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Rolling in Rome: Jayhawks grab 90-56 win in exhibition opener

The signature moment of the Kansas basketball team’s 90-56 victory in its Italian exhibition opener over Stella Azzurra/HSC Roma was not the three monster dunks by sophomore center Udoka Azubuike nor the three Devonte’ Graham 3-pointers that unofficially kicked off the KU point guard’s senior season. By Matt Tait

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Colosseum, Pantheon highlight KU basketball's city tour of Rome

The Kansas men’s basketball players can now add walking out of the tunnel at the Roman Colosseum to the thrill of running out of the tunnel for home games at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Jayhawks arrive in Rome weary but ready to go

By the time Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike took the first steps off the team bus after leaving Fiumicino Airport and taking an all-encompassing city tour en route to the Jayhawks' hotel in the heart of Rome, the clock read 1:51 p.m. local time, more than 19 hours after the Kansas basketball team’s flight took off from Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait

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KU coordinator Meacham likes pair of freshman receivers

Sure, new Kansas football coordinator Doug Meacham is in charge of the entire offense. But when Meacham runs back and forth across the practice fields he finds himself zeroing on the receivers he coaches. Camp just began Monday, so the first receivers the coordinator mentioned were the ones he’s just getting to know. By Benton Smith

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KU notebook: Preston makes start in unofficial KU debut

Freshman Billy Preston joined Udoka Azubuike, Devonte’ Graham, Malik Newman and Lagerald Vick in the starting lineup during the Jayhawks’ 90-56 exhibition victory over Stella Azzurra / HSC Roma at Happy Sport City gymnasium in southwest Rome on Wednesday night. And, according to Kansas coach Bill Self, did so with good reason. By Matt Tait

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Rolling in Rome: Jayhawks grab 90-56 win in exhibition opener

The signature moment of the Kansas basketball team’s 90-56 victory in its Italian exhibition opener over Stella Azzurra/HSC Roma was not the three monster dunks by sophomore center Udoka Azubuike nor the three Devonte’ Graham 3-pointers that unofficially kicked off the KU point guard’s senior season. By Matt Tait

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Kelsie Payne repeats as preseason Big 12 player of the year

Kelsie Payne, a senior All-American, was named the preseason Big 12 Player of the Year for the second straight season on Wednesday, voted by the conference's coaches.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas quarterback competition has everything but controversy

Peyton Bender and Carter Stanley take the fun out of what could be a percolating quarterback controversy because they’re good friends, roommates even. By Tom Keegan

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Colosseum, Pantheon highlight KU basketball's city tour of Rome

The Kansas men’s basketball players can now add walking out of the tunnel at the Roman Colosseum to the thrill of running out of the tunnel for home games at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait