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@ WVU 
L 86-92
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vs. OkSt 
W 77-70
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vs. IaSt 
L 83-94
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vs. EastKy 
W 80-69
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vs. Stan 
L 57-60
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Jayhawks center Embiid declares for NBA draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas freshman Joel Embiid is entering the NBA draft after a breakthrough season that ended with a stress fracture in his back that kept the 7-footer out of the NCAA tournament.

Embiid had been mulling whether to return for his sophomore season for weeks. He said during a news conference Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse that he reached his decision Sunday.

"I just want to thank the coaching staff, my teammates, the fans, my mentor, everybody that has helped me through my journey," said Embiid, who was accompanied by coach Bill Self.

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Leaders
Points: A. Wiggins17.1
Rebounds: P. Ellis6.7
Assists: N. Tharpe5.0
FG%: A. Wiggins44.8%
FT%: A. Wiggins77.5%
3P%: No qualifiers
Steals: A. Wiggins1.2
Blocks: J. Embiid2.6
Big 12 Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
10 Kansas 14-4 25-10
21 Oklahoma 12-6 23-10
9 Iowa State 11-7 28-8
Texas 11-7 24-11
Kansas State 10-8 20-13
23 Baylor 9-9 26-12
West Virginia 9-9 17-16
Oklahoma State 8-10 21-13
Texas Tech 6-12 14-18
TCU 0-18 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 79.0 (23)
Rebounds: 11.9 (97)
Assists: 14.9 (46)
FG%: 49.3% (7)
FT%: 71.1% (137)
3P%: 34.0% (188)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.1 (176)
Rebounds: 26.3 (21)
Assists: 11.9 (131)
FG%: 41.6% (81)
FT%: 67.8% (71)
3P%: 35.5% (255)
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Florida36-3
2 Wichita State35-1
3 Virginia30-7
4 Arizona33-5
5 Louisville31-6
6 Villanova29-5
7 Michigan28-9
8 Duke26-9
9 Iowa State28-8
10 Kansas25-10
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut32-8
2 Kentucky29-11
3 Florida36-3
4 Wisconsin30-8
5 Arizona33-5
6 Michigan28-9
7 Wichita State35-1
8 Michigan State29-9
9 Louisville31-6
10 Virginia30-7
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