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Ukrainian wing Mykhailiuk chooses KU

Self says versatile athlete will report to school in fall

Ukrainian basketball sensation Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, a 6-foot-6 wing from the Ukraine who has been compared to San Antonio's Manu Ginobili, is headed to Kansas on basketball scholarship.

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WVU scores eight in seventh to knock off KU baseball

A wild, eight-run West Virginia rally in the top of the seventh inning sent Kansas University's baseball team to a 10-9 loss Wednesday at the Big 12 Baseball Championship.

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Ukrainian wing Mykhailiuk chooses KU

Self says versatile athlete will report to school in fall

Ukrainian basketball sensation Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, a 6-foot-6 wing from the Ukraine who has been compared to San Antonio's Manu Ginobili, is headed to Kansas on basketball scholarship.

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KU duo’s likely destinations revealed at NBA draft lottery

Barring some big surprise, Kansas University’s Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid will be playing basketball in either Cleveland, Milwaukee or Philadelphia next season. The NBA Draft Lottery revealed Tuesday that the Cavaliers will pick No. 1, the Bucks No. 2 and the Sixers No. 3. By Gary Bedore

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Column: KU baseball's ‘Proto’ atypical but effective at shortstop

Teammates call Kansas University junior shortstop Justin Protacio by his nickname: Proto. It does not stand for Div. I prototype. At 5-foot-5, nothing about him screams prototype. Everything screamed at him by student hecklers from opposing teams references his height. Column by Tom Keegan

KU tennis signs two recruits

Two more recruits have signed national letters of intent with the Kansas University women’s tennis program, coach Todd Chapman announced Tuesday.

KU baseball lands 11 on All-Big 12 teams

Eleven Kansas University baseball players earned All-Big 12 Conference honors, the league announced Tuesday.

KU women begin in last place at NCAA golf

Gusty winds didn’t do any favors for a Kansas University women’s golf team making its first NCAA Championship appearance in 24 years. The Kansas women finished the first day of nationals in 24th place out of 24 teams, Tuesday at Tulsa Country Club. KU’s second of four rounds will get underway at 12:56 p.m. today.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 20

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA playoff games of Tuesday, May 20.