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Kansas in Trouble But in Good Company

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We look at the most disappointing teams and the reasons for their struggles, a player who has given his coach some job security and a mid-major team that could make some noise come March. We also tell you why you shouldn't write off Kansas despite its abysmal loss on Wednesday night.

Bill Self told me a week ago he felt a loss would be beneficial for his team, a wakeup call of sorts for a group that hadn't dropped a game since mid-November. My guess is a pitiful performance at TCU wasn't exactly what he had in mind, especially on the heels of a setback in Lawrence against Oklahoma State.

Self still misses the toughness...

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