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Coming up big: Udoka Azubuike helps Jayhawks rally past WVU

After Kansas sophomore Udoka Azubuike dropped 21 points in 31 minutes to help lead the Jayhawks to a wild, 77-69, comeback victory over West Virginia on Saturday evening at Allen Fieldhouse, one of the most popular questions tossed KU's way was whether the game was the best of Azubuike's still-young career. As is so often the case, KU coach Bill Self delivered the best answer, tying in Saturday's celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 national title team to emphasize his point. By Matt Tait

Evening

Comeback kids: Jayhawks rally to knock off West Virginia again

For the eighth time this season, the Kansas basketball team found itself in a double-digit deficit. Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks rediscovered the Morgantown magic that helped them pull off a major comeback in their first meeting with West Virginia. Although six other KU opponents have sent the perennial Big 12 champion home with a loss after leading by 10, WVU failed to do so again in an incredible 77-69 Kansas victory. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Game day Breakdown: No. 13 KU basketball vs. No. 20 West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in tonight's rematch with 20th-ranked West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse in front of ESPN's "College GameDay" crew. By Matt Tait

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Cole Aldrich calls jersey retirement ceremony 'really humbling'

With his wife, Britt, by his side, and his dad, Walt, and brother, Grant, there to support him, as well — dad decked out in a No. 45 Kansas basketball T-Shirt, no less — former Kansas big man Cole Aldrich returned to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday for the moment of a lifetime. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Bob Huggins' frustrations erupt in late-game ejection

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins cooled down almost as quickly as he flipped his lid in a way that earned him back-to-back technical fouls and an ejection with eight seconds remaining in Saturday night’s game in Allen Fieldhouse. By Tom Keegan

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Coming up big: Udoka Azubuike helps Jayhawks rally past WVU

After Kansas sophomore Udoka Azubuike dropped 21 points in 31 minutes to help lead the Jayhawks to a wild, 77-69, comeback victory over West Virginia on Saturday evening at Allen Fieldhouse, one of the most popular questions tossed KU's way was whether the game was the best of Azubuike's still-young career. As is so often the case, KU coach Bill Self delivered the best answer, tying in Saturday's celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 national title team to emphasize his point. By Matt Tait

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Comeback kids: Jayhawks rally to knock off West Virginia again

For the eighth time this season, the Kansas basketball team found itself in a double-digit deficit. Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks rediscovered the Morgantown magic that helped them pull off a major comeback in their first meeting with West Virginia. Although six other KU opponents have sent the perennial Big 12 champion home with a loss after leading by 10, WVU failed to do so again in an incredible 77-69 Kansas victory. By Benton Smith

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No. 3 Lady Bears rout Jayhawks, 88-51

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey has often said she never tells a shooter to stop shooting when they go into a slump. That philosophy paid off Saturday.

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Game day Breakdown: No. 13 KU basketball vs. No. 20 West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in tonight's rematch with 20th-ranked West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse in front of ESPN's "College GameDay" crew. By Matt Tait