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Big Trouble: Azubuike, Lightfoot lead Jayhawks in rout over Oakland

Tuesday night, it was the Kansas guards who lit up the Allen Fieldhouse nets for a school-record 19 3-pointers in a rout of Texas Southern. Friday, the focus shifted inside and the result remained the same, as KU's two big men, so different in size, skill and status, led a 102-59 Kansas pounding of Oakland in the same building. By Matt Tait

Evening

Jayhawks stay hot, dominate Oakland to improve to 5-0

If there were any concerns about a Thanksgiving hangover, the Jayhawks were quick to quiet them. By Scott Chasen

Early Morning

Game day breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Oakland

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in tonight's post-Thanksgiving clash with Oakland at Allen Fieldhouse.By Matt Tait

Evening

‘I’m here now’: How KU volleyball’s Taylor Alexander honors, preserves memory of late teammate

Before transferring to KU, Taylor Alexander hit her lowest point. This is the story of how she learned to stop blaming herself for what happened. By Scott Chasen

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Big Trouble: Azubuike, Lightfoot lead Jayhawks in rout over Oakland

Tuesday night, it was the Kansas guards who lit up the Allen Fieldhouse nets for a school-record 19 3-pointers in a rout of Texas Southern. Friday, the focus shifted inside and the result remained the same, as KU's two big men, so different in size, skill and status, led a 102-59 Kansas pounding of Oakland in the same building. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Malik Newman's father visits Allen Fieldhouse; no update on Billy Preston

Seeing it during Late Night and an official visit is one thing. But experiencing the mystique for an official game is something completely different. And Friday night, Malik Newman's father, Horatio Webster, truly experienced Allen Fieldhouse for the first time. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks stay hot, dominate Oakland to improve to 5-0

If there were any concerns about a Thanksgiving hangover, the Jayhawks were quick to quiet them. By Scott Chasen

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At your service: KU volleyball littles prepare for senior day

Although the trio of Ainise Havili, Madison Rigdon and Kelsie Payne will headline KU's senior day, senior back-row players Addison Barry and Tori Miller have also left their mark on the program — oftentimes with their serving. By Scott Chasen

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Game day Breakdown: KU football at No. 18 Oklahoma State

A lengthy list of flaws, showing up on offense, defense and special teams to varying degrees this fall, has kept the Kansas football team in a losing rut since defeating overmatched FCS opponent Southeast Missouri State in the season opener. A one-win season awaits the Jayhawks unless they score an upset on the road at Oklahoma State, considered at least a 40-point favorite over wobbling KU. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks headed back to the Big Apple in 2018

KU announced this week that the Jayhawks were one of four teams selected to play in the 2018 NIT Season Tip-Off, a two-game, four-team event that will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. By Matt Tait

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Kelsie Payne preparing for program history on KU volleyball's senior day

Kelsie Payne's first successful swing on Saturday will bring about an anticlimactic conclusion to one of the most momentous achievements of her career. By Scott Chasen

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Game day breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Oakland

A look at some of the keys for third-ranked Kansas in tonight's post-Thanksgiving clash with Oakland at Allen Fieldhouse.By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Beaty gives captains big role in choosing punishment for handshake snub

David Beaty wasn't part of the captains' plan to stiff Baker Mayfield at the coin-toss handshake, but the coach did let the captains have a role in deciding the nature of the "punishment."