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Vick Under Scrutiny After Report of Domestic Violence

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Kansas News

Jayhawks find advantages in playing multiple defenses |
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self joked after last Saturday’s six-point win at No. 4 Kentucky that nobody was going to use KU’s zone defense in that one to make a how-to tape for coaches and players to study.

Game week Q&A: Bill Self discusses upcoming game against Baylor, Carlton Bragg suspension (Press Conferences & Post-Game Interviews) |
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self met with the media Monday and discussed Carlton Bragg's indefinite suspension, Wednesday's upcoming game against Baylor and much more.

Kansas moves to No. 11 in men's track computer rankings |
The Kansas men’s track and field team moved up nine spots to No. 11 in the nation, the highest ranking for the squad since the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association began its computer ranking system in 2008. Last week’s No. 20 ranking was the first time KU’s men team had appeared.

Report: KU basketball player Lagerald Vick investigated in 2015 on allegations that he struck female student |
The Star, without citing sources, said it learned that the IOA conducted an investigation from late December 2015 to January 2016. The IOA offers its recommendations based on a preponderance of the evidence, which is a lesser standard than the beyond a reasonable doubt standard used in criminal cases. A check of court records indicates Vick has not been charged with a crime related to the alleged assault. It is unclear whether Vick has been placed on probation by KU officials.

Baylor PG Lecomte the perfect complement for Bears' ferocious front line |
Junior forward Johnathan Motley (6-foot-10, 230 pounds) and junior center Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. (7-foot, 220) have their names scattered throughout the Top 10 of various statistical categories in the Big 12 Conference, with Motley’s 9.6 rebounds-per-game average leading the conference (offensive, defensive and total) and Lual-Acuil tops in the Big 12 in blocked shots (2.8 per game).

Kansas football replenishing roster with walk-ons |
As Kansas football coach David Beaty and his staff replenish the team’s roster through recruiting, not every addition gets an #NeatDeal tweet from the third-year head coach. Those generally are reserved for recruits who are offered scholarships and verbally commit to play at KU.

For fifth time this season, Josh Jackson named Big 12 Newcomer of Week |
The star Kansas freshman had 20 points and 10 rebounds in the Jayhawks’ 79-73 win at Kentucky in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. KU had gone 0-for-8 from 3-point range in the first half, and Jackson opened the second with two successful 3s to give the Jayhawks the lead and momentum.

Kansas moves to No. 3 in AP Top 25 |
A rare loss and a massive road victory added up to Kansas dropping just one spot in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll.

Other Sports News

Casino billionaire backs out of Raiders stadium deal in Las Vegas -
After three months of speculation that Sheldon Adelson might back out of the Raiders' stadium deal in Las Vegas, the casino billionaire finally made the move Monday and officially cut all ties with the team.

Report: Knicks' Carmelo Anthony would waive no-trade clause for Celtics -
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony would waive his no-trade clause if the front office made a deal with the Boston Celtics, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. It does not, however, sound as if a trade is imminent. The Celtics have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, and the front office isn't necessarily convinced that Anthony would put them on another level.

Art Modell told Robert Kraft that hiring Belichick would be a huge mistake -
Bill Belichick has only been the head coach of two NFL teams (assuming you don't count his two brief stints with the Jets that didn't include coaching in any actual games) and the guy who fired him the first time didn't do him any favors when he was getting his second job.

Beef of the Week

LeBron James goes off on Charles Barkley, questions his credibility -
"I'm not going to let him disrespect my legacy like that," James told ESPN. "I'm not the one who threw somebody through a window. I never spit on a kid. I never had unpaid debt in Las Vegas. I never said, 'I'm not a role model.' I never showed up to All-Star Weekend on Sunday because I was in Vegas all weekend partying."All I've done for my entire career is represent the NBA the right way. Fourteen years, never got in trouble. Respected the game. Print that."