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Kansas News

Ochai Agbaji makes first career start, goes for 24 points
The freshman, whose redshirt was removed just weeks ago on Jan. 8, found out he’d be starting over Lagerald Vick during a film session two or three days earlier, then put up career-highs with 24 points and seven rebounds. He also tallied two steals and a block, but even after his stellar night, the Jayhawks fell to 1-5 on the road, presenting a problem Agbaji and the Jayhawks still need to handle.

Self: 'We obviously haven't sniffed getting an answer' on Silvio
In the interview, Self began one answer by giving his big-picture thoughts on the loss. Eventually that spilled over into chatter about the team and its current makeup, which led to him commenting on De Sousa.

Benton Smith: Lack of leadership evident during Jayhawks' recent road woes | KUsports.com
Call it a lack of leadership, the absence of a coldblooded mindset, relative inexperience or all of the above. But this Kansas basketball team doesn’t yet know how to win on the road.

Agbaji scores 24 points, but not enough as KU’s road woes continue with loss at Texas
Known as a man of few words, senior guard Lagerald Vick delivered a short, but sharp message to Kansas’ basketball players after the Jayhawks’ 73-63 loss to Texas on Tuesday night at Frank Erwin Center.

The challenges Bill Self faces with this KU offense, and a potential path to success
He spoke about how his team was “so poor offensively.” He talked about how, for the second straight game, a defense had worked to take away Dedric Lawson with teammates failing to take full advantage.

Media praises Texas, rakes Kansas for Longhorn win
But Tuesday, Texas checked its closet and found that the team that has thrown such a scare into the Longhorns — Kansas was 7-0 against Smart at Texas — was really just a few shirts that looked like a monster because they were hanging at a weird angle. Texas took the lead early, then kept it, in a 73-63 victory.

The two plays that ended Kansas' hope of a comeback vs. Texas
Self’s No. 11 Jayhawks have had offensive issues all season. The Jayhawks have struggled on the road. Those aspects of Tuesday’s 73-63 road loss were nothing new. But this was different. For the first time in recent memory, the Jayhawks were succeeding in a now-or-never situation. The margin for error was gone. They were pressing, they needed to force stops and they needed to steal extra possessions. It was working.

What Bill Self said after KU basketball's loss to Texas...
KU basketball fell to Texas on Tuesday, 73-63. After the game, KU coach Bill Self spoke to the media for his post-game press conference and gave an interview, per usual, on the KU athletics radio broadcast of the event.

Other Sports News

Predators' Austin Watson suspended indefinitely for alcohol abuse
Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended indefinitely and admitted into Stage 2 of the NHL's substance abuse and behavioral health program, the league and the NHLPA announced in a joint statement Tuesday.

NSAC suspends Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor for UFC 229 brawl
Khabib Nurmagomedov, who with Conor McGregor was one of four fighters suspended and fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday, has no interest in competing in Nevada again, his manager told ESPN.

Anthony Davis of New Orleans Pelicans fined $50,000 for public trade demand by agent
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after his agent, Rich Paul, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday that his client "wants to be traded to a team that allows him a chance to win consistently and compete for a championship."

Pressure mounting as the Lakers wait for LeBron... and the trade deadline
- For one furious three-minute stretch on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers displayed the kind of basketball Luke Walton envisioned: smothering and inspired defense that led to high-speed fast breaks with the ball zipping through the air.

Other News

Extreme cold gripping Midwest does not debunk global warming, experts say
But climate authorities, including those inside Trump’s government, said the record-setting cold does nothing to contradict the consensus on climate change. According to a tweet Tuesday morning from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: “Winter storms don't prove that global warming isn't happening.”

Extreme cold weather sweeps over the Midwest - CNN
Officials warned of almost instant frostbite as temperatures in the region plunged below zero Wednesday. Some state offices are closed and postal workers won't deliver mail in 10 states. Thousands of flights have been canceled along with dozens of train services -- most of them in and out of Chicago.

Keys man filed bogus tax returns for clients | Miami Herald
Rodriguez owned and operated JC Mar Tax Services in Marathon. For a decade he filed returns for his clients seeking refunds they weren’t entitled to and by reporting fictionalized itemized deductions and fraudulent education and residential energy credits.

Kalispell man killed in head-on crash near Bigfork
A 38-year-old Kalispell man was killed Monday in a head-on crash near Bigfork, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.