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KU forward Mitch Lightfoot breaks nose, will be held out of contact for a few days

Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot will be held out of contact for the next few days after completing surgery for a broken nose, Kansas coach Bill Self said Friday. By Matt Tait

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Kansas golfers active in pro, amateur tournaments

Chris Thompson shot a 3-under par 68, good for a tie for 26th place in the first round of the Pinnacle Bank Championship, a web.com tour event at The Club at Indian Creek in Omaha.

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Woodland tied for 6th place

Four months after personal tragedy made him withdraw from his match with Rory McIlroy in the World Golf Championship Match Play tournament, Gary Woodland will walk 18 holes today with McIIroy in the third round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Ex-KU golfer Thompson tied for 24th in Omaha

Chris Thompson shot a 1-under par 70 Friday in the second round of the Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha, Neb.

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Self will seek to fill scholarship opened up by Whitman departure

Although news of forward Jack Whitman’s departure from the program caught him “totally off guard,” Kansas coach Bill Self already has started thinking about what to do with the scholarship vacated by Whitman’s departure.

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KU forward Mitch Lightfoot breaks nose, will be held out of contact for a few days

Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot will be held out of contact for the next few days after completing surgery for a broken nose, Kansas coach Bill Self said Friday. By Matt Tait

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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike impresses at Under Armor All-American camp

With its front court depth taking a hit with the unexpected departure of transfer forward Jack Whitman on Wednesday night, the Kansas men’s basketball team got some good news in the big man department. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: 'Stache in the Pan gone; time to fantasize about getting Marvin Bagley on board

If Jack Whitman’s departure from the Kansas basketball program were nothing more than a convenient means of clearing a roster spot for the possibility of landing Marvin Bagley, then that would have happened much later, so it’s not that.