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Victory in third-place game doesn't impress Self

A narrow victory over UTEP in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament was no cause for celebration for Kansas University’s basketball players, coaches and fans on Saturday in Imperial Arena in the plush Atlantis resort. By Gary Bedore

Afternoon

Six turnovers trip KU football in 31-10 loss to Kansas State

Saturday, in front of a split crowd of 43,610 Jayhawks and Wildcats at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team ended its 2013 season by turning the ball over six times in a 31-10 loss to Kansas State. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

No trip to title game for KU

Late Villanova three shocks Jayhawks

A spot in the third-place game is not what Kansas University’s basketball team and its loyal fanbase that occupied all but a handful of the seats in 3,900-seat Imperial Arena wanted at the Battle 4 Atlantis holiday tournament in paradise. By Gary Bedore

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Opinion: 'Casual' Jayhawks fail to meet coach's expectations

Bill Self looked to the ballroom ceiling on more than one occasion Saturday night at Imperial Arena. And, despite the club music that pounded during timeouts at the Battle 4 Atlantis, it wasn’t the side show distracting the Kansas University basketball coach.By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Wiggins scores season-low six

Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins, who has been slowed by a bout of the flu, scored six points off 2-of-9 shooting with seven rebounds while playing 34 minutes in Saturday’s 67-63 Battle 4 Atlantis victory over UTEP.By Gary Bedore

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Victory in third-place game doesn't impress Self

A narrow victory over UTEP in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament was no cause for celebration for Kansas University’s basketball players, coaches and fans on Saturday in Imperial Arena in the plush Atlantis resort. By Gary Bedore

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No. 2 Duke routs KU women in Jam finale, 73-40

The Duke women's basketball team doubled up Kansas University in the second half and routed the Jayhawks, 73-40, Saturday in the final game of the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam tournament.

KSU running back Hubert has career day against KU

Kansas State’s featured running back, senior John Hubert, made up in one day for an inconsistent season that started slow and finished strong. Hubert rushed for 220 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries Saturday, leading K-State to a 31-10 victory against Kansas in Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan

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Opinion: James Sims should be remembered out of forgettable senior class

Just one player from this Kansas University senior class will be remembered for a long time by the average football fan. Running back James Sims finished his KU career in disappointing fashion Saturday, but a case could be made for ranking him in the top half-dozen rushers in KU history. Column by Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Zenger confident in Weis, direction of Kansas football

With his head coach scheduled to hit the road for recruiting and his football team having just wrapped up another disappointing season on Saturday, Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger offered a vote of confidence for the current coaching staff and the direction it's taking Kansas football. Notes by Matt Tait

Game Balls and Gassers: Kansas State

Michael Reynolds and Ben Heeney earned game balls in a 31-10 Kansas football loss to Kansas State.

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Six turnovers trip KU football in 31-10 loss to Kansas State

Saturday, in front of a split crowd of 43,610 Jayhawks and Wildcats at Memorial Stadium, the Kansas University football team ended its 2013 season by turning the ball over six times in a 31-10 loss to Kansas State. By Matt Tait

UTEP, KU's next foe, bemoans loss

If you thought Bill Self and the No. 2-ranked Kansas Jayhawks had a bad Friday night, you didn't see Tim Floyd and UTEP, lose 89-53, to Iowa in the first Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal.By Benton Smith

Notebook: KSU misses leader

Wildcats not same without safety

One of the most significant elements of today’s Sunflower Showdown might be the absence of one of Kansas State’s top defensive players. By Matt Tait

Tale of the tape: KU vs. Kansas State

A unit-by-unit look at today's football Sunflower Showdown By Matt Tait

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So long, seniors: Sunflower Showdown marks end for 23 Kansas seniors

For the final time in their Kansas University football careers, 23 Jayhawks — including 11 starters — will suit up for their last game at 11 a.m. today against Kansas State at Memorial Stadium. By Matt Tait

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Opinion: Hero shot from 'Arch' won't hurt KU long-term

When college basketball fans start chanting “Let’s go Hawks” tonight during the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game, they won’t be cheering for No. 2-ranked Kansas University, the presumed tournament favorite coming in.By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Ellis says Kansas needs to move past loss

Kansas University’s basketball team will not face its third undefeated team in three days during today’s third-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.By Gary Bedore

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No trip to title game for KU

Late Villanova three shocks Jayhawks

A spot in the third-place game is not what Kansas University’s basketball team and its loyal fanbase that occupied all but a handful of the seats in 3,900-seat Imperial Arena wanted at the Battle 4 Atlantis holiday tournament in paradise. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 29

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Nov. 29.