Stories for June 26, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Kaun makes visit to Russia

While most of the KU men's basketball team is in the middle of summer workouts, Sasha Kaun is halfway around the globe. The 6-11 center is spending the next four weeks in his homeland of Russia.

Coaches seeking expansion

Bigger NCAA Tourney field to be discussed by hoops committee

In a perfect world, college basketball coaches would nearly double the size of the 65-team NCAA men's tournament field. Realistically, they'd accept a smaller victory.

Keegan: Scout: Jayhawks smart

Decision-making ability is one area NBA scouts look at when evaluating college prospects. In that regard, at least one scout is more impressed with Big 12 Conference players who didn't leave early for the draft than most who did.