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Tom Keegan: Kurtis Townsend's basketball life filled with stars

So maybe it’s fitting that a basketball lifer who before ever working his first practice at KU already had crossed paths with so many basketball giants ended up here to become the longest tenured assistant coach in the history of the school’s men’s basketball program.

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Hill named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

University of Kansas junior middle blocker Zoe Hill is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday afternoon.

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KU’s starting QB situation remains uncertain at season’s midway mark

Beaty: Kendrick in contention for job, too

Headed into KU’s bye week, is it safe to say that the QB position is as up in the air as ever? By Benton Smith

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Lightfoot determined to help Kansas build on recent Final Four run

Known for his buoyant personality and adrenalized reactions to any Kansas basketball highlights that play out in front of him, a downcast Mitch Lightfoot slumped at his locker inside The Alamodome this past March. By Benton Smith

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'This dude can score' - KU's Charlie Moore more than just a point guard

One look at his 5-foot-11, 180-pound frame is all it takes to determine that Kansas sophomore Charlie Moore is a serious contender to fill the shoes vacated by Frank Mason III and Devonte’ Graham as the KU point guard. But don’t let the Cal transfer’s size lock you in to thinking that point guard is the only position Moore can play. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Transfers find ways to contribute for Jayhawks at WVU

The Kansas football defense spent more time in an opponent’s backfield Saturday at No. 9 West Virginia than it had in any other point during the first half of the season. One man responsible for that success was a first-time starter up front. Plus: Out of the lineup three of the previous four weeks, Mavin Saunders proved helpful in his return to action at WVU. By Benton Smith