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Mountain of a comeback: Jayhawks stun West Virginia, move atop Big 12 standings

Of all of the talented teams and insanely skilled players that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has taken to West Virginia during the past five years, it was a bunch of grinders and scrappers who finally came out of WVU Coliseum with a victory again. By Matt Tait

Pressing on: Jayhawks rally for rare victory at West Virginia

Recent Big 12 tradition be damned, the Kansas basketball team visited West Virginia and left without “Country Roads” resounding throughout WVU Coliseum and Mountaineers fans singing along blissfully. West Virginia failed to defend its home court against the Jayhawks for the first time in five years, as KU rallied for a 71-66 road victory, in a Big Monday battle of top-10 teams. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Tom Keegan: Players eligible all year keep Kansas in title hunt

the players who have hustled their way to a 4-1 Big 12 record and one-fourth share of first place haven’t quite received the plaudits they have earned. The perimeter players have adjusted impressively and center Udoka Azubuike, who showed great footwork in the post Saturday, is on the come.

Game day Breakdown: No. 10 KU basketball at No. 6 West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for 10th-ranked Kansas in tonight's first of four Big Monday matchups this season at No. 6 West Virginia on ESPN. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks far more effective with Azubuike on the floor

Two different Kansas basketball teams took the floor at WVU Coliseum for a Big Monday thriller won by Kansas, 71-66, on a furious late comeback from a 16-point deficit. The Jayhawks who played when sophomore center Udoka Azubuike sat nursing foul trouble looked small, slight of build, no match for a shot-blocker freed to block the rim no matter who attacked it. By Tom Keegan

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Mountain of a comeback: Jayhawks stun West Virginia, move atop Big 12 standings

Of all of the talented teams and insanely skilled players that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has taken to West Virginia during the past five years, it was a bunch of grinders and scrappers who finally came out of WVU Coliseum with a victory again. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: WVU's Harris earns start despite reprimand; Self wears Huggins' pullover

West Virginia forward Wesley Harris, who started all 17 games for the Mountaineers heading into Monday’s showdown with 10th-ranked Kansas, was back in the starting lineup on Monday night despite some controversy swirling around him. By Matt Tait

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Pressing on: Jayhawks rally for rare victory at West Virginia

Recent Big 12 tradition be damned, the Kansas basketball team visited West Virginia and left without “Country Roads” resounding throughout WVU Coliseum and Mountaineers fans singing along blissfully. West Virginia failed to defend its home court against the Jayhawks for the first time in five years, as KU rallied for a 71-66 road victory, in a Big Monday battle of top-10 teams. By Benton Smith

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West Virginia forward Wesley Harris publicly reprimanded by Big 12

The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced a public reprimand of West Virginia forward Wesley Harris, who was involved in an altercation with a Texas Tech fan during a court-storming celebration last weekend in Lubbock, Texas, following the Red Raiders' victory over WVU. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks back in top 10 in latest AP poll

A couple of victories against two of the Big 12’s lower-tier teams were enough to improve the Kansas basketball team’s place in the Associated Press Top 25 this week.

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Juco QB to enroll at Kansas this semester

The Kansas football team didn’t sign a quarterback during December’s early signing period, but head coach David Beaty and his staff won’t have to wait until February to add a QB to the 2018 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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Game day Breakdown: No. 10 KU basketball at No. 6 West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for 10th-ranked Kansas in tonight's first of four Big Monday matchups this season at No. 6 West Virginia on ESPN. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Players eligible all year keep Kansas in title hunt

the players who have hustled their way to a 4-1 Big 12 record and one-fourth share of first place haven’t quite received the plaudits they have earned. The perimeter players have adjusted impressively and center Udoka Azubuike, who showed great footwork in the post Saturday, is on the come.