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Kansas News

'Self Made' team hoping to bring KU talent to $2 million TBT
At the end-of-year Kansas men's basketball banquet, Bill Self acknowledged it could be the last time the full grouping of players on the 2018-19 Kansas team stood together in one place.

Charlie Hillier carries Jayhawks through two rounds | KUsports.com
After 36 holes of action at the Hawkeye Invitational, the Jayhawks find themselves just one stroke out of third place and in a tie for fourth place with Kansas State after posting a 560 (-8) score in the team's final regular season tournament of the 2018-19 season.

KU baseball drops both games of doubleheader at WVU | KUsports.com
Kansas dropped the series opener, 1-0, in walk-off fashion. Ryan Cyr gave up a homer to Marquez Inman in the bottom of the ninth. Other than that, Cyr allowed seven hits over eight innings to go along with four strikeouts and two walks.

KU freshman Zach Bradford breaks 36-year-old record at Kansas Relays | KUsports.com
Freshman pole vaulter Zach Bradford broke a 36-year-old KU record in the pole vault, clearing 18 feet, 11 inches on his second attempt.

Other Sports News

Nuggets respond to Malone's challenge, top Spurs
The Nuggets rode out of AT&T Center on Saturday night after doing something this current roster had never done -- win at San Antonio. Answering head coach Michael Malone's challenge to take the fight to the Spurs, the Nuggets erased a 12-point deficit to snap a 14-game losing streak in San Antonio with a 117-103 victory over the Spurs.

Embiid calls Dudley 'a nobody' after Butler fracas
"First of all, he's a nobody," Embiid told TNT of Dudley. "And when opponents try to do stuff like that, that's just to get us out of the game. Especially, I'm too valuable for my team. That's why I didn't react. I did not do anything and I did not think that was a flagrant foul because I played the ball, too. But in that type of situation I just got to stay composed and be mature."

Harden starts 0-for-15, carries Rockets in clutch
James Harden claimed he had no clue that he missed his first 15 field goal attempts in Saturday's Game 3, the most consecutive misses from the floor in any game of his career. It certainly didn't impact the reigning MVP's confidence.

Other News

KRMC employee dresses up for holidays to bring joy to patients and staff - KPAX.com
Kalispell Regional Medical Center employee Manny Campillo brightens people’s day by dressing himself and his cart up for every holiday.

Why 2020 Democrats Are Showing Up In People's Living Rooms In Iowa : NPR
The Iowa caucuses are still nine months away, and with at least 20 Democrats either considering a run or officially declared, many of them are looking for ways to stand out in the crowded field. One tried-and-true way: show up in voters' homes.

Sri Lanka explosions: More than 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted - BBC News
Eight blasts were reported, including at three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo's Kochchikade district during Easter services.