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With the win, Kansas (21-4, 9-3 Big 12) snaps Oklahoma's 19-game home winning streak and moves into a tie with West Virginia for the lead in the Big 12 standings. The Sooners fall to 20-4 and 8-4 in Big 12 play. Kansas is now 3-0 against top-10 opponents this season, including two-straight top-10 wins after defeating the 10th-ranked Mountaineers on Tuesday in Lawrence.
“I think he grew up a little bit today,” Self added of Graham, who hit eight of 13 shots, including six of nine from three, plus five of six from the line. Drawing the day’s most difficult defensive assignment, he helped hold Hield to 24 points off 5-of-15 shooting. Hield missed his first seven shots, scoring just six the first half, as KU led, 38-33, at the break.
“He always plays four around one,” Self said of Hoiberg. “He said, ‘Man, that could be good for you guys.’ I said, ‘We may end up doing it tomorrow.’ We didn’t do it much. I thought it was good for us the little bit we did it,” Self added.
Bill Self marvels at Devonte' Graham's ability to put up 27 points and hold down OU guard Buddy Hield, saying, "I don't know how he didn't get tired."
Devonte' Graham and Landen Lucas on how KU picked up a huge road win at Oklahoma
Devonte' Graham stole the show from player of the year favorite Buddy Hield in KU's big win. Not bad for a guy who almost went to Appalachian State.
The Jayhawks won 76-72 to sweep the Sooners in the regular season. But more important, it was a reminder, once again, why Kansas is poised to win its 12th consecutive Big 12 regular season title.
Of KU, he (Ayton) said: “I love (Bill Self’s) program. I've been watching them for a while and everything runs through his bigs. He's just caught my eye to be honest.”
Victories from the Kansas men's 4x400-meter relay as well as sophomore Nicolai Ceban helped the Jayhawks end the Tyson Invitational on a high note Saturday afternoon inside the Randal Tyson Track Center.
A career-high 18 points for redshirt junior guard Timeka O'Neal and a barrage of threes led to Kansas' best point total in Big 12 play, but the Jayhawks fell to in-state rival Kansas State, 81-67, Saturday night inside Bramlage Coliseum. The win completed the Dillons Sunflower Showdown sweep for the Wildcats.
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A list of when every Big 12 team will start spring ball, and the date of every Big 12 spring game.
Freshman lefty Sarah Hudek, believed to be the only female playing college baseball this year, picked up her first career win this week.
For the first time since Feb. 27, 2013, Wichita State lost at home in Charles Koch Arena. The 43-game winning streak, the longest such streak in the country, was snapped on Saturday by Northern Iowa in a furious back and forth between MVC contenders.
Did Allen travel? He takes two steps, then appears to plant his third step just before releasing the ball. By rule, that's a travel.
Following a call, Calipari went up to the referee, Doug Sirmons, and said something, which led to a technical foul that Calipari was incredulous about in the above video. Following his brief outburst, Calipari was then issued a second technical foul, leading to this scene where he had to be restrained by his players.
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The most important question is the most difficult to answer. So who's telling the truth? SI.com legal analyst Michael McCann poses this question, and then provides an answer that won't satisfy most people.
"Look, this is a huge discovery. No one ever thought it would happen. Kinda like no one ever thought we would keep the No. 1 offense to just 10 points. But hey, it happened and it was amazing. This discovery proves that Einstein's theory, ME = MVP."
The 2016 Slam Dunk contest was one for the ages. Several NBA players are already calling it the best dunk contest of all-time and it is hard to argue with them.