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Texas snaps streak, Jayhawks cope with loss of Thomas Robinson's mother

Thomas Robinson’s baby sister, Jayla Paris, cell-phoned her big brother late Friday night. The news was the worst possible kind.

Budding rivalry: Kansas, Texas to collide Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse

Kansas and Texas have played some hotly-contested, wildly-entertaining basketball games since the 1996-97 season — the season the Big Eight Conference became the Big 12.

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Thomas Robinson's mother passes away

Sophomore still in town for Texas game

Kansas sophomore forward Thomas Robinson's mother, Lisa, died Friday, Kansas University officials confirmed Saturday.

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Budding rivalry: Kansas, Texas to collide Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse

Kansas and Texas have played some hotly-contested, wildly-entertaining basketball games since the 1996-97 season — the season the Big Eight Conference became the Big 12.

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Kansas-Texas hoops: A look back

KU has compiled a 7-4 record versus Texas in the Bill Self era. Here’s a quick glance at each of the games:

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UT's Jordan Hamilton difficult matchup

Upon leaving the New England Patriots because he didn’t have absolute authority on personnel decisions, renowned NFL coach Bill Parcells said, “They want you to cook the dinner. At least they should let you shop for the groceries.”

KU baseball aide Graves promoted

Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price announced on Friday that longtime assistant coach Ryan Graves was elevated to associate head coach.

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Look who’s leading: Former Jayhawk Woodland tied for first in California

Gary Woodland played basketball for a season at Div. II Washburn University, and the 6-foot guard still describes a 30-point loss to his beloved Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse as the biggest thrill of his life.

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Gary Bedore's basketball notebook: KU’s Travis Releford could play against Texas

Kansas University sophomore guard Travis Releford, who has missed the last three games because of a left ankle sprain, practiced again Friday.