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Evening

Freshman Phenom: Jackson's career day lifts Jayhawks past Texas Tech

If Saturday was any indication of how the 20th year of his life is going to go, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson is in for a heck of a ride. By Matt Tait

Afternoon

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball at Texas Tech

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in Saturday's Big 12 battle with Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. By Matt Tait

Stories

KU tennis falls to Arkansas

The Kansas women’s tennis team couldn’t rally behind sophomore Nina Khmelnitckaia’s pair of wins and fell to Arkansas, 4-3, on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Kansas softball wins two more

Behind strong pitching performances, the Kansas softball team remained unbeaten in its season-opening weekend. The Jayhawks beat Savannah State, 16-1, and topped Stetson, 4-0, on Saturday in Deland, Fla.

Texas trips KU women

The Kansas women's basketball team never found a rhythm offensively Saturday, shooting 21 percent from the floor in a 75-42 loss to 10th-ranked Texas at Frank Erwin Center.

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Notebook: Mason 'wasn't himself' playing sick; KU earns a top seed in NCAA tournament sneak peek

Battling an illness throughout the week but still able to practice, Kansas senior Frank Mason III gutted out a season-low 26 minutes to help No. 3 Kansas hold off a serious threat by Texas Tech, 80-79, on Saturday at United Supermarkets Arena. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Growing with each game, Jackson doesn't play like a freshman

Josh Jackson arrived at Kansas with a sophisticated basketball mind and perpetually revved motor, but in the months of November and December he flashed teenager moments. By Tom Keegan

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Freshman Phenom: Jackson's career day lifts Jayhawks past Texas Tech

If Saturday was any indication of how the 20th year of his life is going to go, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson is in for a heck of a ride. By Matt Tait

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Josh Jackson carries KU to win at Texas Tech

Senior leader Frank Mason III can’t carry the offensive load every game for Kansas. So his freshman teammate Josh Jackson came through with his best Mason impersonation Saturday afternoon at Texas Tech, in an 80-79 KU road win. By Benton Smith

KU softball sweeps season openers

Kansas softball opened its season with a 2-1 victory over Akron on Friday morning and a 16-2 win against Savannah State in the afternoon.