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Men's Basketball 2012-13 coverage

French Club team defeats Kansas, 74-73

  • 1 p.m., Aug. 11, 2012
  • Paris, France,

Veterans to sit today's game

Kansas University’s men’s basketball team will have a different look for today’s final exhibition game against AMW Team France.


KU coach Bill Self

Kansas coach Bill Self talks following the Jayhawks' 74-73 loss to AMW Team France on Aug. 11, 2012.


FINAL: Late free throws give AMW Team France 74-73 exhibiton win over KU

AMW Team France player Antoine Diot made two free throws with 6.1 seconds left to give his team the lead, and Kansas' Naadir Tharpe missed a three at the buzzer as France held on for a 74-73 exhibition victory on Saturday in Paris.

KU trailed by double digits in the second half before a furious comeback. Kevin Young put in a dunk with 22 seconds left to give KU a 73-72 lead before Diot's free throws.

Travis Releford led KU with 10 points. Tharpe had eight points on 4-for-11 shooting with nine assists, two steals and two turnovers, while Perry Ellis and Jeff Withey also added eight points.

KU will take on AMW Team France again at 1 p.m. Central on Sunday.

KU coach Bill Self postgame audio

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