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Embiid set to break KU freshman block mark

One blocked shot against Texas on Saturday would give Kansas University’s Joel Embiid a school freshman record 63 rejections. The 7-footer from Cameroon is primed to pass Californian Eric Chenowith, who will be sitting in the Allen Fieldhouse stands during the 6:30 p.m., game and also will attend Monday’s 8 p.m., home contest against Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 21

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Friday, Feb. 21.

Former KU football player pleads guilty to felony robbery

Christopher S. Martin, a 22-year-old former Kansas University football player and one of four men arrested following a May 2013 robbery in west Lawrence, pleaded guilty to felony robbery on Friday after negotiations. By Stephen Montemayor

Column: Kansas guards’ defense subpar

So far this season, Kansas University’s point guards have encountered difficulty preventing several opposing point guards from going where they want to go with the play and from playing at the pace they desire. Column by Tom Keegan

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Embiid set to break KU freshman block mark

One blocked shot against Texas on Saturday would give Kansas University’s Joel Embiid a school freshman record 63 rejections. The 7-footer from Cameroon is primed to pass Californian Eric Chenowith, who will be sitting in the Allen Fieldhouse stands during the 6:30 p.m., game and also will attend Monday’s 8 p.m., home contest against Oklahoma. By Gary Bedore