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Locked in: Red-hot Greene shoots KU past Georgetown

Backup goes 5-for-5 from 3-point range

Georgetown’s basketball fans, who had already seen Brannen Greene swish four threes in as many tries, let out a collective groan as Kansas University’s 6-foot-7 sophomore guard prepared to let another fly during crunch time of the Jayhawks’ 75-70 victory over the Hoyas on Wednesday night in Verizon Center. By Gary Bedore

Evening

Jayhawks survive Hoyas in D.C.

In what was equal parts sloppy, spectacular and wildly enteraining, the Kansas University men's basketball team traveled to Washington D.C. on Wednesday night and came away with a 75-70 victory over a scrappy Georgetown team.

Early Morning

Column: Mason, Graham play well together

Frank Mason and Devonté Graham can be game-changers when they're on the floor together for Kansas University.By Tom Keegan

Big challenge: KU wary of Hoyas’ massive center

Kansas University’s basketball team, like just about every squad in America, is at a size disadvantage when going against Georgetown and the Hoyas’ imposing center, Joshua Smith. By Gary Bedore

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Devonté Graham's ankle should be fine

Kansas University freshman point guard Devonté Graham sprained an ankle with 10 minutes left in the Jayhawks’ Wednesday win over Georgetown.

Rough night for 'Svi'

Kansas University freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk started in the Jayhawks’ 75-70 road win against Georgetown, but played just five minutes and didn’t score.

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Self: Georgetown took 'pretty strong stance' with T-shirts

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self did not know until after the game that Georgetown’s players wore “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during pre-game warmups Wednesday in Verizon Center.

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Column: Kelly Oubre Jr. doing little things to grow

In team sports, confidence for a struggling player almost always starts building when that player has reason to believe he made a major contribution to a victory. For ballyhooed freshman recruit Kelly Oubre Jr., that seed took root Wednesday night in the Verizon Center. Column by Tom Keegan

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Hoyas don 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts in support of Garner family

The Georgetown basketball players, to a man, wore, “I Can’t Breathe,” T-shirts during warmups and the national anthem before Wednesday night’s 75-70 loss to Kansas University. Hoyas senior center Joshua Smith explained that they did so to support the family of Eric Garner, who died in New York City after a policeman put him in a choke hold while arresting him for selling loose cigarettes. By Tom Keegan

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Locked in: Red-hot Greene shoots KU past Georgetown

Backup goes 5-for-5 from 3-point range

Georgetown’s basketball fans, who had already seen Brannen Greene swish four threes in as many tries, let out a collective groan as Kansas University’s 6-foot-7 sophomore guard prepared to let another fly during crunch time of the Jayhawks’ 75-70 victory over the Hoyas on Wednesday night in Verizon Center. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks survive Hoyas in D.C.

In what was equal parts sloppy, spectacular and wildly enteraining, the Kansas University men's basketball team traveled to Washington D.C. on Wednesday night and came away with a 75-70 victory over a scrappy Georgetown team.

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CB JaCorey Shepherd joins LB Ben Heeney, P Trevor Pardula on all-Big 12 first team

Three other Jayhawks honored by Big 12 coaches

Two days after earning a second-team all-Big 12 honor from the Associated Press, Kansas University cornerback JaCorey Shepherd received a promotion of sorts from the league's coaches.

KU volleyball players on all-region teams

Kansas University senior Chelsea Albers and freshman Ainise Havili were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Assocation All-Midwest Region First Team on Tuesday.

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Beaty aware of Kansas’ obstacles

New Kansas University football coach David Beaty knew when he accepted the job that the upcoming season could present enormous challenges. By Matt Tait

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Column: Mason, Graham play well together

Frank Mason and Devonté Graham can be game-changers when they're on the floor together for Kansas University.By Tom Keegan

Hoyas seek revenge

Some of the Georgetown players spoke of revenge as a motivating factor for Wednesday's game against Kansas University. By Gary Bedore

Hoyas coach lauds Jayhawks

Georgtown coach John Thompson III, whose Hoyas were ranked 28th this week in the AP poll, spoke about the Jayhawks on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

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Big challenge: KU wary of Hoyas’ massive center

Kansas University’s basketball team, like just about every squad in America, is at a size disadvantage when going against Georgetown and the Hoyas’ imposing center, Joshua Smith. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 9, 2014

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 9, 2014