Found January 12, 2013 on
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(AP) -- Kansas needed an improbable shot just to get to overtime before eventually winning its Big 12 opener.Improving to 2-0 in conference play figures to be much easier. The sixth-ranked Jayhawks - who own one of the nation's most efficient offenses - play Saturday at Texas Tech, the league's worst defensive team.Kansas has won five straight meetings, and last season's 81-46 road victory was the Red Raiders' worst home loss ever.The Jayhawks' 49.9 percent field-goal shooting leads the Big 12 and is one of the country's best marks. Texas Tech's field-goal defense (44.6 percent) and points per game against (70.4) are both last in the conference.Offense wasn't the problem for Kansas (13-1, 1-0) in a 97-89 overtime win over Iowa State on Wednesday. Kansas allowed 79 points in regulation, nearly 20 more than its average entering the game.The Jayhawks trailed by six with 4:01 remaining and needed a banked 3-pointer by Ben McLemore in the final seconds of ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Kansas red shirt freshman Ben McLemore was caught celebrating in the locker room after his 22 point performance and a
big win for Kansas over Ohio State
74-66. I think I would take his dance skills over his basketball skills personally.
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Kansas’ Ben McLemore is my new hero, and his dance will surely catch on faster than the dougie. McLemore had just drained a game tying three-pointer to send his Jayhawks into overtime against Iowa State. Kansas took that momentum into overtime to win 97-89, and then the celebration began. Check out the easy candidate for dance of the year, and yes we realize that it is only...
The Kansas Jayhawks survived a close game at home beating Iowa State 97-89. Kansas red-shirt freshman Ben McLemore had a career night finishing with 33 points, and most importantly his 5th three-pointer of the night to send the game into overtime. KU is currently ranked 6th in the country.
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Kansas needed an improbable shot just to get to overtime before eventually winning its Big 12 opener.
Improving to 2-0 in conference play figures to be much easier. The sixth-ranked Jayhawks - who own one of the nation's most efficient offenses - play Saturday at Texas Tech, the league's worst defensive team.
Kansas has won five straight meetings, and last season's...
Kansas, currently the #6 ranked team in the country, had a little bit of a scare last night against Iowa State. Holding only a four point lead at the half, the Jayhawks had to battle from start to finish in what ended up as a 97-89 overtime thriller over the Cyclones. We could blabber on about Ben McLemore and his 33 points but that’s what ESPN is for. Instead we give you Jayhawks...