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Jeff Long out as KU athletic director amid fallout from football coach's departure

Less than 24 hours after he fielded questions about what went wrong with his hiring of football coach Les Miles, the University of Kansas and Athletics Director Jeff Long announced Wednesday he was stepping down.

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No. 25 Oklahoma tops Iowa State, 79-73, advances to face No. 11 Kansas in Big 12 quarterfinals on Thursday

No. 25 Oklahoma knocked off Iowa State, 79-73, in the nightcap of the opening round of the Big 12 tournament Wednesday night at T-Mobile Center.

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A few early names to watch in KU's search for a new athletic director

It's been a whirlwind couple of days at the University of Kansas, which finds itself looking for both a new head football coach and new athletic director after this week's departures of Les Miles and Jeff Long. Here's a quick look at a few names that KU Chancellor Douglas Girod, with help from a group of notable alumni, might consider to fill the AD job. By Matt Tait

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KU's Ioanna Chatzileonti makes All-Big 12 freshman team

Kansas freshman Ioanna Chatzileonti earned a spot on the Big 12’s All-Freshman Team for the 2020-21 season, the conference announced on Wednesday.

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Game day breakdown: No. 11 Kansas vs. No. 25 Oklahoma, Big 12 quarterfinals

A look at some of the keys for 11th-ranked Kansas in tonight's matchup in the Big 12 tournament at T-Mobile Center. By Shane Jackson

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Jeff Long out as KU athletic director amid fallout from football coach's departure

Less than 24 hours after he fielded questions about what went wrong with his hiring of football coach Les Miles, the University of Kansas and Athletics Director Jeff Long announced Wednesday he was stepping down.