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“It’s always been a dream to play in the NBA. This is an opportunity to play against the best in the world and expand my game in hopes of someday becoming one of those great players,” Oubre said in explaining his decision.
For better or worse, March can define a season or sour it. And losses in the Big 12 championship to Iowa State and to the Shockers in the Big Dance ended a season with possibly a worse taste in the mouth of Jayhawk Nation than the spring before.
KU's offense coming along; Players of the day in practice; KU drops Hawaii from 2016, 2017 schedules (Mr Ed says: Bring on Alabama!)
In a game that saw a combined 25 runs off 30 hits and 13 pitchers, the Kansas baseball team used its role players to perfection to pull off the come-from-behind win, 13-12, over Wichita State in 11 innings Wednesday night at Eck Stadium.
Last Friday, Stigler picked up his third-consecutive Texas Relays 400-meter hurdle title in grand fashion as the hurdler posted a school record and world-leading time in the event. His time of 48.44 smashed his own school record by more than half a second and made him just the second athlete in meet history to garner 400-meter hurdle titles in three-straight years.
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Carlton Bragg, a 6-9 forward from Villa Angela-St. Joseph High in Cleveland, who has committed to KU, scored nine points off 3-of-7 shooting for the losing West team. He was 1-of-3 from three and also had a breakaway windmill slam dunk.
Wichita State and head coach Gregg Marshall have reached an agreement on a deal that will keep him at the school, multiple sources told ESPN on Wednesday. The deal is for seven years and is worth $3 million per year, sources said.
Representatives from Texas are in deep discussions with VCU's Shaka Smart about becoming the Longhorns' next head coach, and Texas officials will be surprised if he doesn't eventually accept an offer, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday afternoon.
The Eye On College Football ranked the 66 Power Five coaches (64 Power Five conferences plus Notre Dame and BYU) from No. 1 to No. 66. Here are the coaches that missed the Top 25. (Mr. Ed says: No shock where David Beaty currently ranks.)
Kentucky is two games away from a 40-0 season, but the school already is trying to stop other people from using the mark. Last week, it sent a cease-and-desist letter to Louisville lawyer David Son, whose company is selling blue-and-white "40-0" T-shirts on his website, 40and0.com.
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Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins may not be the best rookie in the league on a per-minute basis, but he is overwhelming the Rookie of the Year debate with sheer volume. He has played nearly 500 minutes more than any other rookie this season, and has a 1,000-minute lead on the No. 3 guy.
Rodgers debut with host Alex Trebek was confirmed by Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary when he tweeted out a picture of himself, Trebek, Rodgers and former astronaut Mark Kelly.
The 10-year-old who wrote in the latest edition of his school newspaper that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton should be benched -- or at the very least moved to running back -- had no idea that his story had made its way around the internet and back.
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In a video released by the Kansas athletic department, Oubre announced his decision to move forward into the NBA and thanked the university and its fans for the support.
Breaking for home after an opponent's wild pitch, Avedissian appeared to be doomed to be tagged out by the catcher after a favorable bounce off the backstop for the defense.