A long and distinguished list of former KU basketball players will descend on Lawrence this week for the Fourth Annual Rock Chalk Roundball Classic at 7 p.m. Thursday at Free State High School.
The event, a benefit for three local families fighting cancer, includes a pregame concert at 5:30 p.m. and a post-game autograph session.
For now, the list of former Jayhawks scheduled to attend includes: Darnell Valentine, Wayne Simien, Russell Robinson, Keith Langford, Aaron Miles, Ron Kellogg, Christian Moody, Brady Morningstar, Ryan Robertson, Julian Wright, Xavier Henry, Tyrel Reed and Conner Teahan.
In addition, former KU standouts Bud Stallworth, Scot Pollard and Patrick Richey will serve as coaches, while KU football coach Charlie Weis will serve as an honorary coach.
Neil Everett, an anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter, will also be in town to emcee the festivities.
Ticket information: $7; can be purchased before game day in Lawrence at the 23rd St. Brewery, 3512 Clinton Parkway, and the Great Plains Media studios, 3125 W. 6th St.