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HawkTrax - Frank Mason

Drive to win: Motivated Mason hits game-winner in camp scrimmage

Kansas University sophomore Frank Mason sped through the lane for a driving layup with 7.8 seconds left in overtime of Wednesday's Bill Self basketball camp game, giving the Red team an 84-83 victory over the Blue squad. “Any game I play, I always want to win. I take pride in it. Today it was just a camp game, but still I just wanted to win it,” Mason said. By Gary Bedore

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Flippin' Frank Mason wows campers with gymnastics

Bill Self knows how to wake up his young basketball campers during any lulls in the action: Self, Kansas University’s 12th-year coach, asks sophomore guard Frank Mason to perform a gymnastics routine. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Tharpe's time as KU's starting point guard may be over

The past two years, the Kansas University point-guard position has had something in common with the school’s quarterback spot. No matter the starter, the chorus crying for somebody else showed up ready to sing every game, just in case. Column by Tom Keegan

Column: Kansas guards’ defense subpar

So far this season, Kansas University’s point guards have encountered difficulty preventing several opposing point guards from going where they want to go with the play and from playing at the pace they desire. Column by Tom Keegan

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Artist Trey Songz shows up to support pal Frank Mason

Singer, songwriter, rapper and actor Trey Songz, who is used to performing under pressure, had some words of advice for buddy Frank Mason before Wednesday’s Kansas University-Iowa State basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Bill Self enthused by Frank Mason’s defense vs. Bears

Frank Mason certainly gave Kansas University’s basketball team an offensive boost off the bench in Monday’s 78-68 victory over Baylor. Yet it was the backup point guard’s ‘D’ that had Kansas coach Bill Self beaming in the wake of KU’s fifth conference victory in five tries. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Like predecessors, Mason should grow out of inconsistency, into talent

In Kansas University's meeting with Florida on Nov. 25, 2006, the Jayhawks brought a quick, confident relentless competitor of a freshman off the bench. Sherron Collins triggered the imagination the way Frank Mason does now. Collins didn’t have it that night in Las Vegas against the Gators. Three seasons later, he was a first-team All-American. No reason to think Mason can’t make the same strides and earn the same accolades. Column by Tom Keegan

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Frank Mason to open at point guard for Jayhawks

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who has used the same starting lineup the past six games, will alter the opening five Saturday at Colorado. By Gary Bedore