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Thank you to the Jayhawks for a great year!

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Frustrating finish: Jayhawks baffled by Villanova | KUsports.com
Perry Ellis, the eighth leading scorer and 12th-leading rebounder in Kansas University basketball history, sat dejectedly in front of his KFC Yum! Center locker and, in a clear voice, explained to wave after wave of reporters how he felt after Saturday’s 64-59 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight loss to Villanova.

Seniors likely not only players KU will lose | KUsports.com
“We only start one senior, but the reality is we’re not going to have our entire group back,” KU coach Bill Self said after the Jayhawks’ season-ending loss to Villanova.

Prep bigs Maker and Ayton to play for World Team | KUsports.com
Two of the top big men in the country, senior Thon Maker and junior DeAndre Ayton, who both are considering attending Kansas, will play for the World Team in the Nike Hoop Summit, set for April 9 in Portland, Ore.

Bill Self: Elite Eight loss 'hard for everybody' | KUsports.com
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, as well as his players, hoped Louisville wouldn’t be their last stop of the 2015-16 season.

Devonté Graham addresses controversial fifth foul | KUsports.com
Kansas sophomore guard Devonté Graham was called for his fifth foul with 0:45 left of what turned out to be a 64-59 loss to Villanova in the Elite Eight, Saturday night at KFC Yum! Center.

KU target Corprew held to six points | KUsports.com
For most of the Grind Session national championship game on Saturday, a showcase for some of the top prep schools across the nation, Deshawn Corprew was a distributor, trying to help his teammates find open looks.

Kansas soccer falls to FC Kansas City in exhibition | KUsports.com
The stifling defense of the National Women’s Soccer League’s defending champion proved to be too much for Kansas Univeristy soccer, as the Jayhawks fell, 3-0, to FC Kansas City in an exhibition Saturday afternoon at Rock Chalk Park.

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Drunk History’s Derek Waters on why “Hey Soul Sister” is “the sound of diarrhea” · HateSong · The A.V. Club
There are like five songs that a ukulele is appropriate for. Mostly Hawaiian songs or when you go to some hipster bar and there’s that guy with a fedora and a ukulele and you think, “I’m not going to have anything in common with this guy.” I’ve never been like, “Oh, you gotta meet my buddy, he plays ukulele.” I’ve never said that.

People With Disabilities Swap Their Wheelchairs For Scuba Gear
An event in Malaysia, called Marine Discovery Dive, allows people who use wheelchairs to experience movement in a completely different way with an annual scuba diving expedition.

This Is The First Cancer Survivor To Summit Mount Everest
Sean Swarner is the first cancer survivor to summit Mount Everest, and he did it using one working lung. In the video above, watch Swarner explain his experience and why he believes there’s a “difference between being alive and living.”

Widower Finds Over $127,000 In Late Wife's Bank Account For Make-A-Wish
“I was rather shocked,” Hartley, 90, of Riverside County, California, told The Huffington Post. “I knew she had some money in there, but I thought it was only about $35,000.”

Starbucks Will Donate Unsold Food To People In Need
“Nobody should go to bed hungry. It’s not OK,” Teva Sakima, a Starbucks employee, said in the release. She recalled when her parents struggled to put food on the table. “Those feelings are hard to forget.”