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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 6.03.15

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- Kansas Sports -

Lagerald Vick Chooses Jayhawks

Shooting guard Lagerald Vick has signed a Grant-in-Aid agreement to play men's basketball at Kansas for the 2015-16 season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Originally part of the 2016 recruiting class, Vick has reclassified to the 2015 class.

Bill Self: Dwight Coleby 'exactly' what KU needs |

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self made the signing of center Dwight Coleby official Monday by announcing the big man who spent the past two seasons at Ole Miss signed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend KU.

Frank Mason looks to take next step for KU basketball |

Though Mason never had an official end-of-year meeting with coach Bill Self, he already knows what’s expected of him from earlier talks. Self often has preached to the guard to be more vocal, and that everything with the team starts with him.

Kansas Women’s Tennis 2015-16 Recruiting Class Rated 19th Nationally

Kansas women's tennis picked up three signees for the 2015-16 campaign, with the class earning a No. 19 rating according to

- College Sports -

Hoiberg bolting a bummer for the Big 12 | Tale of the Tait |

Add to that the idea that people probably will be doubting them a little bit now that Hoiberg is gone and you're looking at a potentially more dangerous team that before, whether they make a big name hire, go with Hoiberg's top assistant (T.J. Otzelberger) or hand the keys to Melvin Weatherwax.

Iowa State AD, administration split over Fred Hoiberg's replacement -

Iowa State's administration is split over the direction to take to name a successor to Fred Hoiberg, multiple sources said.

Iowa State's administration should just let Iowa State's AD do his job -

Sure, Iowa State's next coach will inherit a top 10 roster, and that's terrific (not to mention rare). But most of the key pieces on that roster will be gone after next season, meaning Iowa State's next coach will be in a total rebuilding mode in roughly 10 months regardless of what happens in 2015-16. And that reality, combined with the timing of all this, will probably scare at least a few candidates away.

Is Kirk Ferentz in trouble? Iowa ticket sales decline as contract looms -

Since 2010, Iowa is 34-30 overall and 19-21 in the Big Ten. Three straight years with 10-plus wins from 2002-04 seems like a lifetime ago in today's college football coaching lifecycle. Some Iowa fans are grumbling and not buying season tickets.

CFP considering workaround to Army-Navy impact on final rankings -

Beginning in 2015, Navy will be eligible for the automatic CFP berth in a New Year's Six bowl given to the top-ranked Group of Five conference team. Under discussion: If Navy is that highest-ranked team going into the Army game, a loss would drop it to the bowl inhabited by the No. 2 Group of Five team. The CFP Selection Committee would make that determination with its rankings.

- Professional Sports -

Fred Hoiberg officially announced as Bulls coach, says he loves the roster -

The expectation will be that the Bulls' new coach takes the team to the next level, which is a return to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1998.

Sepp Blatter announces he will resign as FIFA president -

Blatter, who has held the post for 17 years and was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, said that he plans to stay on in an advisory role. "I am now free from the constraints of an election," said Blatter. "I will be in a position to focus on profound reforms. For many years we have called for reforms, but these are not sufficient."

Who will replace Sepp Blatter? Odds on FIFA's next president -

With Sepp Blatter resigning from his post of FIFA president on Tuesday, an election will be held as soon as possible to find a replacement. But who will it be?

FIFA-financed flim paints Sepp Blatter as hero, set for US release on June 5 -

The FIFA-financed film 'United Passions,' which according to an synopsis, paints outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter as an ethical, "trustworthy and wholly honest" figure, is set for limited release in the United States on June 5.

- Videos of the Day -

Five-star recruit's freakish dunk is all the rage right now | FOX Sports

Meet Terrance Ferguson, a five-star recruit out of Dallas, Texas. The 6-foot-6 small forward has interest from just about everywhere, including Arizona, North Carolina, Louisville and Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks.

Lloyd McClendon goes on tirade after Mariners can't get check-swing call -

McClendon checked his composure on the dugout steps and stomped his away around the infield, giving three umpires a piece of his mind.

Joc Pederson's 477-foot home run hits fleeing fan in backside -

It's unlikely the fan ended up with a souvenir, other than a slight bruise, but it's obvious she didn't want anything to do with the ball. The grand old game is not necessarily supposed to be interactive.

Maryland's LaMonte Wade makes great throw to get runner at plate -

A+ throw with an A++ reaction from the catcher.