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Mason, Jackson, Self all pick up Big 12 hardware

Senior guard becomes 7th Jayhawk named Big 12 player of the year

Thirteen proved to be quite lucky this season for the Kansas men’s basketball team, which not only racked up a 13th-consecutive Big 12 Conference regular season title but did so on the strength of some extra hardware. By Matt Tait

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KU men’s golfers 4th in Arizona

Kansas junior Daniel Sutton tied for eighth place, and KU’s men’s golf team tied for fourth place at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate on Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Kansas softball absorbs 5-0 loss

James Madison handed Kansas’ softball team its third straight loss, 5-0 in the Citrus Classic II on Sunday in Orlando, Fla.

KU baseball falls to NW State in 10 innings

Kansas freshman Benjamin Sems walked right up to head baseball coach Ritch Price and apologized to him after Sunday’s series finale at Hoglund Ballpark.

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Jayhawks ready to shift into postseason mode

With the regular season and a 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference title now behind them, the Kansas men’s basketball team is ready to shift gears into full postseason mode. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson gets that the point is winning

It’s worth wondering if NBA scouts watching the college basketball game played at an NBA pace Saturday in Gallagher-Iba Arena left the building believing the same thing I did: Picking anybody but Kansas freshman Josh Jackson with the first selection is simply too risky a proposition to undertake because it could make whichever team passed on him look really, really bad in time.

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Mason, Jackson, Self all pick up Big 12 hardware

Senior guard becomes 7th Jayhawk named Big 12 player of the year

Thirteen proved to be quite lucky this season for the Kansas men’s basketball team, which not only racked up a 13th-consecutive Big 12 Conference regular season title but did so on the strength of some extra hardware. By Matt Tait

Spencer leads KU men’s golfers

Kansas’ men’s golf team was tied for second place after 36 holes in the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate on Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Price claims record victory

Ritch Price became Kansas baseball’s all-time winningest coach when the Jayhawks defeated Northwestern State, 11-7, on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

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'Forgotten' no more: Coach and Naismith protégé John McLendon broke color barriers in basketball

Documentary film set to air on television this month

In decades of coaching basketball — at the high school, college, pro and international levels, including championship wins — John McLendon never got a technical foul. The approximately 5-foot-6-inch African-American gentleman known to some as “Little Coach” was softspoken, deeply humble and never cursed. But that demeanor belied a grit that drove McLendon to be one of the most groundbreaking coaches in basketball history.