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  1. Kansas rides seniors to Sweet 16

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He's the projected No. 1 pick in this summer's NBA draft, the leading scorer for one of the nation's top teams and the latest Kansas Jayhawk to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated. For Ben McLemore, though, none of that m...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 70, N. Carolina 58

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Standout freshman and future NBA lottery pick Ben McLemore was so mediocre on Sunday that he could hardly get off the Kansas Jayhawks' bench in the second half. It didn't matter. With McLemore struggling, Kansas used its oth...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  3. Observations from Saturday afternoon

    Jason King

    Kansas coach Bill Self was in the postgame handshake line after his team's 72-66 loss to Oklahoma when he looked up and saw hundreds of students rushing the Lloyd Noble Center court. His lips didn't move, but as he tilted back his head and rolled ...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 59, Kansas State 55

    Jason King

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- A few quick thoughts from Kansas' 59-55 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum. Overview: Kansas' domination of Kansas State continues. Travis Releford scored 12 points, and Jeff Withey added 11 points and 10 ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  5. McLemore carries Kansas past Cyclones

    Jason King

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Ben McLemore has played just 14 college games, yet the people who follow Kansas' basketball team closely -- including this writer -- have already concluded two things: McLemore is the best player to wear a KU uniform since Paul ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  6. Kansas squeaks by Oregon State

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Late in the first half of Friday's 84-78 loss to No. 10 Kansas, Oregon State's Ahmad Starks noticed something strange about the guards who were attempting to defend him at the Sprint Center. "They were bringing guys in," Starks...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  7. Withey sparks Kansas to victory over SLU

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Win or lose, Kansas' Bill Self is almost always good for a postgame wisecrack -- even if it comes at the expense of one of his own players. So it was easy to sense that a punchline was on the way when someone mentioned that KU ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 73, Saint Louis 59

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A quick look at Kansas' 73-59 victory over Saint Louis in the championship game of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center. Overview: Five games into the season, it's still tough to get a read on the Kansas basketball team. It's c...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  9. Kansas preps for showdown with SLU

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Every year, before the 42-mile bus ride from Lawrence to Kansas City's Sprint Center, Bill Self lodges the same complaint toward his KU basketball team. "He reminds us," guard Travis Releford said, "that we come over here to Ka...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  10. Common opponents break down title game

    Jason King

    NEW ORLEANS -- Iowa State and Baylor have played each of the participants in Monday night's NCAA championship game between Kentucky and Kansas. Here is a breakdown of each team by the head coach of each program as well as a player. IOWA STATE HEAD...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  11. Not this time: Kansas toughens, advances

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Multiple times Sunday -- including a few occasions in the second half when his team trailed Purdue by double digits -- Bill Self sat in the middle of the Kansas huddle and repeated the same phrase. "We can win this game!" Self said ...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 63, Purdue 60

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. - Quick thoughts from Kansas' 63-60 victory over Purdue. Overview: First it was Bucknell. Then came Bradley, Northern Iowa and VCU. Just when Kansas seemed primed to take a yearlong hiatus from stunning NCAA tournament upsets, the Jayh...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  13. Player Perspective: Kansas' Jeff Withey

    Jason King

    For Jeff Withey, the only thing worse than going scoreless in Kansas' loss to Missouri earlier this month was what happened a few days later. Fed up with the junior's passive play, Jayhawks coach Bill Self became irate when Withey failed to dive f...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  14. Conference Power Rankings: Big 12

    Jason King

    As we get ready for Monday's showdown in Lawrence between Baylor and Kansas, here are this week's Big 12 power rankings: 1. Baylor: The Bears aren't just talented. They're tough. Three of Baylor's last six wins have come by two points. Freshman Qu...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  15. Conference Power Rankings: Big 12

    Jason King

    After an eventful week in the Big 12, here are my latest power rankings: Baylor: At 15-0, the Bears are one of just three remaining undefeated teams in the country. But just how much longer will the streak last? Scott Drew's squad will face its t...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  16. Kansas thumps rival K-State -- again

    Jason King

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Shortly before the final horn sounded in Kansas' slaughtering of Kansas State on Wednesday, a fan behind the basket at Allen Fieldhouse held up a sign directed toward Wildcats coach Frank Martin. "Yo, Frank!" it read. "You look m...

    Blog | January 05, 2012