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Column: Forward rotation good motivation for Ellis, Traylor

Even if not designed to do so, Kansas University coach Bill Self saying something that creates the perception that he is equally comfortable with both options at power forward — sophomores Perry Ellis and Jamari Traylor — serves to motivate both players. Column by Tom Keegan

KU men return to TCU mindful of last year's loss

The Kansas University men's basketball team has heard plenty about last year’s stunning loss to TCU leading up to tonight's game in Fort Worth, Texas. “We have to go down there and change things and do things differently or we’ll have the same outcome,” KU newcomer Tarik Black said after watching excerpts from the loss earlier this week. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Andrew Wiggins satisfies expectations at TCU

Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins scored 19 first-half points on the way to a career-high 27 in KU’s 91-69 blowout of the Horned Frogs. That’s six more points than the entire KU team scored in a half on the same floor a year ago. By Tom Keegan

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TCU coach lauds Kansas and its 'six pros'

TCU coach Trent Johnson was impressed with Kansas University’s basketball team long before Saturday night’s center jump took place at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. By Tom Keegan

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Kansas women win Sunflower Showdown at Manhattan

Jayhawks guards lead with Gardner on bench in 2nd half

Without its best player for a stretch that lasted more than 10 minutes in the second half Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum, Kansas University's women's basketball team didn't miss a beat. By Benton Smith

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WR Darious Crawley picks Kansas over Michigan State

After visiting Kansas University last weekend and hosting in-home visits with his two finalists — KU and Michigan State — during the week, wide receiver Darious Crawley orally committed to KU late Friday night.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 24

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Jan. 24.

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KU men return to TCU mindful of last year's loss

The Kansas University men's basketball team has heard plenty about last year’s stunning loss to TCU leading up to tonight's game in Fort Worth, Texas. “We have to go down there and change things and do things differently or we’ll have the same outcome,” KU newcomer Tarik Black said after watching excerpts from the loss earlier this week. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Forward rotation good motivation for Ellis, Traylor

Even if not designed to do so, Kansas University coach Bill Self saying something that creates the perception that he is equally comfortable with both options at power forward — sophomores Perry Ellis and Jamari Traylor — serves to motivate both players. Column by Tom Keegan

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KU, KSU women renew rivalry today

Even after playing back-to-back home games against top-10 opponents, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team isn’t expecting anything easy today when it travels to Manhattan to face rival Kansas State — a team, like KU, with a losing record. By Benton Smith

Jayhawk pole vaulters sweep top spots at Classic

Kansas University’s tradition of quality men’s pole vaulting is alive and well. Never was that more evident than Friday at the Jayhawk Classic, KU’s second indoor home meet of the season at Anschutz Pavilion. Four Jayhawks and one former Jayhawk swept the top five spots in the event, which was won by 2011 graduate Jordan Scott, the lone competitor to clear 17 feet, 4 inches. By Matt Tait