Stories for November 16, 2011


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Early Morning

Loud and clear: UK pulls away, makes statement

The winningest college basketball program of all time looked quite a bit better than No. 2 ... at least on Tuesday night.


Wildcats' swats flummox KU

Five minutes into the second half of Tuesday night’s game against Kentucky in renovated Madison Square Garden, Elijah Johnson, Kansas University’s springy junior guard who revels in punishing rims, took the pass in the left corner and took off toward the hoop.

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UK wins, but John Calipari not impressed

Kentucky guard Doron Lamb believed his team made a statement following the Wildcats’ 75-65 victory over Kansas on Tuesday night.

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Gary Bedore’s KU hoops notebook: Bill Self speaks about signees

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self before Tuesday’s game announced the signing of Zach Peters and Landen Lucas to national letters of intent.

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Jayhawks turn up turnover margin

With Kansas University’s football team losing eight straight since starting the season 2-0, finding tangible evidence of improvement has been difficult.

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Loud and clear: UK pulls away, makes statement

The winningest college basketball program of all time looked quite a bit better than No. 2 ... at least on Tuesday night.

KU volleyball gets 10 on academic team

Kansas University’s volleyball team placed a program-best 10 members on the Academic All-Big 12 teams, tying Iowa State for most overall.

Kansas announces athlete signings

Three Kansas University coaches announced national letter-of-intent signing recently.

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KU women wary of Bluejays’ treys

There is some uncertainty for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team as it heads into its game tonight against Creighton — specifically, whether junior forward Carolyn Davis will be able to play.

Kendial Lawrence, De’Vion Moore to split time for Mizzou

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said Kendial Lawrence and De’Vion Moore will split time at tailback this week in place of Henry Josey, out for the year due to a knee injury.

ISU receiver charged with robbery

Iowa State backup receiver Albert Gary has been charged with first-degree robbery stemming from a June incident in Ames.

Cyclones face ‘scary’ OSU

Iowa State wary of Cowboys’ offense

Iowa State had an extra week to try to figure out how to slow down Oklahoma State’s high-powered offense.

Sooners relish second chance

After early loss, OU back in national title picture

As he watched what was going on in college football during Oklahoma’s open week, tight end Trent Ratterree’s first reaction to seeing Stanford and Boise State drop from the ranks of the unbeaten was sympathy.

No. 6 A&M gets 76-58 win over No. 9 Louisville

Louisville coach Jeff Walz didn't want to make excuses after his team's 76-58 loss to Texas A&M on Tuesday.

Coach K alone atop Division I list

Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight, then spent some special time with his former coach.

Tylor Palko takes over as Chiefs' starting quarterback

Tyler Palko knows full well that the most popular guy in town is the backup quarterback. He's the one every fan wants to see at the first sign of trouble, whose name floats across the airwaves whenever the starter is struggling.

Drake beats Iowa State, 74-65

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg hadn't been sleeping well. The Cyclones were preparing for their first road game of the year at Drake, a game many thought they would win with ease.

Oklahoma State tops Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 73-46

Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford wants his starters to stop doing things that make them look bad.

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J'Covan Brown's 35 lead Texas over Rhode Island

J'Covan Brown was not happy with himself despite scoring a career-high 35 points against Rhode Island on Tuesday. The 87 percent free throw shooter missed two from the line as Texas won 100-90 in the TicketCity Legends Classic.

San Diego St. has 1st loss, 77-67 at No. 11 Baylor

This isn't the same San Diego State that won 34 games and went to the NCAA round of 16 last season.

Winning ugly in the NFL beats the alternative

Tim Tebow has provided plenty of fodder for his fans and his critics alike.