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Campus Corner

NCAA rule regarding draft cuts evaluation time for players

Players have to decide by today — the day before the spring signing period, which begins April 16 and continues through May 21 for Division I basketball this year — whether to remain in the NBA Draft or lose their future NCAA eligibility. The effect is that, rather than spending a month working out for NBA teams and receiving a thorough examination, decisions by players such as Missouri’s Jabari Brown will be based primarily on scouting reports prepared by NBA executives.

Big 12 Conference

Sports panel jeers paying athletes

The subject of paying student-athletes, along with many others, was discussed at length in a two-hour forum on college athletics in front of a large crowd at McCain Auditorium. The Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board recently issued a groundbreaking ruling in support of Northwestern football players that are attempting to unionize, making it a hot-button issue at many universities.

Kansas State to announce details for $50 million upgrade to football stadium

Kansas State is ready to unveil plans for a $50 million overhaul to the north end of its football stadium with hopes that construction can begin at the conclusion of the upcoming season and be completed in time for the 2015 home opener, according to four sources with knowledge of the project. The sources said K-State plans to share full details of the privately funded renovation with a video at the Wildcats’ spring football game on April 26.

Football

2013 Schedule

  • 8/30, North Dakota State 24, K-State 21
  • 9/7, K-State 48, Louisiana 27
  • 9/14, K-State 37, UMass 7
  • 9/21, K-State at Texas
  • 9/28, Open date
  • 10/5, K-State at Oklahoma State
  • 10/12, Baylor at K-State
  • 10/26, West Virginia at K-State
  • 11/2, Iowa State at K-State
  • 11/9, K-State at Texas Tech
  • 11/16, TCU at K-State
  • 11/23, Oklahoma at K-State
  • 11/30, K-State at Kansas