Stories for January 16, 2018


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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks far more effective with Azubuike on the floor

Two different Kansas basketball teams took the floor at WVU Coliseum for a Big Monday thriller won by Kansas, 71-66, on a furious late comeback from a 16-point deficit. The Jayhawks who played when sophomore center Udoka Azubuike sat nursing foul trouble looked small, slight of build, no match for a shot-blocker freed to block the rim no matter who attacked it. By Tom Keegan

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KU, Boston Celtics legend Jo Jo White dies at 71

The Kansas basketball family on Tuesday lost one of its true legends, when Hall of Famer Jo Jo White died at the age of 71 after a long battle with brain cancer. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Penthouse view suits Kansas

Unlike what Huggins articulated what has happened with his team, for Kansas the view from the top never will bring on vertigo. The Jayhawks' comfort zone can be found in the penthouse because it's were they spend most of their time. By Tom Keegan

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Strong play from 2 KU seniors helped put an end to Jayhawks' Morgantown misery

Even if you watched the replay three or four times after it was over, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly how the 10th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team flipped the script on an otherwise sluggish performance and played some of its best basketball of the season down the stretch to steal a victory in Morgantown over West Virginia on Monday night. By Matt Tait

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Three KU signees named to McDonald's All-American Game

Less than 24 hours after Kansas earned a comeback road win against West Virginia, some future Jayhawks received more good news. All three Class of 2018 prep players who signed with KU in the early signing period were selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Tuesday afternoon.

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Backup QB Tyriek Starks leaves KU football

After two seasons with the University of Kansas football team and almost no time actively contributing in a game, quarterback Tyriek Starks has left the program. By Benton Smith