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- KANSAS SPORTS -

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball at TCU | KUsports.com

After an 11-1 start to the Jamie Dixon era, the basketball buzz around Fort Worth is extremely high and welcoming third-ranked Kansas to town for the conference opener only figures to elevate the excitement.

Jayhawks emphasize process, not big picture, of continuing Big 12 title streak | KUsports.com

“You could use the motivation of, ‘Hey, do you want to be the team that didn’t do it,’” Self said. “But I don’t know if you should motivate negatively like that. We want to win this year — 2017 is the year that we want to win the league. Other players in the past have certainly put (us) in position where it could be talked about. But that’s not what guys should be motivated by. Guys should be motivated by getting this team’s first championship, and I think they will be.”

Throwback Thursday Podcast: Ryan Robertson

The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, will periodically catch-up with former Kansas student-athletes and staff members as part of his Throwback Thursday podcast. Take a stroll down memory lane with Hanni as he's joined this week by former Kansas basketball player Ryan Robertson.

Know Your Foe Podcast: TCU

The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, visits with this week's opponent in Know Your Foe, a weekly segment from KUAthletics.com and the Jayhawk Radio Network. As Kansas prepares for it's match-up with TCU, Hanni caught up with the Horned Frogs' Brian Estridge.

Misfire: Jayhawks struggle to shoot in 84-54 loss to Oklahoma | KUsports.com

“You can’t shoot 28 percent and expect to give yourself a chance to win,” Kansas coach Brandon Schneider said after his team shot 21-of-74 from the field in front of a crowd of 2,574.

QB Peyton Bender's Air Raid experience makes him instant starting candidate | KUsports.com

By the time spring football starts, Beaty expects Bender to push KU’s incumbent No. 1, Carter Stanley, for the starting job — even though the Jayhawks had their best three-game stretch of the season during Stanley’s time behind center, which included an overtime victory over Texas.

KU Libraries offering buttons for employees, visitors to display preferred gender pronouns / LJWorld.com

The buttons are part of KU Libraries' “You Belong Here” marketing campaign, targeted at attracting undergraduates and making sure they feel welcome, including those who are transgendered, library leaders said.

- COLLEGE SPORTS -

Some Group of Five schools considering starting their own playoff - CBSSports.com

"It's time to have a realistic conversation about creating a playoff for the Group of 5," Frazier told ESPN. "Why not? There is absolutely no ability for us (teams in the Group of 5) to be in that national title conversation. That's just reality. Anyone that says we can: that's a flat-out lie."

Here’s why this play in the Arkansas-Virginia Tech game took nearly 12 minutes to review - SBNation.com

When the officials finally came out from review, the official said there had been an inadvertent whistle, and a penalty during the kick. “By rule,” the official stated, the penalty was assessed from the spot of the kick and it was still Arkansas’ ball.

Dad of four-star 2017 recruit told Urban Meyer to not recruit his son | CollegeFootballTalk

“Urban Meyer called my dad and he told him he should stop recruiting me because it’s not going to happen,” Thorpe told ESPN.com. “After I got my Penn State offer Urban called my dad and then he fell off the face of the earth. I didn’t know what happened and thought Ohio State was just not offering me, but I talked to my dad a year after the call and he was like, ‘Yeah, I told him he can’t recruit you.'”

Baylor tries to turn a page: Venting at the end of a tumultuous season - CBSSports.com

Quarterback Seth Russell: "It's not what the media puts it as. We're not a bunch of bad guys. We had a couple of guys who made some bad decisions. You can go around to every single team in the nation. You can pick out two guys [at each school] who made bad decisions."

Wherever Baylor is headed, Jim Grobe did his best to point it in right direction

Grobe said he didn’t expect public outrage — he called it the “caustic attitude of the press” — to translate into calls for, as he put it, punishing people who hadn’t been a part of the scandal.

- VIDEO OF THE DAY -

Georgia hilariously welcomes Auburn player into huddle at crucial moment - CBSSports.com

The Dawgs were more than willing to share their gameplan with this Tigers basketball player.