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Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) gets fouled on a drive to the basket in the first-half of a Team USA game against Brazil Sunday, July 5, in Gwangju, South Korea.

Notebook: Frank Mason struggling with shot after suffering ‘nicked’ wrist

Kansas University junior point guard Frank Mason III has defended well, rebounded and dished plenty of assists to his teammates in the first two games of the World University Games. The only thing missing is his shot. By Bobby Nightengale

July 5, 2015

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