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Jayhawks win Maui Invitational

No. 5 KU rallies in 2nd half to beat No. 19 Vandy

Kansas University coach Bill Self is finally a Maui Invitational champion. Self and the No. 5 Jayhawks brought home the coach's first Maui title in four tries — he previously was 0-for-2 at KU — with a 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt on Wednesday night at Lahaina Civic Center. By Matt Tait

Evening

Freshman Cheick Diallo will play first college game next week

Bill Self, attorney still not pleased by NCAA's process

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self received the long-awaited word on Cheick Diallo’s eligibility from his administration about 5:30 a.m., Hawaii time Wednesday — the day before Thanksgiving. By Gary Bedore

Afternoon

Freed: Cheick Diallo finally cleared by NCAA

Freshman will make debut Dec. 1

Maybe all of those chants and instances of public posturing from head coach Bill Self finally worked. The NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon Kansas University freshman big man Cheick Diallo has been cleared to play for the Jayhawks, beginning on Dec. 1, at Allen Fieldhouse against Loyola (Maryland).

Night

Matt Tait: Devonté Graham defense keys KU victory

Tuesday night, during a 92-73 slaughter of UCLA in the Maui Invitational semifinals at Lahaina Civic Center, sophomore guard Devonté Graham showed with absolute certainty that all of that attention on the scoring end of the floor did not do any harm to his ability to defend. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

More of the same: Offense carries Kansas back to Maui final

Kansas vs. UCLA in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational has turned out dandy for the Jayhawks the last two trips to paradise. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks win Maui Invitational

No. 5 KU rallies in 2nd half to beat No. 19 Vandy

Kansas University coach Bill Self is finally a Maui Invitational champion. Self and the No. 5 Jayhawks brought home the coach's first Maui title in four tries — he previously was 0-for-2 at KU — with a 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt on Wednesday night at Lahaina Civic Center. By Matt Tait

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Freshman Cheick Diallo will play first college game next week

Bill Self, attorney still not pleased by NCAA's process

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self received the long-awaited word on Cheick Diallo’s eligibility from his administration about 5:30 a.m., Hawaii time Wednesday — the day before Thanksgiving. By Gary Bedore

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Freed: Cheick Diallo finally cleared by NCAA

Freshman will make debut Dec. 1

Maybe all of those chants and instances of public posturing from head coach Bill Self finally worked. The NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon Kansas University freshman big man Cheick Diallo has been cleared to play for the Jayhawks, beginning on Dec. 1, at Allen Fieldhouse against Loyola (Maryland).

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Bruins stymied early in loss to Kansas

For the second night in a row, the Kansas University men's basketball team lit up the first-half scoreboard for more than 50 points during Tuesday's 92-73 victory over UCLA in the Maui Invitational semifinals.

KU swimmers ranked 32nd

Kansas University swimmers Chelsie Miller and Yulya Kuchkarova led a team-wide effort during the Big Challenge last weekend, helping the Jayhawks to a No. 32 ranking in CollegeSwimming.com’s top-50 released on Tuesday.

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Kansas safety Fish Smithson on mend

FBS tackling leader looks ‘pretty good’

Still sitting at a cool 100 total tackles for the season, and still leading Kansas University in that category after missing this past week’s West Virginia loss because of an ankle injury, junior safety Fish Smithson at least is starting to look more like himself at practices, according to coach David Beaty. By Benton Smith

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 24, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 24, 2015

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No offense, dad: Evan Manning prefers playing for KU

Kansas University senior walk-on guard Evan Manning could have joined his dad at Wake Forest last season with the blessing of Jayhawks coach Bill Self.

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Cheick Diallo still not free to play

At different junctures throughout Kansas University’s 92-73 win over UCLA Tuesday at the Maui Invitational, the throngs of KU fans in attendance chanted “Free Diallo.”

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Big, talented Vandy next for KU

After taking care of business in a 92-73 victory over UCLA in Tuesday’s semifinals, Kansas University plays Vanderbilt, a team that whipped Wake Forest, 86-64, next.

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More of the same: Offense carries Kansas back to Maui final

Kansas vs. UCLA in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational has turned out dandy for the Jayhawks the last two trips to paradise. By Gary Bedore