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TCU tops Kansas, 80-68

Junior guard Chayla Cheadle didn’t even try to plead her case. She merely gave the official a puzzled look.

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Notebook: Carlton Bragg provides lift in return from three-game suspension

The three-game suspension served by Kansas sophomore Carlton Bragg Jr., officially ended Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum, 4:58 into KU’s 74-71 victory over Kansas State. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson will find way to truly be 'good at everything'

The play called for the ball to go to Josh Jackson in the post and it did, where two defenders quickly crowded him. Thinking and acting quickly, as is his way, Jackson whistled the ball to Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk for a wide-open 3 that he hit late to help Kansas score a 74-71 victory over Kansas State in a battle played in front of 12,528 rowdy witnesses. “Biggest shot of the game,” Kansas coach Bill Self said of the Svi 3 that broke a tie with 2:34 left. Kansas led the rest of the way. By Tom Keegan

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How Sweep It Is: Mason's steal highlights road win at K-State, 74-71

Almost every game has a signature play that is remembered as the reason a team won or lost. And for the Kansas men’s basketball team, which secured a season sweep over in-state rival Kansas State with a 74-71 victory Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum, that play began with senior guard Frank Mason III on his back. By Matt Tait

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Sunflower sweep: Kansas wins at K-State on Big Monday

Playing on its rival’s home floor at Bramlage Coliseum Monday night, the Kansas basketball team, coming off a rare home loss two days earlier, withstood a valiant second-half rally from Kansas State for a 74-71 victory. By Benton Smith

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Sixth touted Louisiana prospect commits to KU football

Jenkins a three-star D-lineman from 'The Boot'

The Kansas football program’s Louisiana recruiting revolution didn’t flame out over the weekend. Nelson Jenkins, a defensive lineman from Plaquemine, Louisiana, listed at 6-foot-4 and 290 pounds, announced Monday morning on Twitter his intentions to play at KU. By Benton Smith

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Carlton Bragg Jr. will suit up for Kansas tonight vs. K-State

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self on Monday afternoon told the Journal-World that the suspension for sophomore forward Carlton Bragg Jr., had been lifted and that Bragg would suit up and be eligible to play in the Jayhawks’ Big Monday showdown with Kansas State at 8 p.m. on ESPN. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks remain 3rd in latest AP Poll

The Kansas men’s basketball team held its spot at No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press poll despite falling to unranked Iowa State at home last Saturday. By Matt Tait

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Bragg's diversion agreement effectively closes drug paraphernalia case, pending any other offenses

After being suspended three games, University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. was expected to be back in uniform Monday night against Kansas State. Off court, Bragg’s recent drug paraphernalia case appears to be wrapped up.

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Gameday Breakdown: KU basketball vs. Kansas State

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in Monday's Sunflower Showdown rematch in Manhattan. By Matt Tait

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Big Monday Sunflower Showdown likely to be extra energized

No one was questioning whether the Kansas State Wildcats would be salivating over a shot at revenge against in-state rival Kansas at 8 p.m. tonight in Manhattan. But then the weekend happened and Kansas State upset No. 2 Baylor on the road while Kansas fell to Iowa State at home, bringing the anticipation for tonight’s Big Monday showdown on ESPN to new heights. By Matt Tait

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TCU tops Kansas, 80-68

Junior guard Chayla Cheadle didn’t even try to plead her case. She merely gave the official a puzzled look.