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Electric encore: Vick drops career-high 33 points in KU's 89-76 win over Louisiana

It was not quite the same red-hot, lightning-fast start that he had on Monday night against Vermont, but Lagerald Vick sure ended up in the same place. Good thing, too. On a night when 22-point favorite Kansas trailed visiting Louisiana by a dozen in the first half, the Jayhawks needed everything Vick could give them to hold off a scrappy Ragin’ Cajuns team, 89-76, at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Afternoon

Report: KU and Les Miles negotiating contract

According to a Friday report from Sports Illustrated, the University of Kansas and former LSU head coach Les Miles are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would bring Miles to KU as its next football coach.

Night

Game day: No. 2 Kansas basketball vs. Louisiana

A look at some of the keys for second-ranked Kansas in tonight's home clash with Louisiana at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Benton Smith: David McCormack makes case for more playing time

After watching the entirety of the previous game from the bench, Kansas big man David McCormack didn’t know for certain if Friday night’s matchup with Louisiana at Allen Fieldhouse would play out any differently for him.

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Notebook: Bill Self handed technical during Jayhawks' win over Ragin’ Cajuns

With 9:18 to play in the first half and his team trailing Louisiana by 10, Kansas coach Bill Self walked onto the floor during a timeout and quickly was whistled for a technical foul.

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Electric encore: Vick drops career-high 33 points in KU's 89-76 win over Louisiana

It was not quite the same red-hot, lightning-fast start that he had on Monday night against Vermont, but Lagerald Vick sure ended up in the same place. Good thing, too. On a night when 22-point favorite Kansas trailed visiting Louisiana by a dozen in the first half, the Jayhawks needed everything Vick could give them to hold off a scrappy Ragin’ Cajuns team, 89-76, at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

KU soccer falls to No. 1 seed North Carolina

A strong first half by the third-ranked team in the nation proved to be too much for the University of Kansas women's soccer team to overcome, as No. 1-seed North Carolina claimed a 4-1 win in the second round of the NCAA tournament Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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Quick recap: Vick leads KU past Louisiana with another strong showing

After a flawless effort from deep on Monday, Kansas senior wing Lagerald Vick put together an impressive encore.

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Game day Breakdown: KU football at No. 6 Oklahoma

As difficult as this past week’s defeat at Kansas State was, the Jayhawks should enter a much greater challenge with their minds at ease. By Benton Smith

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LHS senior Chisom Ajekwu signs with KU women's basketball

Not long before the start of her final preps season, Lawrence High senior Chisom Ajekwu made her collegiate plans official. After announcing her verbal commitment in March, Ajekwu signed her national letter of intent to play collegiate basketball for the University of Kansas.

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Report: KU and Les Miles negotiating contract

According to a Friday report from Sports Illustrated, the University of Kansas and former LSU head coach Les Miles are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would bring Miles to KU as its next football coach.

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A month after KU coach caught on wiretapped phone call discussing recruit and money, chancellor has not talked to coach

On Oct. 16 federal court proceedings revealed a University of Kansas basketball coach discussed on a wiretapped phone conversation a high-profile recruit and potential cash payments that could get him to come to KU.

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Matt Tait: Beaty staying positive to the bitter end

Some coaches in their final year on the job enjoy farewell tours that come with gifts and adoration from longtime foes in once-hostile venues. By Matt Tait