Stories for November 10, 2016


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Tom Keegan: Carlton Bragg will be better than ever when he emerges from funk

Kansas needs much better out of him in tonight’s season-opener vs. Indiana, but if Bragg doesn’t deliver it, that doesn’t mean his star is fading. It means he’s getting worse before he gets better, a temporary condition experienced by many college basketball players.

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. No. 11 Indiana

A look at some of the keys to the KU men's basketball team's 2016-17 regular season opener against No. 11 Indiana, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. By Matt Tait

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That's a wrap: Final preseason practice in the books for Jayhawks

The Kansas men’s basketball team wrapped up their final full practice before the start of the regular season around 1 p.m. Thursday at the Stan Sheriff Center on the campus of the University of Hawaii. By Matt Tait

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Collin Sexton chooses Alabama over KU

Despite a visit to Late Night in the Phog last month, highly coveted Class of 2017 guard Collin Sexton announced Thursday that he was headed to Alabama.

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Dorance Armstrong Jr. added to Hendricks Award watch list

Dorance Armstrong Jr’s pursuit of opposing quarterbacks makes Big 12 foes respect and fear his ability as an edge rusher. Now the Kansas defensive end’s stellar sophomore season has gained him some national recognition. Armstrong, a 6-foot-4 sophomore from Houston, had his name added to the Ted Hendricks Award watch list this week. By Benton Smith

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Hawaii offers Jayhawks chance to appreciate U.S. military, history

Touring the USS Chafee may have produced better pictures and videos, but Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self said late Wednesday night that he thought his team’s trip to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor may have been the most memorable part of KU’s day. By Matt Tait

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KU trio named to Naismith Watch List

One day away from their season opener in paradise against No. 11 Indiana, the Kansas men's basketball team learned that three players, Frank Mason III, Devonte' Graham and Josh Jackson, have been named to the Naismith Award Watch List.

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Indiana's Crean calls clash with Kansas a 'huge opportunity' for Hoosiers

Talking with reporters before a kids clinic at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam near Honolulu on Wednesday night, Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean said the opportunity to come to a place like Hawaii to take on a program like Kansas was a tremendous opportunity and too good to pass up. By Matt Tait