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University of Kansas

The University of Kansas is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. The University was founded in 1864.

The University's School of Medicine is located at Kansas City, Kansas. There are also campuses at Overland Park, Parsons, Topeka and Wichita.

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1 Athletics
2 External links


The school's sports teams are called the Jayhawks. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A, and in the Big Twelve Conference.

In NCAA DI play, the Jayhawks participate in basketball, baseball, cross country, football, golf, rowing, soccer (women only), softball, swimming (women only), tennis (women only), track, and volleyball (women only).


The men's basketball team is a perennial national contender, even though their last national championship was in 1988. In addition, Allen Fieldhouse is considered one of the greatest places to play basketball in the nation. Kansas has counted among its coaches Dr. James Naismith (the inventor of basketball), Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Phog Allen (sometimes dubbed "Father of Basketball Coaching"), and Detroit Pistons coach Larry Brown.

KU Basketball Coaches:

Famous KU Basketball Players:

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