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Markieff Morris could be top KU product in NBA

Paul Pierce’s career is winding down. Andrew Wiggins has only just arrived on the scene. So right now, in a window that could close before long, Markieff Morris might be the best former Kansas University basketball player in the NBA.

Column: KU's ideal starting five becoming more clear

Consider the Kansas University basketball team’s final game of 2014, a 78-62 victory against Kent State in Allen Fieldhouse, a small move in the right direction. Not just toward becoming a better team, but in settling on a starting lineup that gives KU its best blend of pure talent and experience. It’s not difficult to formulate a guess as to which five players form that starting lineup, one that took the court for one game, which also happened to be the worst game Kansas has played in years. Column by Tom Keegan

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 31, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.

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Markieff Morris could be top KU product in NBA

Paul Pierce’s career is winding down. Andrew Wiggins has only just arrived on the scene. So right now, in a window that could close before long, Markieff Morris might be the best former Kansas University basketball player in the NBA.

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Column: Kansas players could go for 30

For years, the Kansas University basketball program has prided itself on scoring balance. At the same time, the Jayhawks routinely have had a player who could get hot and take over a game on those nights when everybody else was firing blanks.

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Late bucket by Tyler Self a win for walk-ons

The fans who stuck around until the final horn — and most of the 16,300 were in no hurry to leave toasty Allen Fieldhouse for the frigid outdoors — were treated to some entertaining basketball by walk-ons and reserve players from both Kansas University and Kent State on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 30, 2014

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 30, 2014