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Three and OUch: Jayhawks' skid continues with road loss to Sooners

Kansas' 72-66 loss to Oklahoma, coupled with a home setback to Oklahoma State on Feb. 2 and road defeat at TCU Wednesday, gave the Jayhawks three straight defeats for the first time since 2005. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

Afternoon

Jayhawks try to refocus with players-only meeting

Kansas University freshman guard Ben McLemore is hoping a players-only team meeting held Thursday in the Jayhawks’ locker room will help cure what’s ailing the KU basketball team. By Gary Bedore

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KU swimming sweeps second day of dual, tops ISU

Kansas University’s swimming and diving team swept all eight events Saturday to win its final home dual of the season, 190-106, against Iowa State in Robinson Natatorium.

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OU coach Lon Kruger: KU loss to TCU 'didn’t change our approach'

Reviewing the video of Wednesday’s Kansas-TCU game was all Oklahoma needed to do to avoid feeling overmatched going into its Saturday game with Kansas. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Jeff Withey ties KU blocks record; Bill Self not panicking about being behind in league race

Add Cole Aldrich and Eric Chenowith to the list of former Kansas University big men offering congratulations to Jeff Withey for claiming the school’s all-time record for blocked shots. By Gary Bedore

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Opinion: This KU loss looks, sounds different than others

Though Kansas lost Saturday, it looked a lot closer to the version of itself that was successful earlier in the year, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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Three and OUch: Jayhawks' skid continues with road loss to Sooners

Kansas' 72-66 loss to Oklahoma, coupled with a home setback to Oklahoma State on Feb. 2 and road defeat at TCU Wednesday, gave the Jayhawks three straight defeats for the first time since 2005. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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Poor second half leads to another home loss for KU women

Jayhawks fall to West Virginia 72-56

The Kansas University women's basketball team suffered another home loss Saturday afternoon, falling to West Virginia, 72-56, at Allen Fieldhouse.

Opinion: Don't count out KU if losses mount

Kansas University men's basketball history proves that back-to-back setbacks don't signal the end to a team's title hopes. Column by Tom Keegan

Bartnovskaya sets KU pole vault record

Kansas University junior Natalia Bartnovskaya broke her own school women’s pole vault record Friday in the Tyson Invitational Friday in Fayetteville, Ark. Bartnovskaya claimed her fifth consecutive pole vault win with her mark of 14-6 1/4.

KU swimmers lead Iowa State

Freshman Chelsie Miller picked up two first-place finishes to get Kansas University’s women’s swim team off to a hot start and build a 106-44 edge after the first night of its two-day dual with Iowa State on Friday at Robinson Natatorium.

Jayhawks open softball season with two wins

Kansas University’s softball team opened its season Friday with a pair of victories. The Jayhawks defeated North Carolina State, 8-0, and Florida International, 6-3.

How former Jayhawks fared in Feb. 8 NBA games

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