<![CDATA[University of Kansas Jayhawks Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:55 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:55 CDT University of Kansas 60 KU basketball players get crash course in Korean culture before World University Games trip http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26000794.html#storylink=rss For most of June, Kansas men’s basketball players prepared to represent the United States in the World University Games tournament. The Jayhawks have also spent that time learning about South Korea, the Asian nation of more than 51 million that will play host to the event.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:16:46 CDT

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Kansas thumps China in tuneup for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article26042608.html#storylink=rss Kansas coach Bill Self balanced playing time and played 11 players and the Jayhawks pulled away in the second half for a 93-56 victory.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:50:29 CDT

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Carlton Bragg suffers broken nose while practicing with Kansas for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25948990.html#storylink=rss Add another player to the list of summer injury casualties for Kansas basketball. Freshman forward Carlton Bragg suffered a broken nose during practice at the World University Games in South Korea, KU coach Bill Self announced late Tuesday night.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:50:16 CDT

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North Carolina’s Jessica Washington, a former McDonald’s All-American, transfers to Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25923226.html#storylink=rss North Carolina transfer Jessica Washington, a former McDonald’s All-American guard from Tulsa, Okla., will join the KU women’s basketball program, Kansas women’s coach Brandon Schneider announced Tuesday.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:37:42 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Here’s your full television schedule for Kansas’ trip to the World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25755484.html#storylink=rss As The Star previously reported, Kansas’ games at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, will be aired live on either ESPNU or ESPN3.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:14:06 CDT

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Former Kansas Jayhawk Cliff Alexander to play for Nets in NBA summer league http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25679206.html#storylink=rss After going undrafted in the NBA Draft, former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander will play for the Brooklyn Nets in the Orlando Summer League.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 18:00:25 CDT

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Photo gallery: KU 87, Canada 76 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25639897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:44:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25639897.html KU rallies to beat Canada 87-76 in final World University Games tuneup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25637701.html#storylink=rss For the second time in four days, Kansas erased a fourth-quarter deficit and dispatched Team Canada in an exhibition basketball game — this time an 87-76 victory Friday at Sprint Center in the Jayhawks’ final tuneup before the World University Games.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:13:28 CDT

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Kansas’ Bill Self offers support after Cliff Alexander goes undrafted http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article25552873.html#storylink=rss Bill Self fired off a text message to Cliff Alexander late Thursday night, after the NBA Draft had ended, after the former Kansas forward waited for more than five hours in vain to hear his name on national television. “Hey, I know this is tough,” Self told the former KU forward. “But it’s not the worst thing that happened.”

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 01:49:40 CDT

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Atlanta Hawks select former Kansas star Kelly Oubre at No. 15, trade him to Washington Wizards http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article25542022.html#storylink=rss Kelly Oubre walked across the stage Thursday night at the NBA Draft. The former Kansas small forward shook hands with commissioner Adam Silver, donned a hat with an Atlanta Hawks logo, and as he stepped off the stage, he still did not know where he was headed.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:16:09 CDT

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Kansas guard Frank Mason draws praise from former star Sherron Collins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25493425.html#storylink=rss Former Jayhawk Sherron Collins thinks Frank Mason is “fearless.” Collins: “I just looked at it (like), when I played somebody, I just knew — I didn’t think — I kind of knew he couldn’t guard me. I think that’s the same approach that Frank is taking.”

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:01:52 CDT

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Former Kansas forward Cliff Alexander seeks to reshape his image entering the NBA Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25407280.html#storylink=rss In the months before the NBA Draft, Cliff Alexander set out to change minds, one scout and general manager at a time. He really had no choice. He needed to start over. Alexander, the former Kansas forward, yearned to re-tool his image, to redeem his reputation, to reshape the way the basketball world has come to view him.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:10:52 CDT

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Kelly Oubre on borderline of becoming another KU lottery pick in NBA Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25326163.html#storylink=rss As NBA teams count down to the draft on Thursday night in New York, KU coach Bill Self hopes the Jayhawks can add to their lottery tradition, which means, of course, that he hopes former Kansas wing Kelly Oubre can slide into the top 14 picks. In the last 15 years, the Jayhawks had produced 13 players drafted in the lottery.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:31:43 CDT

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Kansas basketball team footing bill for Korean trip, which is partly why Canada game was not on TV http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article25405414.html#storylink=rss Kansas beat Team Canada on Tuesday night in a basketball exhibition ahead of the World University Games. It will cost the KU athletic department about $250,000 to travel and stay in South Korea and that is one reason why the exhibition game wasn’t on TV.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:45:53 CDT

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Kansas beats Team Canada 91-83 in tuneup for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25377640.html#storylink=rss In the Jayhawks’ first taste of exhibition basketball as they prepare to represent the United States at the World University Games in early July, Frank Mason had put on a summer show, finishing with 28 points, six rebounds and five assists as Kansas outlasted Team Canada 91-83 in front of a crowd of close to 8,000 at the Sprint Center.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:21:48 CDT

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KU’s Perry Ellis has high hopes for senior season that begins with Tuesday’s game against Canada http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25154941.html#storylink=rss Kansas’ Perry Ellis will see his senior season begin a few months early, with an appearance at the World University Games. Before heading to South Korea, Ellis and his teammates also will take the floor against Team Canada in two exhibitions at the Sprint Center, the first one at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:10:33 CDT

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Kansas basketball team practices in Korea http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25999153.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:03:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25999153.html Photo gallery: Kansas 91, Team Canada 83 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25380340.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:01:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25380340.html KU, Adidas reveal Jayhawks’ basketball uniforms for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25180918.html#storylink=rss When the KU men’s basketball team takes the court for two exhibitions Tuesday and Friday vs. Canada at the Sprint Center, and during the World University Games tournament July 3-14 in Gwangju, South Korea, it will do so in uniforms made by Adidas that are labeled “KANSAS” but also contain a few patriotic touches.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:27:19 CDT

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After whirlwind weekend, Florida Gulf Coast’s Julian DeBose joins Kansas roster for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article25138597.html#storylink=rss Between midnight Thursday and 10 a.m. Saturday, a 34-hour maelstrom resulted in Julian DeBose, a senior guard at Florida Gulf Coast, leaving a quiet offseason behind and joining Kansas’ roster as the Jayhawks prepare for the World University Games in South Korea. DeBose got the spot after sophomore guard Devonte’ Graham suffered a partially torn quadriceps tendon.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:42:46 CDT

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Florida Gulf Coast’s Julian DeBose will join KU for World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article25073992.html#storylink=rss Julian DeBose is replacing injured Devonte’ Graham at the World University Games, which begins next month in South Korea.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:12:25 CDT

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Kansas football team gets verbal commitment from player in Michigan http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article25068448.html#storylink=rss Marquis Smith, a native of Ypsilanti, Mich., committed to Kansas this weekend, according to Rivals.com. Smith, who is rated as a three-star recruit, has played quarterback in high school. But he is expected to transition to another position at the college level.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:37:14 CDT

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Kansas’ Devonte’ Graham to miss World University Games because of partially torn quad tendon http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24945628.html#storylink=rss Kansas guard Devonte’ Graham will miss the World University Games after suffering a partially torn quad tendon, Bill Self confirmed to The Star on Thursday night.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:57:46 CDT

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World University Games could be springboard for Kansas forwards Landen Lucas, Hunter Mickelson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24913822.html#storylink=rss The KU men’s basketball team’s trip to South Korea for the World University Games could mean a pivotal opportunity for such players as senior forward Hunter Mickelson and junior big man Landen Lucas, two likely reserves who will be battling for frontcourt minutes this fall.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:26:22 CDT

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FC Kansas City returns to action after two weeks away http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article24922636.html#storylink=rss FC Kansas City is ready to get back on track with its first National Women’s Soccer League game in 20 days.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:42:08 CDT

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Five questions you may have about KU basketball at World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article24848647.html#storylink=rss How was KU basketball chosen to represent the USA? What time will the games be televised and on what channel? What uniforms will the Jayhawks wear? Here are the answers to these questions and more.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:45:58 CDT

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South Korea trip will give KU basketball team head start in adjusting to shorter shot clock http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24798556.html#storylink=rss You might consider this The Offseason To Discuss Tempo. In the aftermath of one of the slowest seasons in college basketball history — teams averaged a glacial 64.8 possessions per 40 minutes — the NCAA cut the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds. Kansas will have an early chance to adjust at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, where they will play with a 24-second shot clock in accordance with FIBA rules.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:34:48 CDT

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Kansas coach Bill Self says Joel Embiid’s latest foot issue isn’t a setback http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24532723.html#storylink=rss Self disputes reports that former Kansas center, now with the Philadelphia 76ers, might miss next season. Embiid “hasn’t reinjured anything,” according to Self.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:00:57 CDT

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As World University Games loom, Kansas coach Bill Self ‘not concerned’ about ongoing MERS scare http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24529351.html#storylink=rss Concern over MERS, short for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, has spread to the upcoming World University Games, which are scheduled to begin in Gwangju in early July. But Kansas coach Bill Self says he’s not concerned about it.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:40:04 CDT

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SMU’s Nic Moore, playing with Jayhawks in World University Games, embraces opportunity at Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article24350521.html#storylink=rss Guard Nic Moore, the reigning American Athletic Conference player of the year, arrived in Lawrence last week to begin practice with Kansas as the Jayhawks prepare to represent the United States at the World University Games in South Korea. Looking for backcourt help, coach Bill Self called his old mentor Larry Brown, the coach at SMU, who agreed to loan Moore out to the Jayhawks.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:51:53 CDT

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