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Jayhawks suffer 74-67 loss to Wildcats, snapping 8-game win streak in Sunflower Showdown

Manhattan — It took four years for the Kansas State senior class to grab a win over in-state rival Kansas. But now that they have, the Wildcats have something much more valuable in their possession — a 2-game lead over the Jayhawks in the loss column in the Big 12 standings.

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Game Day breakdown: No. 13 Kansas basketball vs. Kansas State

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in tonight's Sunflower Showdown with Kansas State in Manhattan. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks suffer 74-67 loss to Wildcats, snapping 8-game win streak in Sunflower Showdown

Manhattan — It took four years for the Kansas State senior class to grab a win over in-state rival Kansas. But now that they have, the Wildcats have something much more valuable in their possession — a 2-game lead over the Jayhawks in the loss column in the Big 12 standings.

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Benton Smith: Mistakes prove costly as KU drops rivalry showdown

Manhattan — For all that Kansas State had done well this season, particularly while putting together a six-game Big 12 winning streak heading into Tuesday night’s Sunflower Showdown with Kansas, the Wildcats’ offensive prowess couldn’t exactly be considered a point of concern.

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Notebook: Big 12 race heating up after Kansas falls to Kansas State

Manhattan — Kansas coach Bill Self has never been one to tell his players how to handle the league race. Sure, he wants them to pay attention to scouting reports and game plans and the concept of focusing on what they can control. But when it comes to off nights in their dorm rooms or study sessions with their laptops, Self doesn’t really mind if the Jayhawks focus their attention on the league standings or do a bit of scoreboard-watching.

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Les Miles and staff look to fill final spots in 2019 recruiting class

Although Les Miles and his staff finished off much of their work ahead of December’s early signing period, a little drama remains for the first-year Kansas head coach and his assistants heading into National Signing Day. By Benton Smith

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Game Day breakdown: No. 13 Kansas basketball vs. Kansas State

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in tonight's Sunflower Showdown with Kansas State in Manhattan. By Matt Tait