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Marcus Garrett stands out in KU’s second exhibition game of Italy tour

Freshman guard Marcus Garrett contributed 10 points and a team-high 12 rebounds, helping the University of Kansas men's basketball team to a 92-61 victory over Players Group on Thursday afternoon at Honey Sport City. Udoka Azubuike led KU with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting, which included a breakaway dunk in the second half where the threw the ball off the backboard to himself. The Jayhawks are playing an exhibition tour of Italy.

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Safety check needed after Udoka Azubuike’s rim-rattling dunk during KU’s win in Italy

University of Kansas guard Devonté Graham took MVP honors with 14 points on 4-for-7 shooting, helping the KU men’s basketball team to a 90-56 victory Stella Azurra/HSC Roma in its opening exhibition game in Italy on Wednesday night at Honey Sports City. The Jayhawks’ victory was highlighted by a Udoka Azubuike dunk midway through the second quarter, as he dunked with such force that the rim standard lowered a few feet before he let go. Officials delayed play for a few minutes afterward to make sure the basket was safe.

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Watch highlights from KU's third victory in Italy

Video highlights from Kansas basketball's 99-71 victory over Players Group on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in Seregno, Italy.
Jesse Newell The Kansas City Star
Watch highlights from KU's third victory in Italy 3:45

Watch highlights from KU's third victory in Italy

KU's Jerrance Howard on the best part of Rome: 'I just had an amazing spaghetti dish' 1:52

KU's Jerrance Howard on the best part of Rome: 'I just had an amazing spaghetti dish'

KU's Sheahon Zenger on Italy: 'If you're going to go to one city, go to Rome' 2:35

KU's Sheahon Zenger on Italy: 'If you're going to go to one city, go to Rome'

Bill Self's immediate thoughts following KU's 92-61 Game 2 win in Italy 0:43

Bill Self's immediate thoughts following KU's 92-61 Game 2 win in Italy

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