Stories for December 30, 2012


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Lately, Naadir Tharpe incomparable

KU backup guard credits brother for his recent emergence

Naadir Tharpe, who has been on quite a roll with 22 assists against no turnovers the last four games, grinned Saturday night when asked if he’d compare himself to another height-challenged point guard, Allen Iverson. By Gary Bedore

Opinion: Can KU keep on streakin’?

No Big 12 basketball team looks to have what it will take to deny Kansas University (11-1) a ninth consecutive conference title, and the gap between the best and the rest appears wider than in most seasons. By Tom Keegan

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Break ’em, Hawks: KU women's clinic breaks up break-within-a-break

A 12-day gap in the schedule between their nonconference finale at Cal and their Big 12 opener at home against Kansas State afforded members of Kansas University’s women’s basketball team the chance to get away for the holidays. By Benton Smith

Game time set for KU-Temple basketball game

Tip for next Sunday's contest is 3:30 p.m., in Allen Fieldhouse

Tip for Sunday's KU-Temple game will be 3:30 p.m., in Allen Fieldhouse

How former Jayhawks fared in Dec. 29 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Saturday's NBA games.