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Notebook: Kansas Basketball to Face #5 Tennessee; KU Football Closes out Season Against Texas

Oh, Bart. Cartoons don’t have to be 100% realistic.

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Kansas News

According to Tom Herman, Sam Ehlinger is on track to play against Kansas on Friday - Barking Carnival
What about forfeiting the game, skipping the Big 12 title game, and just really getting mentally and physically ready for the Alamo Bowl because as long as we are champions in our own hearts, who cares what the Big 12 thinks?

Media blown away by Kansas' second-half performance
If Kansas plays the way it did in the second half, that game could give the Jayhawks a chance at their second win over a top 10 team this season. A performance more like the first half? Well, then Kansas can join Duke as top 5 teams to add a number to the loss column this week.

What Bill Self, others said about looming matchup vs. Tennessee
The Jayhawks, ranked No. 2 in the country and with a shot to move up to No. 1 after Duke lost to Gonzaga earlier in the week, will face off against a top-five ranked opponent for the first time this year at 8 p.m. Tennessee, coached by a familiar face in Rick Barnes, will mark Friday's KU basketball challenger in the finals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Devon Dotson shuts down elite scorer in KU win over Marquette
“Devon Dotson was unreal, unreal," said KU coach Bill Self on his post-game radio interview. "I mean, he made the kid take 23 shots to score 18. ... Unbelievable job by Devon."

KU uses 22-0 run to open second half and blitz Marquette 77-68 in NIT semifinals
After allowing 11 Marquette three-pointers the first half, Kansas’ determined basketball defenders looked as if they might pitch a shutout the second half of Wednesday’s 77-68 come-from-behind victory over Marquette in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Barclays Center.

How Devon Dotson helped KU shift its defensive identity vs. Marquette
The beauty of statistician Dean Oliver’s creation of the “Four Factors” in basketball is that all of the game rests within these measurable traits.

Game day Breakdown: KU football vs. No. 11 Texas |
Some of the most important players on the Kansas football roster will be playing their final game for the Jayhawks this Black Friday.

KU’s Bill Self welcomes tough test Friday night against No. 5-ranked Tennessee
“I think we may need it more than Tennessee, to be quite candid,” 16th-year KU coach Self said Wednesday night after the Jayhawks’ 77-68 come-from-behind victory over unranked Marquette in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Barclays Center.

KU-Tennessee lineups, tipoff time, TV information, facts and figures
Here are projected starters with TV and radio information for the Kansas Jayhawks-Tennessee Volunteers game on Friday night at the NIT Season Tip-Off in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Other News

Moroccan woman confessed she murdered and cooked boyfriend after he said he was leaving her for another woman - NY Daily News
A Moroccan woman confessed she killed and cooked her boyfriend and fed his remains to workers after authorities found his tooth inside her blender.

Girl who wrote acclaimed essay on gun violence is killed by stray bullet - AOL News
Sandra Parks, 13, who wrote an award-winning essay on gun violence, was killed after someone fired into her home in Wisconsin.

Someone Hacked Donald Trump's Wikipedia Page, Replaced Photo With Image of Penis
Donald Trump’s Wikipedia page was edited to replace the president’s image with a penis on Thursday.

Could an anti-global warming atmospheric spraying program really work?
A program to reduce Earth's heat capture by injecting aerosols into the atmosphere from high-altitude aircraft is possible, but unreasonably costly with current technology, and would be unlikely to remain secret.

Pre-Game Pump up Music For the End of the Beaty Era