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A family affair: Josh Selby, Tyshawn Taylor hot topics at season-ending banquet

Tyshawn Taylor, who arrived at the Holidome with a bulky, black splint on his right hand, and Josh Selby, who didn’t show up at all, provided two of the hottest topics of dinner conversation at Monday night’s Kansas University basketball banquet.

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KU ticket felons await specific prison assignments

Kassie Liebsch wants to be near her parents in Wisconsin. Rodney Jones would prefer to spend the next few years in nearby Leavenworth. Thomas Blubaugh hasn’t indicated a preference. Just where the three co-conspirators in the KU tickets scandal will be incarcerated depends on the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Two others are still awaiting sentencing.

Report: Recruit Otto Porter chooses Georgetown over KU, Missouri

Otto Porter, the 97th-best player in the class of 2011 according to Rivals.com, has picked Georgetown over finalists Kansas and Missouri, stltoday.com is reporting.

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Jordan Webb, Quinn Mecham locked in QB battle ... again

For the second straight spring, Kansas University quarterbacks Quinn Mecham and Jordan Webb find themselves battling for the starting job.

Baylor’s Perry Jones not going pro

Baylor freshman standout Perry Jones is staying in school.

KSU’s Frank Martin hasn’t talked to Miami — yet

Florida native Frank Martin says he hasn’t heard from the University of Miami about its vacant coaching position, and though he and his family are happy at Kansas State, he will always listen to other offers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM, former LHS, KU grad, gets extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a four-year contract extension for General Manager Mark Dominik, who just completed his second year in the position.

Musical chair losers, winners

For a college basketball fan, Selection Sunday is Christmas Eve. The Thursday and Friday of the first week of the NCAA Tournament are (usually) the two best basketball game days of each year.

Jayhawks in the NBA

Here is how former Jayhawks fared in NBA action Monday, April 11, 2011.

KU women’s golf ninth after two rounds

Kansas University’s women’s golf team was in ninth place after the first two rounds of the Baylor Spring Invitational Monday. The Jayhawks carded rounds of 312 and 317 and were 25 strokes behind leader Texas Tech.

KU’s Brunansky named Big 12 player of week

Kansas University’s Jason Brunansky was named Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday, marking the first time the junior baseball center fielder has earned the recognition.

Kansas safeties showing promise

Those of us who spend much of our springs daydreaming about what the Kansas University football team might look like in the fall tend to consider safety among the more sure-thing positions on a roster loaded with maybes.

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A family affair: Josh Selby, Tyshawn Taylor hot topics at season-ending banquet

Tyshawn Taylor, who arrived at the Holidome with a bulky, black splint on his right hand, and Josh Selby, who didn’t show up at all, provided two of the hottest topics of dinner conversation at Monday night’s Kansas University basketball banquet.

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Tyrel Reed recognized as Mr. Jayhawk

Kansas University senior guard Tyrel Reed was named winner of the “Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award” at the conclusion of Monday’s basketball banquet at the Holidome.