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Kansas News

The Svi Show: Mykhailiuk shoots Jayhawks past South Dakota State, 98-64 |
In order for a tired group of Jayhawks to handle their business Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse, one of the Kansas basketball team’s seven scholarship players needed to step to the forefront early and plant some seeds of doubt in the minds of their opponents from South Dakota State.

Notebook: Bill Self passes Roy Williams with win over SDSU, KU commits 0 turnovers in 1st half |
After notching his 419th victory at Kansas, 98-64 over South Dakota State on Friday, the KU coach was asked moving into sole possession of second place on the all-time wins list at KU.

Payne ties KU's kills record, Jayhawks top Texas Tech |
Kansas All-American senior Kelsie Payne tied the program's career kills record and the volleyball team ended a two-game losing streak with a four-set road victory over Texas Tech at United Supermarkets Arena, 27-25, 25-14, 22-25, 25-22.

Billy Preston sits for third straight game; Self says no update |
As was the case earlier in the week versus Kentucky, in Chicago, KU head coach Bill Self kept the 6-foot-10 McDonald’s All-American out of the lineup, as the university looks into a potential compliance issue with a vehicle Preston was driving during a single-car, no-injury incident this past weekend.

Svi Mykhailiuk catches fire, sparks blowout win over South Dakota State |
Early in the first half against South Dakota State, a 98-64 KU win, the senior caught fire. Mykhailiuk’s first basket, a two-point jumper from the left wing, fell through the net just 90 seconds into the game. Six-and-a-half minutes later, he was already up to 14 points.

Explosive OU offense will challenge both sides of ball for Kansas |
For all the challenges the staggering Kansas football team has endured at various points throughout what stands as a nine-game losing streak, the Jayhawks just might be in for their most formidable trial yet.

Game day breakdown: KU football vs. No. 3 Oklahoma |
Other than the players and coaches who occupy the Kansas locker room, there might not be a single person who follows college football who expects the Jayhawks to beat Oklahoma. Earlier this week, KU chancellor Douglas Girod endorsed third-year head coach David Beaty and his long-term vision for the program. So there couldn’t be less pressure on the home team, considered a five-touchdown underdog.

KU Student Senate, Kansas Athletics introduce basketball lottery system for low-income, first-generation students |
A new partnership between the University of Kansas Student Senate and Kansas Athletics aims to make games at Allen Fieldhouse more accessible to traditionally underserved students.

Other Sports News

23-year-old set to buy Aaron Hernandez's mansion for $1 million
23-year-old Arif Khan has confirmed to 247Sports that he has a purchase-and-sales agreement for the former Patriots tight end's North Attleboro mansion and is set to close on it in the coming weeks. The Burlington, Mass native -- who owns hotels in Georgia, Atlanta and Western Mass. -- is purchasing the home for $1 million which is $300,000 lower than the previous asking price. That was deal simply too good for Kahn to pass on.

NBA's 'one-and-done' rule may be on its way out, but what will replace it? -
The NBA's age limit has altered the basketball world for more than a decade now. High school phenoms had to spend one year in college or playing at a lower professional level before they could enter the NBA draft.

NBA games Friday, scores, highlights: LeBron goes off in OT win over Clippers -
The Cavs appeared to be heading to another defeat against the Clippers on Friday night, as they trailed by 15 points with just a few minutes left in the third quarter. Thanks in large part to LeBron James, however, the Cavs pulled out a key victory in overtime, winning 118-113. LeBron went for 39 points, 14 rebounds, and six assists. He also hit a clutch jumper with less than a minute to play in OT to seal the win.

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