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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.8.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.8.13


Kansas Basketball

KU basketball notebook: Wiggins may be nearing decision |
Wiggins has told Thomas that his mother, Marita Payne-Wiggins, is planning to travel to West Virginia from Canada to be on hand for an announcement. Thomas told the paper her arrival would be “sometime in the next week or so.”

Kansas Football

Former KU teammates: Pick should catch on quick as coach |
“No one out-worked Kale,” said former KU tight end Tim Biere. “Whether it was in the weight room or in the film room, he was always working to be the best. That work ethic led him to be a great player and one of the most respected members of the team. I have no doubt that these qualities will translate well into coaching and that he is taking the first step in what will be a very successful career.”

Kansas Baseball

Kansas baseball sweeps Wichita State with 7-5 win |
Baseball team continues to put together a nice season. Speaking of which, I met a guy that played on the CWS team from 1993...I think it was 93.

College Basketball

NCAA men's basketball semifinals moving to TBS for '14 - ESPN
Hard to believe this isn't CBS worthy, but I suppose TBS is a pretty big deal in the sports world anymore.

Fred Hoiberg's Iowa State Cyclones deal includes $2 million exit clause - ESPN
Little more on Hoiberg's deal.

NBA Playoffs

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - Recap - May 07, 2013 - ESPN
Is it me or do the NBA playoffs feel worthwhile more and more this year.

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks - Recap - May 07, 2013 - ESPN
This one was a bit of a snoozer, but after game one the Knicks had to win this one.