Stories for December 29, 2016


Lead stories


Freshman forward Mitch Lightfoot in position to be a factor

Everybody knows that the Kansas men’s basketball team has the guards necessary to win the Big 12 Conference for a record-tying 13th consecutive season. But whether or not the third-ranked Jayhawks actually get it done could come down to the play of their big men. By Matt Tait

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Misfire: Jayhawks struggle to shoot in 84-54 loss to Oklahoma

In Thursday’s Big 12 opener against Oklahoma, the Kansas women’s basketball team made five shots in the first three minutes. Then the Jayhawks missed nine straight shots and never recovered in an 84-54 loss at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball at TCU

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in Friday night's Big 12 Conference opener at TCU. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Time to predict Big 12 standings

The first leg of an 18-game journey aimed at winning a 13th-consecutive Big 12 title opens Friday at 8 p.m. in Fort Worth, vs. TCU, so now’s the last chance to predict the order of the Big 12 standings.