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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 9.9.2017

2017 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

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Hall of Fame Notebook: Huge support system the best part for Bill Self |
"I was actually very nervous. And nervousness and cottonmouth do not go very well together when you first get up there," Self joked after the ceremony. "But it was fine. I’m probably glad I went first to get it out of the way.

Self expresses deep emotion, appreciation during Hall of Fame speech |
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self never met a crowd he couldn’t charm. And Friday night, after overcoming some early nerves and a couple of cracks in his voice, Self left Symphony Hall with that streak intact.

Gameday Breakdown: KU football vs. Central Michigan |
While preparing for Central Michigan, it could have been easy for Kansas players to look at the Chippewas’ triple-overtime win against Rhode Island a week ago, recall the Jayhawks’ dismantling that same FCS program a year earlier, 55-6, and consider a 2-0 start to the season a foregone conclusion.

Hall of Fame status starting to sink in for Kansas coach Bill Self |
The night before first fitting into his Hall of Fame jacket — Naismith Orange in color and ultra-exclusive in terms of its wearers — Kansas basketball coach Bill Self received a phone call from a friend who offered some heartfelt advice.

Kansas soccer ties Saint Louis, 1-1 |
The No. 19 Kansas Jayhawks played the Saint Louis Billikens to a 1-1 soccer draw Friday night at Hermann Stadium.

Madison Rigdon tallies 1,000th career kill as KU volleyball downs Purdue |
Madison Rigdon spiked the ball off a Purdue defender and turned back to her team.

2017 Week 2 Preview: Central Michigan Chippewas at Kansas Jayhawks - Hustle Belt
Central Michigan escaped Week 1 on a walk-off touchdown. While it may sound like an exciting game to remember for the Chippewa faithful, the game raised many questions about whether Central Michigan's three-year bowl run is coming to a close.

Chippewas Aim To Clean It Up Against Jayhawks :: Central Michigan Football :: CMUChippewas.COM :: The Official Site of Central Michigan Athletics
"We have to execute at a higher level," Bonamego said as he prepared his team to face the Jayhawks, 38-16 winners over FCS Southeast Missouri State in their season opener. "We have to make plays. We have to make catches. We need to take care of the football. Can't have fundamental mistakes with (center) snaps. We turned the ball over four times, that's four too many.

Other Sports

NFL apologizes for tweet likening Chiefs' win to Mexico earthquake that killed 58 -
Shortly after the Chiefs routed the Patriots 42-27 to open up the NFL season on Thursday night, the NFL Mexico Twitter account correlated the win to an earthquake that devastated Mexico. On Friday, the NFL apologized for its tweet.

Brian Hoyer: 'The situation in Cleveland was a joke, really a circus' -
To recap: Hoyer, like everybody else half-paying attention, thought the Browns were equal parts circus and joke. And he was right, of course.

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