University of Kansas

Without Cliff Alexander, Kansas beats Texas 69-64, maintains Big 12 lead

Junior forward Perry Ellis finished with 28 points and 13 rebounds as the Jayhawks closed hard down the stretch and made enough crucial stops to pull out the crucial victory. But eligibility issues that surround freshman Cliff Alexander take the shine off big victory.

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University of Kansas

With KU back in control of Big 12 lead, Jayhawks prepare for ‘high drama’ in final three games

Iowa State’s loss on Wednesday means No. 8 Kansas, which sits at 11-4 in the Big 12, retained a one-game lead and can clinch a share of the Big 12 title with home victories over Texas on Saturday and No. 20 West Virginia on Tuesday. The Jayhawks still have to travel to No. 16 Oklahoma next Saturday, and the Sooners, 10-5, still control their own destiny in terms of grabbing a piece of the title. But if Kansas can protect its home floor, it will collect another ring.

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Kansas State says it ‘fell short’ with security as court storming issue takes center stage

Kansas State athletic director John Currie apologized Tuesday after a chaotic court storming that followed a 70-63 men’s basketball victory over No. 8 Kansas on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum. The scene was replayed over and over again on Tuesday as the postgame scene in Manhattan sparked a daylong debate on the dangers and merits of the college sports tradition of court storming.