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Red hot Jayhawk: Newman's 32 points key 118-74 Kansas win in Italian finale

Saving their best for last, the Kansas men’s basketball team, behind 32 points from Malik Newman, steam-rolled Dream Team Italy, 118-74, at Palasport gymnasium outside of Milan on Sunday night. By Matt Tait

Beaty: Both Bender and Stanley operating Air Raid at 'high level' thus far at camp

Six practices into Kansas football’s preseason camp, the quarterback competition remains as close as when it began in January, with the arrival of junior transfer Peyton Bender. Head coach David Beaty offered no indications of redshirt sophomore Carter Stanley or Bender taking the lead or out-playing the other at practices this week. Beaty only reveled he has enjoyed watching the pair of quarterbacks vie for the starting job. By Benton Smith

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KU notebook: Graham tickled by assist total on quiet scoring night

Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham, the pick by many to lead the Jayhawks in scoring during the 2017-18 KU basketball season, did not score his first basket of his team’s 118-74 win at Palasport gymnasium outside of Milan on Sunday night until the midway point of the third quarter. By Matt Tait

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Charles Baldwin maturing, doing 'little things' to impress his KU coaches

Kansas right tackle Charles Baldwin told his position coach Zach Yenser before he got to Lawrence the whole recruiting process — being considered a five-star junior college prospect, signing with powerhouse Alabama, etc. — changed his mindset for the worst. “I got a big head about it,” Baldwin admitted to Yenser. Since then, KU coaches see Baldwin maturing. By Benton Smith

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Red hot Jayhawk: Newman's 32 points key 118-74 Kansas win in Italian finale

Saving their best for last, the Kansas men’s basketball team, behind 32 points from Malik Newman, steam-rolled Dream Team Italy, 118-74, at Palasport gymnasium outside of Milan on Sunday night. By Matt Tait