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Bill Self: Hawaiian trip more than just fun in sun

Kansas University’s basketball players did more than body surf and spy on sea turtles while snorkeling during their just-completed trip to paradise. The Jayhawks (3-2), on their first extended road trip of the season, beat Georgetown (67-63) and UCLA (72-56) at the Maui Invitational before losing to Duke, 68-61, in the final, gaining some valuable experience against top-notch competition so early in the season.

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Melvin, Young help DePaul beat Texas Tech. 76-70

It looks like DePaul has found a strong foundation in sophomores Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young.

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Virginia Tech beats Oklahoma State, 59-57

Virginia Tech was facing what was almost a must-win game in late November.

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KUsports.com staff's Week 13 college football picks

The following are the Journal-World staffers' picks for Week 13 of the college football season.

Tale of the Tape: KU-Mizzou

KU’s gameplan always features a heavy dose of the run, but the Tigers don’t figure to be accommodating to that idea.

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Bill Self: Hawaiian trip more than just fun in sun

Kansas University’s basketball players did more than body surf and spy on sea turtles while snorkeling during their just-completed trip to paradise. The Jayhawks (3-2), on their first extended road trip of the season, beat Georgetown (67-63) and UCLA (72-56) at the Maui Invitational before losing to Duke, 68-61, in the final, gaining some valuable experience against top-notch competition so early in the season.

KU football players weigh in on BCS

Kansas University football players might not have any bearing on the national championship picture, but — like anybody who keeps up with college football — they certainly have opinions on the BCS system, especially after watching a pair of then-top-five Big 12 teams get upset this past weekend.

Sully says KU can beat MU

Some names just don’t fit personality types. You never meet a Gertrude or a Matilda who’s an absolute wild woman, a Buddy who’s low-key, a Big Al who doesn’t sell used — excuse my 20th-century terminology; I meant to type “pre-owned” — vehicles for a living.

KU women to host own tourney

So much for a Thanksgiving break. Kansas University’s women’s basketball team won’t have much time to relax with three straight days of home hoops. The Basketball Travelers Classic, which begins for the Jayhawks at 7 tonight against Lamar, will feature games at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday and Sunday, as well.