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There's lots of good old friends we can't forget; Oh Kansas we're strong for you

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No. 6 Kansas Withstands Press of No. 10 West Virginia, 75-65

No. 6 Kansas moved into a three-way tie for first-place in the Big 12 standings with a 75-65 win over West Virginia on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse – KU's 37th-straight victory on its home court.

Program guy: Veteran Landen Lucas helps KU topple WVU | KUsports.com

Lucas helped KU to a 33-28 advantage on the boards against a (19-5, 8-3) Mountaineer team that whipped KU, 74-63, on Jan. 12 in Morgantown.

Bob Huggins not surprised by Landen Lucas' performance | KUsports.com

As for Bill Self, the KU coach said he did not know whether Lucas’ reputation as a blue collar, do-whatever-it-takes type of player had made its way around the conference yet, but added that Lucas’ strong showing against the Mountaineers (19-5 overall, 8-3 Big 12) was no shock.

Perry Ellis both consistent and efficient in scoring department | KUsports.com

As far as Ellis’ practice habits, Traylor added: “He comes a little bit earlier than the other guys. By the time I’m getting in the gym, he’s in there getting up shots. Before a game, before practice, it’s what he does.”

Kansas' win is big, but only in the little picture - Men's College Basketball Blog- ESPN

And so while it is tempting to look at this game, at No. 6 Kansas' 75-65 win over the 10th-ranked Mountaineers, and extrapolate some greater meaning from it -- that the Jayhawks are back after clawing into a three-way tie for first place in the Big 12 and that a 12th consecutive conference crown is in their reach, yada, yada, yada -- it's also downright foolish.

Future KU basketball schedules to include Nebraska, CBE Classic | The Kansas City Star

Also, KU’s 2017-18 schedule is expected to include a game against Syracuse in Miami.

Campaign aims to digitalize Phog Allen documents | KUsports.com

The campaign, according to a university news release, is “an effort to remedy deterioration through the preservation and digitization of more than 66,000 Phog Allen documents.”

Big 12 pre-spring position rankings: RB - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

10. Kansas - Ke'aun Kinner cooled off after a hot start to last season, but he still averaged 4.2 yards per carry. The Jayhawks have almost no experience at the position otherwise, with De'Andre Mann and Taylor Cox graduating. That could give Florida native Khalil Herbert the chance to help immediately as an incoming freshman.

Jeff Jordan leaving Garland to be Director of Personnel at University of Kansas | SportsDay

After 28 years of coaching at Garland -including 15 seasons as head football coach- Jeff Jordan is leaving to be the Director of Personnel for the University of Kansas.

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Baylor Bears have easiest 2016 nonconference schedule

One of the favorite pastimes of college football fans is accusing everybody else of having a cushy schedule.

Roy Williams 'doing OK' following collapse after yelling at official - CBSSports.com

Williams was voicing his displeasure with an ACC official as the broadcast went to a timeout when he collapsed in front of his team's bench. Justin Jackson and other players were there to catch Williams, but he was escorted to the locker room after the incident.

SEC looking to block Michigan from holding spring practice in Florida - CBSSports.com

The move is obviously a direct response to Michigan's recent announcement that it would conduct part of its spring practice at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

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