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Tom Keegan: Kansas most consistent college basketball program in nation

I invented a mathematical formula to see if I could confirm my suspicion that KU has had the most consistent program in the nation the past 10 completed college basketball seasons.

Jayhawks make most of 20th annual holiday shopping spree

A festive, feel-good shopping spree tradition that began 20 years ago with names like Paul Pierce and Raef LaFrentz continued Thursday night at Wal-Mart on South Iowa Street, where players, coaches, managers and family members of the current Kansas basketball team did their part to bring holiday joy to 15 area families.

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KU-Davidson series light on games, heavy on memorable moments

Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self is more of a look-forward type of person than he is one who spends time reflecting on the past. But, with Davidson and Kansas facing off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, and Self’s tie to the Wildcats (5-3) representing a special time in his career, the Kansas coach was asked to take a trip down memory lane earlier this week during a break in preparation for the Jayhawks’ first game in a week. By Matt Tait

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Four-star defensive back lists KU among six finalists

Stewart considering Kansas, along with nationally renowned programs

When David Beaty announced the eight mid-year signees from the Kansas football team’s 2017 recruiting class earlier this week, the head coach said his new contract extension bolstered his staff’s ability to land the types of players they want to bring to KU. Due to NCAA rules, Beaty can’t speak publicly about un-signed recruits. But if he could, the Jayhawks’ leader would point to prep defensive back Brad Stewart to reinforce that argument. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Davidson

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in Saturday's Sprint Center match-up with Davidson. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks make most of 20th annual holiday shopping spree

A festive, feel-good shopping spree tradition that began 20 years ago with names like Paul Pierce and Raef LaFrentz continued Thursday night at Wal-Mart on South Iowa Street, where players, coaches, managers and family members of the current Kansas basketball team did their part to bring holiday joy to 15 area families.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas most consistent college basketball program in nation

I invented a mathematical formula to see if I could confirm my suspicion that KU has had the most consistent program in the nation the past 10 completed college basketball seasons.