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Notebook: Les Miles Picks Up JuCo Recruits; Bill Self Reflects on Villanova Win

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Kansas News

No. 1 Jayhawks look to stay unbeaten Tuesday against Coyotes - University of Kansas Athletics
The No. 1/1 Kansas Jayhawks (9-0) will look to claim its 10-straight win when they host the South Dakota Coyotes (6-5) Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Allen Fieldhouse. KU and USD will meet for the first time in men's basketball in the contest slated for 7 p.m. on Jayhawk TV and ESPN+. Dave Armstrong (play-by-play) and Chris Piper (analyst) will call the action.

KU’s Dotson delivers at line: ‘Act like you are in the backyard shooting free throws’
One of Kansas’ best free throw shooters during the 2018-19 nonconference season, Devon Dotson went 4-for-4 from the line in the last 70 seconds of No. 1-ranked Kansas’ 74-71 victory over No. 17 Villanova on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Bill Self, players praise Marcus Garrett's defense vs. Nova
KU coach Bill Self has raved about the sophomore's ability to understand the game for his age, calling him one of the smartest defenders on the team and even noting that Garrett's personality is most like his own of the current group.

Jayhawks assess late-game execution vs. Villanova
The Jayhawks blitzed Wofford in the second half and pushed out what was a close margin to 25 points. In the two games before that, KU needed overtime to win. The two games since? A three-point win and another three-point win.

3-star JUCO WR Andrew Parchment picks KU football
After Ezra Naylor became the fifth member of the Jayhawks' 2019 recruiting class Sunday afternoon, it seemed another JUCO wideout was on the way. That commitment came through Sunday evening, as Andrew Parchment, a three-star wide receiver and teammate of Naylor's announced his intentions to join the KU football team.

2-star JUCO WR Ezra Naylor commits to KU football
On Sunday afternoon, Ezra Naylor, a JUCO wide receiver at Iowa Central whose nickname is "Donny," announced he'd be committing to Kansas. Naylor is listed at 6 foot 4 and 208 pounds. He joins the Jayhawks as their fifth commit in the class of 2019. He plans to sign and enroll right away, he told Phog.net.

Other Sports News

Champions League draw - Manchester United face Paris Saint-Germain Liverpool play Bayern Munich
Manchester United will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16, while Liverpool have been drawn against Bayern Munich.

Michael Beasley rejoins Los Angeles Lakers on bench in second half
The Los Angeles Lakers' 128-110 defeat at the hands of the Washington Wizards on Sunday wasn't a total loss, as Michael Beasley rejoined the team on the bench early in the second half after being away for the past week to spend time with his ailing mother, Fatima Smith.

New York Knicks owner James Dolan would consider selling team for 'bonafide offer'
New York Knicks owner James Dolan, who has put the New York Liberty up for sale, said he couldn't rule out selling the Knicks if the right offer came along.

Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles beat Los Angeles Rams
The magic of Saint Nick reappeared Sunday night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, helping the Philadelphia Eagles capture a 30-23 win over the Los Angeles Rams in one of the biggest upsets of the season.

Other News

Why Nirvana's "All Apologies" And "Rape Me' Are Greatest Release Of 90's - AlternativeNation.net
Nearing the finish of another rollercoaster ride of a year for alt. rock’s most popular band, 1993 proved especially fruitful at the very end as Nirvana was in the midst of a heavy promotional cycle that promoted their latest album In Utero.

More teens are vaping, and many think it's nicotine-free
A new study released Monday confirms a giant spike in the number of high school students who are vaping, and it finds many may not realize they’re almost certainly inhaling highly addictive nicotine.

Border Patrol head didn't tell Congress about Jakelin Caal Maquin to avoid 'politicizing' girl's death - ABC News
The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said he did not disclose the death of a 7-year-old girl at the border during his testimony to Congress because he wasn’t sure that the mother had been notified and because he didn’t want to “risk politicizing the death of a child.”

New EU referendum would break faith with Britons, May to warn MPs - BBC News
Former PMs John Major and Tony Blair are among those urging a new referendum if MPs cannot agree on a way forward.

Lincoln bringing back 'suicide doors' on 2019 Continental | Fox News
Lincoln brought back the Continental name two years ago and now it's resurrecting a feature that’s commonly known by a name it would prefer you don’t use.