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KU women come up just short in bid to knock off another Top 10 foe

No. 8 Oklahoma State's strong second half beats Kansas 64-56

The Kansas University women's basketball team nearly pulled off a second straight shocker over a Top 10 team at Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. But instead of finishing the job against No. 8 Oklahoma State like they did three days earlier against No. 7 Baylor, the Jayhawks slipped late and lost 64-56. By Matt Tait

Afternoon

Andrew Wiggins on midseason Wooden Award Top 25

Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List, the Los Angles Athletic Club announced Wednesday.

Early Morning

Column: Wiggins still can, and will, improve

Andrew Wiggins inspires a wide range of opinions about the way he plays basketball. Why? So much talent, yet so much room for growth. Advertised so loudly by so many in what amounted to an arms race of superlatives. Column by Tom Keegan

Stories

New Orleans cuts ex-Jayhawk Taylor

Former Kansas University guard Tyshawn Taylor has been waived by the New Orleans Pelicans, according to Yahoo!Sports.

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Bill Self enthused by Frank Mason’s defense vs. Bears

Frank Mason certainly gave Kansas University’s basketball team an offensive boost off the bench in Monday’s 78-68 victory over Baylor. Yet it was the backup point guard’s ‘D’ that had Kansas coach Bill Self beaming in the wake of KU’s fifth conference victory in five tries. By Gary Bedore

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KU women come up just short in bid to knock off another Top 10 foe

No. 8 Oklahoma State's strong second half beats Kansas 64-56

The Kansas University women's basketball team nearly pulled off a second straight shocker over a Top 10 team at Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. But instead of finishing the job against No. 8 Oklahoma State like they did three days earlier against No. 7 Baylor, the Jayhawks slipped late and lost 64-56. By Matt Tait

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Andrew Wiggins on midseason Wooden Award Top 25

Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List, the Los Angles Athletic Club announced Wednesday.

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KU football adds another to Class of 2014

Texas prep LB Josh Ehambe commits during in-home visit

The Kansas University football program continued to add to its 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday, as outside linebacker Josh Ehambe, a two-star prospect from Prime Prep Academy in Arlington, Texas, orally committed to the Jayhawks during an in-home visit.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 21

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 21.

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Column: Wiggins still can, and will, improve

Andrew Wiggins inspires a wide range of opinions about the way he plays basketball. Why? So much talent, yet so much room for growth. Advertised so loudly by so many in what amounted to an arms race of superlatives. Column by Tom Keegan

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KU women aim for back-to-back Big 12 upsets

Kansas University women's basketball welcomes a second consecutive ranked team with a standout point guard to Allen Fieldhouse tonight, when it takes on No. 8 Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. By Matt Tait

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Self: Selden’s toughness on save ‘contagious’

Like thousands of Kansas University basketball fans, coach Bill Self has reviewed the clip of Wayne Selden’s all-out hustle play against Baylor several times. By Gary Bedore

Pelicans complete Taylor trade

New Orleans general manager Dell Demps says a trade with Brooklyn sending guard Tyshawn Taylor and cash to the Pelicans in exchange for the draft rights to Edin Bavcic is complete.

KU softball adds Virginia transfer

The Kansas University softball team will add Virginia transfer Shannon McGinley to its roster for the 2014 season, KU coach Megan Smith announced Tuesday.

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Updated roster reveals KU football changes

The Kansas University football team offered a sneak peek at the 2014 squad when it released an updated roster on its website Tuesday. By Matt Tait