As most everyone knows, Kansas coach Bill Self throughout the years has made winning the Big 12 Conference a point of emphasis for his KU teams. But for one night, in the thick of this season’s chase for the title, Self would like to put the Big 12 race on the back burner and play a game for pride. By Matt Tait
The fans who turned their backs on the court and headed for the exit ramps as West Virginia led by 14 points with fewer then three minutes remaining, just might have been muttering, “Where have you gone, Devonte’ Graham? It seemed like just yesterday you outplayed the best player in the country.” Fair question, but those who left were not able to witness Graham’s return to prominence, not to mention a once-in-a-lifetime team comeback. By Tom Keegan
The Kansas basketball team hadn’t lost consecutive games inside Allen Fieldhouse since the 1988-89 season entering a top-10, Big Monday clash with West Virginia. By the end of a long night for the Jayhawks’ offense, 14th-year KU head coach Bill Self still had yet to experience back-to-back home losses. By Benton Smith
The Top 3 remained unchanged in this week's AP Poll, with Kansas holding on to its No. 3 ranking behind No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Villanova.
Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder has been diagnosed with throat cancer, though treatments are going well and he expects to be on the field when Kansas State begins spring practice next month.
A five-time winner of the conference’s Newcomer of the Week award already this season, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson added to his list of accolades Monday morning, when the Big 12 named him the league’s Player of the Week for a second time.By Matt Tait