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Former Jayhawks celebrate Allen Fieldhouse, Roy Williams at 60-year celebration

Monday night’s 60 years of Allen Fieldhouse celebration might have been about a building that began with a $2 million budget in 1955 and still stands strong today, but, for several former Kansas University players who once called the venue home, it was as much about the men who made memories inside of it as anything. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self expects grand old time at fieldhouse celebration

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self is looking forward to seeing 7,000 fans show their appreciation to former KU mentors Larry Brown, Ted Owens and Roy Williams during Monday's “Celebrating 60 Years” event in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Former Jayhawks celebrate Allen Fieldhouse, Roy Williams at 60-year celebration

Monday night’s 60 years of Allen Fieldhouse celebration might have been about a building that began with a $2 million budget in 1955 and still stands strong today, but, for several former Kansas University players who once called the venue home, it was as much about the men who made memories inside of it as anything. By Matt Tait

KU-Iowa State to kick off at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8

Mark Mangino's return to Kansas University's Memorial Stadium officially will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 8, as the Jayhawks welcome the Iowa State offensive coordinator and his Cyclones to town for a showdown of teams at the bottom of the Big 12 standings.

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Tony Pierson 'fine' as Jayhawks prep for Baylor

Kansas University football coach Clint Bowen on Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference said that running back/wide receiver Tony Pierson was back in the mix after recovering from an injury that knocked him out of the Jayhawks' loss to Texas Tech after just two plays. By Matt Tait

KU women’s golf off to solid start

Kansas University junior Yupaporn Kawinpakorn shot a 3-under 69 to put herself in third place after the first round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament Sunday at Turtle Point Golf Course.

KU men’s golf third in El Paso

Chase Hanna tied for third and Ben Welle tied for ninth as Kansas University’s men’s golf placed third at the Price’s Give ’Em Five Invitational at the Butterfield Trail Golf Course on Sunday.

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Column: Bilas says Allen Fieldhouse ‘has a soul’

Jay Bilas is to college basketball what Charles Barkley is to the NBA, which is to say the smartest, funniest, most candid commentator on the air. By Tom Keegan

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Bill Self expects grand old time at fieldhouse celebration

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self is looking forward to seeing 7,000 fans show their appreciation to former KU mentors Larry Brown, Ted Owens and Roy Williams during Monday's “Celebrating 60 Years” event in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore