Stories for November 8, 2017


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Tom Keegan: Devonté Graham relieves stress whenever he's on the court

Devonte’ Graham takes a seat and the possessions become ragged, questions surface about this Kansas basketball team. Stress enters the viewing experience. By Tom Keegan

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Little by little: KU volleyball shuffles rotation, defeats K-State in four sets

Addison Barry and Allie Nelson started to laugh as they looked back at each other outside the KU locker room. After surviving a hard-fought match against K-State, the two had plenty of reasons to smile. By Scott Chasen

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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks not the same without master of all volleyball trades Madison Rigdon

For the second match in a row, Kansas senior outside hitter Madison Rigdon from Pflugerville, Texas, was sidelined because of an undisclosed medical condition Wednesday night at Horejsi Center with rival Kansas State in town.

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Texas has 'a little extra motivation' for this week's football matchup with KU

Nearly a year has passed since the Kansas football team, in its 2016 home finale, gave David Beaty his first Big 12 victory as a head coach, simultaneously providing a beleaguered fan base with a sense of better days down the road. In the 10 games since an overtime win against Texas at Memorial Stadium, the Jayhawks have defeated just one other team, Southeast Missouri State — a fact that can’t sit well with the Longhorns, the only opponent in KU’s previous 27 Big 12 games to go down in defeat. By Benton Smith

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Self seeking better days from KU defense as regular season draws near

While the lack of energy and intensity made KU's latest exhibition victory more of a sloppy affair, KU coach Bill Self came away most disappointed with the way his team played defense on Tuesday night against Fort Hays State. By Matt Tait