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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

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Selden sparks Jayhawks after sloppy start; USA beats Brazil, 81-72

The United States men’s basketball team needed a lift after a sloppy first quarter against Brazil on Sunday night at DongKang College Gymnasium. Kansas University junior guard Wayne Selden exploded for 15 of his team-high 23 points in the first half, including eight in the second quarter, lifting the Jayhawks to a 81-72 victory. By Bobby Nightengale

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KU's Perry Ellis suffers 'tweaked' ankle

Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis sat for most of the fourth quarter in Team USA’s 81-72 victory over Brazil on Sunday night because of a tweaked ankle.

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Jayhawks change jerseys, USA on the front

The USA men’s basketball team will have a new look with USA across its chest for the remainder of the World University Games. FIBA officials asked the USA head of delegation to place USA larger on its jerseys. The entire USA delegation team worked locally to comply with this request.

Column: Beating Watson a thrill for KU’s Hanna

It’s evident from the stories, photographs and videos posted on KUsports.com by reporter Bobby Nightengale Jr. and photographer Mike Yoder that the Kansas University basketball players are having a blast on their basketball/culture-learning trip to Gwangju, South Korea.

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Team USA relies on intensity

After practicing through tired legs all week, and dealing with jet lag, United States/Kansas University men’s basketball players used their conditioning to their advantage in a 66-57 victory over Turkey on Saturday at DongKang College Gymnasium.

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KU tight end Johnson keeps learning

For the past couple of seasons, Kansas University tight end Ben Johnson had a front-row seat to watch the development of Jimmay Mundine.

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KU football lands one of top cornerbacks in Oklahoma

Class of 2016 target Kyle Mayberry on Saturday orally committed to join the Jayhawks. He becomes the seventh player and second defensive back to commit to KU from the 2016 recruiting class. By Matt Tait

Independence Day abroad has special meaning for Jayhawks

Gwangju, South Korea — Before Saturday, Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self and most of his players had never represented the United States in an international basketball tournament.

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U.S. struggles shooting in victory over Turkey

The United States shot just 39 percent from the field in a 66-57 victory over Turkey in its World University Games men’s basketball opener on Friday night at the DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale

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World class: U.S. rallies for win in Games opener

The United States/Kansas University men’s basketball team fought back from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter against Turkey to win its World University Games debut, 66-57, at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale

Column: Kansas QB Ryan Willis turning heads

According to multiple eyewitnesses, the 6-foot-4, 205-pound Ryan Willis has been a monster this summer, flashing good leadership skills, tremendous work ethic and his big arm on a regular basis. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks practice outdoors, hold clinic for middle schoolers

With no practice gyms available on Friday, Kansas University men's basketball players went outside for their final walk-through prior to their start in the World University Games. The Jayhawks practiced at Hwangdeok Middle School in Gwangju, South Korea, then hosted a short clinic on ball handling, passing and shooting for middle school students. 

Source: Marcus Morris sent to Pistons

The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge.

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Jayhawks use free time to tour Gwangju

After a 10 a.m practice on Wednesday morning, Kansas University men’s basketball players used their free afternoon to spend time in the city of Gwangju.

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Jayhawks run past China for 93-56 victory

It’s a simple formula: Force turnovers to get transition buckets. That’s all Team USA needed to do in a 93-56 blowout victory over China in a scrimmage Thursday at Seolwol Girls’ High.

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KU basketball freshman Carlton Bragg sits out scrimmage, but expects to play Saturday

Kansas University freshman Carlton Bragg sat out of Team USA’s scrimmage against China on Thursday, one day after breaking his nose in practice. He doesn’t plan on sitting much longer.

Pierce, Clippers agree to $10M deal

Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.

Jayhawks’ Beck signs with Rays

Kansas University senior first baseman Blair Beck has signed a free-agent contract with Tampa Bay and is playing for the Rays’ rookie club in the Gulf Coast League

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Column: Schneider making program exciting

Sure, Brandon Schneider knocked it out of the park at his introductory news conference, and, yes, he has won everywhere he has been, but he never had recruited against heavyweights for superstars, so didn’t it all just amount to talk or at best a potential upgrade?

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