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Afternoon

Jayhawks exploring five-guard lineups in preparation for 2020-21 hoops season

The recent departure of senior forward Silvio De Sousa has inspired Kansas basketball coach Bill Self to explore the idea of playing five-guard lineups this season. By Matt Tait

Evening

Klieman: Wildcats know they can't look past Jayhawks

If ever there was a time for an opponent to look past the Kansas football team, it’s this week. The Jayhawks are winless. Their star running back just opted out of the season. And even with Pooka Williams, KU averaged just 261.3 yards per game (75th in the country, out of 77 FBS teams that have played) and 15.3 points (74th) during its 0-4 start.

Afternoon

Replacing Pooka: Why a former KU RB thinks Velton Gardner is up for the challenge

Though Pooka Williams opting out of the remainder of the 2020 schedule may seem like a death knell to some, at least one person close to the program thinks the Jayhawks can manage the blow, because of the presence of Williams’ backup, sophomore Velton Gardner.

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Alabama prep WR Tanaka Scott Jr. commits to KU

With the early signing period a little less than two months away, the Kansas football program added another receiving prospect to its upcoming recruiting class.

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Jayhawks exploring five-guard lineups in preparation for 2020-21 hoops season

The recent departure of senior forward Silvio De Sousa has inspired Kansas basketball coach Bill Self to explore the idea of playing five-guard lineups this season. By Matt Tait

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Les Miles reiterates his support of Pooka Williams' opt out

Speaking in a public forum for the first time since Pooka Williams opted out of the rest of the season, Kansas football coach Les Miles said Wednesday night on his “Hawk Talk” radio show that the running back made a “great decision” given the circumstances.

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Five-star Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson much more than just a scorer

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson has been known as a scorer throughout his basketball playing life, and his ability to put the ball in the basket has expanded with each passing year. But those who know the KU freshman best believe his defense could be an equally dangerous element of his success at the college level. By Matt Tait

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Les Miles indicates more than 1 QB could play at K-State

Perhaps Miles Kendrick won’t start for Kansas in the upcoming Sunflower Showdown after all. KU football coach Les Miles was back to his old tricks on his “Hawk Talk” radio show Wednesday night, speaking in vague terms while discussing the quarterback position.