Stories for June 23, 2016


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Cheick Diallo taken by Los Angeles Clippers in second round of NBA Draft, then traded to New Orleans

Cheick Diallo was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Draft, but then was dealt to New Orleans.

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KU volleyball's Tayler Soucie named Big 12 female sportsperson of the year

Tayler Soucie, a junior on the Kansas University volleyball team that made history by reaching the Final Four last season, added some hardware to an already memorable season on Thursday, when she was named the Big 12 Conference's Female Sportsperson of the Year.

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D-day arrives: Jayhawks to learn draft fate tonight

Perry Ellis, who played four seasons of college basketball, and Wayne Selden Jr., who played three, enter Thursday's NBA Draft viewed as possible, yet not certain, second-round selections, while Cheick Diallo is expected to go in the first round.By Gary Bedore

Kansas athletes have record GPA

More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.

Four Jayhawks on scholar team

Four members of Kansas University’s swimming and diving team earned honorable mention to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team.

KU women’s golf adds Taiwan prep

Kansas University’s women’s golf team has signed Yi-Tsen “Tina” Chou, coach Erin O’Neil announced Wednesday.