Big 12 All Baseball Teams Announced

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Regular season champion TCU highlights the 2015 edition of the All-Big 12 Baseball Teams and postseason honors as Cody Jones has been named Player of the Year with head coach Jim Schlossnagle the unanimous choice for Coach of the Year and Connor Wanhanen the unanimous selection for Freshman of the Year.  Oklahoma State southpaw Michael […]

K-State Shuts Out KU, 11-0, in Series Opener

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K-State recorded its largest shutout ever in the all-time series against KU on Friday as the Wildcats blanked the Jayhawks, 11-0, in the series opener at Hoglund Ballpark. K-State starting pitcher Nate Griep tossed seven unblemished innings, stretching his consecutive scoreless inning streak to 16 frames, while the Wildcat offense notched 14 hits, 13 of […]

Kansas & Kentucky To Play At Allen Fieldhouse In 2016

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The top-two winningest programs in men’s college basketball will continue their rivalry as Kentucky will play at Kansas inside historic Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in the Big 12/SEC Challenge presented by Sonic. ESPN, the Big 12 and the SEC announced the pairings Thursday. As previously mentioned when Kansas released it non-conference schedule […]

Jayhawks Release Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

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It is well documented that Kansas’ men’s basketball schedule has been the toughest in the nation each of the last two seasons. That trend will not change with the 2015-16 non-conference schedule the Jayhawks announced Thursday.   This season Kansas could potentially play 18 games against teams that competed in the 2014-15 NCAA Tournament. Six […]

Cheick Mate: Diallo Signs With Kansas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – McDonald’s All-Star Game and Jordan Brand Classic MVP Cheick (pronounced Shek) Diallo has signed at Kansas and will be a Jayhawk next season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday.   Originally from Mali, Africa, Diallo comes to Lawrence from Centereach, New York. He is a five-star player and recently jumped up […]

KU QB Michael Cummings Knee Injury to Require Surgery

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Kansas Head Coach David Beaty released the following statement Monday morning in regards to an injury QB Michael Cummings suffered during Saturday’s Spring Game.  On the status of quarterback Michael Cummings “Michael sustained a left knee injury that is going to require surgery. Following his surgery he will work diligently, alongside our medical staff, to […]

Big 12 Football Spring Teleconference

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The spring football season is winding down for several colleges across the country. Several schools have conducted their spring football game already.  Kansas and Kansas State both have their spring football game this coming Saturday, April 25th.  The Wildcats are conducted their spring game at Sporting Park in Kansas City due to the renovations to […]

KU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brandon Schneider Introductory Press Conference

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The Kansas Jayhawks have new leadership for the women’s basketball program. The new head coach is Brandon Schneider.  Schneider, who has led Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball to the 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference regular-season titles and spent 12 years as the Head Coach of the Emporia State Women’s basketball team, spoke to the media […]

Rivals Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi on 580 Sports Talk

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The 2014-2015 basketball season is complete, so that means the recruiting chase is in full swing.  The Wildcats and the Jayhawks each announced a signee to their 2015 class. For the Jayhawks they signed Carlton Bragg a 6-9 power forward from Cleveland, Ohio. The Wildcats announced point guard Kamau Stokes of Baltimore Maryland has inked […]

Top 25 Recruit Carlton Bragg Inks Letter with KU Basketball

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Two weeks after bringing his second state championship to Villa Angela-St. Joseph, Carlton Bragg made his college destination official. The 6-9 power forward will become a Kansas Jayhawk.   On Jan. 8, Bragg invited fans, family and the media to the VASJ campus to announce his decision. With the beginning of the spring signing period […]

Selden to Stay at Kansas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s basketball sophomore Wayne Selden, Jr., will return to KU for his junior season, the guard announced Friday.   “I’m using that last game and the season as my everyday motivation to get better,” Selden said. “I’m happy to come back to Kansas next season. This is a special place.”   […]

Cliff Alexander to Enter 2015 NBA Draft

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Tuesday that freshman Cliff Alexander will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. Alexander joins fellow KU teammate Kelly Oubre, Jr., who announced he was going to enter the 2015 NBA Draft on April 1.   “This should come as no surprise to anybody,” Self said. […]

Kelly Oubre, Jr., to Enter the 2015 NBA Draft

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas freshman guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, the 6-7 guard announced Wednesday. In lieu of a press conference, Oubre chose to keep his decision between himself, his dad (Kelly Oubre, Sr.) and head coach Bill Self before making his announcement public. “I’m leaving the University of Kansas for […]

Ellis and Mason Make All District Team

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– The Kansas men’s basketball duo of Perry Ellis and Frank Mason III have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 8 Team, the NABC announced Friday.   Reflecting their All-Big 12 recognitions earlier this month, Ellis is a first-team member of the NABC All-District 8, while Mason is […]

Kansas Football Opens Spring Practice Tuesday

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas head football coach David Beaty and the Jayhawks will begin spring practice on Tuesday, March 24, as KU will go through the first of its 15 allotted practices. The 2015 spring schedule will conclude with the annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 25. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m., in Memorial […]

KU Head Coach Bill Self and KU Players Following Loss To Wichita State

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Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday.  The Jayhawks finish the season 27-9. The Shockers are now 30-4. KU head Coach Bill Self, Devonte Graham and Perry Ellis at the podium.    Bill Self Locker […]

Kentucky Tops the NCAA Tournament Field

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March madness is here. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was revealed on Sunday afternoon.  Click here for a printable bracket.  The Big 12 got seven teams in the tournament. Kansas was slotted as a two seed. Iowa State, Oklahoma, Baylor were all given three seeds. West Virginia was given a five seed, Oklahoma State is […]

Perry Ellis Out For TCU Game

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Kansas Forward Perry Ellis’ will not play in Thursday’s Big 12 Quarterfinal game against TCU. Bill Self announced the decision during his pregame television and radio interviews Thursday morning. Yesterday, Self reported that Ellis’ had sprained his right knee but he was improving. Self went on to say that if Ellis’ had no pain he […]

KU Fires Women’s Hoops Coach Bonnie Henrickson

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Bonnie Henrickson, head women’s basketball coach at the University of Kansas since 2004, has been relieved of her duties, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Monday. “Bonnie has been an outstanding representative of the University of Kansas and Kansas Athletics,” Zenger said. “It came down to the fact that we expect this program to rank […]

Bill Self Named Finalist for Naismith Coach of the Year

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 Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self has been named one of 15 finalists for the 2015 Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year Award, the Atlanta Tip-Off Club announced Wednesday. In his 12th season at Kansas, Self has guided the Jayhawks to an unprecedented 11-consecutive Big 12 Conference regular-season titles, including the 2014-15 crown. The 11-straight […]

Big 12 Weekend Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s results: Kansas 69 Texas 64Kansas State 70 Iowa State 69Baylor 78 West Virginia 66Oklahoma 67 TCU 60Texas Tech 63 Oklahoma State 62 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, March 2 Baylor at Texas (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CT Oklahoma at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, March 3 West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, […]

Alexander to Not Play Against Texas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play in Saturday’s basketball game versus Texas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Saturday. “The NCAA has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility,” Zenger said. “As a precautionary measure Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved […]

Wildcats Take Down Jayhawks Behind Career High from Johnson

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Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night. Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson added 12 points as the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12) overcame […]

Big 12 Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, AP Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Baylor 69 Kansas State 42Kansas 81 TCU 72Oklahoma 79 Texas Tech 75 (OT)West Virginia 73 Oklahoma State 63Iowa State 85 Texas 77 Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 23 Kansas at Kansas State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 24 Texas at West Virginia (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 25 Texas Tech at TCU […]

West Virginia Tops KU in Wild Finish

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Perry Ellis wanted the final basket so badly. He already had 15 second-half points, more than any player on the floor, but in the final seconds he caught the full-court pass over his shoulder. In stride, he went directly to the hoop.   The ball rolled off the rim. No. 8/8 Kansas lost in the […]

KU Football Head Coach David Beaty on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas Jayhawk football team got new leadership in early December. Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger named David Beaty the new man in charge of the football program. Beaty along with the nine assistant coaches on his staff will be at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday in Topeka from 5:00-7:00 pm for a meet […]

Perry Ellis Named Co-Big 12 Player Of The Week

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For the first time this season, four different players have been honored with Big 12 weekly awards in the same week. Perry Ellis (Kansas) and Le’Bryan Nash (Oklahoma State) share player accolades, while TaShawn Thomas (Oklahoma) and Myles Turner (Texas) were named the top newcomers. Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the WeekPerry Ellis, Kansas, […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Top 25 Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Kansas charges back to beat Baylor 74-64

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Kelly Oubre and Perry Ellis each scored 18 points as the Kansas Jayhawks fought back from an early 13 point deficit to turn back Baylor 74-64 Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, maintaining a one and one half game lead in the Big 12 race. The Bears led throughout the first half, taking the early advantage on […]

KU Basketball Assistant Jerrance Howard Suspended Two Weeks

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Via KU Athletics- Kansas men’s basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard will serve a two-week suspension from all team activities, head coach Bill Self announced Thursday afternoon. The suspension is effective immediately. “I take full responsibility for my actions,” Howard said. “I should have never been in that situation. Not only did I let myself down, […]

Strong Second Half Pushes Jayhawks to Win

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Cliff Alexander, Brannen Greene and Perry Ellis combined for 30 second-half points, pouring gasoline on the fire underneath the Kansas offense in the final frame to knock off Texas Tech, 73-51, Tuesday night inside United Supermarkets Arena. Still atop the Big 12 Conference standings, Kansas (20-4, 9-2) had to go into Lubbock to face a […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Results, Standings, Top 25 and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Texas 61 Kansas State 57Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 62Baylor 87 West Virginia 69Iowa State 75 Texas Tech 38Oklahoma 68 TCU 56   Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 9Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTIowa State at Oklahoma (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 10Kansas at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Cowboys Get Comeback Win against Jayhawks

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Led by seven threes from its sophomore guards, No. 8/9 Kansas controlled the game in the first half. Unfortunately for the first-place Jayhawks, a second half was also required. Oklahoma State defended its home court and overpowered Kansas in the final frame for a 67-62 win Saturday afternoon inside Gallagher-Iba Arena. In their first meeting, […]

David Beaty Announces KU Football Class Of 2015

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   AUDIO: David Beaty   LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas first-year head coach David Beaty had a big smile on his face as he announced his initial Jayhawk signing class. Beaty and his staff worked diligently over the past two months to obtain the services of 24 new Jayhawks, with 16 of those student-athletes making it […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday Results: Kansas 68 Kansas State 57Oklahoma 64 Oklahoma State 56Baylor 83 Texas 60West Virginia 77 Texas Tech 58Iowa State 83 TCU 66   Upcoming Schedule: Monday, February 2Iowa State at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 3West Virginia at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February 4Oklahoma State at Texas (LHN) 7:00 p.m. […]

Bill Self Weekly Press Conference 1/30

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Kansas Head Coach Bill Self held his weekly press conference on Friday ahead of Saturday’s game against Kansas State. The Jayhawks are currently 17-3 overall and 6-1 in the Big 12. Kansas State is 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the Big 12. Tip-off is set for 1:00 Saturday on ESPN.        

Jayhawks Hold Off Horned Frogs for Road Win

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Streak or not, sophomore Brannen Greene locked down at the free throw line for five points in the last 33 seconds. Every one of them were needed to push No. 9/11 Kansas past a scrappy TCU squad inside a unique venue Wednesday night, 64-61. While TCU (14-6, 1-6) spends the 2014-15 season renovating its home arena, […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Kansas State 63 Oklahoma State 53Kansas 75 Texas 62West Virgnia 86 TCU 85 (OT)Texas Tech 78 Iowa State 73Baylor 69 Oklahoma 58 This Week’s Schedule: Monday, January 26Texas at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 27West Virginia at Kansas State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTBaylor at Oklahoma State (ESPNEWS) 8:00 p.m. CT […]

KSU’s Williams and KU’s Alexander Earn Player of the Week Honors

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Three forwards – Rico Gathers (Baylor), Nino Williams (Kansas State) and Cliff Alexander (Kansas) – are the latest recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week honors. Gathers and Alexander are recognized for the first time, while Williams earns accolades for the second time this season. BIG 12 PLAYERS OF […]

Jayhawks Earn Huge Road Win Against Longhorns

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Led by a 15-point performance by Cliff Alexander and a non-stop will to win from the Jayhawks around him, No. 11/14 Kansas tightened its early hold atop the Big 12 Conference standings with a 75-62 victory at No. 17/18 Texas Saturday afternoon inside the Erwin Center.   Ten-straight Big 12 Conference regular-season titles made Kansas […]

Big 12 Basketball Scores, Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results Kansas State 63 Baylor 61TCU 62 Texas Tech 42Texas 77 West Virginia 50Oklahoma 82 Oklahoma State 65Iowa State 86 Kansas 81 Upcoming Schedule Monday, January 19Texas at TCU (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 20Kansas State at Iowa State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, January 21Huston-Tillotson at […]

Hield and Oubre Earn Big 12 Weekly Honors

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Following multiple matchups against top 25 opponents, Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield and Kelly Oubre, Jr. of Kansas are the latest recipients of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week. Both student-athletes are recognized for the second time this season and second time in their careers. BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEKBuddy Hield, […]

Iowa State Holds Off KU Comeback for Win at Hilton

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Ignoring the juiced building and a double-digit lead late in the game, Wayne Selden, Jr. pulled up for a crucial three-pointer to pull No. 9/10 Kansas back in it with 40 seconds to play until No. 11/13 Iowa State ultimately put it away. The Cyclones went on to win their first ESPN College GameDay, 86-81, […]

AUDIO: KU Football Staff Meets The Media

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Wednesday afternoon the media met with members of David Beaty’s coaching staff for the first time since their hiring. Shortly after the luncheon the staff hit the recruiting trail as they look to finalize this years class. Coaches and staff made available today included: OC Rob Likens, DC Clint Bowen, LB Kevin Kane, WR Klint […]

Big 12 Scores, Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Big 12 Weekend Results: KU 86 Texas Tech 54Baylor 66 TCU 59 (OT)Oklahoma State 69 Texas 58Kansas State 66 Oklahoma 63 (OT)Iowa State 74 West Virginia 72 Upcoming Schedule Tuesday, January 13 Oklahoma State at Kansas (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at West Virginia (ESPNEWS) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, January 14Texas Tech at Kansas State (ESPNEWS) […]

Kansas cruises past Texas Tech, 86-54

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas coach Bill Self made a deal with Devonte’ Graham: Prove in practice that he was ready to go after a nagging toe injury and the freshman guard would play against Texas Tech. “I guess I practiced pretty good,” Graham said. “Let me play.” Graham returned after for the first time in […]

Jayhawks Hold Off Pesky Bears in Waco

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Sophomore Brannen Greene saw no better time to extend his streak de clutch. No. 21/22 Baylor needed a stop and used a foul to save precious time in the game’s final seconds. Greene didn’t flinch and kept his season’s perfect free throw mark intact, tallying the last crucial points needed for No. 12/13 Kansas to […]

Kaw Valley Bank Big 12 Basketball Report with Bleacher Report’s Jason King

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The Big 12 conference basketball season is in full swing. The Oklahoma Sooners made the biggest splash to start the season by winning on the road in Austin on Monday night.  Kansas State is looking to avoid four straight losses and KU looks to defend their 10 consecutive titles when they start the conference slate […]

Beaty Announces KU Staff Additions

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LAWRENCE, Kan. –Kansas head football coach David Beaty announced the hiring of six members to his coaching staff, including the arrival of four on-field assistant coaches, on Tuesday. With the role of defensive coordinator filled by assistant head coach Clint Bowen, Beaty announced that Rob Likens will orchestrate the offensive side of the ball as […]

College Gameday headed to Ames for KU & ISU

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ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm will make a first-time visit to Ames, Iowa, and the campus of Iowa State University, in advance of the Saturday Primetime presented by DIRECTV matchup between Big 12 foes – No. 17 Iowa State vs. No. 12 Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. […]