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How Devon Dotson turned criticism into growth — with help from a second-half epiphany

It’s a good time to go back. Rewatch a bit.

Without that, it’s easy to miss the development that took place from freshman guard Devon Dotson in Kansas’ 77-68 victory over TCU — and also the instruction from coach Bill Self it took to get him there.

This had been a rough week for Dotson already. Following KU’s loss Saturday to Iowa State, he’d been challenged in practice frequently by Self, who urged him to bring more leadership for a team that needs it.

“He’s just been talking about me talking more, understanding the game more,” Dotson said.