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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 4.30.14

Today's look-see around the internets.

Ed Zurga


Myles Turner expected to choose between KU, Texas today |
Myles Turner update; Devonte Graham update; Bill Self on Kim Anderson hiring; King McClure to Baylor

Self stays busy on recruiting trail -
KU basketball coach is learning about players who could be part of Class of 2015.

Could switch in offensive philosophy help KU basketball? |
I think someone posted this yesterday - in case you missed it, a look at KU's offense

KU’s Self offers his take on LHS coach firing |


Despite reports, KU quarterback Jake Heaps still a Jayhawk |
Tait's latest report on Heaps

Big 12 football recruiting scorecard - ESPN
KU just offered a Kansas City kid, RB Marquise Doherty

Kansas Sports

Kansas baseball routs WSU, 10-3 |

University of Kansas Baseball Piche’ Named Top Performer
In his fourth start since becoming the Friday night guy for the Kansas baseball team, Piche' tossed the first complete game of his career, a one-hit shutout, leading the Jayhawks to a 1-0 win over the Bears at Baylor Ballpark. Piche' faced just three batters over the minimum, allowing two walks and a hit, while striking out five batters for his fifth win of the season.

University of Kansas Women's Golf KU Women’s Golf Gets Historic Invite to the NCAA Regional
For the first time in school history, the Kansas women's golf team was chosen for an at-large bid to an NCAA Regional Tournament Monday. The selection marked KU's first postseason team appearance in an NCAA Tournament since 1990.

University of Kansas Women's Swimming & Diving Jayhawks Close Season With Awards Ceremony
I just became a big fan of the swim and dive team for some reason...

Other Sports News

Kim Anderson was one of three finalists for MU job -
By the middle of last week, Missouri had pared down its men's basketball coaching search to roughly 10 names. Last weekend, three had emerged as finalists. In the end, Kim Anderson was the last man standing. Wichita State's Gregg Marshall and Louisiana Tech's Michael White were the other finalists MU looked at the hardest and talked with the most, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to The Star.

SEC stands with eight-game football schedule -
Slive said the SEC didn’t fix what wasn’t broken.

Weird News

College chess team funding scrutinized | Wichita Eagle
Who knew there was so much money in chess?

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.