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  1. Has Top 100 forward Malek Harris committed to Kansas State?

    Apr 23, 2014, 9:04 PM EDT

    Bruce Weber

    Less than a week after making an official visit to the school, it was reported that Malek Harris had committed to Kansas State. But that may not be the case.

  2. Je’lon Hornbeak transfers from Oklahoma after two seasons

    Apr 15, 2014, 7:34 PM EDT

    Oklahoma v San Diego State

    He will have two years of eligibility remaining.

  3. West Virginia lands junior college point guard Tarik Phillip

    Apr 13, 2014, 2:23 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Bob Huggins has added some backcourt depth, landing JUCO transfer Tarik Phillip after this guard’s official visit to Morgantown.

  4. Iowa State gives head coach Fred Hoiberg $600,000 raise

    Apr 11, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

    Fred Hoiberg

    After leading Iowa State to 28 wins and a Sweet 16 appearance, Fred Hoiberg’s been rewarded with a raise.

  5. Marcus Smart officially declares for 2014 NBA Draft per report

    Apr 7, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Oklahoma State sophomore guard Marcus Smart has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft.

  6. Juwan Staten to return to West Virginia for senior season

    Mar 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Juwan Staten

    The Mountaineers leading scorer will be back in Morgantown for the 2014-2015 season.

  7. Big Ten, not Big 12, confirmed as the premier conference in ’14

    Mar 29, 2014, 1:31 AM EDT

    Michigan State v Virginia

    The Big Ten took some early season lumps, but it has emerged with three potential Final Four contenders and a reputation as the nation’s toughest conference.

  8. Kansas’ Joel Embiid still undecided on entering 2014 NBA Draft

    Mar 27, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT

    Joel Embiid

    Earlier Thursday Kansas head coach Bill Self refuted reports that center Joel Embiid has decided to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.

  9. Big 12 Tournament: Baylor advances to title game with sixth straight victory

    Mar 15, 2014, 12:50 AM EDT

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    Baylor’s now won six in a row and ten of their last 11 after throttling Texas in the Big 12 semis.

  10. Big 12 Tournament: Hot first half propels Baylor past Oklahoma

    Mar 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    Baylor wins its second Big 12 tournament game in as many nights, advancing to the semifinals.

  11. Kansas’ Joel Embiid dealt with lower back issues in high school as well

    Mar 12, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Joel Embiid

    As we anxiously await the return of Kansas’ Joel Embiid, it was noted Wednesday that this isn’t the first time the freshman big man has dealt with lower back trouble.

  12. 2014 Big 12 Tournament Preview: This is going to be good

    Mar 10, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

    oklahoma state marcus smart

    What do you expect from a conference that could feature eight NCAA tournament teams?

  13. No. 8 Kansas loses, but The Andrew Wiggins Show is what’s important

    Mar 8, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    No. 8 Kansas fell on the road to West Virginia on Saturday, but the Jayhawks will take the loss knowing that the superstar version of Andrew Wiggins might have finally come to life.

  14. Oklahoma State continues to improve with win over Kansas State

    Mar 3, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT

    oklahoma state marcus smart

    In mid-February, Oklahoma State looked like they were in deep trouble, as the Cowboys had lost seven consecutive games and were reeling after Marcus Smart’s suspension. But since Smart’s return, Oklahoma State — and Smart himself — have looked like its a completely new season and the recent inspired play of the Cowboys continued on…

  15. Bench production pushes Kansas State past No. 15 Iowa State

    Mar 1, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT

    johnson

    No. 15 Iowa State has three of the Big 12′s best players in guard DeAndre Kane and forwards Melvin Ejim and Georges Niang. That trio combines to average 52.0 points and 19.7 rebounds per game, and when they’re clicking the Cyclones are a difficult team to beat. But Fred Hoiberg’s team isn’t particularly deep and…

  16. Turnovers prove critical in Oklahoma’s win over No. 24 Texas

    Mar 1, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    cousins

    Entering Saturday’s game at Oklahoma, No. 24 Texas ranked dead last in the Big 12 in turnover margin and eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio. Those have been areas of concern for Rick Barnes’ team, which has exceeded the preseason expectations set by many who believed the head coach was on the proverbial hot seat. And against…

  17. Can Oklahoma get enough stops to beat the best teams in the country?

    Feb 24, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT

    kansas oklahoma

    With Oklahoma’s 83-75 loss at Kansas on Monday night, the Sooners lost yet another chance to win an elite road game. Oklahoma can definitely put up points but can the Sooners can get stops to win games against teams as good as Kansas? Lon Kruger’s team has multiple scoring options and shooters and they’re 12th…

  18. Andrew Wiggins, No. 8 Kansas roll past No. 19 Texas

    Feb 22, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

    jayhawks

    On February 1 in Austin, Texas No. 8 Kansas didn’t play its best basketball, falling to the Longhorns 81-69 in a game they trailed by as much as 20 early in the second half. The Jayhawks shot just 38.5% from the field as a team and Andrew Wiggins struggled, making just two of his 12…

  19. Marcus Smart’s double-double in return leads Oklahoma State past Texas Tech

    Feb 22, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Oklahoma State has struggled in Big 12 play since the loss of Michael Cobbins as the Cowboys aspirations went from title hopes in the conference to just getting in the field of 68. After seven straight losses in the conference, Oklahoma State (17-10, 5-9) finally got back on the right track with an 84-62 win…

  20. Players who enter stands now guaranteed to be ejected

    Feb 19, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

    smart2

    In the aftermath of Marcus Smart shoving Texas Tech fan Jeff Orr in early February, many wondered why Smart was merely assessed a technical foul for “unsportsmanlike conduct” and not ejected from the game. The reason for this: the officials did not have the power to eject Smart, and that revealed a problem with the…

  21. Iowa State’s defense, Big 3 too much for Texas in Big 12 clash

    Feb 18, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT

    DeAndre Kane

    A Texas win and a Kansas loss on Tuesday night would have made for a tie atop the Big 12 Conference standings. However, the Longhorns entered Hilton Coliseum, and left with only their second loss in their last 11 games as Iowa State took an important conference matchup with an 85-76 win. Tuesday night was…

  22. Baylor takes down Oklahoma State in another Big 12 Monday overtime thriller

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:46 PM EDT

    Cory Jefferson, Tomas Gipson

    Both Baylor and Oklahoma State needed wins entering Monday night’s game in Waco, but, in the end, it was the Bears prevailing with a 70-64 overtime win over the Cowboys. Oklahoma State’s Leyton Hammonds stole an inbounds pass and drilled the game-tying three-pointer to send the game to overtime, but the Cowboys fell as they…

  23. Marcus Smart calls out OK State blogger on Twitter in middle of Cowboys’ game with Baylor

    Feb 17, 2014, 10:29 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    Oklahoma State is currently in the second half of a huge Big 12 road game at Baylor as both teams are 4-8 in the league and looking for any kind of boost down the stretch run that they can find. The Cowboys have lost five straight games — and both games in the beginning of…

  24. Oklahoma earns crucial sweep of Oklahoma State with road win

    Feb 15, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

    Ryan Spangler, Isaiah Austin

    Oklahoma earned a critical sweep over in-state rival Oklahoma State on Saturday as the Sooners escaped Stillwater with a 77-74 Big 12 win. Buddy Hield struggled to find his shot for much of the second half but nailed two critical three-pointers with under three minutes remaining to make the game close and then put Oklahoma…

  25. Kansas center Joel Embiid won’t play Saturday against TCU

    Feb 14, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

    Joel Embiid

    In the aftermath of No. 7 Kansas’ loss at Kansas State on Monday night, head coach Bill Self noted that freshman center Joel Embiid is a bit “beat up.” Dealing with nagging knee and back issues, Embiid didn’t play as well as the Jayhawks would have hoped against Kansas State. And with the freshman taking…

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