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Men's Basketball 2012-13 coverage

Kansas defeats Oklahoma, 67-54

  • 3 p.m., Jan. 26, 2013
  • Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS
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OU's Romero Osby: Pump-fakes had no effect on Jeff Withey

Oklahoma's Romero Osby, who had made at least half of his shots in each of his last 10 games, didn’t come close to that Saturday, posting just 12 points on 4-for-16 shooting against Kansas center Jeff Withey. By Jesse Newell

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Opinion: KU not perfect but still deserving of No. 1 spot

Kansas isn't a team without flaws, but that doesn't mean that the Jayhawks aren't the best team in the country right now, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

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Notebook: Elijah Johnson believes shooting will improve; KU will wear alternate unis Monday

Kansas guard Elijah Johnson did not score or dish an assist while playing just nine minutes the first half Saturday. Two quick fouls cut into his playing time. By Gary Bedore


KU coach Bill Self talks after win over Oklahoma

Kansas coach Bill Self talks after his team's 67-54 win over Oklahoma on Jan. 26, 2013.


FINAL: Strong defense pushes KU to 67-54 win over Oklahoma

Jeff Withey scored 13 points with nine rebounds, four blocks and three steals, leading the Kansas men's basketball team's defense in a 67-54 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.

Oklahoma (13-5, 4-2 Big 12) made just 36 percent of its field goals (21 of 58), as the Jayhawks racked up six blocks and eight steals.

Ben McLemore scored a team-high 18 points on 5-for-10 shooting (3-for-5 from three) with seven rebounds, while Travis Releford added 10 points, five rebounds and five assists to go with three turnovers.

KU (18-1, 6-0) will play at West Virginia at 8 p.m. Monday.

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