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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Top 25 roundup: Kansas weathers East Tennessee’s second-half rally in 75-63 win

Udoka Azubuike pounded home 21 points, Devon Dotson added 19 and fourth-ranked Kansas weathered East Tennessee State’s second-half charge to escape with a 75-63 victory in Lawrence, Kansas, on Tuesday …


Kansas pieces together 3-man class amid NCAA allegations

Kansas coach Bill Self knew it was important to fill the majority of his upcoming recruiting class during the early signing period, given the uncertainty that surrounds the Jayhawks when …


No. 4 Duke edges No. 3 Kansas 68-66

Tre Jones scored 15 points and Cassius Stanley added 11 of his 13 points in the second half to help No. 4 Duke beat third-ranked Kansas 68-66 in the opener …


Big 12 wide open after Kansas stranglehold ended last season

Kansas State coach Bruce Weber shrugged off the early predications that the Wildcats, who just a few months ago were still reveling in the glow a shared Big 12 championship, …


Kansas favored in Big 12 after record 14 titles in row ends

Kansas has been tabbed as the favorite to win the Big 12 men’s basketball title, the season after the end of the Jayhawks’ NCAA record run of winning the conference …


Kansas coach Bill Self bristles at idea of ‘trolling’ NCAA

Kansas coach Bill Self bristled at the suggestion Wednesday that he was sending a message to the NCAA following its investigation into his basketball program when he donned an Adidas …


Kansas, others saying NCAA is using them as examples

The University of Kansas wasted little time issuing a forceful response to the NCAA after it received a notice of allegations that leveled serious accusations against its storied men’s basketball …


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019

Kansas’ Devon Dotson, Quentin Grimes withdraw from draft; Grimes to transfer

Kansas freshmen Devon Dotson and Quentin Grimes withdrew from the NBA draft ahead of Wednesday night’s deadline, while Grimes also announced that he would transfer elsewhere for his sophomore year. …


Kansas appeals Silvio De Sousa’s 2-year suspension

Kansas has officially appealed the two-year suspension of forward Silvio De Sousa arising from an FBI probe into corruption in college basketball. The school says De Sousa was suspended for …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Kansas’ streak of 14 straight Big 12 titles ends with thud

Devonte Graham called up his former teammates at Kansas a couple weeks ago and offered some encouraging words, along with reminding them about “the streak.” He helped keep it going …


Top 25 roundup: Dedric Lawson, No. 15 Kansas top No. 16 K-State, 64-49

Dedric Lawson had 18 points and 14 rebounds to cement his front-runner status for Big 12 player of the year, and No. 15 Kansas pounded No. 16 Kansas State 64-49 …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018

How we voted: Kansas becomes third team to concede No. 1 ranking after two-week stint at the top

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018

Women’s basketball: Kansas holds off Washington State in Duel in the Desert matchup

Jessica Washington tossed in 15 points and Austin Richardson and Kylee Kopatich scored 13 apiece to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a 71-63 victory over the Washington State Cougars in …


Top 25 Capsules: No. 1 Kansas tops overmatched South Dakota

Dedric Lawson had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Charlie Moore made six 3-pointers en route to 18 points, and top-ranked Kansas pulled away in the second half for an 89-53 …


Villanova heads to Kansas for Final Four rematch in December

Kansas is finally getting another shot at Villanova, though with far less on the line this time. The Wildcats ended the Jayhawks’ season in the Final Four in April before …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018

How we voted: It’s back to square one as Kansas vaults past Gonzaga to recapture No. 1 ranking

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018

First loss drops Gonzaga to fourth in AP poll, sixth in USA Today

Gonzaga tumbled to fourth in the AP men’s college basketball poll and sixth in the USA Today poll, ending a two-week run at No. 1. Tennessee (7-1) knocked the Zags …


Men’s Top 25 capsules: No. 2 Kansas holds off Stanford in overtime

Lagerald Vick hit the tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of regulation, and then had eight of his 27 points in overtime, leading No. 2 Kansas over Stanford 90-84.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018

How we voted: With one fewer top-10 win, Gonzaga – not Kansas – gets our nod for nation’s top ranking

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018

Gonzaga takes over No. 1 ranking in AP, USA Today polls

Gonzaga is the top dog again in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags, on the strength of an 89-87 win over former No. 1 Duke, moved into the top …


Gonzaga, looking out for No. 1, entertains North Dakota State

The debate began shortly after Gonzaga outlasted Duke and picked up steam a couple days later when Kansas rallied past Tennessee in overtime. It simmered over the weekend. Two strong …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Gonzaga remains No. 3 behind Duke, Kansas in latest AP Top 25 poll

Gonzaga isn’t going up or down, and that’s pretty much the same story for everybody in the AP top 10. The Zags were No. 3 in the preseason poll, the …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in opener

Quentin Grimes scored 21 points in his college debut and Dedric Lawson added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 1 Kansas past No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in …


Kansas fires football coach Beaty with year left on contract

Kansas has fired football coach David Beaty, effective at the end of the season, ending a three-plus year tenure marked by modest improvement but just a handful of wins.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

Kansas to hold Silvio De Sousa out pending investigation

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa, whose name has surfaced as part of the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, will be withheld from games pending a review of his …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018

Loaded Gonzaga nabs No. 3 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll

The games haven’t even started yet, but Gonzaga has gone where no Gonzaga team has gone before. The Zags checked in at No. 3 in the AP men’s basketball poll, …


ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla: Gonzaga Bulldogs, Kansas Jayhawks are nation’s best teams

ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla called the Bulldogs and the Kansas Jayhawks the top teams in college basketball in a recent interview with FloHoops.


Kansas fires AD Sheahon Zenger, saying progress in some areas ‘elusive’

The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting “progress has been elusive” in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men’s basketball …


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018

Kansas made no written report of its athletics review

University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod says the school didn’t produce any written reports after an independent examination of the athletics department amid a federal investigation of corruption in college …


UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018

Villanova sets Final Four record with 18 3-pointers in 95-79 NCAA Tournament win over Kansas

One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.