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A clean sweep: Tyshawn Taylor talks it up after KU victory

Tyshawn Taylor stared into the boisterous Kansas State student section late Monday night in Bramlage Coliseum, pulling out his jersey and the word “Kansas” in the direction of those who tried to make his life oh-so-miserable the previous two hours.

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Jeff Withey named Oscar Robertson national player of the week

Kansas center Jeff Withey has been named the Oscar Robertson national player of the week, the United States Basketball Writers Association announced Tuesday.

WVU settles Big East lawsuit, will join Big 12

West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July.

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Notebook: Jeff Withey 1 block short of triple-double

Kansas University junior center Jeff Withey nearly had a triple-double on the same day he was named Big 12 player of the week.

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Frank Martin: Game was ‘men’ vs. ‘kids’

After his team took a one-point lead in the second half, Kansas State coach Frank Martin said he saw one main difference between Kansas and KSU: maturity. “That’s the difference when you’ve got grown men playing for you,” Martin said following KSU’s 59-53 loss to KU on Monday night. “It makes our guys look like little kids in those moments.”

Jayhawks in the NBA

A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.

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Toughened up, Jeff Withey ‘fabulous’

You play basketball for Bill Self and you don’t compete hard, he’ll repay you with interest. And he’ll keep repaying you until you get tired of going through more than any physical opponent can put you through. And then you’ll start competing. You might even transform from a lamb in retreat to a charging bull. That’s how Jeff Withey responded to the punitive Self, a football coach who dresses, smiles and sees the court like a basketball coach.

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A clean sweep: Tyshawn Taylor talks it up after KU victory

Tyshawn Taylor stared into the boisterous Kansas State student section late Monday night in Bramlage Coliseum, pulling out his jersey and the word “Kansas” in the direction of those who tried to make his life oh-so-miserable the previous two hours.

KU women's golf 15th through two days

Kansas University’s women’s golf team moved up to 15th place out of 18 teams at the the UCF Challenge on Monday, the second day of the three-day event.