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Afternoon

Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby still awaits his Kansas debut

Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby is healthy enough to play, just not yet able to play the way he did before undergoing ACL surgery.

Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson put stage fright behind him on big stage

The nerves quickly faded, never to return, and Rivals’ No. 1-ranked high school player from the Class of 2016 introduced himself to the nation late Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Early Morning

The Jayhawks' one-two punch: Mason, Graham bring ‘assassin mentality’ to team

Equal parts tough and talented, experienced and improving, Frank Mason III and Devonte’ Graham have shown an unquestioned ability to lead this team during the Jayhawks’ first two regular season games against big time programs.

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 7 Kansas vs. Siena

A look at some of the keys to the KU men's basketball team's showdown against Siena, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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KU's Frank Mason bringing stellar start to Allen Fieldhouse

Jayhawks welcome Siena for home opener at 7 p.m. Friday

Fresh off of a 51-point explosion against a pair of Top 12 teams in high-profile, high-pressure situations, Kansas point guard Frank Mason finally gets to bring his act home for the Jayhawks' home opener at 7 p.m. Friday against Siena in Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Former Washington State QB Peyton Bender to visit KU

Trying to re-build the Kansas football program currently qualifies as a never-ending endeavor. So while second-year head coach David Beaty and his staff attempt to get their players to execute a game plan worthy of upsetting Texas on Saturday in the Jayhawks’ home finale at Memorial Stadium, they’ll also spend portions of the weekend pitching KU to a former Pac-12 quarterback. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Josh Jackson says Kansas can become 'great' defensive team

Kansas took control by outscoring Duke, 33-16, in the first 12 minutes after the break. During that stretch, Duke committed five turnovers and made 5 of 15 shots from the field.

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Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby still awaits his Kansas debut

Ole Miss transfer Dwight Coleby is healthy enough to play, just not yet able to play the way he did before undergoing ACL surgery.

John McLendon documentary premieres at Wescoe Hall tonight

It seems only fitting that the same campus where one of the nation’s fastest college basketball teams plays is where the premier showing of a documentary about the coach credited with introducing the fast break to the game takes place.

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The Jayhawks' one-two punch: Mason, Graham bring ‘assassin mentality’ to team

Equal parts tough and talented, experienced and improving, Frank Mason III and Devonte’ Graham have shown an unquestioned ability to lead this team during the Jayhawks’ first two regular season games against big time programs.

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Jayhawks struggle to shoot in 75-63 loss to SMU

With one minute left in the first quarter, Kansas coach Brandon Schneider called the play “fist” as his team brought the ball up the court. Moments later, SMU coach Travis Mays called the play out to his team, directed his defenders to exactly where the play was supposed to go, and it resulted in Kansas junior McKenzie Calvert getting her shot blocked.