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Naadir Tharpe makes most of second chance in KU's comeback win over Texas

After being re-inserted into the game late in the second half, Kansas point guard Naadir Tharpe didn't let his team down, knocking down two big shots in the Jayhawks' 64-59 victory over Texas. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

Opinion: It's time to embrace this team's ugly way of winning

The Kansas men's basketball team's formula of having a long shooting slump before finishing pretty doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, so it's time to sit back and enjoy the way this team wins, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

Early Morning

Bill Self: Don’t count out Longhorns yet

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self has a message for those who have buried the 2012-13 Texas Longhorns three games into the conference season. By Gary Bedore

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KU women drop third straight, 70-63

The 23rd-ranked Kansas University women’s basketball team lost its third straight game Saturday night, 70-63 to Texas Tech at United Spirit Arena.

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Texas coach Rick Barnes questions team's mental toughness after losing another late lead

If Texas sophomore Sheldon McClellan is watching instead of playing when his team is trying to protect a late lead again, he need not wonder why. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Self pleased with team's late 'D'; Ben McLemore '100 percent'

There was one, huge positive to be taken from a game in which Kansas trailed by as many as 11 points the second half against Texas: The Jayhawks finished the game well, according to coach Bill Self. By Gary Bedore

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Naadir Tharpe makes most of second chance in KU's comeback win over Texas

After being re-inserted into the game late in the second half, Kansas point guard Naadir Tharpe didn't let his team down, knocking down two big shots in the Jayhawks' 64-59 victory over Texas. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

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Opinion: It's time to embrace this team's ugly way of winning

The Kansas men's basketball team's formula of having a long shooting slump before finishing pretty doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, so it's time to sit back and enjoy the way this team wins, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

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KU quarterback Turner Baty leaving the program

Kansas University quarterback Turner Baty, who red-shirted during 2012 after transferring to KU from City College of San Francisco, has decided to leave the program and return to CCSF.

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KU football coach Charlie Weis issues statement on linebacker Ben Heeney incident

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis released a statement Saturday morning regarding linebacker Ben Heeney, who was cited for battery early Sunday morning.

KU tennis 5-6 at Clemson

Kansas University’s tennis team went 3-5 in singles and 2-1 in doubles on Day One of the Clemson Winter Indoor Classic on Friday at the Clemson Indoor Tennis Center.

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Bill Self: Don’t count out Longhorns yet

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self has a message for those who have buried the 2012-13 Texas Longhorns three games into the conference season. By Gary Bedore

Kansas women brace for Tech

With just one starter standing taller than 6 feet, the Texas Tech women’s basketball team often employs a small lineup and tries to attack its opponents by spreading the floor and using quickness and mismatches on the perimeter. By Matt Tait

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KU football assistant Clint Bowen moved to LBs

Kansas University football special-teams coordinator Clint Bowen will take over as the Jayhawks’ linebackers coach and will replace DeMontie Cross, who is heading to TCU to take a similar job with the Horned Frogs. By Matt Tait