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One for the road: Jayhawks end visiting skid, roll at TCU

Kansas University snapped its three-game road losing streak with a little help from the Jayhawks’ own fans on Saturday at Schollmaier Arena, TCU’s home arena in name only. About half of the announced crowd (6,516) in the 8,500-seat facility wore KU colors during a 75-56 victory that temporarily, at least, made the Jayhawks forget road setbacks at West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Iowa State. By Gary Bedore

Jayhawks get out of road slump at TCU

Granted the competition was not the stiffest, but the Kansas University men’s basketball team got a much-needed positive outcome on the road on Saturday, in the form of a 75-56 rout of TCU in Fort Worth, Texas.

Early Morning

Jayhawks remember nightmare at TCU

Jamari Traylor remembers the fateful day Kansas University’s basketball team temporarily forgot how to put the ball in the basket.

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 6, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 6, 2016

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Not a good look: Frogs' Big 12 woes continue vs. KU

Facing some of the same challenges Kansas University does in football, TCU’s men’s basketball program continues to have a difficult time escaping the basement of the loaded Big 12. Saturday’s 75-56 loss to Kansas left the Horned Frogs with a 7-57 Big 12 record, including 1-9 in this, the school’s fourth season in the conference. By Tom Keegan

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Junior prep guard Trae Young looking at KU

Trae Young, a 6-1 junior point guard from Norman (Okla.) North High, who is ranked No. 26 in the recruiting Class of 2017 by Rivals.com, attended the recent KU-Kentucky game with his dad, Rayford, a former standout at Texas Tech.

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Notebook: Jayhawks not overly concerned with results away from fieldhouse

Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self hasn’t made a huge issue about the Jayhawks’ performances on the road this season. By Gary Bedore

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Jamari Traylor answers Bill Self's call for more energy

Dismayed after a “soft” rebounding effort on Wednesday against Kansas State, Kansas University coach Bill Self singled out some of his veterans in practices leading up to Saturday’s TCU game.

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Tom Keegan: Perry Ellis a cordial, yet lethal, visitor

Perry Ellis is a polite guest in visiting arenas. Never does anything to show up the opposition or call attention to himself, but he's just so difficult to keep from doing what he wants to do, from acting as if he's playing in his own house. By Tom Keegan

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One for the road: Jayhawks end visiting skid, roll at TCU

Kansas University snapped its three-game road losing streak with a little help from the Jayhawks’ own fans on Saturday at Schollmaier Arena, TCU’s home arena in name only. About half of the announced crowd (6,516) in the 8,500-seat facility wore KU colors during a 75-56 victory that temporarily, at least, made the Jayhawks forget road setbacks at West Virginia, Oklahoma State and Iowa State. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks get out of road slump at TCU

Granted the competition was not the stiffest, but the Kansas University men’s basketball team got a much-needed positive outcome on the road on Saturday, in the form of a 75-56 rout of TCU in Fort Worth, Texas.

KU’s McCorkle 6th in long jump

Kansas University junior Allanah McCorkle took sixth in the long jump and sophomore Laura Taylor was 10th in the pole vault during the first day of the Husker Track and Field Invitational on Friday at the Devaney Center.

KU swimmers shine at ISU

Kansas University won all but one event in the pool during the first day of a two-day college swimming and diving dual with Iowa State on Friday. KU finished the day with 90.5 points to ISU’s 59.5.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 5, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 5, 2016

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Jayhawks remember nightmare at TCU

Jamari Traylor remembers the fateful day Kansas University’s basketball team temporarily forgot how to put the ball in the basket.

Kansas-Baylor women's hoops preview

Here's a look ahead to Saturday's Kansas-Baylor women's basketball game in Waco, Texas.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas football recruiting will take some time

Sheahon Zenger hired David Beaty in part because he is well-connected in Texas, where he won a high school state championship as a head coach in the Dallas area, worked at Rice and Texas A&M as an assistant and brought with him a reputation as a strong recruiter.