Stories for June 8, 2017


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Young guns steal show at Rock Chalk Roundball Classic

Crimson tops Blue, 104-101, in competitive clash of former Jayhawks

If former Jayhawks Ben McLemore and Wayne Selden had staged a head-to-head dunk contest Thursday night instead of playing their roles on opposite teams in the ninth annual Rock Chalk Roundball Classic, the sold-out crowd at Free State High likely would have walked away just as happy. By Matt Tait

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Sherron Collins finds better use for old game-worn KU jersey

In town this week to play in Thursday night’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic at Free State High, Collins had in his car one of his old Kansas jerseys, which he planned to deposit in his trove. But when he heard KU play-by-play announcer Brian Hanni, organizer of the annual fundraiser for Kansas families battling cancer, auctioning off items at halftime of the event, Collins got another idea. By Benton Smith

Sooner surprise: Okla. coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

Like a well-executed blitz, Bob Stoops shocked the college football world.