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7-footer Kaleb Tarczewski finishes KU visit

Kaleb Tarczewski, a 7-foot, 220-pound senior-to-be out of St. Mark’s High in Southborough, Mass., completed a two-day, unofficial basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University on Friday.

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7-footer Kaleb Tarczewski finishes KU visit

Kaleb Tarczewski, a 7-foot, 220-pound senior-to-be out of St. Mark’s High in Southborough, Mass., completed a two-day, unofficial basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University on Friday.

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich staying put

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who worked one year for Larry Brown at KU, tells San Antonio’s WOAI-TV he may want to keep coaching a few more years, even after Tim Duncan retires.

Marcus Morris lauds KU

Former KU forward Marcus Morris, who is expected to be a lottery pick in the draft, praised KU’s coaches in an interview with the Charlotte Observer after a workout with the Bobcats last week.

New Big 12 men's basketball coaches have connections

Before they became new Big 12 head basketball coaches, Missouri’s Frank Haith and Texas A&M’s Billy Kennedy had already known each other nearly two decades.

Chad Ford rethinking Josh Selby to Knicks pick

Chad Ford of ESPN.com still has former KU guard Josh Selby being taken No. 17 overall by the New York Knicks in the June 23 draft. Yet in a June 10 blog, Ford wavered just a bit.

Kansas track relay sets record

Kansas University’s 1,600 relay team of Kendra Bradley, Shayla Wilson, Denesha Morris and Diamond Dixon placed eighth in a school-record clocking of 3:33.0 at Saturday’s NCAA Outdoor Championships.