Kansas forward David McCormack (33) celebrates the Jayhawks' 71-58 win over Baylor on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at Allen Fieldhouse.

No. 17 Kansas knocks off No. 2 Baylor, 71-58, to end Big 12 play with big win

When the 2020-21 men’s basketball schedule was finalized, Saturday’s home showdown with Baylor was a game that every Kansas fan circled immediately. Matt Tait

February 27, 2021


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Thursday's trip to Allen Fieldhouse not entirely new for everyone on the UTEP roster

Although Thursday’s game between No. 13 Kansas and visiting UTEP at Allen Fieldhouse was added at the last minute, it will hardly be a new experience for a couple of people on the Miners’ roster. By Matt Tait

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Pandemic creates new challenges for KU basketball broadcast teams

With the Kansas men's and women's basketball programs facing new travel protocols during the pandemic, the Jayhawk Sports Network broadcast crews occasionally had to master the art of calling games remotely. Here's a look at how they made it happen. By Matt Tait

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Recent win over previously unbeaten Baylor propels Kansas to No. 13 in latest AP poll

The Kansas men's basketball team used a big win over Baylor to move up four spots in this week's Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Jayhawks are one of seven Big 12 teams ranked in the top 18 of this week's poll. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Senior guard Marcus Garrett helps Kansas beat Baylor on Senior Night

It remains to be seen if Saturday night truly was Senior Night for Kansas guard Marcus Garrett. But even if the Dallas native elects to take the NCAA up on its offer for all seniors to come back for another senior season in 2021-22, it’s hard to imagine Garrett being celebrated quite like he was on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

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KUsports Live: Kansas earns 71-58 win over Baylor on Senior Night

Follow along during the game with our crew and the community.

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Game day breakdown: No. 17 Kansas basketball vs. No. 2 Baylor

A look at some of the keys for 17th-ranked Kansas in Saturday's Big 12 showdown with unbeaten Baylor at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball seniors Mitch Lightfoot, Chris Teahan announce plans to return for super senior season

KU senior Marcus Garrett to be honored at Senior Night but undecided about whether to stay or go

Kansas seniors Mitch Lightfoot and Chris Teahan announced Friday that they are planning to take advantage of the NCAA’s waiver for an extra year of eligibility and will return to KU for the 2021-22 season. By Matt Tait

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NCAA reveals COVID-19 contingency plans for hoops tourneys

Turns out the top four teams left out of March Madness won't have their bubbles burst quite yet. Under a contingency plan released Thursday by the Division I basketball committees, those four at-large teams that don't make the original field in the men's and women's NCAA tournaments will be placed in order and serve as the replacement teams should any conference with multiple bids have a school that is unable to participate due to COVID-19 issues.

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KU's Marcus Garrett named Naismith defensive award semifinalist

The reigning Naismith Defensive Player of the Year is in the running to win the award again in 2021. Kansas senior Marcus Garrett on Thursday was named one of 10 finalists for this year’s award, given annually to the best defender in college basketball by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball adds March 4 game with UTEP to wrap up 2020-21 regular season

KU on Thursday announced that the 17th-ranked Jayhawks (17-8 overall, 11-6 Big 12) will welcome UTEP to Lawrence on March 4 for the final regular season game of the 2020-21 season. By Matt Tait

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Former KU basketball player Silvio De Sousa applies for diversion in aggravated battery case

Former University of Kansas basketball player Silvio De Sousa has applied to go on diversion for a charge of aggravated battery, his attorney Hatem Chahine said Wednesday.

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With No. 2 Baylor looming, Jayhawks determined to move on quickly from OT loss at Texas

There were a dozen plays or moments that could have changed the outcome of Tuesday's 75-72 overtime loss at Texas for No. 17 Kansas. But KU coach Bill Self and his Jayhawks said after the loss that they were not planning on dwelling on any of them and instead were looking forward to Saturday's showdown with No. 2 Baylor. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 basketball standings for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.

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Jayhawks in the NBA for Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.

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