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Andrew Wiggins more aggressive after talk with prep coach

KU freshman scores 19 in victory over West Virginia

Andrew Wiggins' prep coach Rob Fulford was able to witness a pair of vicious dunks from the 6-foot-8, 200-pound freshman, who at times has been a bit tentative in finishing around the goal. The explosive young forward helped Kansas beat West Virginia, 83-69. By Gary Bedore

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Mountaineers aiming for fearless attitude at Allen Fieldhouse

Bob Huggins — whose West Virginia Mountaineers have won three of five road games in Big 12 Conference play this season and 28 league road battles in his seven seasons at his alma mater — won’t be dwelling on historic Allen Fieldhouse in his pregame preparation today. By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: Joel Embiid 'all right' after landing funny

Kansas center Joel Embiid tweaked his back in the closing moments of the Jayhawks' Saturday win over West Virginia, but he is "all right." By Gary Bedore

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Andrew Wiggins more aggressive after talk with prep coach

KU freshman scores 19 in victory over West Virginia

Andrew Wiggins' prep coach Rob Fulford was able to witness a pair of vicious dunks from the 6-foot-8, 200-pound freshman, who at times has been a bit tentative in finishing around the goal. The explosive young forward helped Kansas beat West Virginia, 83-69. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Kansas depth too much for talented WVU to overcome

The Mountaineers had so much going for them, but it never felt as if they had a realistic shot because Kansas has so many players to turn to when things aren’t working out for a few of the starters. By Tom Keegan

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Mountaineers appreciate road support in tough loss at KU

Despite the 14-point final deficit and Bob Huggins' obvious disappointment that followed, Saturday seemed like a pretty good day for West Virginia basketball. Sure, the Mountaineers lost to first-place Kansas University, 83-69, but they played the Jayhawks tough throughout both halves. By Matt Tait

KU to honor 1974 Final Four team during WVU game

Kansas University’s 1973-74 Final Four team will be honored during a first-half timeout at today’s KU-West Virginia basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Mountaineers aiming for fearless attitude at Allen Fieldhouse

Bob Huggins — whose West Virginia Mountaineers have won three of five road games in Big 12 Conference play this season and 28 league road battles in his seven seasons at his alma mater — won’t be dwelling on historic Allen Fieldhouse in his pregame preparation today. By Gary Bedore

KU swimmers lead at Iowa State

Senior Morgan Sharp finished first by six-hundredths of a second in the 200-yard freestyle Friday, helping Kansas University’s swim team to a one-point advantage (75.5-74.5) heading into day two of competition against Iowa State.

KU softball opens with two losses

Sophomore Kelsey Kessler and the Kansas University softball team fell on the short end of a pitchers’ duel, as the Jayhawks dropped a 1-0 decision in their season opener to host Central Florida on Friday in the UCF Knights Invitational.

KU sprinter Dixon sets 500 record

Kansas University senior sprinter Diamond Dixon posted one of the fastest 500-meter times ever by a collegian as she claimed an easy victory in the event Friday night inside The Armory Track & Field Center. Eleven other Jayhawks turned in personal record performances as both the men’s and women’s squads wrapped up a solid first day at the Armory Collegiate Invitational.

Kansas tennis edges Colorado for 3-0 start

Kansas University’s women’s tennis team defeated former Big 12 foe Colorado, 4-2, on Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center as KU raised its record to 3-0.