LAWRENCE - Kansas sophomore Perry Ellis is a man of very few words.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Bill Self is facing a balancing act between making sure star freshman Joel Embiid recovers from back and knee injuries yet doesn't miss too much time on the court.
WICHITA - Phil Martelli remembers the crowds that started showing up for practices at Saint Joseph's, bigger and bigger with every victory the Hawks put on the board.
SOCHI, Russia - What a stunning sight: Shani Davis gliding around the speedskating oval, head down in defeat, staring glumly at the ice.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - It was one of those Olympic-style pauses. Two minutes. Three minutes. To the four women sitting on the bench at the bottom of the halfpipe, it felt even longer.
NEW YORK - To Derek Jeter, it was just another day to get ready for spring training.
WICHITA - Wichita State funneled into the locker room for some sage advice from coach Gregg Marshall, and wound up getting a little wisdom from Emmy Award-winner Kirstie Alley instead.
SOCHI, Russia - The United States plays Canada in Olympic women's hockey today with little but pride at stake.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Erin Hamlin expected an Olympic medal four years ago, and came up empty.
No. 3 FLORIDA 67, TENNESSEE 58
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Sweeney will get another chance to help the Royals make the playoffs.
MANHATTAN -Marcus Foster scored 20 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime, and Kansas State held on to beat No. 7 Kansas 85-82 on Monday night.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - It was tough to tell what Remi Dibo enjoyed more: being the centerpiece of West Virginia's 3-point show against No. 11 Iowa State, or clamping down on Big 12 scoring leader Melvin Ejim.
SOCHI, Russia - Amanda Kessel doesn't need a camera for a selfie.
AMES, Iowa - With about 9 minutes left in Iowa State's game with TCU, Georges Niang of the Cyclones caught teammate Melvin Ejim looking up at the giant scoreboard that hangs over the center of the court.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Bill Self believes that unbeaten Wichita State deserves a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament - if it beats Missouri State on Saturday and then wins the Missouri Valley tournament.
RIP, "mid-major." It was a good run.
PEORIA, Ill. - Ron Baker scored 15 points to lead four Wichita State players in double figures and the second-ranked Shockers became the first Division I team to reach 30-0 in the regular season with a 69-49 victory over Bradley on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Winning conference titles has become so commonplace at Kansas that there were no scissors or celebrations after the Jayhawks wrapped up a share of their 10th straight championship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Florida coach Billy Donovan knows his newly top-ranked Gators are an even bigger target for opponents. They just keep finding ways to finish off victories.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Wesley Iwundu was in the right place at the right time, recovering a loose ball and answering with a three-point play to take a 57-56 lead with 55 seconds to go and give Kansas State the final boost it needed and secure a much-needed 60-56 road win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. 4 Syracuse appeared poised to secure an unusually easy victory.
LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas has received a lead donation from alumni Kent and Missy McCarthy to help finance the first phase of the Fieldhouse Apartments project, which will house basketball players and other students.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NFL competition committee may attempt to clean up the language on the field next season.
WICHITA - Wichita State went to the Final Four last year, yet there was something missing for that team: a Missouri Valley Conference championship.
SOCHI, Russia - The Norwegian women revived their cross country skiing dominance at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday and the Dutch added two more speedskating gold medals to their record haul.
NORMAN, Okla. - With six days to prepare for a team that has struggled all season on the road, Oklahoma turned Saturday's home game against Kansas State into a confidence booster heading into the final four games of the Big 12 season.
No. 5 DUKE 66,
LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12.