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Naadir Tharpe, Jayhawks return to fieldhouse for camp

It took Kansas University freshman Naadir Tharpe all day Friday to travel from Los Angeles — site of the Jayhawks’ 63-47 victory over USC — to his hometown of Worcester, Mass. “It was six or seven hours maybe (in the air). It was intense, but as long as I got home safe and sound is all that matters,” said the 5-foot-11, 170-pounder, who spent three nights at home before returning to Lawrence in time for practice Monday night.

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QB Dayne Crist eager to reunite with Charlie Weis

Dayne Crist has wanted to play in the NFL since he first picked up a football at the age of 6. And if things go well during his one season at Kansas University under the coach who recruited him to Notre Dame out of high school, Crist may get that chance.

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KU women improve to 11-1

Kansas University's women's basketball team finished up the non-conference portion of its schedule Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse with an 87-59 defeat of Sam Houston State.

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Naadir Tharpe, Jayhawks return to fieldhouse for camp

It took Kansas University freshman Naadir Tharpe all day Friday to travel from Los Angeles — site of the Jayhawks’ 63-47 victory over USC — to his hometown of Worcester, Mass. “It was six or seven hours maybe (in the air). It was intense, but as long as I got home safe and sound is all that matters,” said the 5-foot-11, 170-pounder, who spent three nights at home before returning to Lawrence in time for practice Monday night.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here's how former Jayhawks fared in the NBA in games of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.

Jordan Tolbert sparks Texas Tech, 74-58

Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie said freshman forward Jordan Tolbert is going to be a special player one day.

Drew Gooden suspended for foul

Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden was suspended without pay for the team’s first home game Tuesday night for his flagrant foul in the season opener.

Kansas women hot shots

Understanding the difference between a good shot and a bad shot has helped Kansas University’s women’s basketball team become one of the most effective shooting teams in the nation.