Stories for October 20, 2021


Lead stories


Roster diversity, improved team chemistry have Kansas women's basketball program excited for upcoming season

With seven international players on the roster, including three newcomers, Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider believes that the average number of different languages spoken per player is close to three. By Matt Tait

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Expansion talk looms over Big 12 hoops as season draws near

Kansas City, Mo. (AP) — Chris Beard got right to it. His Texas Longhorns will have a target on their backs.

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4-star big man Ernest Udeh Jr. commits to Kansas basketball

The Kansas men’s basketball program added to an already-stacked 2022 recruiting class on Wednesday night, when four-star big man Ernest Udeh Jr., announced his commitment to KU. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self believes next 2 weeks could bring separation for ridiculously deep Jayhawks

It’s separation amid the preparation that Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self is looking for from his roster during the final stretch of the 2021-22 preseason. By Matt Tait

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Q & A with KU football LB Gavin Potter

Now a junior and one of the more experienced players for the Kansas football defense, linebacker Gavin Potter started 10 games in a row before coming off the bench this past week against Texas Tech. A 6-foot-2, 222-pound veteran from Broken Arrow, Okla., Potter responded with what head coach Lance Leipold said was one of his better games of the season.

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KU AD Travis Goff, Bill Self say Kansas basketball program knows of no new timelines in IARP case

Kansas City, Mo. — University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff said Wednesday that KU has heard nothing new about the timing of a ruling in its NCAA infractions case. By Matt Tait