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Anybody's guess: Oklahoma’s Hield predicts Sooners will win Big 12

Buddy Hield thrust Oklahoma basketball into the national spotlight at last summer’s LeBron James Skills Academy when the standout guard spoke to CBSsports.com about the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference race. By Gary Bedore

Early Morning

Column: Thinking longterm, Self benches Alexander in second half

Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander, far more physically gifted than Landen Lucas and able to bank on a longer organized basketball history than Jamari Traylor, played 14 minutes and produced six points, six rebounds and a blocked shot, all of that production coming in 12 first-half minutes Saturday night in an 86-81 KU loss at Iowa State. By Tom Keegan

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 18, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 18, 2015

Column: KU must consider options at QB

The commitment of Vero Beach (Florida) High quarterback Carter Stanley gives Kansas University football coach David Beaty options not just at quarterback, but with quarterbacks. By Tom Keegan

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Anybody's guess: Oklahoma’s Hield predicts Sooners will win Big 12

Buddy Hield thrust Oklahoma basketball into the national spotlight at last summer’s LeBron James Skills Academy when the standout guard spoke to CBSsports.com about the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference race. By Gary Bedore

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KU football lands Florida high school QB Carter Stanley

The Kansas University football program picked up another oral commitment in the Class of 2015 over the weekend, as Vero Beach (Florida) High quarterback Carter Stanley pledged to join the Jayhawks. Stanley, a 6-foot-2, 188-pound QB with good mobility and a good arm, was named MVP of his region in 2014 after throwing for 3,070 yards, 40 touchdowns, and seven interceptions and rushing for nearly 600 more yards and seven touchdowns. He has been clocked at 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash. By Matt Tait

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Recruit Ferguson has 'crazy' visit to Lawrence

Blue-chip basketball prospect Terrance Ferguson tweeted that he had a “crazy time” on his unofficial visit to Kansas University on Tuesday. He watched the Jayhawks beat Oklahoma State, 67-57.

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Notebook: KU has little time to recover before Big Monday

After losing 86-81 at Iowa State Saturday night, Kansas University will play Oklahoma at 8 p.m., Monday in Allen Fieldhouse.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 17, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 17, 2015

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Former teammate expects 'Mayor' to stick around Ames

ESPN GameDay crew member Jay Williams, who was a teammate of Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg with the Chicago Bulls, says Cyclone fans shouldn’t worry about the popular coach heading to the NBA.

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Column: Thinking longterm, Self benches Alexander in second half

Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander, far more physically gifted than Landen Lucas and able to bank on a longer organized basketball history than Jamari Traylor, played 14 minutes and produced six points, six rebounds and a blocked shot, all of that production coming in 12 first-half minutes Saturday night in an 86-81 KU loss at Iowa State. By Tom Keegan

Heeney, Harwell in all-star games

Two Kansas University football players — linebacker Ben Heeney and wide receiver Nick Harwell — competed in college all-star games Saturday.

KU track teams third at K-State

Kansas University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams could not keep up with their in-state foes, as they combined to finish third in the Kansas State-Kansas-Wichita State triangular Saturday.