Stories for January 14, 2013


Lead stories


KU men wary of Baylor PG Pierre Jackson

Pierre Jackson, the starting point guard on Baylor’s 2012 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight team, certainly has lived up to expectations after arriving in Waco, Texas, as national junior college player of the year. By Gary Bedore


How former Jayhawks fared in Jan. 14 NBA games

A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Monday's NBA games.

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Bears struggle to find explanations for shooting woes

One statistic spelled out just how bad things were for Baylor better than any words could: The Bears' 23.2-percent clip from the floor was their worst field-goal performance since at least the 1997-98 season. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self: Ben McLemore has sprained ankle, should only miss a few days

Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore has a Grade One sprained right ankle and should only miss a few days, KU coach Bill Self said following the Jayhawks' 61-44 victory against Baylor on Monday night. By Jesse Newell

How Keegan voted: Jan. 14 AP college basketball ballot

The following is Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan's Jan. 14 ballot for the Associated Press men's basketball poll.

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Ben McLemore wins Big 12 player of the week

Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore has been selected as the Big 12 player of the week, the conference announced Monday morning.