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KU coach Bill Self says nothing new to report on Silvio De Sousa's status

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Thursday that he did not have “anything new to report on that at all,” when asked about the eligibility status of sophomore forward Silvio De Sousa. By Matt Tait

Evening

KU's Pooka Williams, Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen named All-Big 12 first-teamers

Williams is league's Offensive Freshman of Year

With the help of yet another Pooka Williams feat, the Kansas football program, in spite of its 3-9 season, landed three players on the 2018 All-Big 12 First Team. By Benton Smith

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Hot-shooting seniors lead KU women past LSU

The double-figure scoring efforts of three seniors helped Kansas women's basketball maintain its perfect 6-0 record, as KU outlasted LSU during a 68-61 victory in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Thursday night inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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Benton Smith: Silvio De Sousa still helping KU while waiting on NCAA's ruling

Now five games into what may or may not be his sophomore season, Silvio De Sousa still doesn’t know when — or if — he will again suit up for the Jayhawks, currently ranked No. 2 in the nation. But his head coach and teammates say the uncertainty hasn't weighed down the hard-working forward. By Benton Smith

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Second-ranked Jayhawks winning early despite sluggish practice habits

The Kansas basketball program’s annual boot camp routinely takes place in September, shortly after the players report to campus and a new school year officially begins. But earlier this week, thanks to a lackluster effort by the second-ranked Jayhawks during a regularly scheduled Tuesday practice, a mini-boot camp broke out during an evening session scheduled at the last minute by KU coach Bill Self. By Matt Tait

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KU football has plenty of redshirt candidates from 2018 season

A number of Kansas football players appeared in four or fewer games this season, making them eligible to use 2018 as a redshirt year. By Benton Smith

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Demolition of KU volleyball building expected to begin next week; construction of bigger facility to soon follow

The University of Kansas women’s volleyball team should be playing inside a new building by the start of their next season.

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KU coach Bill Self says nothing new to report on Silvio De Sousa's status

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Thursday that he did not have “anything new to report on that at all,” when asked about the eligibility status of sophomore forward Silvio De Sousa. By Matt Tait

Williams Education Fund director leaving

The director of the Williams Education Fund for Kansas Athletics since Aug. 2016, Matt Baty, is leaving the department, KU announced on Thursday.