<![CDATA[Big 12 News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/ en-us Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:33:31 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:33:31 CDT Big 12 60 Alex Ross scores 2 TDs in Oklahoma spring game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article18285809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:01:06 CDT By CLIFF BRUNT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article18285809.html Kansas City submits bids to keep Big 12 Tournament, land Copa America games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article17107298.html#storylink=rss Kansas City has submitted bids for the Big 12 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and Copa America, a soccer tournament features nations from the Western Hemisphere.

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:31:38 CDT

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Rick Barnes made Texas coaching job great, now he’s out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article16694372.html#storylink=rss Rick Barnes arrived at Texas from Clemson and turned the Longhorns’ program into one of the best. But his last four years didn’t measure up to the first 13, and now he’s out according to several media reports.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:22:10 CDT

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Former BV Northwest star Clayton Custer to transfer from Iowa State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article16184633.html#storylink=rss Former Blue Valley Northwest basketball standout Clayton Custer is transferring from Iowa State, the university announced on Tuesday. Custer averaged 1.1 points as a freshman for the Cyclones.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:26:09 CDT

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In NCAA Tournament, Big 12 Conference didn’t live up to its own hype http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article16060133.html#storylink=rss Nothing says program and conference underachievement like teams explaining unexpected losses with mumbled responses and puffy eyes, and the Big 12 produced another sad locker room on Sunday with second-seeded Kansas’ stunning loss to seventh-seeded Wichita State.

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 22:55:20 CDT

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Seeds planted for Big 12’s high expectations in NCAA Tournament http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article14661830.html#storylink=rss The Big 12 got seven teams in the NCAA Tournament, including five among the top five seeds. Only the ACC got as many on the top lines. Now, the Big 12 looks to reverse its NCAA Tournament fortunes, a losing record over the past two years.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:22:31 CDT

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Another early deficit and another Iowa State comeback, this time for the Big 12 title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article14463041.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:05:28 CDT

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Power & Light District cleans up after Big 12 Tournament party http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article14498414.html#storylink=rss As the Big 12 Tournament party celebrations were shut down in the Power & Light District early Sunday morning, the clean-up crew moved in with only eight hours to wipe out every trace before Live Block restaurants opened for lunch.

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:54:30 CDT

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For the Kansas Jayhawks, it all seems to come down to matchups http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article14470979.html#storylink=rss It’s been apparent for some time now that this particular team is as matchup-dependent as any coach Bill Self has had in 12 seasons at KU. We knew that before this week, of course, so seeing it packed into three days at the Big 12 Tournament was a more reinforcement than revelation.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:23:52 CDT

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Iowa State gives athletic director Jamie Pollard a nice gift by winning Big 12 Tournament title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article14473529.html#storylink=rss Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard couldn’t be at the Sprint Center because he was in the hospital recovering from triple-bypass heart surgery, but he was with the team in spirit.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:48:25 CDT

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Iowa State rallies to beat Kansas 70-66, wins Big 12 Tournament championship http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article14434874.html#storylink=rss No. 9-ranked Kansas squandered a 17-point lead and watched No. 13 Iowa State sprint to the Big 12 Tournament championship with a 70-66 victory on Saturday night at the Sprint Center. After falling behind 40-23 in the early moments of the second half, Iowa State shot 51 percent in the final 20 minutes and dashed Kansas’ hopes for its first Big 12 Tournament title since 2013.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 18:11:14 CDT

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Iowa State’s Georges Niang leads all-Big 12 Tournament team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article14456876.html#storylink=rss Georges Niang led Iowa State with 19 points in Iowa State’s 70-66 victory over KU in the Big 12 Tournament title game Saturday and was chosen MVP. KU’s Wayne Selden also made the all-tourney team.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:02:15 CDT

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Kansas notes: Coach Bill Self pleased with Perry Ellis’ recovery http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article14466470.html#storylink=rss Kansas’ Perry Ellis returned from a knee sprain and played two games during the Big 12 Tournament. But after being limited in both a semifinal victory over Baylor and championship game loss to Iowa State, would Ellis have been better off resting another weekend to prepare for the NCAA Tournament? Kansas coach Bill Self didn’t think so.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:32:26 CDT

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‘Find a way’ is what KU does in its win over Baylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article14122622.html#storylink=rss As KU coach Self stood winding down in a Sprint Center corridor Friday, he groped for the right words to describe KU’s identity. He finally found them when he blurted out, “I would say our identity would be ‘find a way.’ ” And after grinding past Baylor 62-52 on Friday at the Sprint Center, his Jayhawks are a win from doubling down with a victory win in the Big 12 Tournament title game Saturday night.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:51:55 CDT

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Missed layup by Oklahoma’s Ryan Spangler brings a wave of undeserved pain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article14173520.html#storylink=rss Sports give us some amazing moments. Needed escapes. Bonds we keep for life, and memories we hold onto. But sometimes they’re the wrong memories. Sometimes, they’re closer to nightmares, which is why Oklahoma’s Ryan Spangler is hunched over in a folding chair with a towel covering his face and shutting out the world.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:26:34 CDT

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Big 12 Tournament title game preview: Kansas vs. Iowa State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article14129684.html#storylink=rss Some quick facts about Saturday’s matchup at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. No. 1 seed Kansas will play No. 2 seed Iowa State at 5 p.m. for the Big 12 Tournament championship on ESPN.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:13:50 CDT

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Power forward Isaiah Maurice officially signs with Kansas State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article19104825.html#storylink=rss Isaiah Maurice, a 6-foot-9, 215-pounder from South Hill, Va., becomes the sixth member of K-State's 2015 recruiting class.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:49:43 CDT

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KU picks Brandon Schneider to be new women’s basketball coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article19064235.html#storylink=rss Brandon Schneider, the head coach at Stephen F. Austin and a former head coach at Emporia State, is set to become the next women’s coach at KU, the school announced on Monday afternoon.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:29:23 CDT

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Kansas State’s Marcus Foster will transfer to Creighton, Wildcats add recruit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article19018374.html#storylink=rss Marcus Foster will continue his college basketball career at Creighton. The former Kansas State shooting guard announced his decision to join the Jays via transfer Sunday on Twitter. He will sit out the upcoming season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules and have two years of eligibility remaining.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:31 CDT

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One tweet at a time: David Beaty trying to rebuild brand of Kansas football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18883506.html#storylink=rss David Beaty has made crafting his social media presence a priority during his first months as Kansas football coach. It’s not just recruiting, either. Take a closer look, and Beaty’s Twitter exploits provide a window into his entire philosophy as a head coach.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:18:07 CDT

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KU men, women sweep titles at Kansas Relays http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18870165.html#storylink=rss After a day of competition at Rock Chalk Park — including a schedule compressed by the threat of severe weather Saturday — the Kansas men and women swept the team titles at the 88th Kansas Relays just before midnight Friday.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:18:23 CDT

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Kansas State’s Cody Whitehair finds home at left tackle http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article18870483.html#storylink=rss After starting his college football career at right tackle and left guard, Kansas State senior center Cody Whitehair is ready to stay at left tackle.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:26:49 CDT

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Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne Jr. — a Kansas target — opts for Illinois http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article18856404.html#storylink=rss Charlotte center Mike Thorne Jr., a graduate transfer who will be eligible right away, reportedly is headed to Illinois, spurning interest from Kansas, Kentucky and Pitt, among others.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:22:28 CDT

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Former Mizzou standout Christian Cantwell takes shot put title in downtown Lawrence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18829866.html#storylink=rss Competing in a downtown shot put event that highlights Kansas Relays week, Christoam Cantwell emerged from a field of professionals and claimed the title with a throw of 70 feet, 61/2 inches.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:18:12 CDT

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Malek Harris dismissed from K-State basketball team; Wildcats down to five returning scholarship players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article18764298.html#storylink=rss Malek Harris, a freshman reserve and former top 100 recruit, has been dismissed from the Kansas State basketball team by coach Bruce Weber, the university announced Friday. He is the fifth player to depart the program since the Wildcats’ ended their season.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:43:44 CDT

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Kansas’ Michael Stigler hurdles NCAA goals, eyes 2016 Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18811611.html#storylink=rss On Friday afternoon, Michael Stigler of KU won the 400-meter hurdles at the Kansas Relays, finishing in a time of 50.07. He’s hoping to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:21:25 CDT

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KU to play Canadian team at the Sprint Center in June http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18761103.html#storylink=rss Kansas’ men’s basketball team, representing the United States, will play Canada’s World University Games team at 7 p.m. June 23 and 26 at the Sprint Center.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:53:40 CDT

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KU football team completes 2016, 2017 schedules http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18774348.html#storylink=rss After canceling a home-and-home series with Hawaii, the Kansas football program has completed its non-conference schedules for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:05:56 CDT

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Top prep center Stephen Zimmerman — a KU target — picks hometown UNLV http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18751581.html#storylink=rss Stephen Zimmerman, a native of Las Vegas, announced his commitment to UNLV on his Twitter account late on Thursday night.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:09:59 CDT

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Kansas Relays to conclude on Friday instead of Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article18737361.html#storylink=rss With the Saturday forecast predicting severe weather for much of the Lawrence area, Kansas Relays officials on Thursday announced that all remaining events would take place on Friday at Rock Chalk Park.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:37:09 CDT

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