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No. 7 Kansas Primed for Sunflower Showdown

Kansas State has won two of its last three games, including a 69-64 home win versus Ole Miss Jan. 30.

VIDEO - Bill Self on KU's defensive issues, facing K-State and more | All Eyes on KU |

KU coach Bill Self discussed the Sunflower Showdown, the Jayhawks’ issues on defense and much more at his weekly press conference on Monday afternoon.

No-man land: KU’s zone not popular with players |

"Our guys don’t want to play zone," Self said. "During the first half, I said, ‘Let’s play 2-3, and they’re, like, ‘No, we can go on them, coach,’ which we didn’t.

Wayne Selden Jr. is living up to his promise for the Kansas Jayhawks. | FOX Sports

Before he had even stepped on the floor at Kansas, mock drafts sprinkled across cyberspace had Wayne Selden Jr. going in the first round to some NBA team in need of a shooting guard.

KU plans to construct new apartments for student-athletes |

The new apartment complex, which may have room for as many as 750 beds, is the all-sport follow-up to the state-of-the-art McCarthy Hall dorm that houses the men's basketball team and a handful of traditional students. Like McCarthy Hall, the new facility, which will funded entirely by the university, will house far more than just athletes.

Recruit has strong bond with former Jayhawk |

"We always talk about feet," Mayberry said. "The feet are the key to playing corner, and every time I watch the Broncos play, I lock in on Chris Harris and Aqib Talib (another former Jayhawk) and try to watch everything they do. He (Harris) is just a great mentor that I can go to for anything.

Recruit Kyle Mayberry has helped KU beyond his own commitment |

The Tulsa, Okla., defensive back has been the go-to guy on Twitter for other recruits considering KU.

Best part of each Big 12 recruiting class - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

The Jayhawks still have a ways to go before solving their scholarship issues. But with this class, David Beaty should have more bodies to plug in on the defensive line.

KU Softball Unveils 2016 Broadcast Schedule

The Jayhawks will have six nationally-televised games during the 2016 season. Kansas softball will be showcased on FSN when the Jayhawks visit Big 12 favorite Oklahoma on Sunday, April 3 at noon. The other five national broadcasts will air on the Jayhawk Television Network/ESPN3.

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Former Kansas Jayhawk Scot Pollard will be on 'Survivor: Kaoh Rong' - Men's College Basketball Blog- ESPN

Pollard has also wrapped up production on a movie he produced, helped write and starred in called "The Association" that he hopes to get screened in film festivals this fall.

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Shaka Smart, Texas now 3rd in Big 12 standings after win at Baylor -

Texas is looking like a team to fear again in the Big 12 after beating Baylor on the road.

Poll Attacks: An AP voter dropped Xavier for no reason whatsoever -

One AP voter dropped Xavier three spots on his ballot after Xavier won at Providence and at DePaul. Another AP voter moved Indiana up 12 spots to No. 4 after the Hoosiers lost to Wisconsin. What in the world? These guys make the Poll Attacks too simple.

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LOOK: World champion Royals boast best billboard in baseball, too -

The World Series champs now have the best billboard in baseball. Check it out.

Mike Carey is for full-time officials, calls training program 'outdated' -

Mike Carey was an NFL official for 14 years, and since the 2014 season, he's worked as a rules analyst for CBS Sports. On Monday, he talked about the scrutiny he faces now that he's on TV.