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Evening

FINAL: KU survives Memphis, 57-55

UM's Elliot Williams missed a three-point attempt at the buzzer as KU held on for the two-point win.

Morning

Investigation of Mangino launched after player complains coach poked him

Reesing tells media that Perkins told players an outside entity would conduct 'unbiased' investigation of football coach

The Kansas Athletic Department is conducting an investigation of football coach Mark Mangino and the Journal-World has confirmed the investigation began after Arist Wright complained that Mangino poked him in the chest in the days before KU took on Colorado.

KU AD Perkins meets with football players over concerns about coach Mark Mangino

KU linebacker Arist Wright complained that Mangino poked him in the chest

Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins met Monday night with the school's football players to discuss concerns about football coach Mark Mangino brought to his attention by one of the current players and others with ties to the football program, the Journal-World has learned.

Early Morning

Oh, the memories

KU, Memphis to meet for first time since title game

There are reminders of Kansas University’s 2008 national title victory over Memphis all over Allen Fieldhouse.

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Documents show what it looks like when Mangino loses his temper

Coach accused of berating student parking employee in 2007, has not had a ticket since

The summer before Kansas football would embark on its most successful season in history, the team’s coach would be accused of verbally berating a KU student who had issued him the latest of nearly two dozen tickets for illegally parking in a loading zone near his office.

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FINAL: KU survives Memphis, 57-55

UM's Elliot Williams missed a three-point attempt at the buzzer as KU held on for the two-point win.

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Investigation of Mangino launched after player complains coach poked him

Reesing tells media that Perkins told players an outside entity would conduct 'unbiased' investigation of football coach

The Kansas Athletic Department is conducting an investigation of football coach Mark Mangino and the Journal-World has confirmed the investigation began after Arist Wright complained that Mangino poked him in the chest in the days before KU took on Colorado.

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KU AD Perkins meets with football players over concerns about coach Mark Mangino

KU linebacker Arist Wright complained that Mangino poked him in the chest

Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins met Monday night with the school's football players to discuss concerns about football coach Mark Mangino brought to his attention by one of the current players and others with ties to the football program, the Journal-World has learned.

KU still ranked No. 1

An opening week in which only one ranked team lost meant few changes in the first poll of the regular season.

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Kansas athletic department reports higher grad rates

The Kansas University athletic department turned in its best showing to date in its annual student-athlete graduation-rate report, recording a graduation success rate of 74 percent, four points higher than last year’s total.

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C.J. familiar with Tigers

C.J. Henry, who played basketball at Memphis last season, remains good buddies with several of the Tigers.

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Jayhawks focusing on fourth-quarter play

On the heels of a four-game stretch in which his team has reserved some of its worst play for the fourth quarter, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino said Monday that the focus going forward will be making sure the Jayhawks figure out a way to buck their recent trend.

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Oh, the memories

KU, Memphis to meet for first time since title game

There are reminders of Kansas University’s 2008 national title victory over Memphis all over Allen Fieldhouse.