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Evening

Senior statement: Frank Mason leads Jayhawks to victory at OSU

In his four years at Kansas, point guard Frank Mason III has accomplished much for the Jayhawks. But he never had experienced a win at Oklahoma State. Until Saturday night. Displaying the type of toughness and ability to come through with crucial plays that have defined his stellar senior year, Mason led No. 1 KU to a 90-85 victory by doing it all. By Benton Smith

Afternoon

Gameday Breakdown: No. 1 KU basketball at Oklahoma State

A look at some of the keys for top-ranked Kansas in Saturday's regular season finale at Oklahoma State. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

McKenzie Calvert speaks about incident that led to Josh Jackson facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly damaging her car

After not playing for the sixth time in eight games in Friday night’s season finale, a 79-75 loss to Oklahoma State in the Big 12 women’s basketball tournament, Kansas sophomore guard McKenzie Calvert discussed with two reporters a Dec. 9 incident that led to KU men’s player Josh Jackson being charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to her car.

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Notebook: Jayhawks thrilled with rare win at Gallagher-Iba Arena

Snake-bitten in his home state by his alma mater more times than he’d care to remember, Kansas coach Bill Self walked out of Gallagher-Iba Arena on Saturday with his first victory there since 2013, 90-85 over Oklahoma State. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: KU's bench shows promise in regular-season finale

To win this one, Kansas needed more than senior Frank Mason III effectively locking up national player-of-the-year honors and Josh Jackson again showing just how much a freshman so driven and talented can improve in every area of his game over the course of a season. This one wasn’t going to be won without a serious contribution from KU’s once-maligned bench. By Tom Keegan

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One more on the road: Mason carries Jayhawks to win at OSU

In the final act of his regular-season audition for national player of the year, Kansas senior Frank Mason III turned in one of those games that could not be ignored. Twenty-seven points. Nine assists. Eight rebounds. One victory. By Matt Tait

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Senior statement: Frank Mason leads Jayhawks to victory at OSU

In his four years at Kansas, point guard Frank Mason III has accomplished much for the Jayhawks. But he never had experienced a win at Oklahoma State. Until Saturday night. Displaying the type of toughness and ability to come through with crucial plays that have defined his stellar senior year, Mason led No. 1 KU to a 90-85 victory by doing it all. By Benton Smith

Comeback falls short and Kansas women's basketball season ends

The Kansas women’s basketball team made a late charge in the fourth quarter, but it fell short and the Jayhawks’ season ended Friday night in Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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McKenzie Calvert speaks about incident that led to Josh Jackson facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly damaging her car

After not playing for the sixth time in eight games in Friday night’s season finale, a 79-75 loss to Oklahoma State in the Big 12 women’s basketball tournament, Kansas sophomore guard McKenzie Calvert discussed with two reporters a Dec. 9 incident that led to KU men’s player Josh Jackson being charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to her car.

KU baseball rolls; Price ties Temple

Kansas’ baseball team collected 15 hits in an 8-2 victory over Northwestern State on Friday at Hoglund Ballpark, and KU coach Ritch Price tied Floyd Temple as KU’s all-time winningest baseball coach.

Kansas softball claims two wins

Kansas’ Mandy Roberts earned two victories in relief, pitching three shutout innings in a 4-3 victory over Purdue and three more shutout innings in a 5-4 win over Mercer as KU’s softball team won twice in the Citrus Classic II on Friday in Orlando, Fla. =