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More Miscues: Jayhawks struggle defensively, fall at home to Arizona State

Back-to-back men's basketball losses don't happen all that often at Kansas, so when they do the aftermath often includes some harsh words and serious reality checks. By Matt Tait

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Devil of an afternoon: Arizona State knocks off KU in Allen Fieldhouse

The nation’s No. 2-ranked team, the Kansas Jayhawks lost their second game in a row Sunday afternoon, as No. 16 Arizona State easily survived a 13-point first-half deficit to shoot its way to a 95-85 victory at Allen Fieldhouse. By Benton Smith

Tom Keegan: Basketball man-child Udoka Azubuike doing his best to catch up

At 7-feet tall and 280 pounds, he’s a man-child in many ways. Looking at him towering above the competition, it’s easy to forget that Udoka Azubuike just turned 18 in September. By Tom Keegan

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'Proud for her': Jayhawks claw past SEMO on late free throw

On a day when just about nothing bounced her way, Kylee Kopatich needed the extra second. Really, the whole team did. By Scott Chasen

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Former KU golfer Chris Thompson qualifies for Web.com Tour

Lawrence resident Chris Thompson, a two-time golf All-American during his University of Kansas career, made it through the final stage of Q School to gain exempt status in the first eight tournaments on the Web.com tour for 2018.

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Hectic Sunday also brings three additions to KU football's 2018 recruiting class

On the same day his Kansas football program officially lost commitments from two longstanding Class of 2018 recruiting targets, three-year head coach David Beaty on three occasions Sunday took to Twitter to make unrelated “neat deal” declarations, marking the additions of new recruits. By Benton Smith

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4-star New Orleans WR Devonta Jason decommits from Kansas

A day many Kansas football fans feared — and others assumed was inevitable — for months finally arrived Sunday. Five-star receiver Devonta Jason, the 31st-best high school senior in the country according to Rivals, backed out of his non-binding verbal commitment to play with the Jayahwks. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Malik Newman leaves game with a concussion

When three Arizona State players and Sun Devils coach Bobby Hurley stepped into the Allen Fieldhouse media room to field questions about their 95-85 victory over No. 2 Kansas on Sunday afternoon, three of the four were wearing ASU warm-up shirts that simply read, “Guard U” on the front of them. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks missing scoring spark off the bench

With no Josh Jackson on the scene to come to the defensive rescue of blown-by teammates and no Landen Lucas to lend timely help, Kansas has more defensive vulnerabilities than is typically the case. By Tom Keegan

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More Miscues: Jayhawks struggle defensively, fall at home to Arizona State

Back-to-back men's basketball losses don't happen all that often at Kansas, so when they do the aftermath often includes some harsh words and serious reality checks. By Matt Tait

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KU football loses pledge from prep D-end, who commits to K-State

Mark off another name from the Kansas football team’s list of potential high school signees in the 2018 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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Devil of an afternoon: Arizona State knocks off KU in Allen Fieldhouse

The nation’s No. 2-ranked team, the Kansas Jayhawks lost their second game in a row Sunday afternoon, as No. 16 Arizona State easily survived a 13-point first-half deficit to shoot its way to a 95-85 victory at Allen Fieldhouse. By Benton Smith

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Game day breakdown: No. 2 KU basketball vs. No. 16 Arizona State

A look at some of the keys for second-ranked Kansas in Sunday's Top 20 showdown with Arizona State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait