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Jayhawks arrive in Honolulu for Armed Forces Classic

After a long day of travel from Kansas City, the No. 3/2 Kansas Jayhawks arrived in Honolulu Tuesday for the upcoming men's basketball season opener against No. 11/12 Indiana on Friday, Nov. 11, in the State Farm Armed Forces Classic.

No. 3/2 Kansas armed and ready for season opener against No. 11/12 Indiana

The 2016 Armed Forces Classic will be held on Veterans Day – just under a month from the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Arizona will play Michigan State at 6 p.m. CT (2 p.m. HT) followed by the Kansas-Indiana contest, scheduled at 8 p.m.

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