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Basketball notebook: Tharpe draws interest from New England schools

Providence and UMass have emerged as possible transfer destinations of former Kansas University point guard Naadir Tharpe. CBSsports.com’s Jeff Borzello tweeted on Tuesday that the 5-foot-11 Worcester, Massachusetts, native is being pursued by both schools. Playing overseas also was listed as an option for Tharpe, who announced his decision to transfer from KU on May 1. Basketball notes by Gary Bedore

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Embiid, Wiggins submit to tape

Former Kansas University basketball players Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid — who did not attend the recent NBA Draft combine, where all-important measurements were taken — submitted to such measurements over the past few days. By Gary Bedore

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KU duo’s likely destinations revealed at NBA draft lottery

Barring some big surprise, Kansas University’s Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid will be playing basketball in either Cleveland, Milwaukee or Philadelphia next season. The NBA Draft Lottery revealed Tuesday that the Cavaliers will pick No. 1, the Bucks No. 2 and the Sixers No. 3. By Gary Bedore

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Wiggins preps for NBA draft, lottery

Former Kansas University basketball standouts Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid soon will know a lot more about where they might be playing basketball next season. The NBA will hold its annual lottery at 7 tonight on ESPN. By Gary Bedore

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Ainge: Big 3’s NBA Draft stock still solid

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he’s not sure how the absence of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker at this week’s NBA Combine will affect the three players’ positioning at the top of the draft. By Gary Bedore

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KU's Self plans to attend next month's NBA draft

Look for Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self to be in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on June 26 for what could be a historic NBA Draft. The Jayhawks’ Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid will be trying to be the top two overall picks from the same school for the second time in history. By Gary Bedore

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Wiggins, Embiid to skip combine

Former Kansas University basketball players Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid, as well as Duke’s Jabari Parker, have decided to not attend the NBA combine Thursday and Friday in Chicago, Yahoo Sports reports. By Gary Bedore

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Wiggins honored with 'Mr. Jayhawk' award at postseason banquet

Kansas University freshman guard Andrew Wiggins was named winner of the 2014 Danny Manning “Mr. Jayhawk” Award, for contributions on and off the court, at the conclusion of Tuesday night’s postseason awards banquet held before 660 fans at the Lawrence Holiday Inn. By Gary Bedore

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KU freshman Andrew Wiggins declares for NBA Draft

Now that Andrew Wiggins has made it official and declared for the 2014 NBA Draft, the next step for the 6-foot-8 Canadian sensation is to make sure he’s selected No. 1 on June 26 in New York. By Gary Bedore

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Done deal: Wiggins expected to declare for NBA today

Kansas University freshman basketball guard Andrew Wiggins will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. today, at which he will announce his intentions to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. By Gary Bedore

Column: Wiggins brothers relish St. Louis reunion

Nobody had more cause for celebration when Kansas University and Wichita State were sent to St. Louis to start this season’s NCAA Tournament than members of the Wiggins family. It became unnecessary for them to decide which son’s team to watch in person. Andrew, a freshman, leads KU in scoring. Nick, a senior, is seventh man for the Shockers. By Tom Keegan

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KU freshmen: Big 12 tourney good prep for NCAAs

It lasted only a couple of days and ended two victories shy of expectations, but the recent Big 12 basketball tournament was a crucial experience for at least five players on Kansas University’s roster. Last week, freshmen Conner Frankamp, Brannen Greene, Frank Mason, Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins received their first taste of the win-or-go-home environment the Jayhawks will face this week in the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

Wiggins, Embiid pick up AP Big 12 awards

Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins was named unanimous first-team Associated Press All-Big 12 on Monday and received four Player of the Year votes. By Gary Bedore

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Bill Self says Andrew Wiggins Big 12’s best

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self hopes freshman Andrew Wiggins will be named 2014 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year when the league reveals its annual award winners Sunday. By Gary Bedore

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Wiggins one of 10 semifinalists for Naismith Trophy

Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Men's Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Friday.