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Cowboys Got Next

Cowboys Got Next

Kansas basketball is riding high these days, winning a nation-best 18 straight games (tied for second-longest winning streak in the Bill Self era), tied for fourth-longest home-court winning streak in school history with 33 games, leading the country in field goal percentage defense (.350) and ranked No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches' poll.

Self, whose Jayhawks are 19-1 (7-0 in Big 12) and welcome Oklahoma State (14-5, 4-3) into Allen Fieldhouse for a 3 p.m. (CT) showdown on Saturday, admits he's spoken to the team about its new No. 1 ranking. "We talked about (it) the other day," Self said. "You don't protect it, good gosh, try to go take it." After beating West Virginia, 61-56, on Monday in Morgantown, KU will try to "go take it... Recommended Stories

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