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Kansas City Star Dec 3, 2017

KU walk-on holds his own against Syracuse’s 7-footer, contributes to win

Clay Young, a Kansas basketball walk-on listed at 6 feet 5, but according to coach Bill Self might actually be 6-3, more than held his own Saturday when matched defensively …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

Teammate on Lagerald Vick’s viral alley-oop: ‘I thought he wasn’t going to catch it’

Kansas coach Bill Self has a rule for throwing alley-oop lobs: aim for the bottom corner of the backboard. So yes, Devonté Graham admits his second-half pass to Lagerald Vick …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

Clay Young on KU teammate Devonte' Graham calling him the game's MVP

Kansas walk-on Clay Young talks to reporters after playing 9 first-half minutes in KU's 76-60 victory over Syracuse on Saturday. …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

Devonte' Graham explains why he was inspired by his surroundings

Kansas guard Devonte' Graham talks to reporters following the Jayhawks' 76-60 victory over Syracuse on Dec. 2, 2017. …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

Devonté Graham scores 35 again in KU’s 76-60 win over Syracuse

Kansas senior point guard Devonté Graham shattered the 30-point mark for the second straight game as the Jayhawks mastered Syracuse and its fabled 2-3 zone 76-60 on Saturday at American …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

Quick scout: Why the first few minutes will be key for KU against Syracuse

Before every KU men’s basketball game, The Star’s Jesse Newell previews the Jayhawks’ upcoming opponent with a scouting report and prediction. Saturday’s game: Syracuse vs. No. 2 Kansas, 4:30 p.m. …
Kansas City Star Dec 2, 2017

KU freshman forward Billy Preston doesn’t make trip to Miami

Kansas freshman forward Billy Preston did not travel to Miami for the Jayhawks’ game against Syracuse on Saturday, KU coach Bill Self announced Saturday morning. Preston has not played in …
Kansas City Star Dec 1, 2017

KU Q&A: Billy Preston, Silvio De Sousa, Sam Cunliffe and a Big 12 projection

Let’s fire up a quick Kansas Q&A. Thanks for all the questions, and be sure to follow me on Facebook if you haven’t yet. Preston and De Sousa— Nick Johnson …
Kansas City Star Nov 30, 2017

How Azubuike could ease his coach’s mind — and help KU avoid a ‘formula for disaster’

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike is seven feet tall with good athleticism. He’s 70 pounds heavier and four inches taller than anyone else in Kansas’ current rotation. So how, exactly, is …
Kansas City Star Nov 29, 2017

These two plays show why KU’s offense is hard to stop

The play was meant for Malik Newman. Let’s start with that. Kansas was already well on its way to a 96-58 victory over Toledo — putting up at least 55 …
Kansas City Star Nov 29, 2017

KU’s Bill Self talks after impressive win

KU coach Bill Self talked about the Jayhawks' 96-58 victory over the Toledo Rockets during a press conference Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas will play Syracuse on Saturday in Miami. …
Kansas City Star Nov 28, 2017

KU's Devonte’ Graham reaches a milestone

KU guard Devonte’ Graham, who scored a career-high 35 points Tuesday, talked about his milestone and the Jayhawks' 96-58 victory over the Toledo Rockets at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence. Kansas will play Syracuse on Saturday in Miami. …
Kansas City Star Nov 28, 2017

Quick scout: Why Lagerald Vick could have big game against Toledo

Before every KU men’s basketball game, The Star’s Jesse Newell previews the Jayhawks’ upcoming opponent with a scouting report and prediction. Tuesday’s game: Toledo vs. No. 2 Kansas, 7 p.m. …
Kansas City Star Nov 27, 2017

KU’s Svi Mykhailiuk thriving in one stat that’s hard to notice

Kansas guard Svi Mykhailiuk remembers his freshman year practices well. That’s because he got yelled at. A lot. “I did a lot of dumb plays,” Mykhailiuk said. “I just passed …
Kansas City Star Nov 27, 2017

Jayhawks’ seven-man rotation ready to take on Toledo on Tuesday night

Kansas isn’t the only college basketball squad that’s void of depth early in the 2017-18 season. “I look around the country and there are a lot of teams only playing …

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