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No. 1 Jayhawks avoid Senior Night scare, beat Oklahoma

No one who walked into Allen Fieldhouse Monday wearing Kansas basketball gear expected the No. 1 Jayhawks to drop their home finale against Oklahoma on Senior Night. But some doubt definitely crept in before senior point guard Frank Mason III and the Jayhawks closed the second half playing the type of basketball that helped them reach the top ranking in the country. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: KU basketball vs. Oklahoma

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in Monday's Senior Night extravaganza against Oklahoma at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks' Senior Night goes from sluggish to spectacular

The West Virginia comeback it was not, but there sure were moments when it looked — and sounded — like it. After a sloppy and sluggish 30 minutes of basketball against last-place Oklahoma, No. 1 Kansas woke up in a big way and buried the Sooners, 73-63, with a suffocating 31-9 surge to the finish line on Senior Night. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: KU seniors appreciative, humorous in send-off speeches

Before getting to the three senior speeches following Monday’s wild, come-from-behind, 73-63 victory over Oklahoma at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas coach Bill Self asked the crowd to give it up to “the rest of the team for their efforts and how they represented (you).” By Matt Tait

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No. 1 Jayhawks avoid Senior Night scare, beat Oklahoma

No one who walked into Allen Fieldhouse Monday wearing Kansas basketball gear expected the No. 1 Jayhawks to drop their home finale against Oklahoma on Senior Night. But some doubt definitely crept in before senior point guard Frank Mason III and the Jayhawks closed the second half playing the type of basketball that helped them reach the top ranking in the country. By Benton Smith

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Alvamar Country Club changes name to Jayhawk Club; deal struck with KU

In a unique licensing and branding allowance by the University of Kansas, Lawrence’s Alvamar Country Club is now called the Jayhawk Club with a Jayhawk-emblazoned logo to match. KU on Monday announced the licensing agreement between the university and club ownership, an LLC headed by Lawrence developer Thomas Fritzel and his family, who also developed Rock Chalk Park.

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Jayhawks take over No. 1 spot in latest AP rankings

With just a week left to play in the regular season, Kansas has ascended to the No. 1 spot in the country.

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Josh Jackson picks up 7th Big 12 Newcomer of Week award

KU freshman now has 2nd-most newcomer awards in league history

For the second consecutive week and seventh time during his outstanding freshman season, Kansas swingman Josh Jackson has picked up a Big 12 Newcomer of the Week award.