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Managing Motley again key for Kansas in rematch with Baylor | KUsports.com
The last time the Kansas men’s basketball team faced Baylor menace Johnathan Motley, the Jayhawks watched the junior forward go off for 14 points in one half and barely move the needle for two more points in the other.

KU baseball wins opener, 7-5 | KUsports.com
Kansas freshman infielder James Cosentino drilled a three-run home run for his first collegiate hit, helping the Jayhawks to a 7-5 road victory in their season-opener against The Citadel.

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball at No. 4 Baylor | KUsports.com
Because of Baylor’s big front line, the Jayhawks will need all five players to be working as one on the defensive end to have a chance in this one.

Defensive line coach Jesse Williams officially joins KU football staff | KUsports.com
During the past five seasons of a coaching career spanning 20-plus years, Williams worked on Frank Solich’s Ohio staff, most recently coaching 2016 MAC Defensive Player of the Year Tarell Basham, who became the Bobcats’ all-time program sack leader (27). Basham is projected as a potential second-round pick at this year’s NFL Draft.

Quick scout: KU has plenty of Vegas believers against Baylor
Only 20 percent of opposing shots against Baylor have come at the rim — the second-lowest mark nationally. The Bears also have the best two-point percentage defense in the Big 12, holding league foes to 45 percent shooting inside.

Kansas-Baylor contest will be a close game if season, series pattern continues
If recent history means anything, Saturday’s Kansas-Baylor basketball game figures to be decided late in regulation, maybe overtime.

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College basketball Top 25 expert picks, odds, lines, top Saturday underdogs - CBSSports.com
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