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Self still seeking rebounding help as KU prepares for top-ranked Duke

A little less than two weeks ago, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self spent 40 minutes watching his team struggle on the glass in an exhibition victory over Washburn at Allen Fieldhouse and followed it up by proclaiming simply, “I think we're a pretty poor rebounding team right now.” Last Friday night in Hawaii, that fact reared its ugly head again and cost Kansas in a 103-99, overtime loss to No. 11 Indiana in the Armed Forces Classic. By Matt Tait

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Even strong rushing performance can't get KU in win column

For a running back averaging 5.8 yards a carry on the season, Kansas senior Ke’aun Kinner hasn’t had many opportunities to break long runs or score many touchdowns in 2016. The 5-foot-9 rusher from Little Elm, Texas, experienced some respite on those fronts Saturday against Iowa State, though even his 152-yard day couldn’t put an end to the Jayhawks’ current nine-game losing streak. By Benton Smith

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Winning Strike: Heuchan's goal in OT lifts KU soccer over Missouri

When junior Lois Heuchan fell to the turf and awaited her teammates, tears of joy flooded down her face. As the rest of the Kansas soccer team swarmed in, Heuchan disappeared under the dog pile at the top of the 18-yard box. By Shane Jackson

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Self still seeking rebounding help as KU prepares for top-ranked Duke

A little less than two weeks ago, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self spent 40 minutes watching his team struggle on the glass in an exhibition victory over Washburn at Allen Fieldhouse and followed it up by proclaiming simply, “I think we're a pretty poor rebounding team right now.” Last Friday night in Hawaii, that fact reared its ugly head again and cost Kansas in a 103-99, overtime loss to No. 11 Indiana in the Armed Forces Classic. By Matt Tait

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Three-star DT Zach McKinney commits to Kansas

Although the Kansas football team suffered its ninth consecutive loss on the field Saturday at Memorial Stadium, head coach David Beaty and his staff received some positive news Sunday when recruiting target Zach McKinney verbally committed to the program. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks tour 9/11 Memorial in New York City

Nearly 4,000 miles and four days apart, the Kansas men's basketball program toured two sites that played a significant role in some of the darkest days in American history. By Matt Tait