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Kansas Devours Texas Tech; Brandon Rush to Have Jersey Retired

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Extra Emphasis: Defensive intensity sparks Jayhawks in win over Texas Tech |
Four days after publicly calling this group the worst defensive team he has coached in 14 seasons at Kansas, Self watched the Jayhawks hold the Red Raiders to 41 percent shooting, swipe nine steals and out-rebound the best rebounding team in the Big 12 Conference, 38-29.

Notebook: Jayhawks notch milestone win; Rush's number to be retired |
KU announced Saturday that former Kansas standout Brandon Rush would have his jersey retired at halftime of KU’s home game against TCU on Feb. 22.

Mason, Graham lead Jayhawks past Texas Tech, 85-68 |
Frank Mason III added another not-so-subtle reminder of his importance to the success of Kansas basketball this season Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where the 5-foot-11 senior guard produced his eighth game of 20-plus points, leading the No. 3 Jayhawks to an 85-68 home win over Texas Tech.

Arizona State transfer Sam Cunliffe picks Kansas |
Originally the No. 36-ranked player in the Class of 2016, Cunliffe, from Rainier Beach High in Washington, chose Arizona State for the opportunity to play for ASU coach and former Duke star Bobby Hurley. However, despite starting 10 games this season and averaging just under 10 points per game, Cunliffe decided to look around for another place to play.

KU’s Landen Lucas laughs off Texas Tech player’s flop-of-the-year attempt
“You could tell he flopped, right?” Lucas said with a smile following KU’s 85-68 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday. “I was hoping that people saw that, because I’m like, ‘There’s no way I even touched him that much.’ ”

Other Sports

WATCH: It looks like Duke's Grayson Allen may have tried to trip yet another player -
In his second game back from the suspension against Boston College on Saturday, Allen got tangled up again with the opposing team in what looks to be an attempt at tripping an opponent.

Lions coach Jim Caldwell says refs admit they botched call on a Seahawks TD catch -
The first touchdown of the Seahawks-Lions game was a controversial one that featured Paul Richardson making an incredible catch, a one-handed snare that put the Seahawks up 7-0.

NFL Wild-Card Playoffs: Texans sink Raiders, eye potential rematch vs. Patriots -
The world waited with baited breath all year long for a chance to bet against Brock Osweiler and the world was denied on Saturday because the Raiders were forced to start Connor Cook. The good news for everyone is there's a likely opportunity to bet against Brock in a road playoff game against Bill Belichick.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook stays hot from deep, records 17th triple-double -
Russell Westbrook is still scorching. After going 8-for-15 from 3-point range in his 49-point performance against the Houston Rockets on Thursday, he shot 7-for-12 from deep in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 121-106 win over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. A few days ago, his career high for made threes was just five.

College basketball top 25: Baylor big winner, Duke's Grayson Allen top loser -
For what felt like the first time in forever, hoops stole the stage from college football and stepped out from the shadow to give us an incredibly fun-filled day with action across the country. We had fighting coaches, players kicking one another and of course some real basketball information which we'll get you up to speed with.

Missouri, Georgia Coaching Staffs Fight
The Missouri and Georgia coaching staffs got into an old-man brawl at the end of the first half of today’s game between the Tigers and Bulldogs in Athens, with referee Karl Hess even inserting himself into the ruckus and shoving people in what his mind we’re sure passes for an attempt to restore order.