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"Today’s the first day he’s been back," Self said of the Nigerian sophomore-to-be who missed the final 25 games of his rookie season with a wrist injury. "He’s out of shape, but he looks pretty good. He certainly makes a big difference from a physical standpoint. I realize what we missed last year just seeing it for 30 minutes today."
These might be new Jayhawks and this definitely will be a different team. But after a quick look at what KU will roll onto the floor during the upcoming season, one thing is clear — there is plenty of talent in place for Kansas to be as competitive as ever.
The Kansas Athletics Inc. board of directors on Tuesday approved the proposed KU Athletics budget for fiscal year 2018. KU Athletics’ 2018 budget of $93.3 million is roughly 3.5 percent higher than the previous year’s budget, Kansas Athletics CFO Pat Kaufman told the board.
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In Tuesday’s game, the Sooners had their No. 4 pitcher on the mound but took an early lead. The Gators had some close calls in making a comeback, and in their final inning had their 2-3-4 batters going to the plate. But they couldn’t get it done and Oklahoma took the game and the title.
It’s Ole Miss’ second formal response to a batch of NCAA allegations against Freeze’s program. The school first received a Notice of Allegations in January 2016, and it responded to those charges in detail last May. Ole Miss conceded some violations had occurred, and it contested the severity of others.
The University of Mississippi issued its public response to the NCAA’s amended Notice of Allegations against the Rebels on Tuesday.
It’s still pretty early in the recruiting process and the Nittany Lions have 12 commits, including five-star RB Ricky Slade. Their class is ranked No. 5, and they’re in good shape. But the Nittany Lions just lost two 5-star recruits and a 3-star recruit.
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Those Lakers, won five NBA titles in the 1980s and dominated the sport like many had not seen. It was a generational team that destroyed with talent that included Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.