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Perry Ellis studying game of ex-Jayhawk Marcus Morris

Kansas University sophomore forward Perry Ellis has hit the film room this offseason to improve his game. One of his main studies? Former Jayhawk Marcus Morris, whom Ellis watched quite a bit growing up. By Jesse Newell

Happy anniversary: Charlie Weis fundraiser star-studded affair

On the 21st anniversary of their wedding night, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis and his wife, Maura, celebrated by honoring the 10th anniversary of the charity that changed their lives. By Matt Tait

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Geubelle wraps up KU career with 7th in USA long jump

Kansas University senior Andrea Geubelle placed seventh in the long jump at the USA Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Drake Stadium.

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McLemore sliding before Thursday’s NBA draft

As it stands today, the experts say Ben McLemore could go as high as No. 2 to Orlando — as low as No. 5 to Phoenix — in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but more than one expert has said McLemore’s stock has been dropping because of sub-par workouts for Cleveland, Orlando and Phoenix. By Gary Bedore

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Perry Ellis studying game of ex-Jayhawk Marcus Morris

Kansas University sophomore forward Perry Ellis has hit the film room this offseason to improve his game. One of his main studies? Former Jayhawk Marcus Morris, whom Ellis watched quite a bit growing up. By Jesse Newell

KU’s Simpson wins long jump; Stigler 15th

Kansas University’s Francine Simpson won the long-jump title at the Jamaican National Championship on Friday night, while KU’s Michael Stigler failed to advance past the semifinals of the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the USA Championships.

Two-sport twins commit to Kansas volleyball, women's basketball

Twins Kayla and Chayla Cheadle, seniors from Rock Bridge High in Columbia, Mo., have orally committed to play volleyball and basketball at Kansas University, the Columbia Tribune reports.