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A pair of Jayhawk home runs in the fifth inning helped power Kansas to an 11-5 victory over Iowa State on Thursday evening at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.
The Jayhawks (19-29-1, 5-12 Big 12) are a half-game behind the Wildcats (24-25, 6-12 Big 12) in the Big 12 standings and look to this weekend to propel them into the league championship at the end of the month.
Kansas is 4-2 in conference in series openers this season but just 1-10 in Games 2 and 3.
All five members of the 2016 All-Big 12 first team won’t be around next year while only Iowa State point guard Monté Morris and Mason return from the All-Big 12 second team.
When former high school teammates get together, it doesn’t take long for some shenanigans to break out — even at the NBA Combine.
Kansas University freshman Cheick Diallo, whose 7-foot-41⁄2 wingspan measured second longest of all players at this week’s NBA Combine, scored 18 points off 7-of-10 shooting with four blocks and four rebounds, in his first official scrimmage at the pre-draft extravaganza in Chicago.
Spring ball is just a time to jump back in, work on some fundamentals and see how much players retained from what you wanted to do last season. That does not, however, mean that players don’t make themselves noticed and, from time to time, enjoy some serious strides in the spring.
Andrew Wiggins and Ben McLemore never played together at Kansas, but the pair are teaming up for a summer return to Lawrence.
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That’s why, if it’s me in charge, I look seriously at becoming the first to jump to 16 instead of just getting back to 12. We’ve seen in the past that 12 is vulnerable and making the jump all the way to 16 would show, at least on some level, that the Big 12 learned from its mistakes and would like to move forward as a more aggressive and pro-active conference.
“It’s great to get this game finalized for our fans and to bring this game to Manhattan,” K-State coach Jeff Mittie said Wednesday in a statement. “We will begin a huge season ticket push this summer and this game will be one of the many highlights of our home schedule.”
Ole Miss officials have determined that a text message conversation published to Miami Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil's Instagram account during the NFL draft did happen last year, sources told ESPN's Outside the Lines, but the school is still looking into whether the messages were altered before they were published.
- Professional Sports -
The best of the Thunder arrived in the Western Conference semifinals vs. the Spurs. Will that be good enough vs. the Warriors?
The Royals have lost 12 of their last 16 games. Why? The starting rotation.
- Video of the Day -
During a recent playoff game, one of the umpires kicked dirt on home plate in an apparent attempt to get the runner to miss the plate following a home run. Had the runner missed the plate, he would have been called out.