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Perry Ellis injured early, Self Made suffers lopsided loss in opening round of TBT

Self Made was forced to face reality within the first minute of this year’s TBT tournament. Despite being a No. 3 seed, and the ninth-ranked squad in the entire field, the Kansas alumni team never led in an eventual 87-63 loss to sixth-seeded Sideline Cancer during the opening round of the TBT tournament Thursday night at Wichita State’s Koch Arena. It was an abrupt ending during Self Made’s first year in the event.

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KU basketball to face Tennessee in Big 12/SEC Challenge

It won’t be a battle of blue bloods after all. Pairings for the 2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge were announced Thursday morning, and the Kansas men’s basketball team will play host to Tennessee this season in the seventh annual event

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Self Made to square off with unfamiliar opponent in first round of TBT tournament

It’s hard to know exactly how the Self Made squad will fare in both the TBT tournament as a whole and in today’s 6 p.m. opener against Sideline Cancer at Wichita State’s Koch Arena. But the former Jayhawks suiting up in the uniforms that bear their former head coach’s last name believe they’ve got all they need to make a run. Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Training camp a key component of Self Made's TBT journey

Organized by Elijah Johnson and coached by Brady Morningstar, the Self Made TBT squad has run through a short training camp on KU's campus during the past few days in preparation for Thursday's tourney opener in Wichita. By Matt Tait

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Former Jayhawk guard Brady Morningstar to handle coaching duties for Self Made

When former Kansas guard Brady Morningstar first heard that his friend and former teammate Elijah Johnson was putting together a team for The Tournament, he knew he wanted to get involved. By Matt Tait

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KU's Bill Self, others react to new college hoops recruiting calendar

The first of two annual Hardwood Classic AAU basketball tournaments hit Lawrence this weekend. But it did so without a key part of past events — big name coaches. By Matt Tait

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The Big 3: Former KU greats set to return to KCMO this weekend with Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league

Three of the biggest names in recent Kansas basketball history are coming back to the area this weekend, and they’re bringing a new brand of basketball with them. By Matt Tait

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MOKAN Connections: Four players from nearby AAU program now on KU basketball roster

With the count of recent MOKAN players at Kansas now up to four, head coach Chris Neff needed just three words to explain his feelings about Chris Teahan, Ochai Agbaji, Christian Braun and Dajuan Harris all joining the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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Living the Dream: Former KU basketball coach Ted Owens turns 90

Still humming along with equal amounts of pride in his home state of Oklahoma and the basketball program at Kansas, former KU head coach Ted Owens turns 90 today. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: What if college basketball followed the NBA's free agency model?

Imagine a world in which KU big man Udoka Azubuike left for North Carolina, Devon Dotson jumped ship to Texas and Michigan State point guard Cassius Winston wound up at Villanova for his senior season. By Matt Tait

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KU to face host school Chaminade in Round 1 of the Maui Invitational in November

It’s been known for quite some time that the Kansas men’s basketball team was headed back to paradise this season. But now the Jayhawks know who they will be playing when they get there. By Matt Tait

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KU's depth eye-opening for freshman point guard Issac McBride

Throughout his time as a standout basketball player on the Arkansas prep hoops scene, Kansas freshman Issac McBride made a name for himself as a prolific scorer. But he might not need to tap into those skills much during his freshman season at KU. By Matt Tait

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KU newcomer Tristan Enaruna noticed Bill Self's success with foreign-born players when picking Kansas

Kansas freshman Tristan Enaruna, a versatile wing forward from Netherlands, said the success of a few former Jayhawks from outside of the United States helped convince him that KU was the school for him during the recruiting process. By Matt Tait

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KU sophomore Ochai Agbaji emphasizing personal development, team leadership this offseason

Within minutes of suffering a season-ending loss to Auburn in this year’s NCAA Tournament, then-Kansas-freshman Ochai Agbaji immediately began looking forward. By Matt Tait

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Matt Tait: Rock Chalk Roundball Classic just keeps getting bigger, better

For years, the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic was a fun, summer event that brought together a bunch of former KU basketball players for a night of highlights. Today, the Roundball Classic has become a powerhouse, three-day fundraiser for a great cause — helping area families that are fighting against pediatric cancer. By Matt Tait