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Frank Mason III delivers fireworks in KU's victory over Canada

Frank Mason III gave Bill Self’s basketball campers a taste of his new-found offensive prowess by scoring 31 and 30 points in a pair of intra-squad games contested the past two Wednesdays in Horejsi Center. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound junior point guard from Petersburg, Virginia continued his June scoring spree in a World University Games tuneup versus Canada. By Gary Bedore

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Jayhawks (plus two) ready for World University Games tuneup at Sprint Center

Absence of air conditioning in Allen Fieldhouse has made it necessary to play today’s KU-Canada World University Games exhibition in Kansas City’s Sprint Center. Tipoff is 7 p.m.By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: All 12 play in first summer exhibition

In its first tuneup for the World University Games this summer in South Korea, Kansas University went with a starting lineup of Perry Ellis, Frank Mason III, Wayne Selden Jr., Nic Moore and Hunter Mickelson. By Gary Bedore

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Frank Mason III delivers fireworks in KU's victory over Canada

Frank Mason III gave Bill Self’s basketball campers a taste of his new-found offensive prowess by scoring 31 and 30 points in a pair of intra-squad games contested the past two Wednesdays in Horejsi Center. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound junior point guard from Petersburg, Virginia continued his June scoring spree in a World University Games tuneup versus Canada. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Jayhawks provide glimpse of priceless experience

It was just a sparring session in advance of a tournament that won’t budge the Kansas University basketball team’s 2015-16 record from 0-0. Consequently, heading into the night, it didn’t feel as if it meant anything. Then the players started diving for loose balls and exchanging the lead by answering clutch shots with clutch shots and it felt for a while as if the gold medal was at stake. Column by Tom Keegan

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Bill Self: KU freshmen 'pretty good' vs. Canada

Only a few months removed from playing against high school opponents, Kansas University freshmen Carlton Bragg and Lagerald Vick made the most of their Jayhawk debuts in Team USA’s 91-83 victory over Canada on Tuesday at the Sprint Center. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.

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Team Canada arrived in K.C. familiar with KU brand

When Canadian guard Adika Peter-McNeilly first heard that he and his countrymen were going to face Kansas University in an exhibition game at Sprint Center, his mind immediately flashed back to a former Jayhawk with whom he was pretty familiar. By Matt Tait

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USA: Uniforms for World University Games have distinct Kansas look

Kansas University’s athletic department and adidas unveiled the Jayhawks’ World University Games uniforms on Monday, a day before today’s 7 p.m., KU-Canada exhibition contest in Kansas City’s Sprint Center.

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Jayhawks (plus two) ready for World University Games tuneup at Sprint Center

Absence of air conditioning in Allen Fieldhouse has made it necessary to play today’s KU-Canada World University Games exhibition in Kansas City’s Sprint Center. Tipoff is 7 p.m.By Gary Bedore