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Early Morning

Roberts Reunion: KU vs. Toledo a family affair

To most, Tuesday's Kansas basketball matchup with Toledo — 7 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse — is merely the sixth game on the Jayhawks' 2017-18 schedule. But to Kansas assistant coach Norm Roberts and his son, Justin, the clash will be a showdown unlike any they have experienced. By Matt Tait

Evening

Brianna Osorio, Jayhawks come up with key plays, remain unbeaten

While Brianna Osorio didn't have the flashiest night, the JUCO transfer scrapped for three important plays down the stretch of KU's grind-it-out win over Rice at Allen Fieldhouse. By Scott Chasen

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Tom Keegan: Freshman Marcus Garrett knows what it takes to earn playing time

Freshman Marcus Garrett doesn’t come across as someone who places a premium on prestige. My guess is he didn’t come to Kansas because of all the glitz that comes with playing for a blue blood. He came to Kansas because he wanted to become a better basketball player.

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Havili again named Big 12's setter of the year

For the third straight season, Kansas senior Ainise Havili was chosen as the Big 12's Setter of the Year by the league's coaches, announced Monday. She was one of five KU volleyball players to earn all-conference honors.

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Kansas picks up defensive back commitments from familiar junior college

Adding a defensive back from Hartnell College has worked out well for the Kansas football program before. Head coach David Beaty and his staff have to be hopeful history repeats itself — a couple times — after adding two commitments Monday from the junior college in California. The same program that brought the Jayhawks safety Fish Smithson produced a pair of Class of 2018 recruits for KU when sophomore safety Jeremiah McCullough and freshman defensive back Davon Ferguson pledged to sign. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 2 KU basketball vs. Toledo

A look at some of the keys for second-ranked Kansas in tonight's home matchup with the Toledo Rockets. By Matt Tait

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In-season surgery 'never really a thought' for KU tackle Hakeem Adeniji

Sophomore LT played with labrum tears

Even before this past Kansas football season began, left tackle Hakeem Adeniji suffered an injury — a torn labrum in one of the sophomore offensive lineman’s shoulders — that would make his already strenuous job even more difficult. The 6-foot-4, 290-pound blocker from Garland, Texas, didn’t consider the setback in preseason camp a reason to take time off. Nor did Adeniji decide he’d had enough the first week of October, when the exact same trauma popped up in his opposite shoulder. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks move up to No. 2 in latest AP poll

As Kansas closes out the college basketball season’s opening month, only one other team in the country is considered in better standing.

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KU, Villanova announce future hoops series

Kansas and Villanova on Monday announced the creation of a two-year series that will take place in Lawrence and Philadelphia beginning in December of 2018. By Matt Tait

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Roberts Reunion: KU vs. Toledo a family affair

To most, Tuesday's Kansas basketball matchup with Toledo — 7 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse — is merely the sixth game on the Jayhawks' 2017-18 schedule. But to Kansas assistant coach Norm Roberts and his son, Justin, the clash will be a showdown unlike any they have experienced. By Matt Tait