Jeff Withey's triple-double powers Kansas past San Jose State

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Jeff Withey had 16 points, 12 rebounds and a school-record 12 blocks for only the second official triple-double in Kansas history, and the 10th-ranked Jayhawks held off a furious comeback by San Jose State for a 70-57 victory Monday night.

Kansas' Jeff Withey (center) grabs a rebound against San Jose State. The center recorded only the second official tripe-double in school history Monday night.  ORLIN WAGNER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
ORLIN WAGNER/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Kansas' Jeff Withey (center) grabs a rebound against San Jose State. The center recorded only the second official tripe-double in school history Monday night.

LOUISVILLE: Junior center Gorgui Dieng is out four to six weeks with a broken left wrist.

Dieng will have a screw inserted into his scaphoid bone today at the Kleinert Kutz Hand Center. The 6-foot-11 junior broke his wrist on Friday against Missouri.

Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said in a statement Monday that “with a little luck” Dieng will return for the start of Louisville’s Big East schedule in January.

NORTH CAROLINA: Guard P.J. Hairston won’t play at No. 1 Indiana tonight because of a knee injury.

The school has ruled out Hairston after he sprained his left knee during Sunday’s practice. He missed practice Monday and won’t travel with the team to face the Hoosiers.

Hairston is third on the team in scoring at 10.8 points off the bench and is
shooting 35 percent from 3-point range.

PITTSBURGH: Coach Jamie Dixon has indefinitely suspended junior transfer Trey Zeigler, who has apologized for being charged with drunken driving after police say he was found passed out behind the wheel early Sunday.

INDIANA ON TOP

Indiana is still No. 1 in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll.

Duke moved up to take Louisville’s old spot at No. 2 after beating the Cardinals in the final of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

– Associated Press


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