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Lucas: Mason will Put on a Show

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Lucas: Former teammate Frank Mason III ready to 'put on a show' |
And, no, it’s not solely because Lucas and Mason were KU teammates for the past four years. More because Lucas has seen Mason deliver and hold his own against some of the brightest young stars the NBA game has to offer and Lucas is excited about seeing his buddy prove himself on the biggest stage once again.

KU police complete investigation into reported rape of 16-year-old at basketball dorm; DA considering charges |
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is now considering charges in the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl at the apartment building that’s home to the University of Kansas men’s basketball team.

Hanna, Hudson reach sectional |
Big 12 individual men’s golf champion Chase Hanna and Kansas teammate Daniel Hudson moved on to the sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open, each carding a 4-under par 67 Monday at The Legends Country Club in Eureka, Mo.

Kansas Jayhawks football has a chance to be not terrible in 2017! -
Kansas recovered a Virginia Tech onside kick with exactly three minutes to go in the Orange Bowl. The Jayhawks then did what they had done for almost the entire 2007 season: make exactly the plays they need to make.

Other Sports

2017 NFL season win total over/under picks for NFC East: Eagles soar, Cowboys sink -
The NFL Draft is over, which means we head into the doldrums of the NFL offseason. Every year in the first two weeks of May, I embark upon a dangerous mission: looking at the win totals for every NFL team and deciding whether or not each team will win more or less games than Vegas predicts.

Bradley, Horford huge as Celtics roll to pivotal Game 5 win over Wizards: Takeaways -
In seven-game playoff series tied 2-2, the team winning Game 5 goes on to win the series 83 percent of the time, making Wednesday night's showdown between the Celtics and Wizards pivotal in their second-round series. Judging by that statistic, the Celtics will be heavy favorites to move on the Eastern Conference finals after cruising past the Wizards, 123-101.

Deshaun Watson reportedly won't get a real shot to start for the Texans -
When the Houston Texans traded up from No. 25 to No. 12 in the 2017 NFL Draft, surrendering a second first-round pick in the process in order to acquire the services of former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, it sure seemed like they were leaping up the draft board to select their new starting quarterback. Not so fast, according to longtime Texans bear writer John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Colin Kaepernick defenders get vocal after Cardinals reportedly sign Blaine Gabbert -
If you watched the 49ers play last season, it was pretty clear that Kaepernick was the best quarterback on a roster that also included Gabbert. That's not saying much, but it is saying that Kaepernick is better than Gabbert.

Kevin Durant emphatically states that top prospects should skip the NBA Draft Combine -
"I remember it like it was yesterday," Durant said, as he readjusted his body to get comfortable in his seat. "All the strength coaches were laughing at me and s---. They were giggling with each other that I couldn't lift 185 pounds and I was like, 'All right, keep laughing. Keep laughing.' It was a funny thing because I was the only one that couldn't lift it and I was struggling to lift it. I was embarrassed at that point, but I'm like, 'Give me a basketball, please. Give me a ball.' "