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Rough and ready: ‘Intense’ Jayhawks trip KSU

Kansas University’s basketball starters knew they were in for a fierce, physical battle — a war — against ultra-aggressive Kansas State on Wednesday night.

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Jayhawks in the NBA

A look at how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.

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Jeff Withey heeds ‘dunk everything’ advice

Kansas big man bounces back from benching with big game against KSU

When Kansas University center Jeff Withey received a pass from teammate Elijah Johnson on the baseline midway through the second half, three words from assistant coach Kurtis Townsend rattled through his head.

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Gary Bedore's KU notebook: ‘Old man’ lauded

KU has won 21 consecutive conference openers dating to 1991-92.

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K-State’s Frank Martin bemoans board battle

He flapped his arms, barked at officials, tore into his players and flashed his many ferocious faces throughout the game.

Kansas women down No. 23 Texas, 72-67

Angel Goodrich scored 22 points, and Kansas University held on to beat No. 23 Texas, 72-67, on Wednesday night to win its Big 12 opener for the first time in six years.

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Rough and ready: ‘Intense’ Jayhawks trip KSU

Kansas University’s basketball starters knew they were in for a fierce, physical battle — a war — against ultra-aggressive Kansas State on Wednesday night.

Oklahoma football transfer Justin McCay on hand for hoops

Former Bishop Miege High wide receiver Justin McCay, who has announced that he will transfer from Oklahoma, was in Lawrence on Wednesday night to take in the KU-K-State men’s basketball game. McCay, a red-shirt freshman who played in three games this season because of injury, sat in the KU student section with a handful of other recruits and Tim Grunhard, who coached McCay in high school.

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Travis Releford sets tone for KU

All week in practice, the end-of-the-bench guys on the Kansas University basketball team followed instructions to prepare for the much-anticipated game against rival Kansas State.

Big 12 women's basketball roundup: K-State stings A&M

Mariah White fought through traffic and banked in a runner with 1.6 seconds left in overtime to lift Kansas State on Wednesday night.