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Early Morning

Near the end: Manning looks forward to Senior Day

Second-year Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning knew, no matter what, he’d be in Lawrence on March 5, 2016 for the Senior Day/Allen Fieldhouse swan-song of his son, Evan. By Gary Bedore

Tom Keegan: Offense, defense? Kansas has both

For most ranked college basketball teams the question elicits an easy response: Does it do a better job of scoring or keeping teams from scoring? By Tom Keegan

Afternoon

Beaty hires prep coach Tony Hull from New Orleans to fill KU football RB vacancy

Tuesday's addition of Warren Easton High head coach Tony Hull as the new KU running backs coach opens up the potential for Kansas football to enjoy a greater recruiting presence in talent-rich Louisiana. New Orleans quarterback Tyriek Starks, who signed with KU in February and played for Hull, said other NOLA natives are sure to follow him and Hull to the Sunflower State. By Matt Tait

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Near the end: Manning looks forward to Senior Day

Second-year Wake Forest basketball coach Danny Manning knew, no matter what, he’d be in Lawrence on March 5, 2016 for the Senior Day/Allen Fieldhouse swan-song of his son, Evan. By Gary Bedore

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Tom Keegan: Offense, defense? Kansas has both

For most ranked college basketball teams the question elicits an easy response: Does it do a better job of scoring or keeping teams from scoring? By Tom Keegan

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Kansas-Nebraska series renewed

Kansas University and Nebraska will meet in men’s basketball next Dec. 10 in Allen Fieldhouse, KU officials confirmed Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

Three Jayhawks in NCAA Indoor

Kansas University’s track and field team will have three entries at the NCAA Indoor on March 11-12 in Birmingham, Ala., it was announced Tuesday night by the NCAA.

KU’s Ben Welle wins La. Classics

Kansas senior Ben Welle outlasted Thomas Detry of Illinois to win the Louisiana Classics Invitational individual title by a single stroke. Welle’s victory marks the second title of his KU career. He has four top-five finishes in the seven events in which he has competed in 2015-16.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 1, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of March 1, 2016.

Kansas athletes earn Lage award

Twelve Kansas student-athletes were among a total of 74 recipients of the 2016 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference’s highest academic honor, the league announced Tuesday morning. Kansas had the most selection among Big 12 member institutions.