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Giddens to transfer from KU

After weeks of speculation following a knife fight at a local bar, Kansas head coach Bill Self announced Thursday that J.R. Giddens will transfer from Kansas University.

Giddens remains an enigma

Giddens came to Kansas University as an enigma and that is just how he will be remembered. After a promising freshman season, it was all downhill for the Oklahoma City native.

Fans not surprised about Giddens leaving

Many Kansas University basketball fans were not surprised by the announcement that J.R. Giddens will be transferring from KU. Although the announcement will mean a change to the KU lineup, fans remain calm while praising head coach Bill Self.

Giddens to transfer from KU

J.R. Giddens will transfer from Kansas University, head coach Bill Self announced Thursday.

Heat savor Simien

Miami president: Ex-Jayhawk like fine wine

Much like wine, Pat Riley wanted a player who got better with age.

Nets to keep Vaughn

The New Jersey Nets on Wednesday exercised point guard Jacque Vaughn's contract option for the 2005-06 season.

Commentary: Simien could help Heat right away

Miami looking to win now, so Kansas University product logical choice with 29th pick

Wayne Simien. Well, ESPN's Dick Vitale liked it.

Gordon on watch list

Kansas University junior Charles Gordon was one of 50 college football players named to the 2005 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list released this week.

Langford, Miles to get shot at NBA

It didn't take long for undrafted former Kansas University basketball guards Keith Langford and Aaron Miles to hook up with NBA teams.

6News video: Hottest tickets in town get hotter

The KU athletics department has a change in store for how Allen Fieldhouse seats will be decided.

6Sports video: Former Jayhawks find NBA summer homes

After the Miami Heat picked up Wayne Simien, it didn't take long for undrafted former Kansas University basketball guards Keith Langford and Aaron Miles to hook up with NBA teams. Miles on Wednesday agreed to play for the summer-league teams of the New York Knicks and Seattle SuperSonics. Langford accepted a spot on the summer-league roster of the Dallas Mavericks.

6Sports video: Simien makes preparations for Florida move

First-round NBA Draft pick Wayne Simien spent Wednesday in south Florida, looking for homes and meeting his new teammates.

Seat choice given to fans

Season-ticket holders with most points get first choice at men's basketball games

Kansas University's athletic department is getting out of the seat-assigning business. Beginning in September, basketball season-ticket holders will get to pick their seats.

Giddens to transfer from KU

J.R. Giddens will transfer from Kansas University, head coach Bill Self announced today. Self, who stressed that this was a mutual decision and not a disciplinary action, said he and Giddens came to this conclusion around 8 p.m. Wednesday night. He added that he didn't know where Giddens would be transfering to, but that he would help Giddens in finding another school.

Seat choice given to fans

Season-ticket holders with most points get first choice at men's basketball games

Kansas University's athletic department is getting out of the seat-assigning business. Beginning in September, basketball season-ticket holders will get to pick their seats.