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Perry Ellis carries Kansas to victory over Texas |
"We’re playing with the best player in the league right now. Right now Perry Ellis is the best player in the league. He was dominant, fantastic," KU coach Bill Self exclaimed after the 6-foot-8 junior forward exploded for a season-high 28 points and tied a season high with 13 rebounds in Saturday’s 69-64 victory over Texas in Allen Fieldhouse.

Behind the Lens: How to survive a court-storming |
First off, I think rushing the court is stupid, but that doesn’t change the fact that it still happens and I have to cover it when it does. So, if the game is close and KU is falling behind, usually, just looking into the eyes of that first row of students is enough to tell me that they’re coming and it’s going to be fast.

KU swimmers third at Big 12 |
Kansas University claimed third place Saturday in the Big 12 women’s swimming and diving championships.

Potential violation forces Cliff Alexander out of lineup |
KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger said the NCAA "has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility. As a precautionary measure, Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved the issue."

Bill Self: Perry Ellis playing like these could be his last days at KU |
In the minutes after Kansas’ 69-64 victory Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, the Texas coach was asked why Perry Ellis had been playing so well, and he started his answer with these three words: "He’s a senior."

Big 12

Iwundu, K-State steal 70-69 victory from Iowa State |
Foul trouble early in the game limited Wesley Iwundu’s playing time, so at halftime the Kansas State sophomore forward had a little talk with himself.

Oklahoma St Cowboys vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders - Recap - February 28, 2015 - ESPN
Williams scored the game-winning 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to give the Red Raiders a 63-62 victory against Oklahoma State. He slipped while driving to the basket on Texas Tech's previous possession, leading to a turnover that allowed the Cowboys to take the lead on the ensuing possession.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Baylor Bears - Recap - February 28, 2015 - ESPN
Prince scored 20 points for his 13th consecutive double-figure scoring game, Gathers had another double-double and the Bears won their fourth consecutive game, leading throughout in a 78-66 victory Saturday over injury-plagued No. 20 West Virginia.

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners - Recap - February 28, 2015 - ESPN
Hield had 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and the 16th-ranked Sooners rallied to beat TCU 67-60 on Saturday. The Big 12's leading scorer had made just 7 of 29 field goals the previous two games. He went 6 for 11 against the Horned Frogs, including making three 3-pointers.

Horrible Opinions by People who Shouldn't be Making Lists

Will Ferrell not in the top ten? Norm McDonald almost last? This guy is awful. I mean I love Tina Fey but no way is she the third best cast member of all time.

'Saturday Night Live': All 141 Cast Members Ranked | Rolling Stone
Let's break it down. The entire cast of Saturday Night Live, all 40 years of it, ranked from top to bottom. Insanely ambitious? You bet. Absurdly exhaustive? No doubt. Ruthlessly complete? Damn straight. From the Samurai Hitman to the poor bastard who played Walter Mondale. Everybody.