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Kansas wins Maui Invitational title

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- Kansas Sports -

Selden shoots No. 5 Kansas to Maui Invitational title, 70-63

Junior guard Wayne Selden, Jr., tied a career-high and earned tournament co-MVP honors as No. 5/7 Kansas downed the No. 19/16 Vanderbilt Commodores, 70-63, to claim its second Maui Invitational title Wednesday evening inside the Lahaina Civic Center.

Jayhawks in Maui: Hoisting the trophy | Tale of the Tait |

Here's a quick look at some of the fun on the floor following KU's Maui Invitational triumph.

Tait: Jayhawks embracing quality 3-point attempts |

The Jayhawks entered Wednesday's championship game having drained 43 of 93 three-point attempts in four games this season. That's good for 46.2 percent and an average of nearly 11 threes per game. The number went up to 46.8 percent by game's end.

VIDEO - In his own words: Cheick Diallo talks getting cleared | KUsports Video |

Happy Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo speaks with the media about finally getting the news he and the Jayhawks had hoped for — he is eligible to play college basketball this season.

Cheick Diallo 'can't wait' to play for Jayhawks |

The ruling by the NCAA to clear Diallo, but slap him with a five-game suspension for receiving impermissible benefits, meant that Wednesday's 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt in the Maui title game was the last time Diallo would have to dress in street clothes while his teammates prepared to play.

Breakdown: What is Kansas getting in freshman big man Cheick Diallo? -

With news that Kansas big man Cheick Diallo has finally been cleared, it might be a good time to either introduce you to his game, or re-acquaint you with what he can do on the floor.

Observations: Diallo addition makes Kansas the team to beat in college -

Jon Rothstein offers up his observations regarding the college basketball landscape, including what the addition of freshman Cheick Diallo does for Kansas' title hopes.

6 Questions with Taylor Cox

In this week's episode, Shaffer picks on KU running back Taylor Cox.

Defense powers No. 9 Volleyball past Kansas State, 3-1

The Jayhawks teamed up for 110 digs, including 36 from junior libero Cassie Wait, as No. 9 Kansas volleyball defeated Kansas State in four sets on Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House, 3-1 (25-22, 25-27, 25-15, 25-16).

- College Sports -

Creating chaos: How Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma can miss playoff -

With two weeks left to decide the College Football Playoff, here's how the currently-ranked top four teams in the country can miss a shot at the CFP National Championship.

Coaches to watch with carousel set to spin out of control Sunday -

Rivalry Week will result in some big wins and a lot of unemployed coaches. With the coaching carousel ready to go into full swing, here's the names and games to watch ahead of what should be a dark Sunday.

NCAA decreases Syracuse scholarship penalty, still must vacate wins -

The NCAA has announced that it has decreased the scholarship penalty that it enforced on Syracuse back in March. However, the school still must vacate wins and coach Jim Boeheim's appeal is still pending.

Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham out for regular season; ex-WR takes reins -

Baylor will face TCU with its third-string quarterback after confirming Wednesday that Jarrett Stidham has broken an ankle and will miss the remainder of the regular season.

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LOOK: Mike Leach drew up a play for your Thanksgiving football game -

Washington State coach Mike Leach drew up a play for you to use in your game of touch football on Thanksgiving. Use it wisely.

WATCH: LeBron, Cavs wait for tipoff during Raptors dancers' routine -

While this does look quite hilarious, kudos to the Cavs for being so focused that they are not phased in the least bit by the dancers dancing around them. Also, kudos to the dancers for not letting the Cavs standing there, interrupt their routine.