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Kansas Takes Texas Outside and Shows Them What its Like

There's no need for you to say you're sorry, goodbye I'm going home

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Veteran's day: KU's top four help Jayhawks sink Texas 76-67 |
On Friday it was Bill Self’s turn to summon the team’s four best players — Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden, Jr., Frank Mason III and Devonté Graham — to the head coach’s office prior to the final practice before his Jayhawks’ 76-67 victory over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.

Busy recruiting weekend nets 2 top targets for KU football |
With the February 3 national signing day drawing near, the Kansas University football program got some help moving past the disappointment of missing out on Oklahoma-bound Lawrence prospect Amani Bledsoe on Saturday night, when two-star running back Khalil Herbert and two-star cornerback Julian Chandler orally committed to KU.

KU Hoops Notebook: Mason survives another hard fall |
Once again, Kansas University junior guard Frank Mason III fell hard on his right elbow and hand late in KU's 76-67 victory over Texas Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU hoops coach Bill Self picks up win No. 200 in Allen Fieldhouse |
Of the 200-9 mark, Self said: “That is pretty good. It’s better than 199-10 which it looked like it could have been today (after KU lagged 17-5 early and 35-30 at halftime). All that is, is a reflection of having better players for the most part and a great home crowd. It’s something we are proud of but it doesn’t have any significant meaning to me at all.”

KU swimmers have big day |
Kansas University’s swim team won all 14 events to sweep an exhibition against William Jewell, Morningside College and Tabor on Saturday at Robinson Natatorium.

Prep standout Ayton dazzles at FSHS event |
A few hours after watching Kansas University defeat Texas at Allen Fieldhouse, the 6-foot-11 Phoenix prep became the main attraction Saturday night at Free State High, where the junior’s 35 points, 21 rebounds and eight blocked shots carried the Bruins to a 71-67 victory against Wichita’s Sunrise Christian Academy.

Smart: Give KU credit that UT couldn't finish what it started |
Even though Saturday’s 76-67 loss to Kansas University came during his first trip to Allen Fieldhouse, Texas coach Shaka Smart sure sounded like a guy who had been coming to the old building for years.

No. 3 Kansas recovers from poor start to beat Texas |
Trailing from the opening tip well into the second half, Kansas did not take its first lead until the 12:30 mark of the second half. But once it did, KU never looked back, building a lead as large as 13 points before knocking off Texas, 76-67.

Around the Big 12

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Kansas State Wildcats Recap -
Kansas State coach Bruce Weber has long insisted that when it comes to practice, the rim likes attention.

Iowa State Cyclones vs. TCU Horned Frogs Recap -
Iowa State guard Monte Morris' production over the past five games is right up there with teammate Georges Niang and that came in handy on an off day for the Big 12's second-leading scorer.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Recap -
Phillip scored West Virginia's final eight points and the sixth-ranked Mountaineers ended the game on a 10-2 run to rally for an 80-76 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, snapping a two-game losing streak.

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Baylor Bears Recap -
Buddy Hield became a cheerleader while sitting on the Oklahoma bench with two fouls in the first half. The dynamic guard got back to scoring after halftime when the Sooners made a case to stay No. 1.

Flint Water Crisis

When the Water Turned Brown - The New York Times
Standing at a microphone in September holding up a baby bottle, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a local pediatrician, said she was deeply worried about the water. The number of Flint children with elevated levels of lead in their blood had risen alarmingly since the city changed its water supply the previous year, her analysis showed.