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Calling his shot? McLemore's banked-in 3 saves KU in 97-89 OT win

Kansas coach Bill Self guesses that guard Ben McLemore probably didn't call glass on his game-tying three with 1.3 seconds left in regulation. The freshman, however, said he did following the Jayhawks' 97-89 overtime win over Iowa State. • Box score

ISU coach Hoiberg on McLemore's 3: 'I wish it would've swished'

For all of the things about Wednesday's battle with the Kansas University men's basketball team that Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg was proud of, there was one thing he could not get over: the ending. By Matt Tait • Box score

Early Morning

Jayhawks begin quest for ninth straight Big 12 title with ISU

Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches begin their two-month quest for a ninth straight Big 12 Conference regular-season title with a match-up tonight against Iowa State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

Kansas women never lead in 76-59 loss at No. 21 Oklahoma State

Liz Donohoe scored 17 of her season-high 24 points in the first half and No. 21 Oklahoma State never let No. 17 Kansas lead in its first conference loss, 76-59, on Tuesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Evening

KU athletic director presses case for Rock Chalk Park

If all goes well during tonight’s vote by the Lawrence City Commission regarding land usage and zoning specifications — as is expected — the Kansas University athletic department could begin construction on what has come to be known as “Rock Chalk Park” within weeks. By Matt Tait

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CB Dexter McDonald thrilled to be back with Jayhawks

An issue that led Dexter McDonald away from Kansas University’s football program the first time around turned out to be the very thing that brought him back. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Bill Self on Cyclones: 'Hey, they're good'

For a long time Wednesday, it looked as if Kansas University’s basketball team would drop its first Big 12 opener in 22 years. By Gary Bedore

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Calling his shot? McLemore's banked-in 3 saves KU in 97-89 OT win

Kansas coach Bill Self guesses that guard Ben McLemore probably didn't call glass on his game-tying three with 1.3 seconds left in regulation. The freshman, however, said he did following the Jayhawks' 97-89 overtime win over Iowa State. • Box score

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Opinion: Field-goal droughts should be history with McLemore on team

Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore showed what he can do when his team needs somebody to take the game by the throat, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. Because of that, the Jayhawks should learn that it's best to make sure he gets the ball. • Box score

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ISU coach Hoiberg on McLemore's 3: 'I wish it would've swished'

For all of the things about Wednesday's battle with the Kansas University men's basketball team that Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg was proud of, there was one thing he could not get over: the ending. By Matt Tait • Box score

Opinion: Travis Releford's making the most of his shots

Kansas University senior Travis Releford has turned himself into one of the most efficient scorers in the country. Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan explains.

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Graduating KU football players accept invites to all-star games

Another sign that the outgoing Kansas University football class may include some NFL talent came Tuesday, when the NFL Players Association confirmed that five Jayhawks had been selected to participate in the 2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Jan. 19 near Los Angeles. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks begin quest for ninth straight Big 12 title with ISU

Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches begin their two-month quest for a ninth straight Big 12 Conference regular-season title with a match-up tonight against Iowa State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas women never lead in 76-59 loss at No. 21 Oklahoma State

Liz Donohoe scored 17 of her season-high 24 points in the first half and No. 21 Oklahoma State never let No. 17 Kansas lead in its first conference loss, 76-59, on Tuesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena.