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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.26.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.26.13

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Kansas Basketball

KU picks up 6-10 transfer forward from Arkansas -
Mickelson averaged 5.2 points in 17.1 minutes per game as a freshman, and the numbers (5.4 points in 16.6 minutes) didn’t improve much as a sophomore. He did set the school record for blocks as a freshman, swatting 72 shots in 2011-12, but his role diminished by late this season.

Here's what type of player KU is getting in Hunter Mickelson | The Newell Post |
Essentially, Mickelson isn't great at creating his own shot at the rim, but he's exceptional at finishing passes from teammates when they get it to him in close.

KU to play New Mexico in men's basketball |
Kansas University's basketball team will play the University of New Mexico on Dec. 14 in Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., KU officials confirmed Thursday.

6-foot-10 Arkansas transfer Hunter Mickelson picks KU |
“KU was my No. 1 choice out of (Jonesboro Westside) high school, but he is a homestate kid and wanted to play for the Razorbacks. We gave that a try even though we knew the system and style probably wasn’t the best one for him,” said Mickelson’s dad, Darien.

Dime Magazine ( : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers » Blog Archive Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and The Top 15 Incoming College Freshmen (With Highlights)
Andrew Wiggins is considered a lock to be the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, but he's not the only incoming freshman ready to light college ball up.

Kansas Football

NFL Draft should become busier for Kansas in 2015 | Double-Chin Music |
A year from now, James Sims will be a draft prospect and in 2015 several Kansas players could hear their names called.

College Basketball

Cory Jefferson of Baylor Bears staying for senior season - ESPN
Cory Jefferson is staying at Baylor for his senior season.