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KU guard Svi Mykhailiuk easing into senior status in Italy

Fresh off of a summer spent playing with his home country in the U20 European Championships, Kansas guard Svi Mykhailiuk has rejoined the Jayhawks in Italy looking to slide into the role of senior leader.By Matt Tait

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KU notebook: Udoka Azubuike learns his lesson

The thing about Udoka Azubuike’s second game in Italy this summer — a 92-61 win over Players Group at Honey Sport City gymnasium in Rome — was not that he stopped dunking or even that he stopped dunking so hard. Instead, the KU big man started dunking smarter. By Matt Tait

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KU guard Svi Mykhailiuk easing into senior status in Italy

Fresh off of a summer spent playing with his home country in the U20 European Championships, Kansas guard Svi Mykhailiuk has rejoined the Jayhawks in Italy looking to slide into the role of senior leader.By Matt Tait

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Beaty impressed by long list of Jayhawks

This time of year, with more than 20 practices remaining before the season-opener, Kansas head football coach David Beaty doesn’t mind spreading the love, and praising the numerous players who have found various ways to impress him. Following KU’s fourth preseason practice on Thursday, the third-year head coach took time to single out many Jayhawks, some far more prominent than others. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Bowen reports early positive signs from KU's corners at camp

Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has been doing this long enough to know there is no reason for him to feel overly excited about what he sees out of players at an August practice that doesn’t even involve full pads. Although cornerback qualifies as the least experienced position on KU’s roster, Bowen, who works directly with safeties during drills, said assistant Kenny Perry’s corners have shown some promise this week. By Benton Smith

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Lawrence's Boye-Doe picks up offers from KU, K-State

After beginning the summer searching for his first Division I college football scholarship offer, Lawrence High senior cornerback Ekow Boye-Doe landed offers from Kansas State and Kansas on back-to-back days. By Bobby Nightengale