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Kansas guard Christian Braun celebrates after dunking during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Dayton, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Jacob M. Langston)

Kansas junior Christian Braun breaks out in Orlando, lands on all-tourney team

Kansas guard Christian Braun was one of KU’s top performers last week in Orlando, leading the team in several statistical categories and landing on the ESPN Events Invitational all-tournament team. By Matt Tait

November 29, 2021

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Kansas forward David McCormack's relaxed approach contributed greatly to career night vs. St. John's

Two key members of the eighth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team were more comfortable throughout Friday’s 95-75 win at St. John’s. And it turns out that one had a direct impact on the other. By Matt Tait

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Christian Braun's career night helps No. 8 Kansas cruise past St. John's, 95-75

Elmont, N.Y. — A hot start and strong second half led the eighth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team past St. John’s, 95-75, on Friday night at UBS Arena in the Big East-Big 12 Battle. By Matt Tait

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Danny Manning named interim head coach at Maryland

One former Kansas basketball player, Mark Turgeon, is out as Maryland’s head men’s basketball coach, and a Jayhawk great, Danny Manning, will step in.

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After pair of 'poor' games, Bill Self expecting sophomore Jalen Wilson to get back on track

Three games into his redshirt sophomore season, Kansas wing Jalen Wilson’s production has lagged behind what he did for the Jayhawks a year ago. But head coach Bill Self isn’t expecting that trend to last long.

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Game day breakdown: No. 8 Kansas basketball at St. John's

A look at some of the keys for eighth-ranked Kansas in Friday night's Big East-Big 12 Challenge matchup with St. John's at the brand new UBS Arena in New York City. By Matt Tait

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Kansas big man David McCormack takes 'step in right direction' in KU's 3rd-place win over Iona

After struggling in the first two games of last week's ESPN Events Invitational, Kansas senior David McCormack showed small signs of improvement in KU's 96-83 win over Iona in the third-place game on Sunday.By Matt Tait

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Iona's Rick Pitino on Kansas coach Bill Self after first ever meeting: 'He doesn't have a weakness'

After combining to coach more than 2,000 college basketball games and racking up more than 1,500 victories, Kansas coach Bill Self and Iona coach Rick Pitino finally faced one another on Sunday at HP Field House. By Matt Tait

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4th-ranked Jayhawks ride offense, bemoan defense in 96-83 win over Iona in Orlando

With their chances of an early-season tournament title already dashed by Dayton at the ESPN Events Invitational, the No. 4-ranked Jayhawks wrapped up their holiday weekend in Florida with a 96-83 victory over Iona in the tourney's third-place game on Sunday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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Game day breakdown: No. 4 Kansas vs. Iona - ESPN Events Invitational 3rd-place game

A look at some of the keys for fourth-ranked Kansas in Sunday's third-place game matchup with Iona at the ESPN Events Invitational in Florida. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: KU, Dayton play another classic, Flyers snag historic win

Friday’s wild win by Dayton over fourth-ranked Kansas marked the second time in three seasons that the Jayhawks and Flyers have played a memorable November basketball game. By Matt Tait

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Wild ending pushes Dayton past 4th-ranked Kansas in Orlando

The ending was almost too outrageous to believe, but the sobering reality of losing to Dayton as a double-digit favorite on a buzzer-beater was not just a bad dream for fourth-ranked Kansas. By Matt Tait

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Game day breakdown: No. 4 Kansas vs. Dayton - ESPN Events Invitational semifinals

A look at some of the keys for fourth-ranked Kansas in today's ESPN Events Invitational semifinal clash with Dayton from HP Field House in Kissimmee, Fla. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: KU's Bill Self on struggling big man David McCormack: 'He's got to do better'

Following Thursday’s 71-59 victory over North Texas, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self did not hide his frustration over another sub-par performance by starting big man David McCormack. By Matt Tait

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4th-ranked Kansas both good and bad in 71-59 win over North Texas in Orlando

A hot start and strong second half led the fourth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team to a 71-59 victory over North Texas in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on Thursday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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