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NBA sizes up Alexander, Oubre

Former Kansas University basketball players Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre Jr. were measured by NBA officials on Wednesday — the first day of this week’s Draft Combine in Chicago. By Gary Bedore

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Shooting guard Vick to begin KU visit

LaGerald Vick, who recently decommitted from SMU and is planning on reclassifying from the recruiting Class of 2016 to 2015, today is scheduled to begin his official campus visit to Kansas University.

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Tickets for Kansas vs. Canada go on sale Wednesday

Tickets for the Kansas University men’s basketball team’s summer exhibitions against Team Canada will go on sale Wednesday, the school announced.

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Eubanks schedules his visit to Kansas

Former Baylor basketball signee Kobie Eubanks, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound graduate shooting guard who played this past season at Elev8 Sports Academy in Delray Beach, Florida, will make an official recruiting visit to Kansas University, Saturday through Monday. By Gary Bedore

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Local ‘palace’ to host youth hoops tourney

Plans continue for the Sunflower Showcase — a fixture at Okun Fieldhouse in Shawnee the past several years — to be moved to the new Sports Pavilion Lawrence at Rock Chalk Park this summer. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas’ Landen Lucas: Time off ‘great’ for his health

Kansas University sophomore power forward Landen Lucas suffered some significant aches and pains at the end of the 2014-15 basketball season. By Gary Bedore

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Black’s rookie season in NBA a big hit

Tarik Black, who played at Kansas University just one season after three at Memphis, said he felt the complete support of Jayhawk Nation during an ultra-successful rookie campaign in the NBA.

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Morris twins plead not guilty to assault

Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris have pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony aggravated assault.

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Kansas will face strong schedule in ’15-16

A trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational, a Champions Classic clash against Michigan State in Chicago, a road contest versus San Diego State and a home game against a yet-to-be-determined foe in the Big 12/SEC Challenge highlight Kansas University’s 2015-16 nonconference basketball schedule, which was released on Thursday. By Gary Bedore

Kansas men's basketball reveals nonconference schedule

Kansas University's men's basketball on Thursday announced its 2015-16 nonconference schedule.

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Mitchell Ballock accepts Curry invite

Eudora High sophomore basketball standout Mitchell Ballock has accepted an invitation to the 2015 Stephen Curry Select Camp, set for June 29 to July 2, in Alameda, California. By Gary Bedore

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ISU seen as strong challenger to Kansas

Kansas University’s men’s basketball team figures to face stiff competition from Iowa State in its quest for a 12th-straight Big 12 title.

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Serious student: Cheick Diallo learns from watching the pros

Cheick Diallo had his TV tuned into the Bulls-Cavaliers NBA playoff game as he conducted a phone interview with the Journal-World on Monday night from Centereach, New York. By Gary Bedore

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Kevin Young Halifax favorite

Former Kansas University forward Kevin Young emerged as one of the best players in the National Basketball League of Canada this past season. By Gary Bedore

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Big names to host camps

Some heavy-hitters in the basketball world will be holding camps in Lawrence in coming months.