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Selby’s debut finally here

Josh Selby walks into an office on Kansas University’s campus wearing a beige and black winter coat with writing on the left sleeve. What kind of coat is that, Josh?

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Kansas women expect to ‘get a lot better’ against SIUE

With the Big 12 Conference portion of the schedule right around the corner — Kansas University opens with Texas Tech on Jan. 8 — KU women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson has a luxury few teams are able to enjoy.

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Freshman Selby has fairy-tale beginning

It’s been some time since anybody has put on a better show for those lucky enough to gain admission to Saturday’s basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse as the guy whose picture was on the ticket.

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Sudden impact: Selby lives up to hype in debut

Josh “Showtime” Selby gazed into the lower-level, southwest-corner bleachers of Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas University’s 6-foot-2 freshman combo guard was looking for a loved one after draining his dramatic, game-winning three-pointer with 26 seconds left in Saturday’s spine-tingling 70-68 victory over Southern California.

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Kansas-USC notebook: Morningstar, Reed involved in big plays at end, too

Brady Morningstar’s defense was dandy on an inbounds pass play that resulted in a USC turnover with :05 left and KU up, 69-68, in Saturday’s 70-68 victory over the Trojans.

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Other guy’s debut not so storybook

Jio Fontan suffers setback in first game for USC

Saturday afternoon at Kansas University’s Allen Fieldhouse, two highly touted college basketball players made their 2010-11 debuts.

Reserve leaving Nebraska

Nebraska reserve Christian Standhardinger is leaving the team to explore other basketball options.

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Selby’s debut finally here

Josh Selby walks into an office on Kansas University’s campus wearing a beige and black winter coat with writing on the left sleeve. What kind of coat is that, Josh?

These ADs fit bill for KU

The first search resulted in Kansas University selecting Tulsa’s Bubba Cunningham as its next athletic director, after he proved more impressive in interviews than Notre Dame deputy AD Bill Scholl, the other finalist.

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Taylor to face best friend

Through all the adversity he’s faced at Kansas University, junior guard Tyshawn Taylor always had someone helping him through: best friend and current USC guard Jio Fontan.