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Lew Perkins' tenure as Kansas athletic director comes to a sudden conclusion — months ahead of schedule

KU's athletic director abruptly retires

The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas Athletics director. Perkins on Tuesday abruptly retired his post — effective immediately — accelerating his previously announced retirement by a full year.

Afternoon

Lester 'shocked' by Perkins' resignation

In a statement on the Kansas University website, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that Perkins will retire, effective immediately.

Early Morning

Reaching new height(s): Taller, bulkier guard Elijah Johnson eager to prove himself in 2010-2011

Kansas University sophomore combo guard Elijah Johnson has stretched from 6-foot-2, 183-pounds to 6-foot-4, 195 in just one calendar year.

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Lew Perkins' tenure as Kansas athletic director comes to a sudden conclusion — months ahead of schedule

KU's athletic director abruptly retires

The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas Athletics director. Perkins on Tuesday abruptly retired his post — effective immediately — accelerating his previously announced retirement by a full year.

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Lew Perkins timeline

Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins, who resigned Tuesday, nearly a year earlier than expected, arrived at KU in 2003 after a highly successful stint at the University of Connecticut.

Chancellor will use national search to find new athletic director

Hiring an athletics director will involve a nationwide search.

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Lester 'shocked' by Perkins' resignation

In a statement on the Kansas University website, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that Perkins will retire, effective immediately.

Kaun scores six in Russia's victory

Former Kansas University center Sasha Kaun scored six points and grabbed five rebounds in Russia’s 78-56 victory over New Zealand on Monday at the world basketball championships.

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KU football focus quickly shifts to Georgia Tech

Jayhawks coach Gill moving on after difficult loss

Often times, after big victories, coaches will give their players a set amount of time to celebrate before requiring them to refocus and move on to the next game.

KU men’s golf sixth at Turning Stone

Kansas University’s men’s golf team finished in sixth place on Monday at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate.

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Reaching new height(s): Taller, bulkier guard Elijah Johnson eager to prove himself in 2010-2011

Kansas University sophomore combo guard Elijah Johnson has stretched from 6-foot-2, 183-pounds to 6-foot-4, 195 in just one calendar year.