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The thrill is gone: KU proves it can win ugly, too

Nobody will ever deem Saturday’s 69-59 Kansas University victory over Texas Tech one for the ages, or one to even remember for more than 24 hours or so. Most would probably agree a game in which the No. 1-ranked Jayhawks (14-1, 3-0) led the (11-3, 1-2) Red Raiders, 29-27, at halftime, had little in common with Monday’s epic 109-106, three-OT victory over Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore

No. 1 Jayhawks survive first Big 12 road game

Playing for the first time since walking off the floor following a thrilling, triple-overtime victory over Oklahoma on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Kansas men's basketball team had enough in its tank to knock off Texas Tech, 69-59, Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas.

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Tech presents worthy opponent for KU

Picked to finish last in the Big 12 in a preseason vote of league coaches, Tubby Smith’s third Texas Tech basketball team has to be considered the surprise squad in the conference.

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Red Raiders regretful after loss to Kansas

When they looked at their hands in the wake of a 69-59 loss to the nation’s No. 1 college basketball team, the Texas Tech players weren’t in anyway tempted to use them to pat themselves on the back. Instead, they reflected on what they let slip through their fingers.

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Tom Keegan: Poker-faced Frank Mason III even better under pressure

You wouldn’t be able to judge by his expression that Kansas University junior guard Frank Mason III played one strong half and one so-so one. The face never changes, answering that question requires looking elsewhere. By Tom Keegan

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The thrill is gone: KU proves it can win ugly, too

Nobody will ever deem Saturday’s 69-59 Kansas University victory over Texas Tech one for the ages, or one to even remember for more than 24 hours or so. Most would probably agree a game in which the No. 1-ranked Jayhawks (14-1, 3-0) led the (11-3, 1-2) Red Raiders, 29-27, at halftime, had little in common with Monday’s epic 109-106, three-OT victory over Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 9, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 9, 2016

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Recruiting updates on Marques Bolden, Thon Maker and Jarrett Allen

Marques Bolden, a 6-foot-10 senior forward from DeSoto (Texas) High, who is ranked No. 16 in the recruiting Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, has visited KU, Kentucky, Duke and Oklahoma, and also has TCU on his list.

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Alonzo Jamison fundraiser set

A fundraiser titled “Rebound for Zo” will be held on Tuesday at The Lazy Toad in Topeka.

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Maryland's Mark Turgeon notices big KU win

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon, who played and coached at Kansas University, did indeed watch Monday’s thrilling three-overtime win over Oklahoma, in Allen Fieldhouse.

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Recruiting target Michael Porter playing in area

Kansas University recruiting target Michael Porter, a 6-foot-9 junior forward from Tolton Catholic in Columbia, Missouri, who is ranked No. 3 in the recruiting Class of 2017 by Rivals.com, will be playing in the Lawrence area on Saturday.

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No. 1 Jayhawks survive first Big 12 road game

Playing for the first time since walking off the floor following a thrilling, triple-overtime victory over Oklahoma on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Kansas men's basketball team had enough in its tank to knock off Texas Tech, 69-59, Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas.

Kansas track dominates meet

Kansas University’s track and field teams combined for 22 event victories, including 15 of 19 events on the women’s side, as the Jayhawks kicked off 2016 at the Bill Easton Classic on Friday inside Anschutz Pavilion.

KU swimming drops double dual

Bryce Hinde swam to a pair of second-place finishes, and fellow Kansas University swimmers Haley Bishop and Madison Straight added two more, but the Jayhawks dropped a pair of decisions in a double dual on Friday at Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center.

KU women’s hoops at a glance

When: 7 p.m. today Where: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa Who: Iowa State Series: Jayhawks lead 47-32 overall and trail 21-16 at Hilton.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 8, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 8, 2016

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Tech presents worthy opponent for KU

Picked to finish last in the Big 12 in a preseason vote of league coaches, Tubby Smith’s third Texas Tech basketball team has to be considered the surprise squad in the conference.