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Column: Embiid's impact for Kansas basketball goes beyond statistics

Freshman center Joel Embiid makes this young Kansas University basketball team so much better when he plays as opposed to when he nurses foul trouble. His extraordinary numbers — 18 points, six rebounds, four blocked shots, three steals and no turnovers — compiled Saturday night in 25 minutes against New Mexico in the Sprint Center, tell only a portion of the story. By Tom Keegan

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Charlie Weis sorry to see Mack Brown leaving Texas

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis is a longtime Mack Brown friend and just one of many admirers saddened by the news of his resignation. By Matt Tait

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Column: Brannen Greene starting to figure it out

Talented freshman wing Brannen Greene has weaved his way through traffic to establish himself as the man to beat in a three-headed race for the first-shooter-off-the-bench role for Bill Self’s 7-3 Kansas University basketball team. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 15

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Dec. 15.

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KU women's basketball team falls to No. 18 Purdue

Boilermakers win 71-68 with late free throws

Kansas University's women's basketball team nearly stunned No. 18 Purdue Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse, but the Boilermakers recovered from a seven-point halftime deficit to win, 71-68.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 14

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Saturday, Dec. 14.

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KU women host No. 18 Purdue today

Comparing a pair of teams’ results against common opponents is an inexact science at best. But if Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson needed any more evidence of how good her team’s next opponent is, she could simply look at how the Jayhawks and No. 18 Purdue handled their respective nonconference meetings with one of the top teams in the nation. By Benton Smith