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Svi Returns to Kansas; KU Baseball knocks off #6 TCU

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- KANSAS SPORTS -

Baseball - Jayhawks down No. 6 Horned Frogs to open Big 12 Championship

The Jayhawks (30-26) broke a tie in the top of the eighth, just half a frame after a Horned Frog (39-15) rally knotted the game up, 3-3. Sophomore left fielder Devin Foyle drove in the go-ahead RBI that sparked the four-run rally off TCU relief ace Sean Wymer (4-4), who picked up his fourth loss of the season.

Baseball - Kansas to play No. 6 seed Texas in second round

Kansas (30-26) upset the No. 6-ranked and No. 2 seeded TCU Horned Frogs, 7-3, Wednesday afternoon in its first game of the tournament. Texas (35-20) followed suit and defeated No. 3 seed Oklahoma in the night cap, 8-4, to move on to the second round.

Why Svi Mykhailiuk's decision to stay at Kansas is an even bigger deal than some may think | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Now that we know the verdict, a deeper look shows that the junior guard’s decision to stick around for one more season — Svi announced Wednesday evening that he would return to KU for his senior year — was actually pretty crucial for KU.

What Svi Mykhailiuk’s return means for KU basketball

We probably shouldn’t overstate how this helps KU, given the team’s somewhat awkward roster construction.

Handful of 3-star recruits include Kansas football on their shortlists | Smithology | KUsports.com

Add two more potential “Louisianimals” to the list of players contemplating KU in associate head coach Tony Hull’s home state of Louisiana.

Strong and weak: Kansas Jayhawks - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

In terms of depth, talent and experience, wide receiver probably ranks as the Jayhawks’ best spot. But relative to the strengths of other Big 12 teams, it’s the D-line.

- COLLEGE SPORTS -

If you were in charge of college football, what’s the first thing you’d change? - SBNation.com

College football is a borderline anarchy. While the sport’s decades of disorder have produced plenty of what we love about it, it’s still a lumbering beast that’s hard to redirect when necessary.

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan takes shot at Indiana as he officially declares for NBA draft - SBNation.com

Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan has officially declared for the NBA draft, but not without one last shot at Indiana University, the Boilermakers’ biggest rival. He took to Instagram to express his feelings for both schools.

PODCAST AIN’T PLAYED NOBODY: Let's anger West Virginia fans - SBNation.com

Podcast Ain’t Played Nobody previews the Big 12 — WVU’s impending disappointment, Texas-as-underdog, etc.

- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -

Are the Eastern Conference Finals over yet?  What is taking so long?