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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 5

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Jan. 5.

Notebook: Tharpe plays despite ankle injury

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who often talks about the importance of toughness, praised junior point guard Naadir Tharpe for playing, despite a nasty left-ankle sprain, on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Better team won Sunday's Top 25 showdown at Allen Fieldhouse

The rankings and the oddsmakers’ lines suggest that San Diego State’s 61-57 Sunday afternoon victory against Kansas counts as an upset. Nothing about it felt that way. By Tom Keegan

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Offensively challenged Jayhawks suffer rare home loss, 61-57 to San Diego State

Sunday’s 61-57 loss to San Diego State was the KU men's basketball team's first defeat at home to a non-Big 12 foe since a 78-71 setback to Oral Roberts on Nov. 15, 2006, and now the Jayhawks are looking for answers. By Gary Bedore

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21st-ranked Aztecs outplay Jayhawks inside to claim 61-57 victory

Following his team's 61-57 victory over Kansas University on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, San Diego State coach Steve Fisher sat in front of the media with the look of a math teacher and meticulously dissected all of the things that allowed his team to pull the upset. By Matt Tait

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Baylor women beat up on KU

Odyssey Sims scored 30 points while matching the Baylor record for career 3-pointers and the No. 9 Lady Bears stretched their home winning streak to 68 games with a 75-55 win over Kansas on Sunday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 4

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Jan. 4.

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SDSU last nonconference test for KU men

For Kansas University’s men’s basketball players and coaches, the quest for a 10th straight Big 12 title is near, but not yet here. A major event precedes Wednesday’s league opener at Oklahoma: Today’s nonconference showdown between the No. 16-ranked Jayhawks (9-3) and No. 21 San Diego State Aztecs (11-1). By Gary Bedore

Column: Aztecs guard Thames a tough matchup for Jayhawks

The 21st-ranked San Diego State men’s basketball team not only features the nation’s second-best two-point field goal percentage defense (.388) and the least-praised great coach of his era(s?), Steve Fisher, it also has the country’s most underrated guard. Column by Tom Keegan

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KU women wary of Baylor sidekick-turned-star

Brittney Griner may be gone from Baylor, but members of the Kansas University women’s basketball team don’t think today’s 3 p.m. game against the No. 9 Bears in Waco, Texas, will be anything but a dogfight. That’s largely because of senior forward Odyssey Sims, Griner’s former teammate who has shown she can handle being Baylor’s top player. By Matt Tait