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District attorney requests additional testing in McCarthy Hall rape case

The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is seeking more testing in the case of a 16-year-old girl’s alleged rape at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm.

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KU assistant Jerrance Howard has ties to both teams in this year's NBA Finals

When Game 1 of the NBA Finals tips off in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday night, Kansas basketball assistant Jerrance Howard will be one of the few people in the building torn between the two teams. By Matt Tait

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KU's Andrea Hudy earns NSCA Impact Award

The National Strength and Conditioning Association on Wednesday confirmed something that those connected to Kansas basketball already believed — Andrea Hudy is a treasure. Set to begin her 14th season with the KU men’s basketball program, Hudy on Wednesday received the NSCA’s Impact Award given annually since 1997 to “an individual whose career has greatly contributed to the advancement of the national or international strength and conditioning or fitness industries.”

Tom Keegan: Winning ways generally requirement for No. 1 overall draft pick

Bill Walton so dominated right from the start of his UCLA career that it was unthinkable that anyone could get the better of him in the post. So when LaRue Martin totaled 19 points and 18 rebounds, compared to Walton’s 18 points and 16 rebounds, Martin instantly was deemed a terrific NBA prospect.

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Full speed ahead: KU forward Mitch Lightfoot laying the foundation for a bigger role

With Landen Lucas gone from the Kansas basketball roster, sophomore-to-be Mitch Lightfoot is poised to step into the role of Kansas big man who has played the most games in a Jayhawk uniform. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Outgoing chancellor jumped gun on incoming chancellor

So let me get this straight: Dr. Doug Girod was chosen to lead the University of Kansas into the next decade but the retiring boss gets to decide who will lead the new chancellor’s athletic department. By Tom Keegan

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Tom Keegan: Six prospects stand above rest in NBA draft

The one-and-done college basketball culture created by the NBA, which wanted a free look at top prospects competing for a year against college competition, decreases the chances of completing whiffing with the first pick of the draft. By Tom Keegan

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KU AD Sheahon Zenger receives contract extension through June 2021

Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger, who took over for Lew Perkins in early 2011 recently received a contract extension through June of 2021 from outgoing chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Teammates pushing for playing time can rev Svi's motor

For three seasons, I have watched nearly every minute Svi Mykhaliuk has played for Kansas and still I couldn’t figure it out: Does he play with less energy than most of his teammates or is he just not as quick?

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KU center Udoka Azubuike expected to return to full-contact drills next week

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike’s recovery from the wrist injury that cost him the final three months and 25 games of the 2016-17 season remains in good shape. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self wants to see a more aggressive Svi Mykhailiuk during senior season

Less than 18 hours after learning that junior Svi Mykhailiuk would return to Kansas for his senior season, KU basketball coach Bill Self already was thinking about what more the Ukrainian wing could do to help the Jayhawks in 2017-18. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball to host Texas A&M in 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Big 12, SEC and ESPN on Thursday released the match-ups for college basketball's 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge and the Jayhawks are in line to face a familiar foe. By Matt Tait

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Svi Mykhailiuk announces he will return for senior season

Svi Mykhailiuk’s days of draining 3-pointers at the University of Kansas aren’t over just yet. The junior from Ukraine announced Wednesday his intentions to return to KU for his senior season, instead of keeping his name in the 2017 NBA Draft. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Look for some changes now that Bill Self has been elected president

Now that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has been elected president (of the National Association of College Basketball Coaches) what exactly does that mean to the state of college basketball?

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KU's Self takes over as NABC president

A member of the board of directors since 2007, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is set to begin his two-year stint as president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the NABC announced Tuesday. By Matt Tait