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Game day breakdown: No. 2 KU basketball vs. No. 16 Arizona State | KUsports.com
Losses happen, sometimes out of nowhere, and the key for Kansas is to respond to Wednesday's stunning setback to unranked Washington at Sprint Center with a strong effort in this one against a team that is more than capable of beating the Jayhawks.

What's it like to beat Kansas? Opposing players treasure upset wins | Call it a Nightengale | KUsports.com
Look no further than Wednesday’s 74-65 loss against Washington in Kansas City, Mo., where the Huskies tried to make a statement with their play on both sides of the court. After the final horn sounded, the Huskies met in the middle of the court to celebrate. That celebration continued after the handshake line with David Crisp and Noah Dickerson screaming in joy into an ESPN camera. They could even be heard through the walls of their locker room.

Mitch Lightfoot pondered attending Arizona State, which is Kansas’ next test
“I thought he was a great coach, plays at a very high tempo, (which is) something I like. He’s a great dude,” Lightfoot, Kansas’ 6-foot-8, 210-pound sophomore power forward, said of the former Duke guard, whose third Sun Devil team is 8-0 and ranked No. 16 in the country heading into Sunday’s 1 p.m. nonconference clash at No. 2 KU.

Kansas-Arizona State basketball preview: Projected lineups, time, TV, what to expect
Arizona State is 8-0 for the first time since the 1974-75 team led by Lionel Hollins opened 9-0. … The Sun Devils were picked to finish sixth in the Pac-12 in the preseason media poll. … Bobby Hurley is 38-35 in his third season at Arizona State. … The Sun Devils defeated Kansas State (92-90) and Xavier (102-86) at the Las Vegas Invitational. They’ve also beaten St. John’s (82-70), Idaho State (94-74), San Diego State (90-68), Northern Arizona (97-62), UC Irvine (99-78) and San Francisco (75-57)

Bill Self visits granddaughter in Texas, prepares for KU game against Arizona State
“I bet you if I was there in the house for 10 hours, I bet you I held her eight — the whole time,” said Self, 54, after practice Friday at Allen Fieldhouse. “It was pretty cool. It was really cool as a matter of fact.”

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2017 Heisman Trophy winner: Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield earns sport's highest honor - CBSSports.com
That all changed Saturday night as the fifth-year Sooners senior won the 2017 Heisman Trophy, marking Mayfeld's first win in his second appearance in New York. Stanford running back Bryce Love finished second in the voting with the reigning Heisman winner, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, finishing third. Love is the sixth Stanford player to finish second in the finalist era.

2017 Heisman Trophy winner: Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield earns sport's highest honor - CBSSports.com
That all changed Saturday night as the fifth-year Sooners senior won the 2017 Heisman Trophy, marking Mayfeld's first win in his second appearance in New York. Stanford running back Bryce Love finished second in the voting with the reigning Heisman winner, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, finishing third. Love is the sixth Stanford player to finish second in the finalist era.

Army vs. Navy score, highlights: Black Knights win trophy for first time since '96 - CBSSports.com
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NBA games Saturday, scores, highlights: Harden scores 48; Rockets win ninth in row - CBSSports.com
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Tom Brady formally apologizes to Josh McDaniels for sideline shouting match - CBSSports.com
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