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Afternoon

KU provides more details of NCAA-mandated basketball review, enlists law firm to help

Kansas Athletics Inc. has enlisted an outside law firm to assist with an NCAA mandated review of its men’s basketball program following a federal investigation that is rocking the sport.

Evening

Exhibition or not, Jayhawks starting to feel buzz of Border War revival

You don’t have to look farther than Malik Newman’s head to discover the true magnitude of Sunday’s Showdown for Relief exhibition game between Border War rivals Kansas and Missouri at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks look forward to 'high stakes' prime time challenge at No. 4 TCU

It’s not often that a football player at the University of Kansas can take the field knowing what he does over the course of the coming four quarters could be applauded or scrutinized on a national stage. That’s the scenario in front of the Jayhawks Saturday night at Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU’s status as the No. 4 team in the nation inspired FOX to broadcast in prime time what shapes up as a lopsided Big 12 matchup. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: KU football at No. 4 TCU

Get the keys to the game before the Jayhawks, losers of five straight, face undefeated No. 4 TCU under the lights at Amon G. Carter Stadium. By Benton Smith

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KU provides more details of NCAA-mandated basketball review, enlists law firm to help

Kansas Athletics Inc. has enlisted an outside law firm to assist with an NCAA mandated review of its men’s basketball program following a federal investigation that is rocking the sport.

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Tom Keegan: Udoka Azubuike raises ceiling for Kansas basketball

Kansas forward Billy Preston, equipped with a well-developed physique for a freshman at 6-foot-10, 240 pounds, readily acknowledges that his perimeter game is more developed at both ends than his post play. He also believes the crash course he takes in practice will benefit his paint play. Preston said that when teamed with Dedric Lawson and playing against Udoka Azubuike and Mitch Lightfoot in practice, he guards the 7-foot, 280-pound Azubuike. By Tom Keegan

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Border War exhibition to be televised via pay-per-view option

Kansas basketball officials announced Friday morning that this weekend's exhibition game against Missouri — 3 p.m. Sunday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., — will in fact be televised after all. By Matt Tait