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Kansas News

Upcoming Rock Chalk Roundball Classic to benefit children, celebrate KU's 2008 title team |
“We made it our goal to get as many members of the 2008 national championship team as we could because, in our mind, this is kind of the kickoff of their 10-year reunion year coming up here,” Hanni said. “Brandon Rush won’t be able to make it and neither will Darrell Arthur. But other than that, just about everybody who was on that roster will be at this year’s game, which we obviously think is a pretty cool deal.”

Big 12 strong financially; teams split $348M in revenue |
“No one is significantly stronger than we are in any of the power five conferences,” said David Boren, Oklahoma’s president and outgoing chairman of the Big 12 board of directors. “We can hold our own with any of them in regard to our financial picture.”

KU commit Markese Jacobs turns heads with windmill slam | Call it a Nightengale |
Jacobs, a Kansas commit in the Class of 2019, had one of the dunks of the spring when he slammed a windmill dunk on a fastbreak at the CP3 Memorial Day Classic in California.

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