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Wesley gets chance to play Wilt

It’s only natural that when watching a college basketball player, the mind drifts to a name from that school’s past he recalls. When Kansas University forward/center Justin Wesley goes to the free-throw line, Wilt Chamberlain comes to mind.

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Frankamp, U.S. U17 team defeat Czech Republic

Conner Frankamp, a Class of 2013 Kansas University basketball commitment out of Wichita North, contributed 11 points, three assists and four steals to the under-17 United States men’s national team in a 95-57 win over Czech Republic at the FIBA U17 World Championships Saturday.

KU soccer player joins Canadian U20 team

KU soccer’s Sarah Robbins, a rising senior, was one of 24 players invited to train with the U-20 Canadian national team this week.

KU swimmers finish with Olympic Trials

Brooke Brull, rising KU senior, finished the preliminaries of the 200 back with a time of 2:19.34 at the Olympic Trials on Saturday. Brull’s swim marked the end of KU swim performances at the Trials.

Former KU RB Cornish rushes to top of CFL

Like any college football player, former Kansas University running back Jon Cornish often thought about his professional future while still playing for the Jayhawks.

Robinson gives Kings much to like, more

Thomas Robinson is full of surprises. On Thursday, he is drafted No. 5 instead of No. 2. On Saturday, he introduces himself to Kings fans as a hardworking, ordinary guy who just happens to be a perfect rebounder. Later in the afternoon, he attracts an exuberant crowd at Arden Fair mall, his appeal and size of the gathering exceeding the Jimmer Fredette frenzy a year ago.

Local golf notes: Ex-KU coach Grove back on the links

Recently ousted Kansas University golf coach Kit Grove was married Saturday in Lawrence, a ceremony originally scheduled to take place in Colorado Springs but moved because of the fires.

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Wesley gets chance to play Wilt

It’s only natural that when watching a college basketball player, the mind drifts to a name from that school’s past he recalls. When Kansas University forward/center Justin Wesley goes to the free-throw line, Wilt Chamberlain comes to mind.

Former Jayhawk rower returns as assistant coach

Carrie Callen has been named an assistant coach for the Kansas University rowing team.