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Transfer target: Ex-Duke guard Thornton to visit KU

The recruitment of former Duke University basketball point guard Derryck Thornton is about to get serious. Thornton, a 6-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave the Durham, N.C., school after one season, announced Monday he will visit USC this weekend, then Kansas University a week from today. He also plans to make trips to Washington and Miami before settling on his transfer destination. By Gary Bedore

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KU baseball ties Grand Canyon

Devin Foyle tripled home two runs in the ninth inning, and Kansas University’s baseball team tied Grand Canyon, 5-5, when the game was called in the 10th inning because of rain Tuesday night at Hoglund Ballpark.

KU women add Virginia transfer

Kansas University’s women’s basketball team has added graduate transfer Sydney Umeri, a 6-1 forward, KU coach Brandon Schneider announced Tuesday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of April 26, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of April 26, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 25, 2016

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 25, 2016

Kansas golfers finding success

Three years ago, the idea of the Kansas University men’s golf team heading to the Big 12 Championship hoping to topple the No. 1 team in the nation seemed ludicrous. Today, with the conference tourney set to begin Friday and No. 1 Texas looming, that is absolutely the Jayhawks’ goal. By Matt Tait

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Transfer target: Ex-Duke guard Thornton to visit KU

The recruitment of former Duke University basketball point guard Derryck Thornton is about to get serious. Thornton, a 6-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave the Durham, N.C., school after one season, announced Monday he will visit USC this weekend, then Kansas University a week from today. He also plans to make trips to Washington and Miami before settling on his transfer destination. By Gary Bedore

Two KU women qualify for NCAA golf regional

Kansas women’s golfers Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee have been selected to compete as individuals in the 2016 NCAA Regional at Shoal Creek Club in Shoal Creek, Ala., May 5-7. The KU pair will make school history as the most number of Jayhawks to compete as individuals in an NCAA postseason.