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Notebook: Mickelson takes advantage of playing time

After Kansas University senior forward Hunter Mickelson scored 14 points and added seven rebounds in USA’s 66-65 win against Serbia on Wednesday, coach Bill Self declared the trip to Korea “the Hunter Mickelson coming out party.” By Bobby Nightengale

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KU golfer Woods on scholar team

Kansas University graduate Michelle Woods has been named to the All-American scholar team by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

KU’s Stein takes softball honor

Kansas University softball senior first baseman Maddie Stein was named winner of the Big Jay Award, KU announced Thursday. Stein completed her KU career with a school-record 150 RBIs.

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Lithuania 'excited' for quarterfinals matchup against USA

Playing for a spot in the World University Games quarterfinals, Lithuania hit big shots in the fourth quarter to beat Australia, 74-67, on Thursday at DongKang College Gymnasium. Lithuania’s reward for the victory is a matchup with the United States men’s basketball team at noon Saturday (10 p.m. Friday on ESPNU). By Bobby Nightengale

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Notebook: Mickelson takes advantage of playing time

After Kansas University senior forward Hunter Mickelson scored 14 points and added seven rebounds in USA’s 66-65 win against Serbia on Wednesday, coach Bill Self declared the trip to Korea “the Hunter Mickelson coming out party.” By Bobby Nightengale

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D-Lineman Andrew Bolton no longer with KU Football

A Kansas University football spokesperson confirmed to the Journal-World on Thursdsay that senior defensive lineman Andrew Bolton was no longer with the team. By Matt Tait

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Overseas KU fans take advantage of 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

More than 6,000 miles away from Lawrence, across the Pacific Ocean, Kansas University men’s basketball players have been supported by a number of fans who do the Rock Chalk chant at the end of games or chant “U-S-A” during the games. Drew Mountain, 30, was one of those fans Wednesday in USA’s 66-65 victory against Serbia. By Bobby Nightengale