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Rookie backcourt propels No. 1 KU past No. 10 Michigan State

Indianapolis – Kansas freshman Devon Dotson had a simple way of explaining how he and fellow freshman Quentin Grimes exploded onto the college basketball scene during Tuesday’s 92-87 victory by top-ranked Kansas over No. 10 Michigan State at the Champions Classic in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Game day: No. 1 Kansas basketball vs. No. 10 Michigan State

A look at some of the keys for top-ranked Kansas in tonight's Champions Classic clash with No. 10 Michigan State at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Udoka Azubuike misses late free throws in win over MSU

Indianapolis — It took until a Big 12 Conference game after the first of the year last season for Kansas coach Bill Self to be faced with the kind of dilemma he saw in Game 1 of the 2018-19 season on Tuesday night.

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Tom Keegan: Despite shooting struggles, Dedric Lawson thrives in debut

Indianapolis — In his much-anticipated Kansas debut Tuesday night in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, fourth-year junior Dedric Lawson forced a couple of bad shots, shot just 27.8 percent from the field, ran the floor with that borderline awkward gait of his and still showed why he easily represents his team’s best shot at making it back to the Final Four.

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Rookie backcourt propels No. 1 KU past No. 10 Michigan State

Indianapolis – Kansas freshman Devon Dotson had a simple way of explaining how he and fellow freshman Quentin Grimes exploded onto the college basketball scene during Tuesday’s 92-87 victory by top-ranked Kansas over No. 10 Michigan State at the Champions Classic in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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New-look Jayhawks hang on to knock off Spartans in Champions Classic

In the first official action of the new season, No. 1 Kansas demonstrated its talent on the national stage. Behind contributions from several new players, KU was nearly always in control during its 92-87 win over No. 10 Michigan State Tuesday night during the Champions Classic. It marked the third consecutive season that the Jayhawks have won their matchup in the Champions Classic, which was moved up a weak earlier this season.

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KU football players 'professional' while dealing with news of coaching change

This past weekend proved to be the breaking point for the David Beaty era at the University of Kansas. It wasn’t the first time this season, though, that KU football players dealt with uncertainty regarding the coaching situation on a Saturday night or Sunday morning, in the wake of a defeat. By Benton Smith