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Apartment reflects Aldrich’s commitment to Kansas

Cole Aldrich crams his 6-foot-11, 245-pound frame into a small elevator at Jayhawker Towers, exits after a short ride and heads down a narrow hallway toward his and Kansas University basketball teammate Tyrel Reed’s apartment. Aldrich unlocks the door, enters and veers left, his guests’ eyes darting to the right. As the tall Minnesotan states proudly in “The Aldrich File” in KU’s hoops media guide, the first thing visitors to his campus abode notice are the words “Kansas B-ball” duct taped on the Towers’ signature brick wall.

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Kansas women to play Creighton

On Saturday, the Kansas women's basketball team will play its third road game of the season.

Cheek makes it official, picks 'Nova

Dominic Cheek, a 6-5 senior guard from St. Anthony High in Jersey City, N.J., on Friday orally committed to Villanova.

Bradford claims O’Brien award

Tech’s Crabtree repeats as Biletnikoff winner

Sam Bradford won the Davey O’Brien award on Thursday night, beating out Heisman Trophy finalists Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy as college football’s best quarterback.

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Signature touch

Apartment reflects Aldrich’s commitment to Kansas

Cole Aldrich crams his 6-foot-11, 245-pound frame into a small elevator at Jayhawker Towers, exits after a short ride and heads down a narrow hallway toward his and Kansas University basketball teammate Tyrel Reed’s apartment. Aldrich unlocks the door, enters and veers left, his guests’ eyes darting to the right. As the tall Minnesotan states proudly in “The Aldrich File” in KU’s hoops media guide, the first thing visitors to his campus abode notice are the words “Kansas B-ball” duct taped on the Towers’ signature brick wall.

K-State routs Southern Miss

Luis Colon made all nine of his shots and set career highs with 18 points and 11 rebounds, helping Kansas State beat Southern Mississippi 74-55 Thursday night at the Sprint Center.

Gary Bedore’s Kansas basketball notebook

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self was in Dallas on Thursday night watching blue-chip high school senior guard Lance Stephenson play in the Old Spice Classic.

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Leach sounds off on Harrell’s snub

Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell shrugged when the Heisman Trophy committee left him off its list of finalists. His coach fumed.

Don’t forget Brown

In these parts, Larry Browns have given us a three-star cluster of achievement.