Stories for February 27, 2018


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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks sidestep several obstacles to 14th straight Big 12 title

Shaka Smart’s responsibilities as coach of the University of Texas basketball team include making his way to the scorers’ table to do a postgame interview with the Longhorns’ radio crew, win or lose.This night came with a twist that made it a little tougher than normal after his team lost to Kansas, 80-70, on Monday night, Senior Night, the last night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Tom Keegan

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Cold shooting downs KU women in Senior Night loss to Iowa State

The Kansas women’s basketball team had a promising first half on Senior Night against Iowa State. But in the closing half, the shots rarely fell through the hoop.

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Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham makes tough transformation as senior

After a full season of playing a new role on a team that has nobody else who can play his position, Devonte' Graham has developed into a player without weaknesses.

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Monday's Big 12 coronation the end of a long and winding road for Kansas basketball

If last Saturday's victory over Texas Tech produced the celebration of the Kansas basketball team clinching an NCAA-record 14th consecutive Big 12 title — shiny new hats, water flying, Jayhawks jumping — then Monday's 10-point win over Texas at Allen Fieldhouse was the coronation. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball's red uniforms a request of 'Number 4'

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self did not even attempt to hide his true feelings when asked after Monday's 80-70 victory over Texas how he felt about his team's unusual red uniforms. By Matt Tait