Stories for January 15, 2017


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Brad Underwood: Jayhawks have a 'refuse-to-lose mentality'

In preparation for his first trip to Allen Fieldhouse as a head coach, Oklahoma State’s Brad Underwood got right to the essence of what makes Kansas such a tough team when he wrote one word next to Josh Jackson’s name on the scouting report: “Dog.” By Tom Keegan

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Tom Keegan: The bigger the free throws the better Josh Jackson shoots them

Josh Jackson might want to try to trick his mind into believing that every time he goes to the line it’s a late-game situation because, as seems to be the case in all areas of his game, the later a close game progresses, the better he performs.

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Jayhawks trounced against No. 2 Baylor, remain winless in Big 12

Kansas women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider knew his team had to slow the game down and minimize possessions in order to keep up with No. 2 Baylor and its offensive firepower Sunday. By Evan Riggs

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Gameday Breakdown: KU basketball at Iowa State

A look at some of the keys for the Kansas men's basketball team in its Big Monday showdown at Iowa State. By Matt Tait

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Veteran Cyclones have helped create intense KU-ISU rivalry

Forget the lofty ranking, the 5-0 start in Big 12 play or the 16-game winning streak the team currently is riding. For Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte’ Graham, the focus was on something that, at least for the moment, is much more important than any of those things — winning in Ames, Iowa. By Matt Tait