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Self previews a ‘hard game’ vs. South Dakota State; comments on recruiting class

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self compared Friday's matchup against South Dakota State to Kentucky's narrow win over Vermont, and talked about the difficulty of guarding Mike Daum, who he said had some similarities to Larry Bird. He also comments on the four recruits who signed during the early signing period.


Bill Self on Billy Preston returning: ‘I still anticipate it being sooner rather than later’

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self says "the update is there's no update" on freshman forward Billy Preston heading into Friday's game against South Dakota State. Preston sat out against Kentucky because of an off-the-court incident.


Ben Johnson describes emotions before Senior Day; Beaty praises Baker Mayfield

Heading into Saturday's game against Oklahoma, Kansas senior tight end Ben Johnson talks about his final home game at Memorial Stadium and his pride for lasting through the program for five years. Coach David Beaty says Baker Mayfield is one of the best players he's ever seen.

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David Beaty comments on ‘unexpected’ message of support from chancellor

One day after University of Kansas chancellor Douglas Girod released a statement in support of the school's football program, KU football coach David Beaty talked about why he believes "it's big for us," and how he's never had doubts about his job security.


Devonté Graham, Bill Self lament low energy vs. Fort Hays State

Despite an 86-57 victory over Fort Hays State in the Kansas basketball team's final exhibition game, senior point guard Devonté Graham and coach Bill Self talked about the team's slow start in the first half and defensive effort heading into Friday's season opener.


David Beaty, Joe Dineen say fans deserve better after loss to Baylor

Following a 38-9 home loss to Baylor on Saturday, Kansas football coach David Beaty and junior linebacker Joe Dineen said the fans deserve a better product on the field and they discuss their frustration with the loss.

"I know those boys in there are disappointed," Beaty said. "I know our coaches are disappointed. I know our fans are disappointed. They've got every right to be."

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KU Sports Extra: What went wrong versus Baylor?

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Lagerald Vick ready to show improvement, Self wants to see more rebounding

Lagerald Vick, Udoka Azubuike and Bill Self talk about what they learned from the team's exhibition game against Missouri last week and where they hope to improve vs. Pittsburg State on Tuesday.


Steven Sims, Carter Stanley discuss KU’s offense in loss to K-State


Devonte Graham discusses becoming the face of the basketball team, advice from Frank Mason

Kansas senior point guard Devonte' Graham talked about becoming the face of the team, replacing Frank Mason III and some of the advice he's received from former players at Big 12 media day Tuesday at Sprint Center.