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Home cookin': Family visit gives Elijah Johnson boost

Kansas University junior combo guard Elijah Johnson headed home to Gary, Ind., with a heavy heart Sunday as he mourned the death of his beloved uncle, William D. “Dough Boy” Couisnard, Sr. Johnson returned to campus Tuesday night with a smile on his face, feeling invigorated after spending quality time with his loved ones at Monday’s visitation and Tuesday morning’s funeral service.

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Former KU standout Charlie Hoag dies

Charlie Hoag, a four-sport star at Kansas University and a member of the school’s 1952 national-championship basketball team, died Thursday at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., the school announced Friday.

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Tyshawn Taylor named Cousy Award finalist

Kansas senior guard Tyshawn Taylor has been named one of five finalists for the 2012 Bob Cousy Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday.

How former Jayhawks fared (March 9)

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of March 8.

Aggies pick poison, Elijah Johnson makes ’em pay

Three times now, the Texas A&M men’s basketball team has tried to limit the production of Kansas University’s All-Big 12 stars Thomas Robinson and Tyshawn Taylor, and three times other Jayhawks have made the Aggies pay.

Bill Self ‘not a fan’ of Baylor's neon uniforms

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self heard Baylor’s Bears will wear black jerseys today, not the bright neon green outfits they sported in an 82-74 Big 12 tournament quarterfinal victory over Kansas State on Thursday in Sprint Center.

Coach Bill Self not happy with KU board work

Kansas coach Bill Self entered the halftime locker room and told his team that it needed to rebound better and that it stunk in that area Thursday. Or, at least his words were close to that, KU guard Tyshawn Taylor said.

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Kansas women fall, anxiously await fate

Let the waiting begin.

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Home cookin': Family visit gives Elijah Johnson boost

Kansas University junior combo guard Elijah Johnson headed home to Gary, Ind., with a heavy heart Sunday as he mourned the death of his beloved uncle, William D. “Dough Boy” Couisnard, Sr. Johnson returned to campus Tuesday night with a smile on his face, feeling invigorated after spending quality time with his loved ones at Monday’s visitation and Tuesday morning’s funeral service.