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KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended from the team indefinitely for his role in Tuesday night’s fight between the Kansas and Kansas State men’s basketball programs. By Matt Tait

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Board of Regents chair, student body president concerned by behavioral issues within KU men’s basketball program

After Tuesday night’s basketball brawl, the University of Kansas student body president expressed concern over the pattern of “violence” surrounding the program and the Board of Regents chair suggested he would be discussing the matter with university CEOs.

KU women's basketball surrenders early lead in loss to Texas

Despite jumping out to an early lead, the Kansas women’s basketball team dropped an 85-77 decision to Texas on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center.

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Big 12 suspensions to Silvio De Sousa, David McCormack leave Kansas thin up front

The Wednesday suspensions of Kansas basketball forwards Silvio De Sousa (12 games) and David McCormack (2 games) will have a significant impact on the KU lineup in the week ahead. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 suspends Silvio De Sousa 12 games; McCormack, two K-State players also suspended

After a day’s worth of reviewing footage and contemplating, the Big 12 announced Wednesday evening suspensions for four players involved in the brawl that marred Tuesday’s Sunflower Showdown between Kansas and Kansas State. KU junior Silvio De Sousa, the backup forward at the center of the ruckus, received the most severe punishment, as the conference suspended him for 12 games. By Benton Smith

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2 KU football assistants leaving program after 1 year

Les Miles has two open positions to fill on his Kansas football coaching staff. As first reported by Football Scoop, both Jeff Hecklinski and Mike Ekeler are leaving the program.

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KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended from the team indefinitely for his role in Tuesday night’s fight between the Kansas and Kansas State men’s basketball programs. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self: Punishments for rivalry game brawl not completely resolved

Roughly 14 hours after players from the Kansas and Kansas State basketball teams brawled in the south end of Allen Fieldhouse, KU coach Bill Self did not yet have an update Wednesday morning on the coming “consequences” that will be doled out in the wake of the confrontation.