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Tom Keegan: Expansion bad idea for Big 12 but might help KU

It will take expanding all the way to 16-member conferences for power brokers in college athletics to realize that the size that makes most sense is cutting that number in half.

Ellis’ test impressive at Combine

Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis had the fourth lowest body fat of all players tested Wednesday at the 2016 NBA Combine in Chicago as reported by NBA.com.

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KU baseball players earn academic honors

Eleven members of the Kansas University baseball program were recognized by the Big 12 Conference as the league office unveiled its 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Baseball Team Thursday.

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Big 6th inning carries Kansas softball

Kansas University’s softball team broke open a tight ballgame with a six-run sixth inning Thursday to defeat Iowa State, 11-5, at Arrocha Ballpark.

KU baseball needs wins at KSU this weekend

The Kansas University baseball team heads to Manhattan for the weekend, looking to keep alive its hopes of reaching the Big 12 Championship May 25-29 in Oklahoma City.

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Diallo has big day at NBA Combine

Kansas University freshman Cheick Diallo, whose 7-foot-41⁄2 wingspan measured second longest of all players at this week’s NBA Combine, scored 18 points off 7-of-10 shooting with four blocks and four rebounds, in his first official scrimmage at the pre-draft extravaganza in Chicago. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 12, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of May 12, 2016.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 11, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 11, 2016

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Ellis’ test impressive at Combine

Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis had the fourth lowest body fat of all players tested Wednesday at the 2016 NBA Combine in Chicago as reported by NBA.com.

Peck advances

Kansas University senior golfer Connor Peck advanced to the sectional qualifying round for the 2016 U.S. Open Wednesday. He finished the day in sole possession of third-place, shooting a 3-under, 66 at Wichita Country Club.

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Tom Keegan: Expansion bad idea for Big 12 but might help KU

It will take expanding all the way to 16-member conferences for power brokers in college athletics to realize that the size that makes most sense is cutting that number in half.