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Men's Basketball 2017-18 coverage

Kansas defeats West Virginia, 77-69

  • 5:15 p.m., Feb. 17, 2018
  • Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS
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Cole Aldrich calls jersey retirement ceremony 'really humbling'

With his wife, Britt, by his side, and his dad, Walt, and brother, Grant, there to support him, as well — dad decked out in a No. 45 Kansas basketball T-Shirt, no less — former Kansas big man Cole Aldrich returned to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday for the moment of a lifetime. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Bob Huggins' frustrations erupt in late-game ejection

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins cooled down almost as quickly as he flipped his lid in a way that earned him back-to-back technical fouls and an ejection with eight seconds remaining in Saturday night’s game in Allen Fieldhouse. By Tom Keegan

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Self talks comeback win over WVU, praises Azubuike

After a 77-69 comeback victory over West Virginia on Saturday, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self talked about the Jayhawks' defense down the stretch, the 35-2 free throw disparity and how well Udoka Azubuike played.

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Coming up big: Udoka Azubuike helps Jayhawks rally past WVU

After Kansas sophomore Udoka Azubuike dropped 21 points in 31 minutes to help lead the Jayhawks to a wild, 77-69, comeback victory over West Virginia on Saturday evening at Allen Fieldhouse, one of the most popular questions tossed KU's way was whether the game was the best of Azubuike's still-young career. As is so often the case, KU coach Bill Self delivered the best answer, tying in Saturday's celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 national title team to emphasize his point. By Matt Tait

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Game blog from Allen Fieldhouse: No. 13 Kansas vs. No. 20 West Virginia

With the regular season winding down, every game takes on a must-win vibe for the No. 13 Kansas Jayhawks (20-6 overall, 9-4 Big 12), as they trail Texas Tech (22-4, 10-3) in the conference standings. KU takes on West Virginia (19-7, 8-5) Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where former star big man Cole Aldrich will have his jersey retired.

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