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Jackson's Suns outduel Mason's Kings in NBA Summer League debuts for both players

They did not spend much time matched up against each other, had plenty of good moments and bad and watched their new teams do battle in a down-to-the-wire, NBA summer league game in Las Vegas. In the end, it was Josh Jackson’s Phoenix Suns who topped Frank Mason’s Sacramento Kings, 89-85 in Vegas, during the first official NBA action for the two former Kansas teammates. By Matt Tait

Evening

Experience as true freshmen expected to fuel sophomore success for KU trio

Headed into the 2016 season, the Kansas football team needed all the on-field help it could get — on all fronts. Accordingly, some true freshmen, instead of slowly working their way up through the ranks, got legitimate chances to shine as starters. The Jayhawks hope that also brings some payoff in 2017, when three of the more important players on the roster will be sophomores. By Benton Smith

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Blue blood beginning: Frank Mason III and 3 other Sacramento rookies aiming to rebuild the Kings

With 268 college victories between them, former NCAA standouts and current NBA rookies De’Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson, Harry Giles and former KU point guard Frank Mason III will be asked to bring a winning culture back to Sacramento during the next few years. By Matt Tait

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Jackson's Suns outduel Mason's Kings in NBA Summer League debuts for both players

They did not spend much time matched up against each other, had plenty of good moments and bad and watched their new teams do battle in a down-to-the-wire, NBA summer league game in Las Vegas. In the end, it was Josh Jackson’s Phoenix Suns who topped Frank Mason’s Sacramento Kings, 89-85 in Vegas, during the first official NBA action for the two former Kansas teammates. By Matt Tait