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KU basketball player Bragg charged in drug paraphernalia case; Self comments on charge

University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. is the person charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in a case stemming from a rape investigation at the team’s dorm.

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Consistency, competititve fire made KU's Jackson top freshman in blue blood showdown

Facing a couple of familiar friends from his AAU days, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson dropped 20 and 10 at Rupp Arena on Saturday night and helped lead No. 2 Kansas to a 79-73 victory over fourth-ranked Kentucky and fabulous freshmen Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo. By Matt Tait

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Report: KU basketball player Lagerald Vick investigated in 2015 on allegations that he struck female student

University of Kansas men’s basketball player Lagerald Vick reportedly was the subject of a KU investigation into whether he hit a female student in 2015.

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Baylor PG Lecomte the perfect complement for Bears' ferocious front line

When No. 2 Baylor arrives in Lawrence for a Wednesday showdown with third-ranked Kansas, the Bears will be bringing much more than their monster front court to Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks find advantages in playing multiple defenses

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self joked after last Saturday’s six-point win at No. 4 Kentucky that nobody was going to use KU’s zone defense in that one to make a how-to tape for coaches and players to study, but the defensive strategy could become a key ingredient to the Jayhawks’ attack the rest of the season. By Matt Tait

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Kansas football replenishing roster with walk-ons

As Kansas football coach David Beaty and his staff replenish the team’s roster through recruiting, not every addition gets a “#NeatDeal” tweet from the third-year head coach. Those generally are reserved for recruits who are offered scholarships and verbally commit to play at KU. Recently, some other prospects have made their intentions to join the Jayhawks known, too. By Benton Smith

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For fifth time this season, Josh Jackson named Big 12 Newcomer of Week

For the fifth time in his stellar freshman season, Kansas wing Josh Jackson earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday.

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Kansas moves to No. 3 in AP Top 25

Top-three showdown set for Wednesday at fieldhouse

A rare loss and a massive road victory added up to Kansas dropping just one spot in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll.

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KU basketball player Bragg charged in drug paraphernalia case; Self comments on charge

University of Kansas men’s basketball player Carlton Bragg Jr. is the person charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in a case stemming from a rape investigation at the team’s dorm.