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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 6.25.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 6.25.13

Bruce Bennett

Kansas Basketball

‘Wow’ factor: Cole Aldrich impressed by Jayhawks |
“It’s just like, ‘Wow.’ They fit right in with the guys in the league (NBA),” Aldrich said of the current Jayhawks. “They all can jump. They can run. That’s going to be a fun season to watch them this year.”

Opinion: Freshman given rock-star treatment |
“This is a different level,” Self said. “It’s kind of weird to me. I mean, we’ve recruited other good players before, but we haven’t had anybody receive this kind of attention. (I know) players get rock-star status, but this could get a little ridiculous if he lets it. He just wanted to come here and enjoy his summer.”

Kansas Football

Robbery case moves forward against former KU football player Chris Martin, other defendants |
Still dumbfounded with some of these decisions.

Kansas Volleyball

Two-sport twins commit to Kansas volleyball, women's basketball |
Maybe this was covered already. I found it noteworthy since these two are from Columbia.


Rush to play in the NBA changes how coaches recruit -- college basketball - ESPN
"We want to get them off thinking about it,'' he said. "The more you think about it, the longer it takes you. If it takes you one year, two, three, that's all OK. But if you help your team, if your team does well, you'll do well.''

NCAA tweaks college basketball replay, block-charge rules |
The Playing Rules Oversight Panel also approved a tweak to the charging-blocking foul in the men's game and gave referees leeway when it comes to penalties for accidentally elbowing an opponent above the shoulders.

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins - Recap - June 24, 2013 - ESPN
With just over a minute to go it looked like we were headed for game 7. Then Chicago scores two quick ones, crazy finish.

Sources -- Schools interested if Kyle Wiltjer leaves Kentucky - ESPN
Wiltjer, who is from Portland, Ore., would have to sit out next season and be eligible in 2014-15. His decision to attend Kentucky two years ago was a bit of a surprise at the time, with some wondering what kind of an impact he would have with the Wildcats.