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Historic Achievement: Jayhawks crush TCU, earn 13th-straight Big 12 title

All good parties have a guest of honor. And on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Kansas men’s basketball team welcomed 13 of them. By Matt Tait

Evening

Make it 13: Jayhawks match UCLA's league-title run

It’s been a long time coming, but Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks can now officially be mentioned in the same sentence as the great UCLA teams of the 1960s and ’70s. KU wrapped up at least a share of its 13th consecutive Big 12 regular-season title Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where the Jayhawks’ 87-68 victory over TCU tied the league-title streak produced by the Bruins from 1967-79. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Birthday Boy Graham celebrates 'special' day; Jackson OK after injury scare

Serenaded by the sweet sounds of “Happy Birthday” from Kansas fans throughout the night, KU junior Devonte’ Graham could not have imagined a better way to spend his 22nd birthday. By Matt Tait

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Benton Smith: Carlton Bragg looked more like the player KU hoped for

On a night when Bill Self’s Kansas basketball players did what they always seem to do — win at Allen Fieldhouse and accumulate new Big 12 championship gear — an unexpected conqueror emerged from the KU bench. By Benton Smith

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Historic Achievement: Jayhawks crush TCU, earn 13th-straight Big 12 title

All good parties have a guest of honor. And on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Kansas men’s basketball team welcomed 13 of them. By Matt Tait

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Brandon Rush fights back emotions during jersey retirement ceremony

With about five minutes remaining in the first half of the Kansas men’s basketball game Wednesday, Brandon Rush took a few moments to drink water and gather himself. By Bobby Nightengale

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Make it 13: Jayhawks match UCLA's league-title run

It’s been a long time coming, but Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks can now officially be mentioned in the same sentence as the great UCLA teams of the 1960s and ’70s. KU wrapped up at least a share of its 13th consecutive Big 12 regular-season title Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where the Jayhawks’ 87-68 victory over TCU tied the league-title streak produced by the Bruins from 1967-79. By Benton Smith

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Records requests connected to McCarthy Hall rape investigation denied; judge cites mental health of witnesses

The substance of a search warrant connected to a rape investigation at the apartment building where the University of Kansas men's basketball team lives is sealed to the public, a judge ordered on Wednesday.