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FINAL: 2,000! Collins, Aldrich lead KU to 80-68 victory over Texas Tech

Jayhawks hit 2,000-win milestone in triumph over Red Raiders.

Early Morning

KU men hope to stay longer at the Big 12 tournament this year

Bill Self likes to check in with each of his Kansas University basketball players to see how they’re feeling — physically and mentally — heading into the postseason.

Stories

Baylor bests Texas, moves on to face K-State

LaceDarius Dunn, benched with three quick fouls in the first half, rebounded with 17 of his 19 points after intermission and No. 21 Baylor made it three in a row over Texas with an 86-67 victory Thursday night in the Big 12 quarterfinals.

No. 9 Wildcats rout Oklahoma State 83-64

Jamar Samuels scored 21 of his career-high 27 points in the first half, helping No. 9 Kansas State turn a rematch into a rout with an 83-64 win over Oklahoma State Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.

KU women WNIT bound after loss to OSU

The Kansas University women's basketball team has accepted an invitation to play in the 2010 WNIT.

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KU women lose opener, earn WNIT bid

Andrea Riley scored 37 points, Toni Young added 16 and No. 20 Oklahoma State put away Kansas 76-69 on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 tournament.

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Texas A&M beats Nebraska, will face Kansas in Big 12 Tournament semifinals

Donald Sloan scored 23 points and Bryan Davis had a key three-point play at the 1:01 mark, enabling No. 23 Texas A&M to stave off upset-minded Nebraska 70-64 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday.

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KU coach Turner Gill gives glimpse of his style: building character, with no cussing

New KU football coach visits Leadership Lawrence class

Members of the Leadership Lawrence class on Thursday got a peek inside the mind of new Kansas University football coach Turner Gill.

FINAL: 2,000! Collins, Aldrich lead KU to 80-68 victory over Texas Tech

Jayhawks hit 2,000-win milestone in triumph over Red Raiders.

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KU offensive coordinator facing lawsuit in California

KU offensive coordinator Chuck Long is facing a lawsuit in California.

Crews respond to fire alarm at KU's Memorial Stadium

Crews responded Thursday morning to Kansas University's Memorial Stadium after a fire alarm was activated.

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KU men hope to stay longer at the Big 12 tournament this year

Bill Self likes to check in with each of his Kansas University basketball players to see how they’re feeling — physically and mentally — heading into the postseason.

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KU women have new life

Injuries have taken a toll on Kansas University’s women’s basketball team. And the impact hasn’t been just physical.

KU baseball rolls, 15-0

For the second day in a row the Kansas University baseball team jumped on an inferior opponent and rolled to an easy victory.

No asterisks of infamy for Jayhawks

In all the glitter, glamour and eulogizing during college basketball tournaments and NCAA March Madness, some of the seamier aspects of competing teams in the Big Show get swept under the rug. All you have to do is scan the footnotes of the brackets since 1961 to realize the rather rampant truancy in the system.