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Make-up ball: Ben McLemore scores 36, leads KU over West Virginia

Kansas freshman Ben McLemore broke the old freshman scoring record of 35 points set by Danny Manning against Oklahoma State on March 2, 1985 — exactly 28 years to the day in Stillwater, Okla. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

WVU coach Bob Huggins: Mountaineers' faults led to blowout

A few minutes after watching his team get drubbed by Kansas University's men's basketball team, 91-65, at Allen Fieldhouse, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins offered up a tennis analogy to explain what went wrong. By Matt Tait• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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Elijah Johnson expects to stay in ‘attack mode’

Elijah Johnson’s 39-point scoring spree against Iowa State on Monday night certainly was unexpected, but he says the outburst should boost his confidence the rest of the season — starting today against West Virginia. By Gary Bedore

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Celebrated RB Traevohn Wrench commits to Kansas

Four-star running back Traevohn Wrench, a junior at nearby Gardner-Edgerton High, became the first player in the class to make an official commitment to the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

KU women fall at Oklahoma, 85-77

Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson found the Jayhawks’ latest loss especially tough to stomach.

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Notebook: KU seniors prepare for final home game; recruit Andrew Wiggins to visit Sunday

Jeff Withey and three of his closest friends will play the final home game of their Kansas University basketball careers on Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Make-up ball: Ben McLemore scores 36, leads KU over West Virginia

Kansas freshman Ben McLemore broke the old freshman scoring record of 35 points set by Danny Manning against Oklahoma State on March 2, 1985 — exactly 28 years to the day in Stillwater, Okla. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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Opinion: Elijah Johnson flexing his muscle at right time for KU

Kansas guard Elijah Johnson contributed more than 12 points, 10 assists, five rebounds, a huge blocked shot and a big steal to KU’s 91-65 victory Saturday against West Virginia. He also made everybody on the court with him play better, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes.• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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WVU coach Bob Huggins: Mountaineers' faults led to blowout

A few minutes after watching his team get drubbed by Kansas University's men's basketball team, 91-65, at Allen Fieldhouse, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins offered up a tennis analogy to explain what went wrong. By Matt Tait• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

Chelsie Miller lifts Kansas at Big 12 swims

Freshman Chelsie Miller recorded 17 points for Kansas University’s swimming and diving team to lead the Jayhawks on the third day of the Big 12 championships.

Sydney Conley highlights KU track showings

Kansas University freshman Sydney Conley and the KU men’s distance medley relay team each posted season bests Friday in the Alex Wilson Last Chance track meet at South Bend, Ind.

KU softball cruises to 2 wins

Kansas University’s softball team won a pair of one-hit shutouts Friday, defeating North Carolina A&T, 17-0, and Stony Brook, 12-0.

How former Jayhawks fared in March 1 NBA games

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