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Notebook: RJ Hampton Reclassifies to 2019 Class; KU Tennis Ready to Maul Competition

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A spectator a year ago, Anastasia Rychagova hungry to help KU at NCAA Tournament |
It had been nearly two full decades since the University of Kansas tennis team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. And all Anastasia Rychagova could do was watch.

Late rally can't boost Jayhawks in loss to Air Force |
Air Force (20-23) got out to an early two-run lead in the bottom of the third inning off of sophomore starting pitcher Steve Washilewski (2-2). The Falcons pushed another run across against Kansas (22-21) in the seventh inning.

5-star Kansas target R.J. Hampton officially reclassifies into 2019 class |
The college basketball recruiting class of 2019 has a new player in it. And his name is one you’ve probably heard a few hundred times before.

Report: Lagerald Vick slated for NBA workout, potential reunion
Vick, according to Fox46's Will Kunkel, will make an appearance working out for the Hornets alongside several other college players, including others who had averaged double-figures in scoring for a Power Five conference team in Nicolas Claxton (Georgia), Hassani Gravett (South Carolina) and Dewan Hernandez (Miami).

Devon Dotson in familiar territory heading to NBA Draft Combine
The Dotsons still have much family in the Chicago area, and Dana is expecting to be up there during that time, though he was not 100 percent sure. Regardless, his son will be there with the chance of not only gaining feedback on his stock but also potentially impressing in the eyes of scouts. Dotson declared for the draft with an agent, but coach Bill Self noted in the release announcing the news that he believed “there is a great chance that he’ll have a tremendous sophomore season at Kansas.”

Expert: RJ Hampton 'definitely a lottery' talent
The 2019 class grew quite a bit stronger Tuesday when a projected top 10 player and potential NBA Draft lottery pick elected to reclassify from 2020.

Other Sports News

Caster Semenya loses landmark gender case against IAAF rules
South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposed rules to limit her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for athletics and gender in sport.

Student sportswriter among wounded in Charlotte
Drew Pescaro, a sportswriter for the Niner Times, UNC Charlotte's student-run newspaper, was shot when a gunman with a pistol opened fire in an on-campus classroom building Tuesday, killing two and wounding four.

Source: Raiders' Crowell hurt, done for season
The Newly-signed Oakland Raiders running back Isaiah Crowell tore his Achilles tendon during a workout Tuesday and is lost for the season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter Wednesday.

Green: Ref chatter after Game 1 'embarrassing'
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged that all the chatter surrounding the officiating in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series with the Houston Rockets was "embarrassing" for the game, and he said he was happy that both teams were less demonstrative toward the referees in the Warriors' 115-109 victory in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

Harden 'can barely see' after injury to both eyes
Houston Rockets star James Harden said he "can barely see" after getting hit in both eyes Tuesday night during the first quarter of a 115-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinals series.

Cowboys Draft: Starters the top and $109,115 of UDFAs at bottom?
The Dallas Cowboys entered the process of the 2019 NFL Draft talking openly about acquiring "plug-and-play'' rookies. If by "plug-and-play'' they meant to suggest "immediate starters,'' this class is going to be deemed, in September or so, as a "failure.''

Players to watch with big NBA decisions to make
And while some players have already indicated that they're jumping into the process without a parachute and have no intention of returning to their colleges, many others testing the NBA Draft waters are doing just that. They'll work out, either at the NBA combine, for teams or both, get more word on their NBA stock and then have a choice to make. And those choices could be the difference between certain teams looking like contenders within their conferences or nationally, or said teams having to scramble to field an imperfect roster.

Other News

Paul Rudd Loves This Kansas City Barbecue Sandwich So Much, He Flies It to NYC - Bon Appétit
There’s a great sandwich called the Z-Man Sandwich at a spot called Joe’s KC. I think it’s maybe my favorite sandwich in the world. There are different places that do different things—people like LC’s for burnt ends, Jack Stack, Gates, Arthur Bryant’s—but I really crave that Z-Man Sandwich. It’s brisket, and it’s got provolone cheese, onion rings, and barbecue sauce. There are pickles, and you get it with coleslaw. They do seasoned french fries that are pretty outstanding too.

UNC Charlotte shooting: An all-too-familiar scene plays out on the final day of classes. - CNN
A man armed with a pistol opened fire on the final day of classes at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, killing two people and leaving four others wounded -- three of them critically, authorities said.

2 Swarthmore fraternities will disband after documents reveal references to 'rape attic' and racist behavior - CNN
Two Swarthmore University fraternity chapters say they are closing their doors in response to allegations of racist, misogynistic and homophobic behavior against past members that emerged in recent weeks.

Kalispell low-income housing complex celebrates new renovations | KECI
A low-income and disability housing complex in Kalispell just finished getting an upgrade and celebrated the achievement on Tuesday.