Stories for December 15, 2017


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KU coach Bill Self: 'We could become deep' in a hurry

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self on Thursday offered updates on three Jayhawks who have yet to play a minute for the team this season. He followed them up with an explanation for why constant questions about Sam Cunliffe, Billy Preston and Silvio De Sousa were worth addressing week after week, as all three continue to strive to get back on the court. By Matt Tait

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Gameday Breakdown: No. 13 KU basketball vs. Nebraska

A look at some of the keys for 13th-ranked Kansas in Saturday's clash with former Big 12 foe Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. By Matt Tait

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Longtime Jayhawk Montell Cozart looks to finish career with Boise State bowl win

'It's kind of like a dream come true'

For four years Montell Cozart called the University of Kansas football program home. The quarterback from nearby Kansas City, Mo., played in 27 games, started 18 and became a much-respected leader within the KU locker room, but saw KU win eight games and lose 40 before deciding to finish his career elsewhere. Saturday afternoon, Cozart will experience something that proved impossible at Kansas, when he suits up for No. 25 Boise State at the Las Vegas Bowl. By Benton Smith

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Omaha prep QB plans to walk on at Kansas

The Kansas football program has added a walk-on quarterback, Dylan Plautz, from Westside High, in Omaha, Neb., to its list of potential newcomers for the 2018 season. By Benton Smith

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DA won’t file rape charges from incident at KU basketball dorm; no suspect ever identified after alcohol-filled party

The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office will not file sex assault charges from a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped a year ago at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm.