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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Baylor

In your head, in your head, they are cryin’

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Malik Newman bails out Jayhawks in crunch time to beat Baylor |
Kansas sophomore Malik Newman has been around KU coach Bill Self long enough to have heard one of Self's favorite sayings at the end of tight games, with the Jayhawks leading or trailing.

KU women fall to TCU, 77-67 |
Four players scored more than 10 points but the Kansas women's basketball team couldn't climb back from an early deficit in a 77-67 road loss to TCU at Schollmaier Arena on Saturday.

Notebook: Jayhawks say it was 'tough' to lose freshman Billy Preston, wish him luck in Bosnia |
On the eve of his big performance during Saturday's 70-67 victory over Baylor, Kansas sophomore Malik Newman spent nearly all of his time hanging out with teammate Billy Preston.

Kansas survives scare from Baylor, wins 70-67 |
Disaster averted. When the Kansas basketball team’s offense went stale in the second half Saturday versus Baylor, it appeared the Jayhawks might lose at Allen Fieldhouse for the third time this season.

How Billy Preston’s departure helps KU, as crazy as that might seem
Preston, a McDonald’s All-American, announced Saturday morning that he had signed with Bosnia’s BC Igokea. For about 30 days, Preston waited on KU’s compliance department to complete an investigation into the “financial picture” regarding his vehicle, then for about a month after that, he sat out while the NCAA looked over his case.

Malik Newman’s late surge spurs KU past Baylor, 70-67
“You don’t realize it until it’s over,” Newman, KU’s 6-foot-3 sophomore combo guard from Jackson, Miss., said of inner emotion he had during a 4-minute stretch in which he scored 12 of the Jayhawks’ final 14 points — points necessary to erase a six-point deficit during the final 2:51.

Other Sports

LeBron James says Cleveland Cavaliers would get eliminated early if playoffs began today
"Playoffs? We can't even start thinking about that, not the way we're playing right now," James said. "We could easily get bounced early in the playoffs if they started next weekend. Haven't even began thinking about the postseason."

ESPN 100 recruit Zion Williamson commits to Duke Blue Devils
"Duke stood out because the brotherhood represents a family," Williamson said. "Coach K (Mike Krzyzewski) is just the most legendary coach that ever coached college basketball. I feel like going to Duke University, I can learn a lot from him."

Tom Brady of New England Patriots suffered cut on hand in practice injury
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will start Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars despite a stitched-up right hand that was cut during a handoff to running back Rex Burkhead at Wednesday's practice, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Michigan State board member calls on president Lou Anna Simon to resign
A member of the Michigan State Board of Trustees says he believes university president Lou Anna Simon must resign in order to help the school move on from the damage done by convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar.


The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped
What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we have ranked them. Rigorously scientific (not), ardently researched (nope), and scrupulously fair (not even a little bit): this is the Great American Menu!