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Seniors shine in loss

Crystal Kemp and Kaylee Brown had banner nights against Texas A&M, but in the end, it mattered less than the fact that the team lost.

Free-throw woes not new for Jayhawks

It's the situation every young basketball player dreams of on the playground: less than a second remaining in the game with a chance from the free-throw line to beat your team's biggest rival.

It's not a banner day, and that's just fine with KU fans

Sign at last year's KU/Mizzou basketball game sparked scuffle with off-duty MU police chief

This time, they stayed out of jail. The four Kansas University fans whose banner at the KU/Mizzou Border Showdown last year spurred a scuffle with off-duty MU Police Chief Jack Watring, landing one fan in jail, returned to the scene Monday. But they left the infamous banner in Lawrence.

Kansas basketball notebook

Kansas University freshman Brandon Rush, the brother of former Missouri player Kareem Rush, on the crowd booing him all night. "They said some things. It wasn't that bad," Rush said. "I really wanted to win because my brother went here."

Big 12 coaches: Road victories prove parity

After home teams went unbeaten in the first week of Big 12 Conference play, the conference's coaches talked about how hard it was to win on the road. In the following week, eight of them did just that. Eight lost at home. Five teams - Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas University and Kansas State - did both.

Keegan: Latest late loss real blow

They had seen enough and wanted to beat the traffic. So with less than two minutes left and their Missouri Tigers down by nine points, many fans headed for the exits, disgusted expressions doing all their talking. The fools.

Gardner impresses KU

Tiger guard 'fabulous' against Jayhawks

Kansas University's basketball players didn't blow a nine-point lead in the last 1:54 all by themselves Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Thomas Gardner helped.

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Deja vu at Mizzou: Moody's missed free throws cost KU in 89-86 OT loss to MU

Mark Moody gave his son, Christian, a heartfelt hug in a Mizzou Arena hallway Monday night. "We're going to spend some time together tonight," the dad said after watching his son head dejectedly toward Kansas University's team bus after a hard-to-believe, 89-86 overtime loss to rival Missouri.

It's not a banner day, and that's just fine with KU fans

Sign at last year's KU/Mizzou basketball game sparked scuffle with off-duty MU police chief

This time, they stayed out of jail. The four Kansas University fans whose banner at the KU/Mizzou Border Showdown last year spurred a scuffle with off-duty MU Police Chief Jack Watring, landing one fan in jail, returned to the scene Monday. But they left the infamous banner in Lawrence.

6Sports video: KU fans head to Columbia looking for vindication

A certain group of KU fans headed to Columbia today looking for vindication. Not just becausee they wanted a victory over the Tigers but rather because of a trip last year that turned sour off the court.

6Sports video: Jayhawks lose a battle with the Tigers

The Jayhawks have dominated beating Missouri four out of the last five times and nine out of the last eleven. However, KU has never won a game in Missou arena. Kansas misses 14 free throws losing to the Tigers, 89-86.

6Sports video: Kansas women's basketball loses third straight game

Sunday Kansas women's basketball team lost its third straight game overall. This time to Texas A&M, 78-64.

Gardner keeps faith, carries Tigers past KU

Even in the most desperate times Monday night, Missouri's Thomas Gardner said he felt good about what was going to happen at Mizzou Arena. "Everybody felt with a minute left in the game that we were going to send it to overtime or win it," said Gardner, whose Tigers trailed Kansas University by seven points with 39 seconds left.

Dejvu at Mizzou

Kansas crumbles late again

Mark Moody gave his son, Christian, a heartfelt hug in a Mizzou Arena hallway Monday night. "We're going to spend some time together tonight," the dad said after watching his son head dejectedly toward Kansas University's team bus after a hard-to-believe, 89-86 overtime loss to rival Missouri.

Gardner keeps faith, carries Tigers past KU

Even in the most desperate times Monday night, Missouri's Thomas Gardner said he felt good about what was going to happen at Mizzou Arena. "Everybody felt with a minute left in the game that we were going to send it to overtime or win it," said Gardner, whose Tigers trailed Kansas University by seven points with 39 seconds left.