Stories for March 5, 2019


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Game day breakdown: No. 13 Kansas basketball at Oklahoma

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in tonight's Big 12 road finale at Oklahoma. By Matt Tait

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This Is The End: Kansas overwhelmed by Oklahoma, ending KU's quest for another Big 12 title

Norman, Okla. — The Kansas Jayhawks left nothing to chance on Tuesday night. Instead of a spirited effort that would take the conference race down to the final day and at least give the Jayhawks a glimmer of hope of extending their NCAA-record streak of 14 consecutive conference titles to 15, the 13th-ranked Jayhawks showed up dead flat at Lloyd Noble Center and watched Oklahoma run away from them from start to finish during a 81-68 OU victory that put the Jayhawks two games behind Kansas State and Texas Tech with one game to play. By Matt Tait

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Benton Smith: Inexperience catches up with Jayhawks as Big 12 title streak perishes

Norman, Okla. — It’s over. The long shot — probably not so realistic chance if we’re being honest — hopes of the Kansas men’s basketball program extending its absurd run of Big 12 dominance died Tuesday night at Lloyd Noble Center.

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Notebook: Dedric Lawson continues to deliver double-doubles for KU

Norman, Okla. — When KU forward Dedric Lawson first arrived at Kansas, he brought with him 36 career double-doubles from his two seasons at Memphis, where he both grew up and played before transferring to KU prior to the 2017-18 season.

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Jayhawks about to experience first practice under Les Miles' guidance

They’ve met him, spent time around him inside Anderson Family Football Complex and even sprinted through conditioning drills as his watchful eyes observed. But now players in the Kansas football program will get to find out what it’s like to truly be coached by Les Miles. By Benton Smith

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Senior guard Jessica Washington no longer with Kansas basketball

The once-promising, injury-riddled Kansas basketball career of Jessica Washington officially has come to a close.

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Gatto, others in NCAA basketball scandal sentenced to months in prison

The three men who were convicted of fraud for their schemes in a college basketball recruiting scandal — which included the University of Kansas program — were sentenced on Tuesday to months in prison.