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Men's Basketball 2016-17 coverage

Kansas defeats Baylor, 73-68

  • 8 p.m., Feb. 1, 2017
  • Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS
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No. 3 Jayhawks prevail against No. 2 Baylor

Even facing the No. 2 team in the nation and playing without one of its top frontcourt players didn’t stop No. 3-ranked Kansas, which won its 51st consecutive game inside Allen Fieldhouse, 73-68, Wednesday night against Baylor. By Benton Smith

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Bill Self talks about 73-68 win over Baylor, defense in final minutes

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self discussed his team's 73-68 win over Baylor on Wednesday, KU's defense down the stretch and finishing 2-1 against three straight ranked opponents.

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Tom Keegan: The biggest games bring out the best in Josh Jackson

Back-to-back games against top-five teams, one in enemy territory with more than 24,000 rooting against him, the other in the building that supplies college basketball’s most outrageous home-court advantage. Time for Josh Jackson to show the nation how much he loves to play basketball, how much he loves to win. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Jayhawks lead Big 12 standings at halfway mark

These are the games that get remembered when a team rips off a streak that is talked about in every conference town and at the beginning and end of every college basketball season. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks grind out victory over Baylor in top-three clash

KU moves into sole possession of 1st in Big 12

About 30 minutes after the third-ranked Jayhawks secured a 73-68 victory on Wednesday night over No. 2 Baylor at Allen Fieldhouse, junior guard Devonte’ Graham found himself laughing while thinking back to a question posed by KU coach Bill Self to his team a couple of weeks ago. “It’s funny, because coach asked us if we would rather be down two with the ball or up two and have to get a stop (to win),” Graham began. By Matt Tait

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