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Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk leans down for a talk with head coach Bill Self during the second half of the Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Seriously, folks, Self wants 40-plus points

The question tossed to Bill Self served as a perfect set-up for a comical one-liner. By Gary Bedore

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Self seeks urgency after loss to Kentucky

After suffering a 32-point loss to Kentucky on Tuesday night, then getting a day off Wednesday, Kansas University’s basketball players figured to be itching to return to the gym and practice with passion on Thursday.

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Graham injured shoulder vs. Kentucky; hasn't practiced

Kansas University freshman guard Devonté Graham suffered a sprained right shoulder in Tuesday’s game against Kentucky, coach Bill Self said Friday.

Jayhawks gather in gym for 6 a.m. practice today

Self not pleased with Thursday's workout; today's much better

Bill Self had his Jayhawks run through a 6 a.m. practice Friday.

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Pollard plays role of delivery guy

Scot Pollard led a UPS film crew through an Allen Fieldhouse hallway to the current Kansas University basketball locker room.

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Late return fitting finish following KU’s loss to Kentucky

Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches, who hoped to be sleeping in their own beds between 1 and 2 a.m., Wednesday, instead reclined at Topeka Regional airport shortly before the sun came up.

Column: Jayhawks plagued by lack of size

So much has changed from last season for the Kansas University basketball team, but two games into the season, one thing remains the same: The Jayhawks don’t play at an elite level without a healthy Joel Embiid protecting the paint.

Jayhawks delayed at airport for hours after loss

A mechanical problem with KU's plane had the Jayhawks spending the night in Indianapolis after the 32-point loss to Kentucky. KU did not arrive back in Lawrence until 6:25 a.m. Wednesday.

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Calipari: Waves of Wildcats wore KU down

Kentucky coach John Calipari stuck to his two-platoon system almost exclusively throughout the first half and started with it in the second half of Tuesday night’s 72-40 victory against Kansas University in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. By Tom Keegan

Florida's Finney-Smith ailing

Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith, who suffered hairline fractures in the index and middle fingers of his left hand after a fall against William and Mary, is attempting to play with a cast protecting the injured fingers. 

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Mighty early NBA draft analysis

Admitting the sample size is “ridiculously small,” ESPN’s Chad Ford nonetheless issued some grades for various NBA prospects after speaking with some scouts over the weekend.

Self: Calipari not the first to platoon

Kentucky coach John Calipari has said he has not been running a platoon system “to be a genius.” Proof of that is the fact other coaches have used the same strategy throughout the years.

KU hoops recruiting update

Brandon Ingram, a 6-foot-8 senior small forward from Kinston (North Carolina) High, who has both Kansas University and Kentucky on his list of schools, will announce his college choice in the coming days or weeks, his high school coach tells zagsblog.com.

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Jayhawks speak their minds following blowout

A team meeting involving Kansas University's basketball players probably is not necessary in the wake of Tuesday’s 32-point loss to Kentucky. The Jayhawks spoke their minds in the locker room after the game. By Gary Bedore

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Manning off to hot start at Wake Forest

Danny Manning’s initial Wake Forest team (2-0) thrashed Tulane, 71-49, on Monday in New Orleans.

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