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Jayhawks speak their minds following blowout

A team meeting involving Kansas University's basketball players probably is not necessary in the wake of Tuesday’s 32-point loss to Kentucky. The Jayhawks spoke their minds in the locker room after the game. By Gary Bedore

Abysmal in Indy: Top-ranked Kentucky throttles Kansas

Drubbing marks worst loss of Self era

Kansas University’s basketball team figured to have some problems with Kentucky’s star-studded Wildcats and their nine McDonald’s All-Americans on Tuesday night at the Champions Classic. But a 72-40 thrashing? The worst loss of the Bill Self era and fourth worst in Jayhawk history? That proved quite a sobering surprise to the (1-1) Jayhawks and their legion of fans who helped sell-out Bankers Life Fieldhouse (19,306). By Gary Bedore

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 19, 2014

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

Kansas volleyball cruises past Iowa State in four sets

Four weeks ago, Kansas University’s volleyball team traveled to Iowa State, left with a loss and returned home with a losing record in the Big 12.

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Late return fitting finish following KU’s loss to Kentucky

Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches, who hoped to be sleeping in their own beds between 1 and 2 a.m., Wednesday, instead reclined at Topeka Regional airport shortly before the sun came up.

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KU’s Bowen hearing voices of support

For the past seven weeks — six games and one bye — interim head coach Clint Bowen has deflected all questions about his chances of becoming Kansas University’s permanent football coach in the near future by throwing the praise and focus back onto the players and talking in general terms about establishing a foundation the program can build upon regardless of who’s calling the shots next season.

Column: Jayhawks plagued by lack of size

So much has changed from last season for the Kansas University basketball team, but two games into the season, one thing remains the same: The Jayhawks don’t play at an elite level without a healthy Joel Embiid protecting the paint.

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2015 Big 12 football schedule released by conference

The Kansas University football program, along with the rest of the conference, received its first look at the Big 12 Conference slate for the 2015 season on Wednesday.

Jayhawks delayed at airport for hours after loss

A mechanical problem with KU's plane had the Jayhawks spending the night in Indianapolis after the 32-point loss to Kentucky. KU did not arrive back in Lawrence until 6:25 a.m. Wednesday.

Five Jayhawks all-academic in volleyball

Five Kansas University volleyball players have been selected for the academic All-Big 12 team.

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Cummings giving Jayhawks lift

When interim head coach Clint Bowen handed the keys to the Kansas University offense to Eric Kiesau hoping for a boost in production, the veteran assistant coach’s mind quickly cut to quarterback Michael Cummings. By Matt Tait

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Calipari: Waves of Wildcats wore KU down

Kentucky coach John Calipari stuck to his two-platoon system almost exclusively throughout the first half and started with it in the second half of Tuesday night’s 72-40 victory against Kansas University in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. By Tom Keegan

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 18, 2014

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 18, 2014

Florida's Finney-Smith ailing

Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith, who suffered hairline fractures in the index and middle fingers of his left hand after a fall against William and Mary, is attempting to play with a cast protecting the injured fingers. 

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Mighty early NBA draft analysis

Admitting the sample size is “ridiculously small,” ESPN’s Chad Ford nonetheless issued some grades for various NBA prospects after speaking with some scouts over the weekend.

Self: Calipari not the first to platoon

Kentucky coach John Calipari has said he has not been running a platoon system “to be a genius.” Proof of that is the fact other coaches have used the same strategy throughout the years.

KU hoops recruiting update

Brandon Ingram, a 6-foot-8 senior small forward from Kinston (North Carolina) High, who has both Kansas University and Kentucky on his list of schools, will announce his college choice in the coming days or weeks, his high school coach tells zagsblog.com.

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Jayhawks speak their minds following blowout

A team meeting involving Kansas University's basketball players probably is not necessary in the wake of Tuesday’s 32-point loss to Kentucky. The Jayhawks spoke their minds in the locker room after the game. By Gary Bedore

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Manning off to hot start at Wake Forest

Danny Manning’s initial Wake Forest team (2-0) thrashed Tulane, 71-49, on Monday in New Orleans.

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Abysmal in Indy: Top-ranked Kentucky throttles Kansas

Drubbing marks worst loss of Self era

Kansas University’s basketball team figured to have some problems with Kentucky’s star-studded Wildcats and their nine McDonald’s All-Americans on Tuesday night at the Champions Classic. But a 72-40 thrashing? The worst loss of the Bill Self era and fourth worst in Jayhawk history? That proved quite a sobering surprise to the (1-1) Jayhawks and their legion of fans who helped sell-out Bankers Life Fieldhouse (19,306). By Gary Bedore

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Column: Wildcats could make serious run at unbeaten season

When trying to figure out why Larry Brown said what he said about Kentucky going undefeated, so many possibilities came to mind. Not once did it occur to me that he might have said it because he meant every word of it. By Tom Keegan