The Free State Firebirds sweep Lawrence in the second basketball city showdown of the season.
School officials have approved Lawrence High at Free State High basketball to be played as scheduled tonight, the school district announced Friday morning.
Naadir Tharpe connected on a short jumper in the lane with 16.5 seconds left in the second overtime, lifting No. 9 Kansas to a 68-67 win over No. 14 Oklahoma State on Wednesday night.
Local high school basketball teams hit the court on Tuesday night.
Jeff Withey had 15 points and 11 rebounds while becoming the Big 12's career blocked shots leader, Elijah Johnson emerged from a season-long slump and No. 14 Kansas walloped Texas 73-47 on a festive Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
In the 6 Sports High school Game of the Week, Lawrence High falls to Olathe East.
Both the boys and girls of Lawrence High fall to Shawnee Mission South in Lawrence.
Ben McLemore scored 30 points on his 20th birthday, Jeff Withey dominated in the paint and No. 14 Kansas routed No. 10 Kansas State 83-62 on Monday night to snap a maddening three-game skid and forge a tie for first in the Big 12.
Romero Osby scored 17 points, Steven Pledger added 15 and Oklahoma held off No. 5 Kansas 72-66 on Saturday to give the Jayhawks their first three-game losing streak in eight years.
Garlon Green scored 20 points and TCU held on for a 62-55 upset of fifth-ranked Kansas on Wednesday night for the Horned Frogs' first Big 12 victory.