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NCAA reveals COVID-19 contingency plans for hoops tourneys

Turns out the top four teams left out of March Madness won't have their bubbles burst quite yet. Under a contingency plan released Thursday by the Division I basketball committees, those four at-large teams that don't make the original field in the men's and women's NCAA tournaments will be ...

Slow start dooms Kansas women in 61-52 home loss to Texas

The beginning of each half proved problematic for the Kansas women’s basketball team during a 61-52 home loss to Texas on Wednesday night. A 17-5 hole to open the game, which turned into a 22-7 deficit before the Jayhawks knew it, set the tone for the night at Allen Fieldhouse. The loss, ...

Substate brackets released for local basketball teams

Postseason brackets were officially revealed on Wednesday, and a pair of local boys basketball teams will get the opportunity to host substate after performing well in the regular season. Lawrence High boys (17-1) will host Olathe Northwest (7-13) in the substate opener on Tuesday, with tipoff ...

Postseason seeding may be harder to trust than ever this year

Most years, fans of Big 12 Conference basketball can look at how the seedings may shake out for the conference tournament and breakdown matchups and the possible paths to a Big 12 tourney crown for four or five different teams. This year, however, Kansas coach Bill Self believes all of that ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor10-018-0 West Virginia9-416-6 Kansas11-617-8 Oklahoma9-514-6 Texas8-514-6 Oklahoma St.8-615-6 Texas ...

Sports on TV for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts (All times Central) COLLEGE BASEBALL 12 p.m. ACCN — Mercer at Georgia Tech COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 3:30 p.m. ACCN — Clemson at Wake Forest 4 p.m. ESPNU — NC A&T at NC Central 5:30 p.m. ACCN — NC State at Virginia 6 ...