Stories for February 9, 2017


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Ranking KU's top perimeter trios of the past 25 seasons

A talented trio of terrific guards in the starting lineup hardly has been a rare occurrence at Kansas throughout the past 25 years, but few groups have had the sort of night in, night out impact that senior Frank Mason III, junior Devonte’ Graham and freshman Josh Jackson have for this year’s Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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With QB spot not guaranteed, Stanley keeping true to himself

After sitting out and playing only on the scout team during his first year in the University of Kansas football program, quarterback Carter Stanley began his redshirt freshman season this past fall as the odd man out — the third quarterback on a team rotating two others in and out of the lineup.

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KU's Josh Jackson still searching for fix to free throw woes

For all of the high-flying dunks, big time passes and huge point totals that have led to six double-doubles, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson still can’t get comfortable at the free throw line. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Third staff the charm for David Beaty

Early in David Beaty’s tenure as head football coach at Kansas, athletic director Sheahon Zenger mentioned in passing but with confidence that it had been his experience that it takes until a coach’s third year on the job for him to get his staff just right.

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Kansas football adds commitment from Missouri defensive lineman

Less than a week after adding the first player in the 2018 recruiting class, the Kansas football team picked up its eighth pledge Thursday. By Bobby Nightengale

Investigation into car vandalism possibly involving KU basketball players partially complete

A portion of the investigation into a December car vandalism possibly involving two University of Kansas basketball players is complete, the Douglas County District Attorney's Office said in a release.

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Promotion to associate head coach earns Tony Hull huge raise

The Kansas athletic department made another serious commitment to improving its football program Tuesday when it more than doubled the salary of running backs coach and standout recruiter Tony Hull, who also received a new title.