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Early Morning

Tom Keegan: Don’t swear off KU just yet

If only all those people who rifled remotes at their TVs and swore off Kansas University basketball for life when Harvard tied the score with 7:36 remaining Saturday could have exercised just a wee bit more patience. They could call themselves a fan of the No. 2 team in the nation. By Tom Keegan

‘Svi’ slumping from three

Svi Mykhailiuk sizzled against Chaminade, sinking six of 11 threes and scoring 18 points in Kansas University’s Maui Invitational opener on Nov. 23. Since then, however, the 6-foot-8, 195-pound sophomore from Ukraine has sunk just five of 21 threes in four games, including one trey in six tries in Saturday’s 75-69 victory over Harvard. By Gary Bedore

Afternoon

St. John's storms past KU women

Surrendering far too many high-percentage shots to St. John’s Sunday afternoon, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team lost its first home game of the season, 86-71.

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KU football finds D-Line help

Long a position the Kansas University football coaches, double- and triple-check their wish lists for, KU's defensive line got a boost on Monday, when juco defensive tackle Isi Holani orally committed to the Jayhawks. Holani, a 6-foot-2, 315-pound, three-star prospect from Riverside College in California, made an official visit to Kansas last weekend and ended his recruitment Monday afternoon.

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KU football lands versatile Juco athlete

For the second time in the past week, the Kansas University football program picked up an oral commitment from a Class of 2016 wide receiver who could have a future on defense. Sunday night, Stephan Robinson, a 5-foot-11, 173-pound athlete from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Junior College committed to the Jayhawks, first with a phone call to head coach David Beaty and then with a message on Twitter.

KU volleyball to play LMU in Sweet 16

Kansas University’s volleyball team will make the program’s second appearance in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 at 7:30 p.m. Central time on Friday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

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After Harvard win, Self hits recruiting trail

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self went recruiting Saturday night after the Harvard game. He headed to Kentucky to watch both Josh Jackson and Thon Maker. By Gary Bedore

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‘Svi’ slumping from three

Svi Mykhailiuk sizzled against Chaminade, sinking six of 11 threes and scoring 18 points in Kansas University’s Maui Invitational opener on Nov. 23. Since then, however, the 6-foot-8, 195-pound sophomore from Ukraine has sunk just five of 21 threes in four games, including one trey in six tries in Saturday’s 75-69 victory over Harvard. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 6, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 6, 2015

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Tom Keegan: Don’t swear off KU just yet

If only all those people who rifled remotes at their TVs and swore off Kansas University basketball for life when Harvard tied the score with 7:36 remaining Saturday could have exercised just a wee bit more patience. They could call themselves a fan of the No. 2 team in the nation. By Tom Keegan