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Timeless miracles: Danny Manning-led 1988 title team approaching 25th anniversary

Twenty-five years after the fact — heading into this weekend’s 115 Years of KU Basketball reunion — the mere mention of “Danny and the Miracles” brings to mind a overcame the odds to win the NCAA men's basketball championship. By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

Opinion: Seniors Travis Releford, Jeff Withey huge for Kansas

The superstars ordained as NBA players before they step foot on a college campus dominate headlines and mock drafts, but there still is a place for seniors in college basketball. And that place late Wednesday night was Gallagher-Iba Arena. By Tom Keegan• Box score

Mr. Big Shot: Naadir Tharpe’s field goal puts KU on top

Bill Self raced over to the man of the hour, the hero of the game, Naadir Tharpe, and wrapped his arms around the 5-foot-11 point guard, giving him a heck of a hug after Kansas University’s 68-67 double-overtime victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. By Gary Bedore• Box score

Stories

Big 12 Track delayed

Due to severe winter weather, Big 12 officials have decided to push back the start of the league Indoor track and field meet from Friday to Saturday.

Angel Goodrich named Lieberman finalist

Kansas University senior Angel Goodrich on Thursday was named one of seven finalists for the Nancy Lieberman Award Thursday, honoring the nation’s top-collegiate point guard in women’s NCAA Div. I basketball.

KU softball shut out, 1-0

Kansas University sophomore Alicia Pille allowed just one run and struck out six over six innings, but the Jayhawks managed just four hits in a 1-0 shutout loss to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday.

How former Jayhawks fared in Feb. 21 NBA games

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

Morris twins reunited in Phoenix

The Phoenix Suns again have a set of twins on their roster after making a trade to bring Marcus Morris from the Houston Rockets.

115 Years of Kansas Basketball Reunion list

Here’s a list of former KU basketball players, coaches, managers, trainers, broadcasters, administrators signed up for this weekend’s 115 Years of Basketball Reunion:

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Timeless miracles: Danny Manning-led 1988 title team approaching 25th anniversary

Twenty-five years after the fact — heading into this weekend’s 115 Years of KU Basketball reunion — the mere mention of “Danny and the Miracles” brings to mind a overcame the odds to win the NCAA men's basketball championship. By Gary Bedore

Kansas’ Hull CLASS award candidate

Maggie Hull, a Kansas University softball senior team captain, was named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award in collegiate softball, the committee announced Wednesday.

KU baseball tweaks schedule

Due to the threat of a winter storm, Kansas University has canceled its baseball series with Northwestern, which was scheduled for Friday-Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark, and instead will play three games against three opponents in Arkansas.

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Notebook: Bill Self fired up during big win; Rio Adams 'frustrated'

Bill Self, who gave out a batch of handshakes and hugs and executed a fist pump or two after Kansas University’s double-overtime victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday, admits he was more animated than usual on a snowy night at his alma mater. By Gary Bedore

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OSU: ‘We can’t sulk’

Cowboys must ‘move on,’ prepare for WVU

Spare Oklahoma State basketball coach Travis Ford any talk about this being a down year in the Big 12. This might not be the time to share the opinion the Big 12 schedule is easier this year than most. By Tom Keegan

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Opinion: Seniors Travis Releford, Jeff Withey huge for Kansas

The superstars ordained as NBA players before they step foot on a college campus dominate headlines and mock drafts, but there still is a place for seniors in college basketball. And that place late Wednesday night was Gallagher-Iba Arena. By Tom Keegan• Box score

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Mr. Big Shot: Naadir Tharpe’s field goal puts KU on top

Bill Self raced over to the man of the hour, the hero of the game, Naadir Tharpe, and wrapped his arms around the 5-foot-11 point guard, giving him a heck of a hug after Kansas University’s 68-67 double-overtime victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. By Gary Bedore• Box score

How former Jayhawks fared in Feb. 20 NBA games

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