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Going great guns: ‘Manchild’ Thomas Robinson starts fast for KU basketball

Don’t let Thomas Robinson’s boyish grin and smooth look fool you. “He’s not a nice guy,” Kansas University freshman Josh Selby said.

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Trio of KU football players earn honorable mention all-Big 12 nods

D.J. Beshears, Jake Laptad and Alonso Rojas honored by league's coaches

Though the Kansas University football team finished just 3-9 and won just one game in Big 12 play, three Jayhawks made enough of an impression on the league’s coaches to earn All-Big 12 Honorable Mention nods.

Gary Bedore's notebook: Jayhawk Marcus Morris wins award; KU too chippy?

Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris earned his first Big 12 Player of the Week honor on Monday.

NFL reviewing argument between former KU football star Aqib Talib, game official

The NFL is looking into a verbal confrontation between Tampa Bay cornerback Aqib Talib and an official who worked the Buccaneers’ game against the Baltimore Ravens.

KU’s Karina Garlington honorable mention to All-Big 12 Volleyball Team

Karina Garlington was an honorable-mention selection to the All-Big 12 Volleyball Team, the only Kansas University player to earn all-league honors.

ESPN, Texas close to TV deal?

Austin American-Statesman sports columnist Kirk Bohls wrote that ESPN is close to finalizing a deal with the University of Texas to become broadcast partners as a first step toward acquiring all the Big 12’s television rights that will be negotiated next spring.

Jacob Pullen propels K-State Wildcats over Emporia State

Pullen breaks school record for career three-pointers

Jacob Pullen broke the school record for career three-pointers, leading Kansas State to an easy victory over Division II Emporia State on Monday night and giving the Wildcats their first six-win month of November.

‘Mayor’ motivates Diante Garrett for Iowa State basketball

ISU coach getting most out of senior point guard

One of the first things Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg said when he took over at his alma mater was that point guard Diante Garrett would play a major role in the offense.

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Going great guns: ‘Manchild’ Thomas Robinson starts fast for KU basketball

Don’t let Thomas Robinson’s boyish grin and smooth look fool you. “He’s not a nice guy,” Kansas University freshman Josh Selby said.

Jayhawks taking smart shots, KU basketball leads nation in shooting percentage

Rank smart shot selection high among the contributing factors to Kansas leading the nation in shooting percentage (.581, according to NCAA statistics, well ahead of No. 2 Central Florida at .554).

Iowa Western Community College QB Zack Stoudt has KU football atop his list

KU is one of seven schools to have extended a scholarship offer to junior-college standout Zack Stoudt, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound, pro-style quarterback from Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.