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Willing learner: Cheick Diallo's game, knowledge expanding

KU's current No. 13 swats five shots, scores nine points with nine boards in win over TCU

Cheick Diallo — who is hoping to have a long NBA career like the great Wilt Chamberlain — didn’t choose his college jersey number as some sort of tribute to Kansas University’s most accomplished No. 13, the freshman forward revealed after scoring nine points, grabbing nine rebounds and blocking five shots in the Jayhawks’ 70-63 win over TCU on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

Afternoon

Jayhawks get back on track, beat TCU

The Kansas University men's basketball team bounced back from Tuesday's road loss at West Virginia with a solid 70-63 handling of TCU Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. But more than the final score or any individual stats, this one will be remembered for Bill Self's willingness to let freshman Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo play extended and meaningful minutes.

Early Morning

Jayhawks looking to respond favorably after loss

Kansas University’s basketball team responded to its first loss of the season by winning 13 consecutive games and ultimately moving to No. 1 in both the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls.

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Michael Porter watches Jayhawks' victory

Michael Porter, a 6-foot-8 junior forward from Tolton Catholic in Columbia, Missouri, sat behind the Kansas University bench with his high school teammates during the Jayhawks’ 70-63 win against TCU on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Notebook: Jamari Traylor injures right eye in win

Kansas University senior Jamari Traylor took a shot to the head and face on the defensive end of the floor during the second half of the Jayhawks’ 70-63 victory over TCU Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Bill Self: Jayhawks' win over TCU 'a dud game'

Kansas University’s basketball team, which scored over 100 points in its first two Big 12 Conference games (102-74 vs. Baylor and 109-106, 3OTs vs. Oklahoma), has fizzed a bit in the last three contests.

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Willing learner: Cheick Diallo's game, knowledge expanding

KU's current No. 13 swats five shots, scores nine points with nine boards in win over TCU

Cheick Diallo — who is hoping to have a long NBA career like the great Wilt Chamberlain — didn’t choose his college jersey number as some sort of tribute to Kansas University’s most accomplished No. 13, the freshman forward revealed after scoring nine points, grabbing nine rebounds and blocking five shots in the Jayhawks’ 70-63 win over TCU on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Trent Johnson not surprised by play of KU freshman bigs

He might have been in the minority, but TCU men's basketball coach Trent Johnson hardly was surprised to see Kansas University freshmen Carlton Bragg Jr. and Cheick Diallo deliver impressive outings during KU's 70-63 victory over Johnson's Horned Frogs Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Tom Keegan: Bragg's big day a hint of bigger things ahead?

On a day when freshmen forwards Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo both enjoyed breakthroughs in KU's seven-point win over TCU, it was the quieter production from Bragg that might have been the best news for the Jayhawks.

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Jayhawks get back on track, beat TCU

The Kansas University men's basketball team bounced back from Tuesday's road loss at West Virginia with a solid 70-63 handling of TCU Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. But more than the final score or any individual stats, this one will be remembered for Bill Self's willingness to let freshman Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo play extended and meaningful minutes.

KU track dominates at Sunflower State Triangular

Kansas University picked up victories in 12 events in a dominant performance at the Sunflower State Track and Field Triangular on Friday at Anschutz Pavilion.

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Jayhawks looking to respond favorably after loss

Kansas University’s basketball team responded to its first loss of the season by winning 13 consecutive games and ultimately moving to No. 1 in both the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls.

Kansas-West Virginia women's hoops preview

Here's a look at Saturday night's Kansas-West Virginia women's basketball matchup.