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Afternoon

The search is on for KU basketball's leading scorer in 2016-17

When Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self sat down to meet with the media following Saturday night’s Late Night scrimmage, the KU coach joked that the box score sitting in front of him could be “the most studied box score” he had ever read. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Notebook: Late Night skits and videos were 'one of the best'

Kansas coach Bill Self may have given his son Tyler a perfect 10 during Saturday’s Dancing with the Jayhawks portion of Late Night in the Phog. But the 16,300 wild and crazy fans who packed Allen Fieldhouse for the 32nd annual season kickoff and voted for the winner via text messages proved that Self was not merely showing favoritism toward his son. By Matt Tait

Stories

KU represented at hall ceremony

The University of Kansas has ties to six new inductees into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

KU doubles duo eliminated

The Kansas women’s tennis doubles team of Anastasia Rychagova and Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum lost in the Riviera ITA Women’s All-American Championships on Sunday and was eliminated from the pre-qualifying bracket.

Kansas soccer edges Texas, 1-0

Kansas freshman Katie McClure scored with less than five minutes remaining, and the Jayhawks defeated Texas, 1-0, on Sunday in Big 12 women’s soccer.

Hanna, Kansas first in Golfweek

Kansas senior Chase Hanna shot a 5-under 67 and tied for first place in the Golfweek Conference Challenge, and the Jayhawks won the team title Sunday at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas football special to Keith Loneker Jr.

Baker University transfer Keith Loneker Jr.'s performance measures out better than his tangibles.

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The search is on for KU basketball's leading scorer in 2016-17

When Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self sat down to meet with the media following Saturday night’s Late Night scrimmage, the KU coach joked that the box score sitting in front of him could be “the most studied box score” he had ever read. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball lands commitment from 2019 guard Markese Jacobs

After visiting Lawrence for Late Night in the Phog on Saturday, Markese Jacobs knew it was the place he wanted to spend his college career.

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Brennan Bechard repeats $10,000 shot

An unexpected star of Late Night in the Phog, Kansas basketball director of operations Brennan Bechard reluctantly sat down in front of a room full of reporters Saturday night and talked about hitting a half-court shot worth $10,000 to one KU fan for the second year in a row. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Vick set to click as rotation player

No shortage of talented graduate transfers would have said yes to a scholarship offer from perennial power Kansas, but Bill Self decided not to go that route. That decision gave sophomore guard Lagerald Vick a shot of confidence and it showed in Saturday night’s Late Night in the Phog exhibition. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Late Night skits and videos were 'one of the best'

Kansas coach Bill Self may have given his son Tyler a perfect 10 during Saturday’s Dancing with the Jayhawks portion of Late Night in the Phog. But the 16,300 wild and crazy fans who packed Allen Fieldhouse for the 32nd annual season kickoff and voted for the winner via text messages proved that Self was not merely showing favoritism toward his son. By Matt Tait

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New Beginning: Bragg makes the most of 'fresh start' at Late Night

One of the biggest questions about the deep, talented and experienced Kansas basketball team entering the 2016-17 season was whether sophomore forward Carlton Bragg could adequately fill the role and hole left by the departure of Perry Ellis. By Matt Tait

KU doubles advances

Kansas University’s tennis tandem of Anastasia Rychagova and Tess Bernard-Fiegenbaum are now two wins away from securing a spot in the qualifying bracket at the 2016 Riviera ITA Women’s All-American Championship.

KU, Sutton lead Golfweek event

Kansas golfer Daniel Sutton led the Golfweek Conference Challenge after second round Saturday, and KU led the team standings in the 12-team field.

KU 2nd, 3rd at Rim Rock

Kansas’ men’s cross country team placed second and KU’s women’s squad took third in the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.