Stories for February 12, 2017


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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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Strength coach, defensive line coach leaving Kansas football program

Kansas football coach David Beaty’s 2017 coaching staff isn’t quite fully assembled after all.

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Four-star WR Chase decommits from KU football

Serving as a reminder of just how mercurial the college football recruiting world can be, Kansas coaches learned Sunday night one of the touted Louisiana prospects who committed to join the Jayhawks just over a week ago has decided to back out. By Benton Smith

Kansas softball improves to 5-0

The Kansas softball team completed its season-opening weekend with a 6-0 victory over Akron on Sunday in the Stetson Lead-Off Classic in Deland, Fla.

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson rising up to meet every steep challenge

Such brutal blocks of a schedule have been known to expose freshmen as less-than-ready for the prime-time. Not just any freshman, Josh Jackson has exploded with his most productive run, which figures. His emergence as a consistent big-time scorer coincides precisely with the uptick in the difficulty of the schedule. The more his team needs him, the better he tends to play.

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KU's Big Monday rematch with WVU more about revenge than league race

As most everyone knows, Kansas coach Bill Self throughout the years has made winning the Big 12 Conference a point of emphasis for his KU teams. But for one night, in the thick of this season’s chase for the title, Self would like to put the Big 12 race on the back burner and play a game for pride. By Matt Tait

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Gameday Breakdown: KU basketball vs. West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in its Big Monday rematch with West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait