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Hustle guy Jamari Traylor builds toward breakout season

Kansas forward improving offense as junior year approaches

The Jamari Traylor who scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed a personal-best 14 rebounds in Kansas University’s NCAA Tournament victory over Eastern Kentucky last March looked like a guy who might contend for All-Big 12 honors his junior or senior season. By Gary Bedore

Cole Aldrich sold on PG Graham

Freshman ‘going to be a good leader’

Cole Aldrich, who provided quite an inside-outside combination with 2010 All-America point guard Sherron Collins at Kansas University, teamed with one of the Jayhawks’ lead guards of the future in 5-on-5 pick-up basketball action Sunday. By Gary Bedore

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KU forward Black grabs 10 rebounds in NBA summer league action

Former Kansas University big man Tarik Black had seven points, 10 rebounds and two blocks in the Houston Rockets’ 92-71 loss to Philadelphia in NBA summer league action Tuesday in Orlando, Florida.

Former KU guard Andrew White to visit Florida State

Former Kansas University guard/forward Andrew White III will visit Florida State on Friday and Saturday, White said Tuesday in a text message to the Journal-World.

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Hustle guy Jamari Traylor builds toward breakout season

Kansas forward improving offense as junior year approaches

The Jamari Traylor who scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed a personal-best 14 rebounds in Kansas University’s NCAA Tournament victory over Eastern Kentucky last March looked like a guy who might contend for All-Big 12 honors his junior or senior season. By Gary Bedore

KU freshman Cliff Alexander has sprained right ankle, will miss a 'few weeks' of workouts

No surgery required, coach Bill Self says

Cliff Alexander is out a few weeks with a right ankle sprain, coach Bill Self says.

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KU's Jimmay Mundine on national watch list for tight ends

Players and coaches on Big 12 defenses won't be the only folks looking out for Kansas University senior tight end Jimmay Mundine this fall. The John Mackey Award Selection Committee has placed Mundine, a 6-foot-2 senior from Denison, Texas, on its preseason watch list.