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KU coach Bill Self seeking more aggressive approach from freshman guard Quentin Grimes

After his 21-point, 6-of-10-from-3-point-range shooting performance against Michigan State in Kansas’ season-opening victory at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis a lot of the talk surrounding freshman Quentin Grimes’ delightful debut centered on the fact that the shooting guard played with a free mind and just let it fly. By Matt Tait

Afternoon

Jayhawks land at No. 11 in NCAA's first NET rankings of 2018-19 season

The Kansas men's basketball team may have held on to the No. 2 spot in this week’s Associated Press poll, voted on by various media members who cover college basketball, but the Jayhawks could not crack the Top 10 in the first ever NET Rankings, released Monday by the NCAA. By Matt Tait

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Les Miles taking over KU football program that will continue to lag in scholarship numbers

On several occasions during his introductory press conference, new University of Kansas football coach Les Miles mentioned the number 85. It’s an important figure for FBS programs, because it represents the maximum total of scholarship players a team is allowed to carry in a season. And it is a number KU has been chasing since long before Miles even thought about joining the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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Matt Tait: Kansas coach Les Miles doesn't have to win big right away to make good on recent claim

Last week, new Kansas football coach Les Miles caught people’s attention with one simple sentence — “I think we will win in the first year.” What does that mean? How might it look and where would it put him in relation to the 38 KU coaches who came before him?By Matt Tait

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KU women's basketball receives votes in coaches poll

After jumping out to a 5-0 start, the University of Kansas women’s basketball team and it’s senior-heavy roster have garnered some national attention. For the third week in a row, the Jayhawks have been represented in the USA Today coaches poll.

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KU coach Bill Self seeking more aggressive approach from freshman guard Quentin Grimes

After his 21-point, 6-of-10-from-3-point-range shooting performance against Michigan State in Kansas’ season-opening victory at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis a lot of the talk surrounding freshman Quentin Grimes’ delightful debut centered on the fact that the shooting guard played with a free mind and just let it fly. By Matt Tait