Defending without fouling was among the many things Texas A & M did well in the second half of a game it lost to Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse, 79-68, Saturday. As a result, Kansas didn’t reach the bonus until 48 seconds remained, so the Aggies didn’t employ the Hack-A-Udoka strategy. By Tom Keegan
Moments after the spotlight intensified on the blue canvas in the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse and the fans greeted her with a standing ovation, Adrian Mitchell, just the fourth KU women’s basketball player ever to have her jersey retired, passed the credit right back. By Scott Chasen
As the 30-plus former Kansas players walked off Naismith Court, Marlene Mawson held her ground. By Scott Chasen
Highly skilled for a man his size, he showed flashes of brilliance early in his college basketball career, but just when you thought he was about to burst out he would lapse into retreat mode, deferring to flashier stars.