By Brian Hillix

Halftime: Kansas 46, Texas 18

No. 8 Kansas (20-6, 11-2 Big 12) played a nearly flawless first half as the Jayhawks used an 18-0 run to take a 46-18 lead into halftime over No. 19 Texas (20-6, 9-4 Big 12) on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. After scoring just seven points on two-for-12 shooting in the teams’ first matchup, freshman guard […]

Halftime: Kansas 30, Texas Tech 29

No. 8 Kansas got off to a hot start but cooled down late as the Jayhawks lead the Texas Tech Red Raiders 30-29 at halftime on Tuesday night. Behind a 10-0 run, Kansas held a 17-7 lead with 13:50 remaining but only managed 13 points the rest of the half. After sitting out against Texas […]

Ellis’ 32 points help Jayhawks pummel TCU

Following Monday’s loss to the Wildcats, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said Perry Ellis should be considered the league’s most valuable player.   Ellis’ play on Saturday strengthened that claim as the sophomore forward scored a career-high 32 points on 13-for-15 shooting in leading No. 7 Kansas (19-6, 10-2 Big 12) to a convincing 95-65 […]

Final: Kansas 95, TCU 65

Final: Kansas 95, TCU 65

With the help of a 23-5 to open the second half, No. 7 Kansas (19-6, 10-2) sprinted to the finish line and defeated the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (9-15, 0-12) 95-65 at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. Perry Ellis scored a career-high 32 points on 13-for-15 shooting, marking the most a Jayhawk has scored in […]

Halftime: Kansas 47, TCU 40

No. 7 Kansas used a 31-18 run to end the first half and take a 47-40 halftime lead against Texas Christian University on Saturday. Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins scored 11 apiece for Kansas. Each player has made five field goals. Kansas shot a blistering 62 percent from the floor. It made up […]

Kansas matched Kansas State for two halves, but failed to deliver in OT

Kansas matched Kansas State for two halves, but failed to deliver in OT

The magic ran out. No. 7 Kansas (18-6, 9-2 Big 12) surged back from deficits all night long but couldn’t hold off Kansas State (17-7, 7-4) in overtime as the Jayhawks fell 85-82 in Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas overcame a nine-point deficit with under two minutes remaining in regulation to send the game […]

Halftime: Kansas 29, Kansas State 29

Trailing by as much as seven in the first half, No. 7 Kansas battled back and is tied with Kansas State 29-29 at halftime on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas started off slow, making three of its first 14 field goals but recovered to shoot 35 percent in the period. Perry […]

Big 12 Breakdown: Clinching a tenth title, Marcus Smart and more

Kansas increases lead in Big 12 race With the help of a Kansas State (16-7, 6-4 Big 12) victory over second-place Texas (18-5, 7-3 Big 12) on Saturday, Kansas increased its conference lead to two games. If Kansas (18-5, 9-1 Big 12) wins its remaining home games, the team can afford to lose three of its […]

Jayhawks dominate the paint in victory over West Virginia

West Virginia may have two of the best guards in the Big 12, but they couldn’t do anything to stop the Jayhawks down low.   No. 8 Kansas scored 46 points in the paint for its highest total of the conference season as the Jayhawks (18-5, 9-1) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers (14-10, 6-5) 83-69 […]

Final: Kansas 83, West Virginia 69

Final: Kansas 83, West Virginia 69

No. 8 Kansas (18-5, 9-1 Big 12) survived a scare from West Virginia (14-10, 6-5) and pulled away late to defeat the Mountaineers 83-69 on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas held a 12-point lead with more than seven minutes remaining, but the Mountaineers came back to cut the lead to four. The Jayhawks responded with […]

Halftime: Kansas 43, West Virginia 36

In a game of contrasting styles, No. 8 Kansas leads the West Virginia Mountaineers 43-36 at halftime on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. Andrew Wiggins scored 10 points in the half including a put-back dunk with seconds remaining to extend the Kansas lead to seven. Selden also scored 10 for Kansas while Tarik Black has eight […]

Halftime: Kansas 43, West Virginia 36

In a game of contrasting styles, No. 8 Kansas leads the West Virginia Mountaineers 43-36 at halftime on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. Andrew Wiggins scored 10 points in the half including a put-back dunk with seconds remaining to extend the Kansas lead to seven. Selden also scored 10 for Kansas while Tarik Black has eight […]

Kansas basketball hopes to ramp up defense for West Virginia

For a snapshot of Kansas’ defense this season, its previous two games provide an accurate one. The Jayhawks were outrebounded by seven and gave up 81 points to Texas despite allowing only three 3-pointers. Three days later, Kansas held Baylor to 52 points and grabbed 14 more rebounds. “I thought obviously against Texas we didn’t […]

Final: Kansas 69, Baylor 52

Final: Kansas 69, Baylor 52

No. 8 Kansas recovered from its first conference loss to defeat the Baylor Bears in Waco, Tex., 69-52 on Tuesday night. The Jayhawks shot 39 percent against Texas two days ago but came back to shoot 46 percent against Baylor. Kansas made six of its 10 three point attempts for its best 3-point percentage in […]

Halftime: Kansas 35, Baylor 27

Halftime: Kansas 35, Baylor 27

Andrew Wiggins made a half-court buzzer-beater to end the first half to push the Kansas lead to eight as the No. 8 Jayhawks lead Baylor in Waco 35-27 at halftime. Naadir Tharpe scored 14 on 6-9 shooting to end his recent slump. He scored 15 total points in his last three games including a scoreless […]