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Notebook: Lawson Wins Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

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Dedric Lawson named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
Dedric Lawson, KU's best player and starting power forward, was named as the Big 12's Newcomer of the Year by the coaches on Sunday. Lawson was also unanimously selected as a first-team All-Big 12 honoree.

Marcus Garrett, Devon Dotson receive Big 12 honors
Devon Dotson and Marcus Garrett each received honors from the Big 12 coaches. Dotson, a freshman on the 2018-19 Jayhawks, was selected to the All-Big 12 third team and to the Big 12 all-freshman team. Garrett, a sophomore who averaged 19.2 minutes per game last season, was picked to the six-man All-Big 12 defensive team. (There was a tie for the award and thus an extra player ended up on the list.)

Jayhawks enter postseason still looking for some 'oomph' | Smithology |
If the only objective on the last day of the regular season was to pick up another victory, Bill Self would have been thrilled with the play of his Kansas basketball team on Saturday.

Post-game podcast: A look at KU after the regular-season finale
The Podcast kicked off at the start of July as a way of bringing you KU basketball, football and recruiting coverage in another format. Today's episode will focus on breaking down Kansas' win over Baylor, with some talk about Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver and the Big 12 player of the year race toward the middle.

Other Sports News

Knicks' Dolan has fan held after 'sell' comment
New York Knicks owner James Dolan instructed security to detain a fan who told him to "sell the team" after Saturday's loss to the Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden.

King Felix upset he won't start Opening Day
Felix Hernandez doesn't think he could have changed the mind of Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais about Opening Day even by pitching well this spring.

Sources -- Jackson, shopped by Bucs, wants Philly
On the eve of the NFL's legal tampering period, sources told ESPN that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been actively shopping wide receiver DeSean Jackson for a potential trade and that the Philadelphia Eagles would be a preferred destination for Jackson.

Amendola joining Lions in search for slot option
The Lions need a slot receiver after trading Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles at the trade deadline last year. In their search for a replacement for Tate, the Lions had gone through Bruce Ellington, TJ Jones and Brandon Powell. Of the three, only Powell, an undrafted free agent from Florida last year, remains on the roster.

U.S. Olympic cyclist Catlin found dead at age 23
Olympic track cyclist Kelly Catlin, who helped the U.S. women's pursuit team win the silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, died Friday at her home in California. She was 23.

Other News

Technology Takes Center Stage at Kalispell’s Newest Elementary School - Flathead Beacon
Education is changing and Rankin Elementary, Kalispell’s newest elementary school, is perhaps one of the best places to see that transition first hand. On March 8, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, visited Rankin to see some of the technology that was built into the school that serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade.

'I nearly had a heart attack': Woman wins lottery 30 times in one day
The Virginia woman won $150,000 from the Virginia Lottery by playing 30 times in one single day.

‘Her war never stopped’: the Dutch teenager who resisted the Nazis | World news | The Guardian
Some targets were Dutch collaborators who gave the Nazis details of Jewish and dissident families. Others were high-ranking Nazi officers. On one assignment to “liquidate” a member of the SS, the sisters found their target in a restaurant. As Oversteegen kept watch, Truus lured him out by seductively proposing a walk in the forest, where another resistance fighter shot him dead.

Song of the Day

JayhawkTalk’s We Didn’t Start the Fire parody for the streak is worth a listen