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Self says Jayhawks should know Silvio De Sousa's status 'by the end of the week for sure'

KU coach also provides the latest in the Billy Preston situation

Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa's quest to gain immediate eligibility for the current Kansas basketball season has entered its final stages. And a decision on the status of withheld freshman Billy Preston appears to be not far behind. By Matt Tait

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Self says Jayhawks should know Silvio De Sousa's status 'by the end of the week for sure'

KU coach also provides the latest in the Billy Preston situation

Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa's quest to gain immediate eligibility for the current Kansas basketball season has entered its final stages. And a decision on the status of withheld freshman Billy Preston appears to be not far behind. By Matt Tait

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3rd juco prospect, CB Elijah Jones, commits to KU on eve of early signing period

KU's 2018 class up to 9 potential juco signees

A busy Tuesday for Kansas football recruiting continued into the evening, when the program added its third junior college prospect of the day, and ninth overall, to its 2018 recruiting class. The day before the new December signing period for college football commences, Ellsworth Community College (Iowa) cornerback Elijah Jones described himself as “1,000” percent committed to the Jayhawks By Benton Smith

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KU football adds 8th juco prospect, DL Charles Cole, to recruiting class

The Kansas football program’s 2018 recruiting class picked up its eighth junior college prospect — and second of the day — Tuesday afternoon, hours ahead of the beginning of the new early signing period. Butler Community College defensive tackle Charles Cole announced his plan to sign with the Jayhawks via Twitter, along with a photo of him wearing a KU uniform. By Benton Smith

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KU receiver Chase Harrell witnessed brother shot and killed

This past weekend University of Kansas football receiver Chase Harrell, back home near Houston after the completion of the fall semester, saw his older brother shot and killed at a house party. The Houston Chronicle reported Cole Harrell, 23, died after an argument turned into a violent fight early Sunday morning, in a Summerwood, Texas, home where a small group of people had gathered. By Benton Smith

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Plans for a new KU volleyball home pushed back a year

Kansas volleyball's plans to open a new arena in 2018 have been pushed back a year. By Matt Tait

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Juco DE Azur Kamara commits to Kansas football

On the eve of college football’s new early signing period, Kansas added another junior college commitment to its 2018 recruiting class. A defensive end at Arizona Western College, Azur Kamara announced his intentions to sign with the Jayhawks through a note on Twitter Tuesday morning. By Benton Smith