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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 7.1.13

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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 7.1.13

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Kansas Basketball

Undrafted Travis Releford, Elijah Johnson join NBA summer squads | KUsports.com
A look at where Releford and Johnson will play for a bit.

NBA vets: McLemore's good, but don’t compare rookie to all-timer yet | KUsports.com
“That’s a great comparison,” 2013 NBA champion and Allen’s Miami Heat teammate, Shane Battier, told the Journal-World at the draft. “That’s a great comparison. But there’s only one Ray Allen.”

Kansas Football

New KU kicker: ‘I can do better’ | KUsports.com
“I was actually planning on playing. But during the football games the year before, I was watching everyone kick, and I was like, ‘I could go down there right now and do better than this.’ So, it was just like, ‘Why not?’”

QB Brady Quinn, Charlie Weis share respect | KUsports.com
“Look, I guess the best way to put it is, there’s not gonna be anything on his plate that’s gonna be too much for him to handle,” Quinn said of Heaps. “A lot of times, the best want to come play (for Weis), and they’re talented guys for a reason. They want to be put in this situation and scenario. It’s a challenge, but at the same time it’s gonna help the quarterback and, really, the rest of the team flourish in a system like this and with a coach like coach Weis.”

Hiawatha prep Peyton Newell still lists KU | KUsports.com
Making the cut were KU, Kansas State, Nebraska and South Carolina. Falling out of the running were Georgia and USC.

Misc.

Report: T-Rob t-raded | KUsports.com
And now another team. This time Portland where he will reunite with Jeff Withey. Good fit?

Missouri Tigers add Louisville Cardinals transfer Zach Price - ESPN
Missouri has become very dependent on the transfer year in and year out. Is it sustainable?