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Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji (30) shoots as TCU forward Jaedon LeDee (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

No. 6 Kansas gets 11th Big 12 road win in row, 93-64 at TCU

Jan. 6, 2021 5:32 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Not even Kansas coach Bill Self was going to look for something nitpick about the No. 6 Jayhawks after an impressive bounce-back game played without their senior starting point guard. David McCormack had a season-high 20 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and...

Clint Bowen leaving North Texas after 1 season as DC

Jan. 1, 2021 4:39 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Clint Bowen is leaving North Texas after only one season as defensive coordinator, a move that coach Seth Littrell says was a mutual decision. North Texas announced Bowen's departure Friday. The Mean Green finished 4-6 this season, and were last in Conference USA allowing 522 total...

Kansas coach Les Miles yells out to the team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Kansas AD gives Miles vote of support after winless season

Dec. 17, 2020 2:30 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Les Miles got an unwavering vote of confidence from athletic director Jeff Long on Thursday, despite the long-suffering Jayhawks finishing just the second winless season since the 1950s and showing little sign of improvement. “We knew building this football program...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, the NBA logo is displayed at center court during an NBA first-round playoff basketball game between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. NBA training camps open around the league Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020,though on-court sessions will be limited to individual workouts and only for those players who have gotten three negative coronavirus test results back in the last few days. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

The Latest: Washington-Oregon football game canceled

Dec. 10, 2020 7:08 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington’s football game at Oregon on Saturday has been canceled because of COVID-19 cases in the Huskies' program. The Pac-12 announced the decision Thursday. The league said the game would be declared a no contest....

Oklahoma State safety Kolby Harvell-Peel (31) walks off the field following a loss to TCU in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Big 12 down to 1 makeup league game on to end regular season

Dec. 10, 2020 3:56 PM EST

Some things to watch in the Big 12 on Saturday, when now only one of the three scheduled conference makeup games will be played. The Big 12 on Thursday canceled the second attempts for No. 13 Oklahoma to play at West Virginia, and the planned Texas makeup at Kansas. No. 19 Iowa State had completed its regular...

Texas Tech's Myles Price (18) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Texas Tech tops Kansas 16-13 with Wells out because of virus

Dec. 5, 2020 6:41 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Colin Schooler says the “next man up” approach in this COVID-19 college football season applies to coaches as much as players. The Red Raiders overcame four turnovers to prove it. Receiver Myles Price took a reverse 70 yards for Texas Tech's only...

Coach when Kansas football player died fired in Missouri

Dec. 4, 2020 1:49 PM EST

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Southern State has dismissed coach Jeff Sims, who was coach at Garden City (Kansas) Community College in 2018 when a 19-year-old football player died of heat stroke. Athletic director Jared Bruggeman announced Sims' firing on Wednesday but did not give a reason. Sims was in his...

FILE - Louisville forward Malik Williams (5) smiles as he walks off the court during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.  (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

The Latest: Louisville cancels game after positive test

Dec. 3, 2020 11:47 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Louisville has canceled its men's basketball game Friday against UNC Greensboro and paused team activities indefinitely following a positive COVID-19 test within the program and subsequent quarantining and contract tracing. The...

Texas Tech quarterback Alan Bowman (10) recovers his own fumble in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Kansas, Texas Tech face each other in disappointing seasons

Dec. 3, 2020 5:57 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kansas has won only one Big 12 game in its two seasons under coach Les Miles, a late comeback at home last year with a game-ending field goal against Texas Tech. The Red Raiders in many ways have been more disappointing in coach Matt Wells' two seasons, even with a few more wins than...

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, file photo, Texas head coach Tom Herman, center, walks on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Austin, Texas. Herman batted away questions about his future with the program on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, and insisted on trying to keep the focus on the Longhorns' players trying to win their last two games of the season. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas heads to K-State with Herman's future in spotlight

Dec. 3, 2020 2:03 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The end of Charlie Strong's tenure at Texas was probably sealed with a late-season loss to lowly Kansas. Four years later, Tom Herman's tenure could likewise be decided in the Sunflower State. The Longhorns begin a two-game finishing stretch against Kansas State and the Jayhawks with...