Stories for December 8, 2016


Lead stories


Bill Self's 600th victory a father-son moment for the ages

He’s played just 84 career minutes in four-plus seasons with the Kansas basketball program, but KU senior Tyler Self, along with fellow fifth-year senior Landen Lucas, has been on the bench for more of Bill Self’s 600 victories than any player on the current Kansas roster. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Selection committee biggest loser in NCAA volleyball tournament

The NCAA volleyball tournament resumes Friday with Sweet 16 matches and without Kansas. Send your letters of thanks for that to members of the selection committee for a job horrendously done.

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KU senior Landen Lucas believes progress is a big picture thing

Scrutinized and studied for the better part of the 2016-17 season, Kansas senior Landen Lucas admitted on Thursday that he was a little tired of all the negativity but did so in a manner that put the blame on his shoulders. By Matt Tait

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Three KU football players among Big 12's top underclassmen

The 2-10 overall record, one Big 12 victory and average Memorial Stadium crowd of 25,828 might have made it less than obvious to perceive in 2016, but the Kansas football team gave second-year head coach David Beaty and his staff numerous reasons to feel upbeat about the program’s future. By Benton Smith