It was supposed to be the Kansas size that overwhelmed and swallowed up visiting Fort Hays State during Thursday’s exhibition opener at Allen Fieldhouse. Instead, it was the menacing KU defense that paced the Jayhawks to an 86-56 victory. Matt Tait
Udoka Azubuike hadn’t played a real basketball game in nearly 10 months. And he won’t officially play one until Kansas takes on Duke in Madison Square Garden on Nov. 5. Benton Smith
Not expected to play in Thursday’s 86-56 exhibition victory over Fort Hays State, Kansas senior Mitch Lightfoot found himself on the floor and in the Kansas lineup 4:10 into the game.
Over seven months after a lopsided loss to Auburn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, Kansas fans got their first look at this year’s No. 3-ranked squad.