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Notebook: Kansas Hopes to Avoid 3 Game Losing Streak

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Three-game losing streaks very rare for Kansas basketball under Bill Self | Tale of the Tait |
But while those numbers sound somewhat astonishing, it's worth pointing out that, in both of the instances when the two-game skid turned to three, Game No. 3 was on the road, which will be the case Saturday night, when the Jayhawks travel north to Lincoln, Nebraska, for a 7 p.m. showdown with the Cornhuskers.

Jayhawks on Steele's All-Big 12 team |
Senior tight end Ben Johnson, junior defensive tackle Daniel Wise and junior linebacker Joe Dineen were selected for Steele’s second team. Junior defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr., sophomore offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji, junior kicker Gabriel Rui and junior nickelback Bryce Torneden made the third team.

Wichita prep makes verbal commitment to KU |
“Happy to say I have accepted an offer from the University of Kansas! Thanks you to all my family, coaches and friends for all the support!” McNerney tweeted, without specifying whether he was offered a scholarship or preferred walk-on spot.

Hal Sandy, creator of KU’s ‘Happy Jayhawk,’ has died at 93
Harold “Hal” Sandy, creator of the current version of the Kansas Jayhawk known as the “Happy Jayhawk,” died on Dec. 9, the Kansas University Alumni Association has reported. He was 93.

Bill Self’s words ‘may have added to the intensity of practice’ Wednesday
“Technically the Kansas City game is a home game because it’s part of our season-ticket package. The last time we lost back-to-back home games was 28 years ago in 1989 (Roy Williams’ first season at KU),” Self told more than 100 Williams Fund members Wednesday night at a KU Roundball Club dinner at Lawrence’s Cider Gallery.

KU Jayhawks Q&A: Vick, starters, Beaty ... and yes, Preston and De Sousa
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