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Notebook: Jackson 'sparked' Jayhawks in second half; KU-Stanford create series

Foul trouble again tried to steal Kansas freshman Josh Jackson from the spotlight on Tuesday night. But after a slow and uncertain start to the Champions Classic clash with No. 1 Duke at Madison Square Garden, Jackson refused to allow that to happen.By Matt Tait

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Fearless Frank: Mason drills game-winning shot for 77-75 win over No. 1 Duke

With his face plastered on all sides of a building dubbed as the World’s Most Famous Arena on the outside, Kansas senior Frank Mason III knocked down the biggest shot of his Kansas career on the inside to lift No. 7 KU to a 77-75 victory over No. 1 Duke. By Matt Tait

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KU volleyball avoids West Virginia’s upset bid; Kelsie Payne injures ankle

The Kansas volleyball team survived a Wednesday night road match with its one-game lead in the Big 12 standings in tact, but it was far from easy and required five sets.

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Updated objective: WR Steven Sims Jr. trying to reach 1,000 yards

Ten games into his second year with Kansas football, Steven Sims Jr. examined the preseason goals he set for himself, compared them to his current statistics and reached a realization: he needs more goals. The sophomore receiver already checked 60 receptions, 700 yards and seven touchdowns off his to-do list, after a nine-catch effort and a touchdown this past weekend. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson put stage fright behind him on big stage

The nerves quickly faded, never to return, and Rivals’ No. 1-ranked high school player from the Class of 2016 introduced himself to the nation late Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

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Duke's Krzyzewski on Kansas: 'They're really good'

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski had nothing but good things to say Tuesday night about the seventh-ranked Kansas squad that knocked his Blue Devils from the ranks of college basketball’s unbeaten. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Jackson 'sparked' Jayhawks in second half; KU-Stanford create series

Foul trouble again tried to steal Kansas freshman Josh Jackson from the spotlight on Tuesday night. But after a slow and uncertain start to the Champions Classic clash with No. 1 Duke at Madison Square Garden, Jackson refused to allow that to happen.By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: KU's bench delivers big punch during win against Duke

It doesn’t take an entire village to beat Duke, the nation’s top-ranked college basketball team. But it does take a bench, and Kansas certainly had one of those Tuesday night in Madison Square Garden, the self-anointed world’s greatest arena. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 15, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas players fared in NBA games of Nov. 15, 2016.