Stories for November 20, 2018


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During time off, new KU football coach Les Miles thought about adapting offensively

As Les Miles officially made his return to college football Sunday, when Kansas named him its next head coach, Miles insisted during his introductory press conference his time away from the sidelines included plenty of reflection about how his old LSU offenses operated. By Benton Smith


Bill Self: Les Miles a 'home-run hire' with credentials 'off the charts'

“I’m excited. I think everybody who supports us should be excited,” Bill Self said of Les Miles signing a five-year contract to take over the KU football program. By Benton Smith

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'It's like a dream come true': Jayhawks excited for future under Les Miles

It’s safe to say the excitement and buzz that accompanied this past weekend’s news of Les Miles taking over the KU football program was prominent throughout Anderson Family Football Complex, as well. By Benton Smith

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David Beaty wants new coach Les Miles to take KU football to 'next level'

As David Beaty closes out his final days as football coach at the University of Kansas, he couldn’t escape at least a few questions about the future of the program and his successor, Les Miles. "I hope and pray for Jayhawk nation that they will get behind him, that they will give him the things that he needs to be successful," Beaty said. By Benton Smith

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Marquette coaches, players ready for big test in showdown with Kansas

New York — Raised in the tradition-rich Duke basketball program, Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski is well aware of what life as a blue blood feels like. And this week, the man Duke fans lovingly called “Wojo” is on the other side of it. Before his Marquette Golden Eagles hit the road to face second-ranked Kansas in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Wojciechowski offered up his thoughts on the Jayhawks past and present. By Matt Tait