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Game day breakdown: No. 13 Kansas basketball vs. UTEP

No. 13 Kansas Jayhawks (18-8 overall, 12-6 Big 12) vs. UTEP Miners (12-10 overall, 8-8 Conference USA) Time: 7 p.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021 Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: Big 12 Now/ESPN+ | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Visit KUsports.com for our live game blog ...

Free State girls fall at Topeka High in substate semifinals

Free State’s girls basketball team was overmatched by a talented Topeka High squad during its 64-31 defeat Wednesday night at THS. Topeka High jumped out to a 35-18 lead at halftime, and the game was never really in doubt after that. The Trojans, who were Class 6A runner-up two years ago, ...

LHS girls end season with 61-24 loss at Olathe West

Lawrence High’s girls basketball team suffered a 61-24 road loss to Olathe West on Wednesday night in the substate semifinals. LHS never scored more than 8 points in a single quarter, while giving up double-digit outputs by Olathe West in each of the first three periods. The Owls (13-5) ...

Cyclones blow out Jayhawks as KU’s skid extends to 7 games

The Kansas women’s basketball team’s losing streak hit seven games Wednesday night at Iowa State, where the Jayhawks suffered their most lopsided loss of the skid, 83-53. After a recent string of more competitive setbacks — their previous largest margin of defeat in the streak was 11 ...

Five-star Sunrise Christian guard Gradey Dick commits to Kansas

When Gradey Dick was in sixth grade, just starting get serious about basketball, his youth coach, Steve Young, who also coached former Kansas star Perry Ellis, told him that with continued hard work he, too, could play basketball at Kansas. Today, Dick is one step closer to making Young’s ...

Photo gallery: Free State boys basketball vs. Junction City

Free State's boys basketball team defeated Junction City Tuesday night at FSHS on March 2, 2021. The Firebirds are head to the substate championship game following their win in the postseason opener. FSHS will host Washburn Rural on Friday, with a trip to the state tournament on the ...

Photo gallery: Lawrence boys basketball vs. Olathe Northwest

Lawrence High's boys basketball team defeated Olathe Northwest Tuesday night at LHS on March 2, 2021. The Lions advanced to the substate championship game with the win. LHS will host Olathe West on Friday, with a trip the state tournament up for grabs. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Lions adjust quickly, open postseason with 59-36 victory

It didn’t take Lawrence High long to find its bearings in Tuesday night’s substate opener. Once the Lions adjusted to some unexpected pressure, they found an easy route to the next round, advancing with a 59-36 win over Olathe Northwest. LHS head coach Mike Lewis said the Ravens caught the ...

Kansas softball posts 4-1 record during UTSA Tournament

After not playing the weekend prior, the Kansas softball team returned to action by earning four wins and one loss at the UTSA Tournament this past weekend in San Antonio, Texas. Kansas (5-4) split the two games on Friday to start off the weekend, earning a 11-4 win over UT Arlington in the ...