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4-0, 1st in Big 12

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Really impressed with @KUHoops Freshman Marcus Garrett. Plays to his strengths and competes. Rebounds his position.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

After it's 43 point win over Texas Southern, Kansas is now the top team going forward according to the Basketball Power Index (BPI). Wichita State can reclaim the top spot with a strong performance in its BPI top 5 matchup against Notre Dame tonight.

Kansas hits school-record 19 threes in blowout (1:08)
Kansas dominates South Dakota State (0:59)

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Kansas still has zero turnovers midway through the second half, as the Jayhawks cruise past South Dakota State. Fans of shot volume, get to ESPN3 right now...

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Kansas has zero turnovers at half, leads South Dakota State 57-28 in Lawrence. The last zero-turnover game occurred in Division I️ in 2009.

Kansas's Newman shows fancy move on bucket (0:23)
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Kansas to keep Preston on bench during probe

Billy Preston, who was held out of Kansas' win over No. 7 Kentucky on Tuesday, will continue to sit out until the university gets a "clearer financial picture" specific to the vehicle he was driving during an on-campus incident.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

When our class rankings are updated, here will be the top four as of now: Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina. Bluebloods.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Quentin Grimes is the fourth top-35 commitment for Kansas in 2018, joining Devon Dotson, Silvio De Sousa and David McCormack.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star guard Quentin Grimes has committed to Kansas.

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8dJeff Borzello

Kansas lands No. 3 shooting guard in country

Five-star guard Quentin Grimes has committed to Kansas. Grimes chose the Jayhawks over Texas, while Kentucky and Marquette rounded out his final four. Grimes took official visits to all four schools.

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9dJoe Lunardi

What Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky will look like come March

Sure, it was only one night. And it was only one night in November. But these four big-name teams -- Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky -- offered glimpses into the future during the Champions Classic. Some look bright. Others should be concerned.

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9dMyron Medcalf

College basketball needed a night like that

The sport has problems. One star-studded night won't cure what has happened or defend against what might be coming. But it gave everyone a break, if only for a moment, to remember why we love it.


Mykhailiuk scores 17, No. 4 KU beats No. 7 Kentucky 65-61

Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, and Devonte Graham hit the clinching free throws to give No. 4 Kansas a 65-61 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Tuesday night and put coach Bill Self in a tie for second with Roy Williams on the Jayhawks' all-time wins list.

Kansas squeaks by Kentucky in Champions Classic (1:48)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Bill Self: "I could be wrong, but I think they played eight McDonald's All-Americans tonight. ... so nothing really surprised me about them."

No. 7 Kentucky comes up short vs. No. 4 Kansas 65-61 (2:42)
Graham says little things came together in win over Kentucky (1:03)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky's 61 points in its 65-61 loss to Kansas are its fewest in a game since beating South Carolina 58-43 on Jan. 24, 2015.

Team Stats

Points Per Game92.320th
Rebounds Per Game41.852nd
Assists Per Game22.55th
Points Allowed63.0Tied-41st

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Tournament History

Final Fours14
Tournament Record100-44
Championship Seasons1952, 1988, 2008
Tournament Appearances45