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No. 9 Kansas uses big 2nd half to stuff West Virginia, 85-59

Jan. 15, 2022 16:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been waiting all season for David McCormack to give the No. 9 Jayhawks a consistent force inside. It's been waiting for Jalen Wilson to finally shake off a season-long slump, too. Ochai Agbaji? Well, he's been just fine. ...

NBA Prospect Watch: Ochai Agbaji soaring after return to KU

Jan. 12, 2022 15:54 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji arrived at Kansas as a lightly regarded three-star prospect whose list of scholarship offers included Colorado State, Northern Iowa and a host of other mid-majors along with the Jayhawks and a couple other Power Five schools. He will leave after...

No. 9 Kansas survives wild finish to beat No. 15 Iowa State

Jan. 11, 2022 23:31 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dajuan Harris hit a driving layup with 8 seconds left, and No. 9 Kansas got the better of a wild finish against No. 15 Iowa State to win 62-61 on Tuesday night. There were four lead changes in the final 38 seconds, and the Jayhawks (13-2, 2-1 Big 12) survived...

Short-handed No. 25 Texas Tech takes down No. 6 Kansas 75-67

Jan. 08, 2022 20:09 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The defensive effort never wavers for No. 25 Texas Tech, meaning the Red Raiders can frustrate and beat teams even when they're missing their top two scorers. Bryson Williams scored 22 points, Clarence Nadolny had a career-high 17 and the short-handed Red...

No. 6 Kansas survives cold stretch, beats Oklahoma State

Jan. 05, 2022 00:23 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Bill Self didn’t know exactly how many consecutive shots his team missed to close the first half — it was 19 — but the Kansas coach didn’t panic at halftime, telling his players “the lid will come off” the basket. It certainly did. No. 6 Kansas...

Coleman-Lands scores 20, No. 6 KU beats George Mason 76-67

Jan. 01, 2022 19:46 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kim English probably didn't have Kansas guard Jalen Coleman-Lands or forward Mitch Lightfoot circled on his scouting report, especially considering the George Mason coach only had a couple days to put it together. The two backups certainly made English pay for...

No. 6 Kansas routs Nevada 88-61 in hastily scheduled game

Dec. 29, 2021 22:57 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — After Kansas had its game against Harvard wiped out by COVID-19, and Nevada had its Mountain West opener against San Jose State postponed for the same reason, Wolf Pack coach Steve Alford jumped at the chance to visit storied Allen Fieldhouse for the first time. ...

Martin’s late 3 lifts No. 7 Kansas over Stephen F. Austin

Dec. 18, 2021 23:40 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Remy Martin hit a 3-pointer with one minute to go to extend a three-point lead and help No. 7 Kansas over Stephen F. Austin 80-72 on Saturday night. The Jayhawks (9-1) led 73-70 before Martin buried the 3 from the top of the key. Christian Braun scored a...

No. 8 Kansas roars past Mizzou 102-65 in Border War's return

Dec. 11, 2021 18:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It took nearly a decade for Kansas and Missouri to renew the Border War. It took about 10 minutes for the Jayhawks to turn it into a border rout. Ochai Agbaji scored 21 points, Christian Braun and Dajuan Harris had 13 apiece, and the...

Border War renewed: Missouri pays a visit to No. 8 Kansas

Dec. 10, 2021 11:56 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Christian Braun waded through hundreds of camping students in the foyer of Allen Fieldhouse, trying to navigate his way from the locker room to the court for a final shootaround before Kansas took on UTEP down the road in Kansas City. It was Monday afternoon....