Stories for June 12, 2004


Lead stories

Padgett picks Louisville

Former Kansas University basketball player David Padgett has decided to transfer to Louisville, the Journal-World confirmed Saturday night. Padgett chose Louisville over runnerup UCLA. He received permission to talk to North Carolina last week but ultimately decided to not make a visit to the Chapel Hill, N.C., campus.

Collison 'anxious' to play for Sonics

With more than two weeks until the NBA Draft, the Seattle SuperSonics already know who their top rookie will be next season.

KU student-athletes set standard for GPA

Kansas University student-athletes recorded their best academic performance in department history during the spring 2004 semester, athletics director Lew Perkins announced Friday.

Hann qualifies 26th in triple jump at NCAAs

Kansas University's Brooklyn Hann was 26th in the triple jump qualifying Friday at the NCAA Outdoor track and field championships.

Washington will enter basketball shrine

Ex-KU coach to be inducted into women's hall tonight

Former Kansas University women's basketball coach Marian Washington tonight will become one of the six newest members of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. The inductees arrived Friday and will attend a ceremony tonight.

Townsend happy to be at KU

Kurtis Townsend has heard from dozens of well-wishers since being named assistant men's basketball coach at Kansas University on Monday.

6Sports video: Giles will be able to play next season

The NCAA steering committee granted C.J. Giles a release from his letter of intent.

6Sports video: KU player goes to pros

Travis Metcalf hit more home runs than any other Jayhawk in school history. Now he'll have the opportunity to knock runs over the fence for the Spokane Indians development league team.

Jayhawks on All-Star team

Two Kansas University's softball players and one of the Jayhawks' coaches are on the roster of the Kansas All-Star team that will meet the U.S. Olympic Team on June 20 in Topeka.