Jim Baker

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Jim Baker writes features for the Living pages and a variety of general assignment stories.

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Former Missouri coach Quin Snyder on a recent radio show indicated the Tigers couldn't recruit KU's Brandon Rush because of possible academic issues. The Tigers, Snyder said, were faced with strict standards in recruiting following NCAA probation.

KU plays down poll

Kansas University's basketball players didn't celebrate Monday after learning they were ranked 22nd in the country in both polls.

Ranked and rollin'

Bill Self spoke to his bruised and battered mentor, Eddie Sutton, on the phone Monday morning.

KU's Case inspired

Oklahoman eager to play dad's school

Jeremy Case takes extra incentive into tonight's Kansas University-Oklahoma State men's basketball game.

KU weathers blow

Jayhawks take ISU's best shot

Russell Robinson might want to wear shoulder pads the next time Kansas University and Iowa State meet in men's basketball.

Stinson seeking revenge

Russell Robinson, whose Kansas University men's basketball squad won Jan. 28 in Ames, Iowa, knows Curtis Stinson and Iowa State won't go down again without a fight.

Self feels for Snyder, 'a good person'

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self was saddened Friday to learn Quin Snyder had resigned his head-coaching position at Missouri.

Rookies drawing praise

KU freshmen earn rave reviews after Nebraska win

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self recently decreed his three freshmen starters "sophomores at the least."

KU not ranked -- yet

Victories over No. 19-ranked Oklahoma and unrated Texas Tech weren't enough to propel Kansas University's red-hot men's basketball team into the Top 25 this week.

Green's return will be 'weird'

Jerry Green, who spent four successful seasons sitting next to best buddy Roy Williams on Kansas University's basketball bench in tradition-rich Allen Fieldhouse, today will experience the other side.

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