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Tarik Black, bigs carry KU past Hoyas, 86-64

Kansas University senior power forward Tarik Black exploded for 17 points with six rebounds and two blocks while playing 20 minutes in the Jayhawks’ 86-64 rout of Georgetown on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Word on KU women: not tough enough

Ten games into the 2013-14 season, Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson knows one thing about her team. “We’re clearly not tough enough,” said Henrickson, whose Jayhawks (5-5) will play host to Tulsa (4-3) at 2 this afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

Column: Joel Embiid impresses again

Joel Embiid’s positive imprint was all over another impressive KU victory Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse, 86-64, against Georgetown. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Perry Ellis should be fine

A hard shot to the back of the head delivered by Georgetown’s Nate Lubick on a second-half shooting foul ended Kansas University forward Perry Ellis’ day Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. But coach Bill Self said Ellis shouldn't miss any time. By Gary Bedore

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Tarik Black, bigs carry KU past Hoyas, 86-64

Kansas University senior power forward Tarik Black exploded for 17 points with six rebounds and two blocks while playing 20 minutes in the Jayhawks’ 86-64 rout of Georgetown on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Georgetown's JTIII calls Hoyas far from physical in loss to Kansas

The Big East as we once knew it may be dead, but its signature brand of basketball is alive and well. Just don't tell that to Georgetown coach John Thompson III, who was less than impressed with his team's toughness during Saturday's 86-64 loss to Kansas University at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Perry Ellis OK after Kansas victory over Georgetown

Self: KU forward suffered bruised nerve in neck

Kansas University players Tarik Black and Naadir Tharpe said KU forward Perry Ellis told them he was OK following a blow to the head during KU's 86-64 victory over Georgetown on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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After 29 days away, KU men return home to face Georgetown

After a trip to the Bahamas for three games, plus stops in Colorado, Florida and Kansas City, Mo., Kansas University’s basketball team finally returns to Allen Fieldhouse today. By Gary Bedore

Column: Embiid’s growth astounds Jayhawks

Bill Self has coached in games that featured terrific basketball players competing for and against him. Andrew Wiggins, not yet 19, already has played with and against remarkable talents. Still, Kansas University freshman center Joel Embiid does things on the basketball court that fill the two men with wonder. Column by Tom Keegan