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Family guy: Tharpe excels with mother, brothers watching KU's home victory

Lori Tharpe was beaming with pride after watching her son, Naadir, play so well in a Kansas win over Oklahoma State during her first game at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Can Kansas prevent flippin’ repeat?

Something mighty significant has to happen for Marcus Smart to get the opportunity to perform an encore backflip this afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Baylor women bring ‘angst’ to Allen Fieldhouse

There’s never really a good time to go up against Baylor University’s women’s basketball team. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Embiid's succes no surprise to Self

Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid nearly recorded a triple-double in the Jayhawks' home win against Oklahoma State. By Gary Bedore

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Family guy: Tharpe excels with mother, brothers watching KU's home victory

Lori Tharpe was beaming with pride after watching her son, Naadir, play so well in a Kansas win over Oklahoma State during her first game at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Bench pushes Kansas to victory over Oklahoma State

Andrew Wiggins and Perry Ellis, the Kansas University basketball team’s two leading scorers, warmed the bench more than the nets in Saturday afternoon’s 80-78 survival victory against Oklahoma State in Allen Fieldhouse. With good reason, Self showed a great deal of confidence in his bench. By Tom Keegan

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Cowboys lose emotional game at Kansas

Despite a combined six technical fouls being called during 15th-ranked Kansas University's 80-78 victory over No. 9 Oklahoma State on Saturday, neither KU coach Bill Self nor Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford believed there was anything nasty about Saturday's classic Big 12 showdown in Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 17

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Jan. 17.

Packers QB Rodgers to visit Allen for KU-OSU

Former Super Bowl MVP and current Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers spent Friday in Lawrence, the precursor to today’s main event — No. 15 Kansas vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State at 3 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Column: Top foes bring out Andrew Wiggins’ best

In projecting an athlete’s worthiness for a promotion to the next level — be it for a college scholarship, an advancement from the minors to the majors in baseball, a jump to the NFL or NBA — statistics are best used as a tool, not as gospel or as a crutch. By Tom Keegan

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Can Kansas prevent flippin’ repeat?

Something mighty significant has to happen for Marcus Smart to get the opportunity to perform an encore backflip this afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas RB Sims in all-star game

Let the showcase begin. Kansas University senior James Sims, a running back from Irving, Texas, who was the Jayhawks’ leading rusher during all four years of his college career, will play for the National squad in today’s NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which will be televised live on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.