NCAA

April 10, 2019 - 10:13 pm
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 Jayhawks. The five-star prospect struggled to live up to expectations, averaging just 8.4 points and 2.5 rebounds. He scored 23...
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March 29, 2019 - 11:07 pm
The euphoria of reaching the Elite Eight for the first time in 33 years had already worn off and Auburn coach Bruce Pearl was left to arrange his bravest smile on his face. His trigger-happy Tigers were moving on in the NCAA Tournament. They were doing it without their most versatile player. Behind...
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March 26, 2019 - 9:07 pm
Markis McDuffie had 21 points as Wichita State got past Indiana 73-63 in the quarterfinals of the NIT on Tuesday night. Wichita State will play in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden, becoming just the sixth team to reach New York after three road wins. Freshman Dexter Dennis had 17 points and...
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March 24, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Samajae Haynes-Jones tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds to carry Wichita State to a 63-55 win over Clemson in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Jaime Echenique had 18 points and three blocks for Wichita State (21-14), which has reached 20 wins in 10 straight seasons. Markis McDuffie added 16...
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March 21, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern on Thursday in the opening round of the Midwest Region. The fourth-seeded Jayhawks (26-9) had a notable size advantage inside and used it, outscoring the Huskies 50-16 in the paint while...
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March 09, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Dedric Lawson scored 23 points, including 11 of 12 from the free-throw line, to help No. 13 Kansas beat Baylor 78-70 Saturday and stay undefeated at home. The performance came hours after Lawson was announced on the ballot for the Wooden Award. Yet on senior night in Allen Fieldhouse, a trio of...
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Peter Aiken - USA TODAY Sports
March 03, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Markis McDuffie had 15 points and nine rebounds as Wichita State defeated SMU 67-55 on Sunday. Dexter Dennis had 12 points and eight rebounds for Wichita State (15-13, 8-8 American Athletic Conference). Jamarius Burton added 10 points. Erik Stevenson had six assists for the visitors. Feron Hunt had...
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Scott Sewell - USA TODAY Sports
February 23, 2019 - 5:57 pm
Balanced offense, stellar defense and good shooting propelled No. 23 Kansas State in a blowout win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-46 Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats had no problems as Xavier Sneed and Austin Trice led the team with 12 points each and Kamau Stokes had 11. K-State had 10 players...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Jarron Cumberland is carrying Cincinnati's offense as February starts to wind down. The junior guard scored 27 points, matching his career high with six 3-pointers, and the Bearcats swept their season series with Wichita State, beating the Shockers 72-62 on Sunday. They're already looking ahead to...
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February 16, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Devon Dotson and K.J. Lawson each scored 15 points, and No. 14 Kansas beat depleted West Virginia 78-53 on Saturday. Dedric Lawson, K.J.'s brother, had 14 points for the Jayhawks (20-6, 9-4 Big 12), who won their third straight as they continue to start four freshmen. Lamont West and Chase Harler...
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