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Quick recap: No. 1 Kansas pushes past South Dakota with 89-53 win

Another day, same result. Kansas won another basketball game, even if it wasn’t always the prettiest performance.

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Game day: No. 1 Kansas basketball vs. South Dakota

A look at some of the keys for top-ranked Kansas in tonight's home game against Summit League foe, South Dakota, at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Benton Smith: Charlie Moore is sixth-man scorer KU needs

South Dakota basketball coach Todd Lee diligently watched every minute of the Kansas Jayhawks’ first nine games before taking his team to Allen Fieldhouse Tuesday night. It’s safe to say Lee’s scouting report didn’t include anything about denying KU backup point guard Charlie Moore the opportunity to spot up from behind the arc.

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Notebook: KU freshman David McCormack receives extended minutes in win

A funny thing happened on the way to the top-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team finally running past South Dakota, 89-53, on a sloppy and sluggish Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Behind 40 bench points, No. 1 Kansas cruises to 89-53 win over South Dakota

Bench points have been tough to come by for the top-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team so far this season, and never more so than last Saturday, when the Jayhawks’ four reserves scored just 4 points in a win over Villanova. But Tuesday night, during an 89-53 victory over South Dakota at Allen Fieldhouse, the bench points came in bunches and the KU reserves nearly scored as many points as they had in the past four games combined.

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Quick recap: No. 1 Kansas pushes past South Dakota with 89-53 win

Another day, same result. Kansas won another basketball game, even if it wasn’t always the prettiest performance.

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Les Miles keeping David Beaty assistants Tony Hull and Clint Bowen on staff

Two of the most recognizable faces from former Kansas football coach David Beaty’s staff aren’t going anywhere. Both running backs coach Tony Hull and former defensive coordinator Clint Bowen will be retained by new head coach Les Miles, KU announced Tuesday night. By Benton Smith

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3-star juco CB Justin Ford becomes 8th commitment in KU's 2019 class

The Kansas football team’s 2019 recruiting class grew to eight on the eve of college football’s early signing period when Justin Ford, a junior college cornerback from Golden West College (Calif.), announced Tuesday night his plans to sign with the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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3-star prep DB Jayden Russell to sign with KU football at mega-ceremony in Mexico City

There are signing ceremonies and then there is what’s in store for Kansas football recruit Jayden Russell. The first prospect to commit to the Jayhawks after head coach Les Miles took over, Russell won’t be the St. Thomas Aquinas gymnasium in Overland Park on Wednesday when he signs his national letter of intent. By Benton Smith

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Former Mizzou D-lineman Caleb Sampson commits to KU football

A college football journey that began for Caleb Sampson in Columbia, Mo., will next bring him to Lawrence. By Benton Smith

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Game day: No. 1 Kansas basketball vs. South Dakota

A look at some of the keys for top-ranked Kansas in tonight's home game against Summit League foe, South Dakota, at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait