtime win over second-ranked Kansas on Tuesday night. “You have one...

No. 2 Kansas goes on late 18-4 run to beat Oklahoma 79-75

Jan. 11, 2023 00:46 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — KJ Adams scored a career-high 22 points and No. 2 Kansas closed the game on an 18-4 run to beat Oklahoma 79-75 on Tuesday night. It wasn't easy, but in what Kansas coach Bill Self calls “a monster league,” a win is a win. “Give OU credit,"...

Dick, Wilson, Adams lead No. 3 Kansas over WVU 76-62

Jan. 07, 2023 21:27 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 3 Kansas came out of the gate solidly for once in a Big 12 game. Freshman Gradey Dick scored 16 points, Jalen Wilson had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Jayhawks rode a hot start to a 76-62 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night. ...