basketball

Michael Porter, Jr.
November 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the season-opening win over Iowa State before missing the last...
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Marc LaVoie
October 13, 2017 - 6:45 am
The Universities of Kansas and Missouri are considering a revival of sorts for their dormant basketball rivalry. Mizzou and KU want to play an exhibition game Oct. 22 at Kansas City's Sprint Center to raise money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. The...
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University of Kansas
May 11, 2017 - 7:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - University of Kansas police have completed their investigation of a reported rape at a dorm for basketball players and other male students and sent their findings to the county prosecutor's office. Douglas County District Attorney spokeswoman Cheryl Wright Kunard said Wednesday...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:58 am
Kansas guard Frank Mason III has won the James A. Naismith Trophy as the top college basketball player. The award presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club was announced Sunday in Arizona near the site of the Final Four. Mason adds to his awards haul with the honor, having already won Associated Press...
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Marc LaVoie
March 27, 2017 - 7:34 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D - Not long after Justin Pitts led Northwest Missouri State to its first NCAA Division II national championship, Bearcats fans realized something, he's not finished. The 5'9" junior guard out of Blue Springs South was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He scored 79 points...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason the Third poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals. Devonte Graham also had 26...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 4:33 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A security guard asked the wife of Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall to leave the lower bowl of Bankers Life Fieldhouse after she started loudly cursing shortly after Sunday's 65-62 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. A police officer was eventually called and followed...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 4:12 am
Tulsa, OK - Josh Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half to help Kansas pull away late and reach the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday. The victory means KU will be in Kansas City for a third round matchup with Purdue at Sprint...
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