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Jada Burse makes NCAA volleyball tournament debut memorable in sweep of Samford

Kansas swept its way into the second round of the NCAA volleyball tournament Thursday night in Horejsi Center, but the coach on the receiving end of the broom didn’t sound overly impressed with the Jayhawks.

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KU volleyball falls short in five-set, NCAA Tournament loss to Creighton

The Kansas volleyball team's dream of returning to the Final Four ended in a wildly suspenseful match when Kansas lost the fifth set to Creighton, 20-18, Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. By Tom Keegan

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 4 KU basketball vs. Stanford

A look at some of the keys for fourth-ranked Kansas in today's afternoon clash with visiting Stanford. By Matt Tait

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Fewer minutes far from the only way Bill Self seeks rest for key players

Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self recently explained why he operates with the philosophy that there are more ways to get important players rest during the college basketball season than by limiting their minutes on game nights.By Matt Tait

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Creighton volleyball coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth grew up a KU fan

Win or lose in tonight’s match against Kansas, 14th-year Creighton volleyball coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth knows what’s on the play list for Christmas.

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Jada Burse makes NCAA volleyball tournament debut memorable in sweep of Samford

Kansas swept its way into the second round of the NCAA volleyball tournament Thursday night in Horejsi Center, but the coach on the receiving end of the broom didn’t sound overly impressed with the Jayhawks.

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Bluejays expect scrappy Jayhawks in Round 2 rematch

A lot has transpired in the world since Creighton’s volleyball team faced another one of the nation’s best, Kansas, on a Thursday night in September. So sophomore Bluejays outside hitter Jaali Winters gets a pass for not recalling many of the finer details of the last meeting between the two programs ahead of the rematch — Friday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. By Benton Smith

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Former Jayhawk Jerod Haase excited for Saturday homecoming with Stanford

Plenty of visiting head coaches have been serenaded with loud and proud boos raining down on them from the Allen Fieldhouse bleachers throughout the years. But it takes a special set of circumstances for a coach other than the one sitting on the Kansas bench to receive a warm welcome from Jayhawk fans. That figures to be what takes place a little before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, when former KU standout Jerod Haase is introduced as the head coach of the Stanford men’s basketball team, in town to take on the Jayhawks on ESPN. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson well on way to becoming Bill Self's best Kansas player

Josh Jackson brings a surplus of smarts, talent and desire to the equation, so there is no reason to believe that he will do anything but steadily improve during his one season in Lawrence. Add it all up and that means he is well on his way to becoming the best player Bill Self has coached at Kansas.