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Veritas boys basketball has win streak snapped

The Veritas boys basketball team lost its first game since December, suffering a 89-60 road loss to the Wichita Warriors on Friday. Both teams were all tied up at 22-all after the first quarter, but the Wichita Warriors rolled after that starting with a 30-point effort in the second period. ...

LHS girls drop 37-35 decision to Mill Valley

Lawrence High’s girls basketball team faltered down the stretch in a hard-fought 37-35 loss to Mill Valley Friday night at LHS. The Lions took a 30-27 lead into the final quarter, but were unable to hang on in the end. The Jaguars closed it out by scoring 10 points in the final period, which ...

FSHS girls fall to Olathe Northwest on the road

Free State’s girls basketball team couldn’t overcome Olathe Northwest’s perimeter shooting in a 50-37 loss at Olathe Northwest on Friday. The Ravens knocked down nine shots from outside, which allowed them to go on runs throughout the game. The Firebirds (1-3) hung tough all night, but ...

FSHS boys basketball defeats Olathe Northwest for fourth consecutive win

Make that four wins in a row for the Free State boys basketball team. Thanks to a stingy defensive effort in the second half, Free State secured a 42-33 win over Olathe Northwest Friday night at FSHS. The Firebirds (5-1, No. 9 in Class 6A) have now won four consecutive games, a streak that ...

Highlight-filled 3rd quarter helps Lions put away MVHS

If a slow second quarter left anyone wondering what was going on with the third-ranked Lawrence High boys basketball team, the Lions put all concerns to rest by blazing through the second half in a 57-31 victory at Mill Valley on Friday night. Led by 23 points from junior forward Pearse Long ...

Walk-ons will be among additions to KU football roster in 2021

As Kansas football head coach Les Miles and his staff continue trying to rebuild the program, they hope their next incoming recruiting class will end up including some helpful walk-ons. The Jayhawks on Friday picked up the commitment of offensive lineman Hank Kelly, who was recruited as a ...

Game day breakdown: No. 6 Kansas basketball vs. Iowa State

No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks (10-3 overall, 4-2 Big 12) vs. Iowa State Cyclones (2-7 overall, 0-5 Big 12) Time: 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan. TV: Big 12 Now / ESPN+ | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog ...

Appeals court OKs convictions in college basketball scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Friday upheld convictions against a sports marketer, an aspiring agent and a financial adviser in a college basketball scandal that spoiled the careers of several coaches. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said in its ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor4-011-0 Texas4-110-2 Texas Tech4-211-3 Kansas4-210-3 Oklahoma St.3-39-3 Oklahoma3-37-4 West Virginia2-39-4 TCU2-49-5 Kansas St.1-45-8 Iowa St.0-52-7 Saturday's Games Iowa St. at Kansas, 1 p.m. TCU at West Virginia, ...

Sports on TV for Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts (All times Central) COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 4 p.m. CBSSN — Marshall at Western Kentucky ESPNU — Alabama (Birmingham) at Charlotte 6 p.m. CBSSN — Bowling Green at Buffalo ESPN2 — Duquesne at St. Bonaventure ESPNU — Cleveland ...