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Kansas, Oklahoma and West Virginia are tied atop the Big 12 standings with 8-3 league records heading into the weekend.
Kansas head coach Bill Self met with members of the media on Thursday afternoon to preview the much-anticipated rematch with the Sooners.
“This summer, I definitely did (work on perimeter game),” Ellis said. “I tried to get my body and muscle memory get used to taking those shots. That definitely helped me out a lot.”
It was clear from the way Ellis spoke, smiling and shaking his head from side to side with every comment about old friend and former teammate, that Ellis was impressed by and proud of the player Hield had become.
As for Graham, who has made 40 of 94 from 3-point range this season, the point guard says he is actively looking more for long-range openings in his second season. KU coach Bill Self “gets on all of us if you pass up an open shot” in practice, Graham adds.
Kansas head coach Ritch Price announced Thursday that seniors Ben Krauth, Joe Moroney and Colby Wright will handle captains' duties for the 2016 season.
Kansas women's basketball heads to Manhattan, Kansas, for this season's second installment of the Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m., inside Bramlage Coliseum.
Aldridge's honor marks the first time a KU women's basketball has received CoSIDA All-District honors since 2001 when Jennifer Jackson was selected as a recipient. Aldridge's first-team recognition puts her in contention for All-America honors.
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Indiana was firing on all cylinders early, leading by as many as 15 midway through the first half and getting seven 3-pointers before halftime, including three from Nick Zeisloft.
Coach Dan Majerle has guided Grand Canyon to a 21-4 start this year in the program's third season. The Phoenix legend is on a mission to transform the budding Antelopes into a perennial mid-major contender.
Sanders is scheduled to graduate from Stanford this summer, which means he will not be required to sit out a season, and could play for the Cowboys in the fall.
In what’s becoming one of our favorite post-signing day traditions on the Big 12 blog, we reached out to more than 15 conference coaches and staffers this week and asked them to (anonymously) name their favorite prospect in the 2016 class.
Saban has spent the last nine years earning the hell out of that salary -- and all of his raises.
- Professional Sports -
Overall, an average of $87.57 was spent on food and drink by each fan at the game, which is second all-time behind only the $94.60 per person that was spent at MetLife Stadium at Super Bowl XLVIII.
Raiders owner Mark Davis agreed to the two option years in hopes of getting a stadium deal done in Oakland.
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“For me, what I see in donkey basketball is people riding donkeys. If you’re against riding donkeys, you’re probably against donkey basketball.”
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Nicolas Colsaerts took dead aim out of his Dubai Desert Classic hotel room window last week. Big ones, this guy.
He needs some advice on handling situations like this in the future, so what better person than beloved actor and famous North Carolinian Andy Griffith to dish out some advice.