Tying up loose ends from a 20-point win which seemed was much closer than the final score indicates. Though it wasn't pretty, continued strong defense and Mario Chalmers' second straight 22-point performance did enough.
With 8 Big 12 Bowl games in the next 5 days, one might have trouble keeping up. Tonight, 3 Big 12 games were played.
Behind Mario Chalmers 22 points, the Jayhawks were able to overcome a supposed lack of focus and terrible free throw shooting to take care of the visiting Detroit Mercy Titans.
Chalmers scored on a with less than a minute to go, giving him a team-high 19 points on the night and KU a 60-43 lead. He then hit a final three-pointer to put KU up 63-43 and give himself his second straight 22-point game. That was the final score, and Chalmers' point total led all scorers. Brandon Cotton had 20 for Detroit, who drops to 3-9. KU, 11-2, hosts Rhode Island Saturday night at 7 p.m.
After carefully considering his options, Russell Robinson decided to stay local for Christmas rather than travel back to his native New York.
Alabama wants to prove it can live up to its glorious bowl history. Oklahoma State wants to keep building one.
Missouri was almost back to full strength for its final practice of the season on Wednesday, shaking off an illness that hit more than 20 players, assistant coaches and children who made the Sun Bowl trip.
Jorvorskie Lane has the chance to dance his way into Holiday Bowl lore.
It took some time for Rutgers to get over squandering its chance to reach the Bowl Championship Series.
Firing Kansas State basketball coach Jim Wooldridge hardly caused a stir.
Eight games in five days. Never has the Big 12 Conference had so many football teams playing in such a tight postseason time span.
Jeff Adrien had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 12 Connecticut to an 84-41 victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night, extending the Huskies' home winning streak to 30 games.
Oklahoma State senior Mario Boggan and Texas freshman Kevin Durant are the Phillips 66 Big 12 men's basketball player and rookie of the week, respectively.
Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance walked into a convenience store in Lake Placid, N.Y., last summer, 1,658 miles from his campus. The clerk looked up, noticed the Tech logo on his T-shirt and said: "Bobby Knight, Bobby Knight."
It's a wonder - some say a miracle - former McDonald's All-American Brandon Cotton was able to play basketball at all last season at University of Detroit Mercy.