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De Sousa's attorney: 'It's time for the NCAA to be fair to Silvio'

Lawyer calls for KU forward's reinstatement

A Kansas City-based attorney representing Kansas basketball forward Silvio De Sousa released a statement on De Sousa’s behalf Thursday afternoon and its message was simple. “It’s time for the NCAA to be fair to Silvio and immediately reinstate his eligibility,” wrote Scott Tompsett, of Tompsett Collegiate Sports Law in Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait

Night

KU women's basketball team handed 94-68 loss by No. 2 Baylor

Kansas seniors Jessica Washington and Kylee Kopatich didn’t need to say much to describe what it’s like to play against a Baylor team that handed UConn its first regular season loss since 2014. “Big, big, huge, done … Trees, trees,” Washington and Kopatich said together as they traded adjectives.

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De Sousa's attorney: 'It's time for the NCAA to be fair to Silvio'

Lawyer calls for KU forward's reinstatement

A Kansas City-based attorney representing Kansas basketball forward Silvio De Sousa released a statement on De Sousa’s behalf Thursday afternoon and its message was simple. “It’s time for the NCAA to be fair to Silvio and immediately reinstate his eligibility,” wrote Scott Tompsett, of Tompsett Collegiate Sports Law in Kansas City, Mo. By Matt Tait

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Senior Class Award names Joe Dineen 1st-team all-American

Down in Florida this week for Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game, Lawrence native and recent University of Kansas graduate Joe Dineen learned the Senior CLASS Award named him a first-team All-American.

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Tyler Johnson medically disqualified from basketball

Junior center Tyler Johnson has been medically disqualified and will step away from basketball after suffering from chronic knee issues throughout her career at Kansas.