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Lagerald Vick 'not even close' to providing KU with scoring he did earlier this season | Smithology

The Lagerald Vick who scored 20 or more points six times during the season’s first two months has yet to be seen in the Kansas basketball lineup so …

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Kansas basketball: The good and bad of the Jayhawk offense

LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 17: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk<p>Standing alone atop the Big XII at 5-1, the Jayhawks are rolling. But in what ways can the offense …

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Joel Embiid becomes first All-Star starter from Kansas since Wilt Chamberlain | 'Hawks in the NBA

For the first time since Wilt Chamberlain’s final season, in 1973, the NBA’s All-Star Game will feature a Kansas Jayhawk in the starting lineup.<p>The …

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No. 10 Jayhawks back on top of Big 12 with fresh approach

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The hallmarks of Kansas under Bill Self over the years have been inside-outside post play and gritty defense, the kind of …

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Bracketology: Breaking down the 11 teams with a shot at a No. 1 seed

Villanova and Purdue lead a field that’s not quite as crowded as 2017’s.<p>At this time last season, I wrote that a whopping 16 teams could conceivably hear their names called as No. 1 seeds on Selection Sunday. But even though the 2017-18 campaign looks to be even more wide open overall, there isn’t …

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Hunter scores 17 points, No. 2 Virginia beats Ga Tech 64-48

ATLANTA (AP) — De'Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.<p>It was another defensive masterpiece by the Cavaliers (17-1, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who limited Georgia Tech to 40.5 percent shooting and forced 18 …

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Shay’s Slant: Four thoughts after Bill Self’s weekly press conference

Like he does every week, Kansas head coach <b>Bill Self</b> conducted his weekly press conference in Lawrence on Thursday afternoon. Self touched on a number …

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Jayhawks’ outside-shooting, four-guard lineup is here to stay

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The hallmarks of Kansas under Bill Self over the years have been inside-outside post play and gritty defense, the kind of …

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RCW: Bird's Eye View 4.18 - Kansas Athletics

Each week the Bird's Eye View captures some of the best moments for Kansas Athletics. From the playing field, practice gym or behind the scenes, …

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A closer look at the Baylor Bears

<b>A closer look at the Baylor Bears:</b><p>#0 Jo Lual-Acuil, Jr: 7-foot-0, 225-pound forward (Sr.)<p>#3 Jake Lindsey: 6-foot-5, 200-pound guard (Jr.)<p>#4 Mario …

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Malik Newman’s struggles nothing new

Malik Newman was a five star recruit in the class of 2015, ranked 8th nationally by 247 Sports coming out of high school. A McDonald’s All-American, …

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Thursday Q&A with KU head coach Bill Self

<b>BILL SELF:</b><p>No, I don't think -- no -- it could be, I guess, but I think it's just a guy that wants to win and knows what we need him to do to win and …

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Bill Self used to look ahead at the Big 12 schedule; not any longer | Smithology

Human nature used to lead Bill Self to look ahead — at least for a little peek — when it came to Big 12 play.<p>Of course the Jayhawks’ head basketball …

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Tom Keegan: Svi coming off his best game in Kansas uniform, according to his coach

In years past, Svi Mykhailiuk wasn’t ready or asked to play a big role in carrying Kansas back from big, late deficits. He's doing it so well now …

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Bill Self discusses Big 12 race, playing with two bigs in lineups (Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews)

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self met with the media Thursday and discussed the Big 12 race, how the Jayhawks can use Silvio De Sousa for two big-man …

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Getting Comfortable: KU freshman Silvio De Sousa taking small steps toward progress and loving every one of them

Speaking publicly for the first time since arriving at Kansas after graduating early from IMG Academy in Florida, freshman forward Silvio De Sousa on …

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'She's not a coward': Brandon Schneider praises guard, blasts team after loss to Texas Tech

Brianna Osorio's 28-point performance was just about the only thing KU coach Brandon Schneider reflected favorably upon after a loss to Texas Tech.

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Jo Jo White, former Kansas and NBA great, dies at 71

Jo Jo White, the former Kansas star guard who went on to NBA fame with the Boston Celtics, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 71.<p>Joseph …

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Kansas basketball: Jayhawks Getting Defensive

MORGANTOWN, WV - JANUARY 15: Sagaba Konate<p>Shots haven’t been falling at the rate they were earlier in the year, yet this Kansas basketball team is …

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Big win at WVU puts Jayhawks back in driver's seat, but doubters weren't crazy | Tale of the Tait

Hopping around the Internet on Tuesday while traveling home from covering KU’s wild and somewhat improbable come-from-behind win over West Virginia …

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Kansas legend Jo Jo White dies - Kansas Athletics

<b>KUAthletics.com:</b> The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and …

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McDonald’s All-American Game rosters 2018: Duke, Kansas, and Oregon commits highlight selections

The most prestigious high school all-star game is going down on March 28.<p>The rosters for the 2018 McDonald’s All-American Game have been released, featuring 12 players on both the East and West teams. The annual high school all-star game will be played on March 28 at Philips Arena, the home of the …

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Game blog: No. 10 Kansas at No. 6 West Virginia

What better way to open ESPN’s 2018 Big Monday schedule than with a battle of top-10 Big 12 teams? Kansas hasn’t won at West Virginia in any of its …

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Baseline View: Kansas pulls off a gritty win against West Virginia

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Frank Mason, former Jayhawks, college basketball observers react to KU's win at WVU | All Eyes on KU

When two top-10 teams square off in prime time, the rest of the college basketball universe makes a point to tune in and watch the show.<p>ESPN’s Big …

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Kansas still the class of the Big 12 after stealing one from West Virginia

The Kansas Jayhawks looked like they were going to lose their fifth consecutive game in Morgan Town. Then with just under eight minutes left …

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Strong play from 2 KU seniors helped put an end to Jayhawks' Morgantown misery

Even if you watched the replay three or four times after it was over, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly how the 10th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team …

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More on KU’s famous dancing grandma: ‘Ah man, she’s great’

Devonté Graham is headed down a narrow hallway to the stairway when you stop him for a moment.<p>It’s minutes after Graham led Kansas to a 16-point …

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Photo Gallery: Kansas basketball v. West Virginia

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West Virginia basketball: 5 observations from Mountaineers’ heartbreaking loss to Kansas

Kansas pulled off the huge comeback win at West Virginia on Monday night. Here are five observations from the Big 12 battle. 1. “Small ball” for …

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