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Getting to know: Oklahoma State football

The University of Kansas football team will look to get back in the win column after dropping the conference opener. Kansas suffered a 26-7 loss to Baylor to begin Big 12 play, and will return home for a meeting with No. 21 Oklahoma State. Last week, Oklahoma ... Continue reading

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Recruiting primer for Late Night 2018: Who’s here, why they matter & what’s next

The first wave started trickling in late Thursday night and they will continue to make their way to town throughout the day Friday. It might not be signing day — or even a signing period — but in the world of college basketball recruiting, today is about ... Continue reading

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Friday forecasts: FCS coach a flexbone genius

Told you last week that it was preposterous to make Army a 31-point underdog against Oklahoma. Anyway, enough gloating. Onto this week’s picks made with odds as of Thursday night from Vegasinsider.com. **1 — Samford +9 at Kennesaw State:** Kennesaw State first fielded a football team in ... Continue reading

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One more reason to start Carter Stanley vs. OSU

Carter Stanley's mobility is his biggest advantage over fellow Kansas quarterback Peyton Bender, so it stands to reason that Stanley will play the majority of the snaps, if not all of them, given KU's opponent Saturday at its homecoming game. Oklahoma State leads the nation with 19 ... Continue reading

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Self says first couple of KU practices went well, takes break for Coaches vs. Cancer event

**Kansas City, Mo. —** With recruits flying in from all corners of the country for their weekend visits with the Kansas basketball program, KU coach Bill Self was at the Grand Ballroom at Bartle Hall on Thursday night to partake in the 11th annual Coaches vs. Cancer ... Continue reading

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Khalil Herbert continues to handle reduced role

University of Kansas head coach David Beaty would like to get junior running back Khalil Herbert more involved going forward. It was always going to be tough to get touches, given the quality depth at the running back position. Yet Herbert’s minimal involvement through the early part ... Continue reading

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Svi’s amazing 3-point shooting captured on video

LeBron James’ history shows he prefers playing with veterans, but given how many assists James could make on Svi Mykhailiuk 3-pointers, don’t you think it might be a good idea for James to make an exception? Sure, he would have to guard his man and Svi’s much ... Continue reading

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Report: Class of 2020 guard R.J. Hampton no longer coming to Late Night

Cross one top-tier prospect off the Late Night visitor’s list for the Kansas men’s basketball program. According to a Wednesday article from Adam Zagoria, of ZagsBlog.com, Class of 2020 combo guard R.J. Hampton will not be visiting Late Night after all. Hampton, who currently is ranked No. ... Continue reading

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KU basketball practice officially under way

You might have felt it sometime around mid- to late-afternoon on Wednesday. Something was different. Something was buzzing. Something was real. And it’s something that so many of you have been waiting months for, even counting down to ever since the 2017-18 Kansas basketball season ended at ... Continue reading

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KU basketball players talk after boot camp

Junior Mitch Lightfoot and freshman David McCormack spoke to reporters Wednesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. The Kansas men's basketball team finished its boot camp on Tuesday. Lightfoot answered questions about adding muscle in the offseason, while McCormack discussed the team's interior depth. Late Night in the Phog ... Continue reading

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KU coach Bill Self speaks after boot camp

Head coach Bill Self spoke to reporters Wednesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. The men's basketball team wrapped up another boot camp on Tuesday. Self answered questions about boot camp, and who has stood out to him thus far. Self also gave his thoughts on the famous photo ... Continue reading

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Pooka Williams not only David Beaty recruit having monster season

Even if Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams continues on the pace he has set in his first three games it will be difficult for him to earn first-team All-American honors. Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor and Stanford’s Bryce Love had the advantage of entering the season as Heisman ... Continue reading

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Hype, expectations surrounding KU junior Dedric Lawson have reached All-American levels

Already mentioned as a potential Big 12 player of the year by his own coach and discussed as an almost-certain all-Big 12 first teamer before even having played a minute, the hype and expectations for Kansas junior Dedric Lawson have now reached All-American levels. Rob Dauster, of ... Continue reading

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KU coaches say hey to Hampton before 2020 guard heads north for Late Night

While the featured recruiting event of the week arrives Friday, when the Kansas basketball program tips off the 34th annual Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse and welcomes a dozen or so important recruits to town for the event, KU coach Bill Self was on ... Continue reading

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Pooka Williams speaks

Officially, freshman Kansas football players — even redshirt freshmen in their second season with the program — aren’t allowed to be interviewed by the media. So, unofficially (I guess?), here’s your first interview with KU freshman running back Pooka Williams. ESPN’s Holly Rowe, in Lawrence to help ... Continue reading

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Head coach David Beaty previews Oklahoma State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miXhTfWeIEM&feature=youtu.be Head coach David Beaty speaks to the media at his weekly availability Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kansas. After losing the conference opener, Kansas plays host to Oklahoma State this weekend. The Jayhawks (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) have dropped the last eight meetings with the ... Continue reading

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Late Night 2018: Your first primer for this year’s Kansas basketball tipoff event

While the date of Late Night seems to be changing and arriving sooner every year, there are still a few things about KU basketball’s annual tipoff event that remain the same. From the classic Late Night countdown by Kansas fans to the organization and structure of the ... Continue reading

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Rapper 2 Chainz slated to perform at Kansas basketball’s Late Night

The recent tradition of bringing a big-name rap star to Late Night in the Phog to help kick off another Kansas basketball season appears to be alive and well. And it was KU’s football coach, of all people, who dropped the announcement. Speaking about the hype surrounding ... Continue reading

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Basketball powers off to good starts in football

Carrying the label “basketball school” doesn’t make recruiting any easier for football coaches, but multiple basketball powerhouses, including a pair ranked in the top 25, are showing it is possible to overcome the label. **No. 17 Kentucky (4-0):** Mark Stoops has taken the slow, steady approach to ... Continue reading

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5 stats that popped from KU football’s loss at Baylor

In a turnover-free Big 12 opener at Baylor on Saturday, the Kansas football team put together too few highlights on either side of the ball to keep up with the Bears in a 26-7 defeat. One 90-yard scoring drive was the exception rather than the rule for ... Continue reading