Summer basketball is coming to the Sprint Center.
Kansas’ men’s basketball team, which will represent the United States this summer at the World University Games, will play two exhibition games against Team Canada on June 23 and June 26 at the Sprint Center, the school announced Friday.
The exhibition games, which will serve as a warmup for both teams before the World University Games in July in Gwanju, South Korea, are set for 7 p.m. on both nights.
The World University Games run from July 3-14; Kansas’ traveling party, which includes a 12-man roster, will leave Lawrence onJune 28.
Here are the rules on player eligibility: Only current university student-athletes or recent graduates, born between Jan. 1, 1990, and Dec. 31, 1997, are eligible for the 2015 Games. Players on NBA rosters will not be eligible to play because of a clause in the league’s collective-bargaining agreement. Incoming freshmen and any transfers will be eligible to play, as long as they are enrolled at Kansas this summer.
Tickets for the exhibition — $50 for a two-game package — are currently available for Williams Education Fund members. Sales to the general public will begin May 13.