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Ellis, Selden, Diallo, Greene to learn their NBA Draft fates tonight

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- Kansas Sports -

D-day arrives: Jayhawks to learn draft fate tonight |

Ellis, who played four seasons of college basketball, and Selden, who played three, enter tonight’s NBA Draft (6 p.m., ESPN) viewed as possible, yet not certain, second-round selections.

Stock watch: Finding the right NBA team for Perry Ellis | Smithology |

Not every team drafts players late in the second round with the intent of signing them and bringing them to training camp. But there are some organizations that need to fill out their roster via the draft or want effective players on cheap contracts. And I’d be willing to bet one such team will gladly add KU’s standout forward before the evening’s festivities conclude in Brooklyn.

Stock watch: Finding the right NBA team for Cheick Diallo | Smithology |

One key question in this Diallo debate will be: Which teams can afford to wait for him to develop?

Stock watch: Finding the right NBA team for Wayne Selden Jr. | Smithology |

You can still be a commodity as a prospect, even if you’re not a lottery pick. Teams know what they’re getting with Selden, and while that might not be enough for one to use a first-round pick on him that doesn’t mean he’ll have an uphill battle to make a roster as a second-rounder.

KU football adds another 3-star commitment |

6-foot-2, 180-pound safety Akayleb Evans picked Kansas over offers or strong interest from Iowa, Iowa State, SMU, TCU and Tulsa.

Chicago DB Robert Topps picks KU |

Robert Topps, of Chicago's Marist High, chose the Jayhawks despite having offers from 15 Division I programs and never having visited KU's campus.

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 22 - WR Steven Sims Jr. | Tale of the Tait |

It's no secret that scoring points, snagging first downs and producing on offense has been a challenge for the Jayhawks during recent years, but it's athletes like sophomore wide receiver Steven Sims Jr., who have the Jayhawks hoping those days soon will be gone.

Most indispensable player: Kansas Jayhawks - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

Not only does he have one of the best names in the conference, Fish Smithson is one of the Big 12’s most consistent players. He had double-digit tackles in eight of 11 games, including each of the final six games he played in 2015. The Baltimore native's junior season was a big improvement after a solid sophomore campaign (49 tackles).

Women's BBall - Schneider Adds Blair to Jayhawks’ Roster for 2016-17

Kansas head women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider and his staff signed graduate transfer Lisa Blair, the third signee of 2016 for KU, during the late signing period. Adding height, experience and depth to KU's front court, Blair joins the Jayhawks' roster after four seasons, including a redshirt year, at Ohio State. The 6-6 center from Brooklyn, New York, has one year of eligibility remaining.

Kansas Women’s Golf Signs Yi-Tsen Chou

From Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Kaohsiung Municipal San-min Senior High School, Chou brings a wealth of international experience to the KU roster entering her freshman season in 2016-17. While competing as an amateur since 2015, Chou has made the cut in four professional tournaments on the Taiwan LPGA tour.

- College Sports -

Big 12 asks Baylor for 'full accounting' of investigation - Yahoo Sports

The Big 12 is asking Baylor for a full accounting of the investigation into how sexual assault allegations were handled at the school, including information that has not been released publicly.

Former top Baylor 2016 signee says he's choosing Texas | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports

WR Devin Duvarnay was free to choose another school after a clerical error in his NLI was found.

- Professional Sports -

NHL officially announces Las Vegas expansion franchise coming in 2017-18 season -

On Wednesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed that the league is officially adding an expansion franchise in Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season.

Chile reaches Copa America final, Colombia to face U.S. for third place | FC Yahoo - Yahoo Sports

The Chileans will get to defend their Copa America crown against Argentina in a rematch of the 2015 final.

Why Ronaldo launched reporter's microphone into a lake - Yahoo Sports

The Portugal star made headlines after he refused to answer a CMTV journalist's question before throwing his equipment away, but it turns out he has history with the network.