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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 6.05.15

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- Kansas Sports -

World Games loom soon | KUsports.com

“Nic Moore (SMU guard who will play for KU) will get here the 12th. We’ll have approximately two weeks of good practice before we line up and go to Gwangju (South Korea for Games July 3-14).”

Chukwu completes visit | KUsports.com

Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2 center who recently announced plans to leave Providence after his freshman season, completed his visit to KU on Thursday.

Schneider excited to start work on KU camps | KUsports.com

“We’re just trying to reach as many of the young people in the area as we can,” Schneider said. “Whether it’s through team camps or Junior Jayhawks, it’s just great way to connect with the community.”

- College Sports -

Iowa State Cyclones to interview Bryce Drew, Brad Underwood, Steve Prohm for head coaching position

Valparaiso's Bryce Drew, Stephen F. Austin's Brad Underwood and Murray State's Steve Prohm are all scheduled for interviews, according to sources. The search firm and Iowa State are also expected to interview current Iowa State assistant T.J. Otzelberger.

North Carolina to visit Northern Iowa in homecoming game for Marcus Paige | CollegeBasketballTalk

On Nov. 21st, the Tar Heels will be paying a visit to Cedar Falls, the start of a three-year series with the Panthers. UNI will be heading to Chapel Hill for each of the following two seasons.

NCAA charges UNC with lack of institutional control, extra benefits - CBSSports.com

The NCAA defines Level I charges as a "severe breach of conduct." In this case, the NCAA says the impermissible extra benefits provided to student-athletes over a nine-year time span (2002-2011) "seriously undermined or threatened the integrity of the NCAA collegiate model."

It looks like Roy Williams should escape NCAA's case relatively well - CBSSports.com

There's still a ways to go. But it's difficult to deny things got better for Williams Thursday, if only because UNC released the notice of allegations the NCAA sent two weeks ago, and the Hall of Fame coach's name was mentioned just once in 59 pages. Just once. And that mention was merely to note that Williams had in fact been interviewed during the investigation.

UNC scandal: Allegations, responses and a timeline on what's to come - CBSSports.com

Here's the essentials of what you need to know, the timeline still to come and what we're still waiting to have cleared up.

Mississippi State mascot files $75,000 suit for golf cart incident - CBSSports.com

Former Mississippi State cheerleader Michaela Mills, who was wearing the Bulldog mascot costume in 2013 at the Egg Bowl when she was hit by a golf cart, is suing ESPN and Mississippi State for the incident.

- Professional Sports -

3-pointer: What we learned from NBA Finals Game 1 - CBSSports.com

James scored 44 points, his first 40-point game in the Finals, but got only four shots in overtime -- missing three. The Warriors beat the Cavaliers 108-100 on Thursday night to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Eliminating Tal's Hill brings pros and cons alike - CBSSports.com

Earlier Thursday, it was revealed that the Astros are planning to eliminate the polarizing Tal's Hill from their playing surface, moving in the center-field fence to around 410 feet up against the warning track. That puts the hill and currently-in-play flag pole into home run territory.

Broncos enforce fart tax in meetings, Von Miller is fined most frequently - CBSSports.com

The Broncos are forever changing the course of football history.

Teacher Has to Explain Who Michael Jordan Is to Grade School Class | Bleacher Report

In 20 years, "LeBron" will just be a flavor of Sprite.

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Kansas Basketball: Video: Kansas’ Perry Ellis Was Part Of An Awesome Pool Dunk

Kansas’ star forward collaborated with a couple of friends to throw down an awesome pool dunk.

WATCH: Alcides Escobar is ... well, just check out this play - CBSSports.com

One can almost see Escobar realize that he hasn't an instant to spare if he's going to throw out the hasty Michael Bourn. So he eliminates the need for any transfer by using his bare hand on a ball deep in the hole.