Kansas center Udoka Azubuike to return for senior season
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas center Udoka Azubuike will return for his senior season, giving coach Bill Self the 7-foot center he hoped to build his offense around last season.
Kansas freshman Quentin Grimes declares for NBA draft
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Quentin Grimes announced Wednesday that he will enter the NBA draft, skipping his final three seasons after a rocky and inconsistent freshman year with the...
Kansas beats West Virginia 88-74 to reach Big 12 finals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson transferred to Kansas in part to win championships.
He'll have that chance Saturday night.
The former Memphis standout scored 24 points and the...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After nearly knocking off No. 11 Texas Tech, Oklahoma State was in position to take down No. 15 Kansas.
No. 15 KU tops No. 16 K-State 64-49 to maintain Big 12 hopes
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas got exactly what it needed after a humiliating loss at Texas Tech when the schedule produced a high-profile showdown with Big 12-leading Kansas State inside raucous...
Kansas seeks revenge on Kansas State
Kansas State (21-6, 11-3) vs. Kansas (20-7, 9-5)
Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kansas seeks revenge on Kansas State after dropping the first...
Lawson leads No. 7 Kansas past No. 25 TCU 77-68
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Checking into a game for the first time for Kansas, freshman guard Ochai Agbaji prepared for a play that he'd only ever defended during practice.
Agbaji darted through TCU's defense, took a lob from Quentin Grimes and recorded his first collegiate basket.
"I told myself the best way to get rid of his nerves was give him an easy basket, and maybe something to energize the crowd a little bit," Kansas coach Bill Self said. "Because we've been so boring playing above the rim."
No. 5 Kansas holds off No. 23 Oklahoma 70-63
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The mantra at Kansas is "faces change, expectations don't."
Something else that doesn't change? Oklahoma losing in Allen Fieldhouse.
Dedric Lawson had 13 points and 15 rebounds, Kansas' young backcourt made enough crucial plays when it mattered, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks began pursuit of their 15th consecutive Big 12 title by holding off the No. 23 Sooners 70-63 on Wednesday night.