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KU basketball team gets 3-year probation for NCAA violations; some wins vacated

The University of Kansas men’s basketball team has been ordered to vacate 15 victories and its NCAA FInal Four appearance from its record for the 2017-2018 season as the result of a six-year investigation of recruiting infractions. The team also was put on probation for three years, a disciplinary panel ruled Wednesday.

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Eric Thomas: Bill Self’s illness reminds us how much he has accomplished as Kansas head coach (Column)

”The University of Kansas men’s basketball team and its fans face the prospect of entering the postseason with head coach Bill Self away from the bench. It’s a striking absence — hopefully temporary — for a program that has been defined by its head coach,” Eric Thomas writes in this Kansas Reflector column.