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Kansas arrives in South Korea, takes on Chile in fierce game of airport UNO

After landing in South Korea, Kansas players stumbled into an international UNO card game against a team of athletes from Chile.
After landing in South Korea, Kansas players stumbled into an international UNO card game against a team of athletes from Chile. KU Athletics

What do you do after close to 24 hours of trans-Pacific travel? You play UNO against a group of Chileans at Incheon International Airport.

The Kansas traveling party arrived in South Korea on Monday, more than four days before the Jayhawks open the World University Games against Turkey at 10 p.m. (CT) Friday at Dongkang Gymnasium in Gwangju, South Korea.

After landing in South Korea, the Kansas players stumbled into an international UNO card game against a team of athletes from Chile.

The traveling party then took a bus to Gwangju, the host city for the Games. In all, it was a grueling travel schedule. The Jayhawks departed Kansas City International Airport on Sunday morning, flew to the Detroit, then boarded a flight from Detroit to Incheon.

Before facing Turkey on Friday, the Jayhawks will have one final exhibition game against China on Thursday.

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