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March 25, 2014

Kansas freshmen left to decide on NBA futures

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ST. LOUIS —

The failures of this past year — poor backcourt play, inexperience and a porous defense — should be addressed, and that portends well for the future.

Even if it doesn’t take away the sting of the present.

“We tried hard,” Self said Sunday. “You know, hopefully when we’re in his situation in the future, which I really think we will be, we’ll respond more favorably. But certainly disappointed, yet proud of what these kids have done and the work they’ve put in this year.”

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