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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.20.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.20.13


Kansas Basketball

For Kansas basketball, recruiting never ceases |
“Recruiting is a never-ending process,” said Self, KU’s 10th-year coach, who has signed top-15-ranked players in Wiggins, Josh Selby (1), Xavier Henry (8), Julian Wright (8), Wayne Selden (12), Mario Chalmers (12) and Brandon Rush (13) at KU. “Not a day goes by you don’t do something recruiting-related with prospects you are seriously interested in.

McLemore shows off athleticism at NBA combine |
His maximum vertical jump of 42 inches tied him for first at his position. His standing vertical jump of 32.5 inches placed him third and his three-quarter-court sprint of 3.27 seconds tied him for fifth.

Ben McLemore talks about allegations his AAU coach took money - College Basketball - Seth Davis -
An NCAA spokesperson wrote in an email, "We are absolutely interested in talking to people to gather as many facts as possible, especially from those who no longer are a part of the NCAA but want to get to the truth."

McLemore speaks about AAU coach, agent allegations |
Not sure McLemore should speak on the topic.

Kansas Football

Chiefs sign KU football's Opurum as fullback |
Sounds like there is some competition at fullback but good for Toben. Hopefully he can catch on.

Grads big part of KU football |
On Sunday, 15 members of Kansas University’s 2012 football team made the traditional walk down Campanile Hill and became college graduates.

College Basketball

Bracketology - NCAA College Basketball Brackets and Predictions - ESPN
Bumping us to a no. 2 with Arizona as the no. 1 out West.

Mike Krzyzewski considering return to Team USA, report - ESPN
"I think it's very close to being resolved," Colangelo said in the report. "That's all I can say for sure. "Give it another week and it should be resolved."

Which teams are now the best value to win it all in 2013-14? | One And One -
Andrew Wiggins' decision to play for Kansas not only sent Lawrence into celebrations while three other campuses grumbled, it also was the last major piece of the puzzle in terms of looking ahead to 2013-14.