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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.30.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.30.13


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Extra weight hindered transfer Hunter Mickelson |
“When he was a freshman, he was an elite shot-blocker,” Doc Harper said. “This past year, a lot of people say that after the weight gain, (he) was not as explosive, couldn’t get up as quickly, get over as quickly (in blocking just 39 shots).”

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Move might await NFL draftee Tanner Hawkinson |
“I talked to Hudson, and he thought his best position was actually center,” said Cincinnati offensive-line coach Paul Alexander. “He didn’t discount the other positions. He’s certainly smart enough.”

Dayne Crist grateful for shot at NFL |
“I am incredibly grateful and thankful for the opportunity to continue pursuing my dream,” Crist said Sunday night from California. “I can’t thank my family, friends and coaches enough for helping me reach this point.”


The entitlement culture of elite high school basketball recruits - ESPN
I once watched a current top 100 senior run to the baseline when told to start a play at the elbow.

NBA's Jason Collins says U.S. 'ready' for openly gay player - ESPN
During the media frenzy yesterday I didn't realize that Collins isn't actually under contract in the NBA.

An updated look at the Top 25 for 2013-14 season - NCAA men's college basketball - ESPN
With some crucial NBA draft decisions shifting the college basketball landscape, Jason King updates his early Top 25 for the 2013-14 season.

A rebuttal to the early top 25 ranking for 2013-14 - college basketball - ESPN
The Andy Katz rebuttal.