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Devonte Graham Will Play Against Texas Tech

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Kansas point guard Devonte Graham, who has missed the last six games with a sprained toe suffered when he was stepped on by Georgetown forward Joshua Smith, will return for today's game against Texas Tech, according to CBS Sports.

Graham is averaging just 5.9 points per game this season, but has played well in spurts for the Jayhawks. He has an even 50 percent eFG, and has excelled at getting to the free throw line in his limited minutes, attempting 29 free throws compared to just 20 attempts from the field.

Graham hasn't gotten a ton of assists yet (just 13.3 percent) but he has an under 20 percent turnover rate and hasn't turned the ball over as often as you would expect a freshman to.

Most notably, Graham's return will allow Frank Mason to get some rest, which will be especially vital for Kansas's upcoming stretch against Iowa State, Oklahoma, and Texas. This is probably the best time for Graham to come back, as he can play for 5-10 minutes or so to get his feet wet against the worst team in the league, do so a bit more against Oklahoma State on Tuesday, and then be ready to go full time against Iowa State next weekend.