Stories for December 28, 2020


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Les Miles looking for immediate help from incoming freshmen at various positions

Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff proved in 2020 they don’t mind starting freshmen. But it may still be a while before Miles is ready to make any proclamations about how specific members of the Jayhawks’ 2021 signing class could make an impact next year.

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KU sophomore Christian Braun named Big 12 Player of the Week

KU sophomore Christian Braun earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors on Monday, for his strong showing against West Virginia in the Jayhawks’ 79-65 win on Dec. 22. By Matt Tait

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KU women's basketball looking to bounce back from loss to North Dakota State

One week after dropping a 72-69 decision to North Dakota State, the Kansas women’s basketball team will look to get back in the win column with an afternoon matchup against New Mexico State. Tipoff is slated for 12 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN+.

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KU football assistants Chevis Jackson, Kwahn Drake coming back in 2021

Two of the assistants Les Miles hired shortly after becoming the head coach of the Kansas football program are officially coming back for a third year on Miles’ staff.

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Jayhawks looking to mix fun with focus over holiday break

In fact, Self said he felt it was critical for the Jayhawks (8-1 overall, 2-0 Big 12) to find a way to get a little enjoyment from something other than basketball during the week leading up their next game. By Matt Tait