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KU women lose Davis to injury, fall to K-State, 47-43

Playing without leading scorer Carolyn Davis, the Kansas University women’s basketball team took Kansas State to the wire in a 47-43 loss on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.

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Whole lotta love: Clyde Lovellette gushes over Jayhawks

Former Kansas University basketball great Clyde Lovellette waved to the fans while walking through the northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse after receiving a standing ovation at halftime of Saturday’s KU-Oklahoma State game. The 82-year-old Hall of Famer from Petersburg, Ind., stopped not to talk about KU’s 1952 NCAA title team, which had just been recognized, but about the 2011-12 Jayhawk squad that exploded for 51 points in the first half of an 81-66 victory over the Cowboys.

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Jayhawks in the NBA (Feb. 13)

How ex-Jayhawks in the NBA fared in games Feb. 12.

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KU women lose Davis to injury, fall to K-State, 47-43

Playing without leading scorer Carolyn Davis, the Kansas University women’s basketball team took Kansas State to the wire in a 47-43 loss on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.

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Offense nice, but for Elijah Johnson ‘D’ is key

Elijah Johnson admits it was nice to see his shot go down a few times during Saturday’s game. Still, the Kansas University junior guard says his offense isn’t his focus.

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Slow beginning leaves OSU at a loss

The blank stares on their faces as they ran to the locker room said it all. Sure, Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team had made the trip to Lawrence for Saturday’s match-up with No. 7 Kansas University, but, when the final horn sounded, the Cowboys were left scratching their heads about their failure to show up during the first half of Saturday’s 81-66 loss.

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Bill Self: Celebration of ’52 title team ‘cool’

Members of Kansas University’s 1952 NCAA title team were honored at halftime of Saturday’s KU-Oklahoma State game. Those in attendance: players Bill Heitholt, Bill Hougland, Al Kelley, Bob Kenney, Bill Lienhard and Clyde Lovellette, plus manager Wayne Louderback.

Sunflower Showdown looms: Kansas eager for women's basketball rematch with KSU

When Kansas University’s women’s basketball team played host to Kansas State in early January, it marked the second Big 12 Conference game of the season for both teams. Each was coming off of an upset of a traditional power in its conference opener (KU beat Texas, and K-State topped Texas A&M) and it looked as if the winner could be headed for a memorable season near the top of the league standings.

KU softball takes two in Louisiana

Kansas University’s softball team bounced back Saturday at the Southeastern Louisiana Classic, winning both games of a doubleheader less than 24 hours after suffering a pair of season-opening losses on Friday.

Track athletes break KU records

The Kansas University women’s 4x400-meter relay team qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with a 3:33.65 time on Saturday at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. It was the fastest 4x400 relay in KU history.

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Whole lotta love: Clyde Lovellette gushes over Jayhawks

Former Kansas University basketball great Clyde Lovellette waved to the fans while walking through the northwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse after receiving a standing ovation at halftime of Saturday’s KU-Oklahoma State game. The 82-year-old Hall of Famer from Petersburg, Ind., stopped not to talk about KU’s 1952 NCAA title team, which had just been recognized, but about the 2011-12 Jayhawk squad that exploded for 51 points in the first half of an 81-66 victory over the Cowboys.

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KU big man gets votes of confidence

It’s inaccurate to say that nothing can boost the confidence of a college basketball player coming off a scoreless game in a tough loss more than a 25-point road outburst against the nation’s sixth-ranked team.

How former Jayhawks fared (Feb. 12)

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Feb. 11.