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Opinion: 7-footer Embiid rare talent among Kansas big men

It seems a strange thought on a roster that includes Andrew Wiggins, but the player on this year’s Kansas University basketball team with the highest ceiling just might be the guy whose head comes closest to the ceiling, Joel Embiid. Column by Tom Keegan

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Donors to get reserved seats at Late Night

There’s one sure-fire way to avoid standing in line for first-come, first-served seating at Kansas University’s Late Night in the Phog basketball extravaganza, set for a week from today in Allen Fieldhouse. It’s by donating a minimum of $10,000 to KU’s Williams Fund. By Gary Bedore

Ex-Jayhawk Peters cleared to play for Arizona

Former Kansas University forward Zach Peters will be able to play this season at the University of Arizona and have four years of eligibility left, the NCAA announced.

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KU offensive line seeking more toughness during bye week

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis is still trying to pinpoint the five best players to make up KU's offensive line. After back-to-back games in which the Jayhawks were handled up front, Weis said toughness would go a long way toward determining which guys get the most snaps the rest of the way. By Matt Tait

Despite loss, KU volleyball enjoys test vs. Italy

Kansas University's volleyball team wasn't happy about its loss, even in an exhibition, but the Jayhawks were glad for the challenge of facing the Italian U-23 national team, Wednesday at Horejsi Center. By Matt Tait

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And so it begins: Freshman Wiggins, Jayhawks set for season

Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins and teammates entertained media members for 30 minutes during the KU men's basketball media day on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Opinion: 7-footer Embiid rare talent among Kansas big men

It seems a strange thought on a roster that includes Andrew Wiggins, but the player on this year’s Kansas University basketball team with the highest ceiling just might be the guy whose head comes closest to the ceiling, Joel Embiid. Column by Tom Keegan

Self: Newcomers’ talents impressive

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self has been impressed with the eight players in his recruiting Class of 2013. “This is the most talented class we have signed,” Self said Wednesday at KU’s media day. By Gary Bedore