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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 7.8.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 7.8.13


Kansas Football

KU football adds offensive lineman for 2013 season |
Many expected the athletic big man to be a December graduate and enroll at the college of his choice in January in time for spring ball prior to the 2014 season. However, Slater fast-tracked his junior-college graduation and will report to KU in August in time for most of fall camp. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.

Opinion: Wide receiver Nick Harwell still coming to KU whether his former school cooperates or not |
Feels like this might be a year where Harwell sits out.

Juco offensive tackle Pearce Slater commits to KU -
Big pickup. Literally.

Kansas Basketball

Super subs: A look at the best bench players in the Bill Self era |
Best off the bench.

Gameplans for replacing the 2013 lottery picks - men's college basketball - ESPN
The Jayhawks, though, don't seem concerned thanks to the arrival of a No. 2-ranked recruiting class headlined by Andrew Wiggins, who some have labeled as the best incoming freshman college basketball has seen since Kevin Durant. The Jayhawks may be young, but that hasn't changed the expectations in Lawrence, where KU will be expected to contend for a 10th straight Big 12 title.

Tyshawn Taylor leads Nets in summer league loss |
Former Kansas University point guard Tyshawn Taylor scored a team-leading 17 points off 6-of-18 shooting with one assist against six turnovers in the Brooklyn Nets’ 76-67 loss to Detroit in an Orlando Summer League opener on Sunday.

Warriors trade ex-Jayhawk Rush to Utah |
Some NBA moves for former Jayhawks.