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Kansas News

Coleby, Lightfoot slowly sliding into bigger roles for Kansas |
With Kansas employing a four-guard lineup more often and senior Landen Lucas, freshman Udoka Azubuike and sophomore Carlton Bragg Jr., all eating up minutes in KU’s front court ahead of them, Coleby and Lightfoot spent most of their time battling to become the Jayhawks’ ninth man, with the odd man out falling to 10th in the rotation.

KU Athletics director explains ‘no comment’ stance on reports of basketball players’ misconduct |
“There are times when it would benefit us to get out there and maybe try and share some other information... We just have to weather the time period when maybe incomplete or inaccurate conversations are being had. That is in an effort to really protect the rights of everybody involved in an investigation.”

If basketball roster thins, a pair of football players worthy of jerseys |
For example, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self suspended Carlton Bragg indefinitely after he was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Bragg is on diversion and if any condition of that agreement is violated, a judge could revoke it and reinstate the charge.

KU football welcoming slew of 2018 recruits to campus this weekend |
Beaty and company don’t yet have any commitments for next year’s recruiting haul, but they’ll keep chasing the Big 12 depth, dynamic players and “Kansas identity” that highlight their strategy this weekend as they show off KU’s facilities to at least 12 prospects graded as three- or four-star recruits by Rivals.

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Iowa State |
In the first meeting with Iowa State, a 76-72 Kansas victory in Ames, Iowa, in January, Iowa State stayed in the game by forcing 11 first-half KU turnovers.

QB Deondre Ford announces transfer from KU |
Ford, who transferred to KU from Dodge City Community College before the 2015 season, didn’t say where he will go next in a tweet signaling his departure, but the QB is looking for a place where he can play.

Other Sports

Russell Westbrook gets 25th triple-double, scores 19 in fourth after sneaker switch -
The Thunder and Grizzlies went blow-for-blow late into the fourth quarter in OKC. And Westbrook, who finished the night with 38 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, entered the fourth quarter with just 19 points. A solid, well-rounded effort to that point

NCAA, conferences agree to pay $208.7 million in cost of attendance settlement -
The NCAA and college sports' major conferences announced Friday a preliminary settlement of $208.7 million with plaintiffs who received athletic scholarships before cost-of-attendance stipends were allowed. If approved, the average class member who played his or her sport for four years would receive approximately $6,763.

North Carolina's game vs. Notre Dame moved to Sunday due to water emergency -
Saturday's Notre Dame-North Carolina game originally scheduled for 6 p.m. ET has been postponed to Sunday due to an emergency water crisis in the Chapel Hill, North Carolina, area the school announced in a news release Friday.

USMNT vs. Jamaica score: Morris' winner gives Arena first victory since return -
The U.S. men's national team secured its first victory since the return of coach Bruce Arena, beating Jamaica 1-0 on Friday in an international friendly in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

2017 Super Bowl Score Prediction for Patriots vs. Falcons -
SportsLine's advanced computer projections agree. In fact, we predict a score of 31-27 New England, which means the Patriots will cover a 3-point spread and make it 3-0 straight up and against the spread in the playoffs this season.