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KU freshmen shine in 82-77 overtime win at TCU

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 12, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas - KU freshmen Devon Dotson and Ochai Agbaji combined for 45 points as the No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks outlasted the TCU Horned Frogs, 82-77, in overtime Monday night at Schollmaier Arena. Dotson posted a game- and career-high 25 points to go along with 10 rebounds, while Agbaji also tallied a double-double via his 20 points and 11 boards. The win, which broke a four-game road losin...

Panthers Claw Way Past Cougars

Todd PittengerFebruary 11, 2019

The top rated girl's basketball team in Kansas rolled into the Salina South High School gymnasium Monday night and showed why they are the best. Behind All-American senior Kennedy Brown the Derby Panthers defeated the Salina South Cougars 53 - 18. Derby scored the first 19 points of the game and never looked back. The Panthers lead at the half 32 -5 enroute to their 35 point margin of victory. ...

KWU Lock Up 4-seed, Women Fall to No. 11 Tabor

KWU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 10, 2019

Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball coach Ryan Showman hurt for his team after Saturday night's 77-66 loss to the No. 11 ranked Tabor Bluejays in a meeting of the top two teams in the KCAC at Mabee Arena. "I thought for our team that we battled our butts off," Showman said. "They wanted to win so badly and I was so disappointed for them, I hurt for them after this one." The loss drops Wesleya...

Stokes’ 20 Propels K-State Past Baylor, 70-63

KSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 10, 2019

WACO, Texas – Senior Kamau Stokes paced four Wildcats in double figures with a game-high 20 points, as Kansas State extended its Big 12 winning streak to eight games with a 70-63 victory over Baylor on Saturday night before 8,466 fans at the Ferrell Center. The 8-game conference winning streak is the longest by a K-State team in the Big 12 era and the longest regular-season conference winning...

Jayhawks storm past Cowboys in second half, 84-72

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 9, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A flurry of second-half 3-pointers helped the No. 13/14 Kansas Jayhawks fend off the Oklahoma State Cowboys, 84-72, Saturday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse. Redshirt-junior Dedric Lawson posted a game-high 25 points, 18 of which came in the second half, while freshman Ochai Agbaji connected on a career-high five 3-pointers to help the Jayhawks to their 17th-straight victory in ...

HS BB Coaches Corner – 2-9

Pat StrathmanFebruary 9, 2019

The month of February is here! Hear from 11 different coaches during the Coaches Corner, every Saturday morning from 8 to 9, live from Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn. Stop by for a delicious breakfast buffet or order a special item off the superb menu. Coaches on the show this week: Salina Central’s Chris Fear and Doug Finch, Salina South’s Ryan Stuart and Jason Hooper, Sacred Hear...

Central Powers Past South

Pat StrathmanFebruary 8, 2019

Doug Finch lost to cross-town rival Salina South when he took over as head coach of the Salina Central boys basketball team. He wrote the final chapter a little differently on his way out. Senior Harper Williams scored 18 points on his birthday, SC's defensive switch stymied Salina South, and the Mustangs muscled their way to their ninth straight win, 54-44, over the Cougars Friday night. Wi...

Knights Blaze Past Braves

Jeremy BohnFebruary 8, 2019

The Sacred Heart boy's basketball team made it four-in-row on Friday night. And this time, unlike their previous two games, there was no drama down the stretch in Sacred Heart's 63-42 win at Council Grove. Sacred Heart got started early with both Charlie Skidmore and Luis Mendez making shots to put the Knights ahead. For his part, Council Grove's Brodey King tried to keep the Braves in the g...

Ell-Saline Downed at Marion

Morgan LillichFebruary 8, 2019

The Ell-Saline Cardinal varsity basketball squads were swept in Heart of America League play Friday evening in a road tilt with the Marion Warriors. In the girls' matchup, Ell-Saline's offensive struggles continued as the Warriors jumped out to a 24-6 halftime edge.  The Cardinals made it competitive following the break, outscoring Marion 14-5 in the third quarter to pull within 11 entering th...

The Abilene High School Basketball Teams Complete Season Sweep of Wamego!

Trent SanchezFebruary 8, 2019

The Abilene High School basketball teams completed the season sweep of Wamego on the road Friday night but it was far from easy.  The Cowgirls held on for a 45-42 lead after they had surrendered a 12 point second half lead.  The Cowboys watched a 14 point third quarter lead get trimmed to 4 in the fourth in their 54-44 victory. The Cowgirls game was similar to their first meeting between the ...




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