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Silvio De Sousa keeps it simple as Jayhawks rout Oklahoma

Kansas freshman Silvio De Sousa stole a little incentive before Monday's 104-74 victory over Oklahoma straight off of the wrist of teammate Mitch Lightfoot. After a spirited pregame that featured positive vibes flowing and good old Mr. Confidence peeking his head ever so slightly out, like Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day, De Sousa caught a glimpse of Lightfoot's wrist and saw the words “Rebound” and “Defense” written in dark marker on the skin. By Matt Tait

Jayhawks blow out Oklahoma, 104-74, on Big Monday

The Kansas basketball team’s revenge week started just the way the Jayhawks envisioned Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. A few weeks removed from its loss at Oklahoma in late January, KU throttled Oklahoma in the rematch, 104-74, ahead of its much-awaited trip to Texas Tech this coming Saturday. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Game day Breakdown: No. 8 KU basketball vs. Oklahoma

A look at some of the keys for 8th-ranked Kansas in tonight's Big Monday rematch with the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Evening

Tom Keegan: Sherron Collins not yet ready to give up on basketball

During his freshman season at Kansas, Sherron Collins tried a lot of things at full speed and sometimes the game he saw in front of him seemed in his mind to be going even faster than he was.

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Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham makes his case for best player in Big 12 against Oklahoma

Eighty minutes before game time Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas senior point guard Devonte’ Graham sat in a chair on the Oklahoma bench, eyed his target and launched a shot toward the basket. Swish. By Tom Keegan

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Silvio De Sousa keeps it simple as Jayhawks rout Oklahoma

Kansas freshman Silvio De Sousa stole a little incentive before Monday's 104-74 victory over Oklahoma straight off of the wrist of teammate Mitch Lightfoot. After a spirited pregame that featured positive vibes flowing and good old Mr. Confidence peeking his head ever so slightly out, like Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day, De Sousa caught a glimpse of Lightfoot's wrist and saw the words “Rebound” and “Defense” written in dark marker on the skin. By Matt Tait

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Sherron Collins fights tears during jersey retirement ceremony

After watching a brief video that flashed highlights from his stellar career at halftime of Monday night's 104-74 victory by No. 8 Kansas over Oklahoma, Sherron Collins, Monday's guest of honor, slowly walked onto James Naismith court to watch his No. 4 jersey officially go into the rafters at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks blow out Oklahoma, 104-74, on Big Monday

The Kansas basketball team’s revenge week started just the way the Jayhawks envisioned Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. A few weeks removed from its loss at Oklahoma in late January, KU throttled Oklahoma in the rematch, 104-74, ahead of its much-awaited trip to Texas Tech this coming Saturday. By Benton Smith

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Game day Breakdown: No. 8 KU basketball vs. Oklahoma

A look at some of the keys for 8th-ranked Kansas in tonight's Big Monday rematch with the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait