Kansas escapes with narrow home win over Southern Utah

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The Kansas City Star

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Norm Roberts has completed his stint as acting coach of the Kansas Jayhawks with four wins in four games. Jalen Wilson scored a career-high 33 points (with six rebounds) and Gradey Dick added 18 points and cashed a huge 3 down the stretch, as No. 6 KU edged Southern Utah of the Western Athletic Conference, 82-76, on Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Wilson hit 12 of 22 shots and seemingly refused to let KU (4-0) lose what turned out to be a surprisingly close game. Dajuan Harris contributed 14 points as KU escaped a game in which the Jayhawks trailed by as many as six and led …

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