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With Baylor battle looming, Jayhawks' wild West Virginia victory still celebrated

Even with a road game at No. 4 Baylor looming this weekend, one of the most popular topics at Thursday’s media session with the Kansas basketball team was still the Jayhawks’ wild and crazy come-from-behind victory over West Virginia on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Tom Keegan: Bill Self has winning record at Kansas vs. future NBA All-Stars

Bill Self still has not had the pleasure of kicking back with a plate of BBQ and a strawberry soda in front of his TV to watch one of his Kansas players compete in the NBA All-Star Game, although he did coach three-time All-Star Deron Williams at Illinois. As for coaching against players who went on to play in the league’s splashy mid-season exhibition, that’s another story entirely.

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KU baseball wins opener, 7-5

Kansas freshman infielder James Cosentino drilled a three-run home run for his first collegiate hit, helping the Jayhawks to a 7-5 road victory in their season-opener against The Citadel.

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball at No. 4 Baylor

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in Saturday's road match-up with No. 4 Baylor.By Matt Tait

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Defensive line coach Jesse Williams officially joins KU football staff

Looking to bring an experienced defensive assistant to his third Kansas football staff, head coach David Beaty officially announced Friday the addition of former Ohio defensive line coach Jesse Williams. By Benton Smith

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Managing Motley again key for Kansas in rematch with Baylor

The last time the Kansas men’s basketball team faced Baylor menace Johnathan Motley, the Jayhawks watched the junior forward go off for 14 points in one half and barely move the needle for two more points in the other. By Matt Tait