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Column: Selden's hustle, toughness can't be overlooked

The scoreboard isn’t always the best indicator of which team will win a game, a series, a championship. Wayne Selden, a 6-foot-5, 230-pound freshman guard from Roxbury, Mass., saw the ball flying out of bounds Monday night at Allen Field House and ran after it. Thinking quickly, he went in the air to save it. By Tom Keegan

Four in a row: Kansas pulls off rare feat vs. ranked foes

For the first time in a long time, a college basketball team has rattled off four consecutive regular-season victories against ranked squads. With a 78-68 home win against No. 24 Baylor, No. 8 Kansas became the first team since 1996-97 North Carolina to take four straight against AP top 25 teams. By Gary Bedore

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Naadir Tharpe, Joel Embiid pick up more awards

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kansas University junior guard Naadir Tharpe as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week and his teammate, freshman center Joel Embiid, as the Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week for games ending the week of Jan. 19.

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Notebook: Joel Embiid earns national player of week honor

Embiid on Monday was named CBSsports.com’s national player of the week. By Gary Bedore

KU golfers place at women's amateur event

Kansas University women’s golfer Minami Levonowich shot a four-round 316 to tie for 23rd place at the South Atlantic Amateur Golf Championship, or the SALLY, Jan. 15-18 at Oceanside Country Club.

KU's Gardner wins national, Big 12 player of the week awards

Kansas University junior forward Chelsea Gardner was named espnW’s Player of the Week on Monday, after scoring 28 points with 13 rebounds and three blocks in a victory against No. 7 Baylor on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 20

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Monday, Jan. 20.

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Four in a row: Kansas pulls off rare feat vs. ranked foes

For the first time in a long time, a college basketball team has rattled off four consecutive regular-season victories against ranked squads. With a 78-68 home win against No. 24 Baylor, No. 8 Kansas became the first team since 1996-97 North Carolina to take four straight against AP top 25 teams. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Selden's hustle, toughness can't be overlooked

The scoreboard isn’t always the best indicator of which team will win a game, a series, a championship. Wayne Selden, a 6-foot-5, 230-pound freshman guard from Roxbury, Mass., saw the ball flying out of bounds Monday night at Allen Field House and ran after it. Thinking quickly, he went in the air to save it. By Tom Keegan