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HawkTrax - Wayne Selden Jr.

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KU's Wayne Selden keeps goals simple, aims to step up as sophomore

An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection as a mere freshman, Wayne Selden Jr. just might make the preseason all-conference team this October. “Just be a better player than last year, that’s my biggest goal, to be a more productive player than I was last year,” Selden said Thursday at Cole Aldrich's basketball camp. By Gary Bedore

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Bounce back: Selden shows off healthy hops in KU camp game

Frank Mason lofted a perfectly-timed pass to fellow Kansas University sophomore Wayne Selden, who threw down a vicious one-handed slam dunk Wednesday in Horejsi Center. The 6-foot-5 Selden, who scored 17 points off an assortment of drives, dunks and jumpers in the Blue Team’s 79-67 Bill Self camp game victory over Ben McLemore and Cole Aldrich’s Red squad, showed he’s recovered nicely from offseason knee surgery. By Gary Bedore

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One not done: Wayne Selden to return for sophomore season at Kansas

Kansas University freshman guard Wayne Selden took to Twitter Tuesday afternoon to announce his plans to return for his sophomore season at KU, rather than enter the 2014 NBA Draft. By Gary Bedore

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Self: Selden shouldn't be overlooked

Wayne Selden doesn’t receive as much acclaim as say, Andrew Wiggins or Joel Embiid, but he’s also having a stellar freshman year, according to Kansas University coach Bill Self. By Gary Bedore

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Self: Selden’s toughness on save ‘contagious’

Like thousands of Kansas University basketball fans, coach Bill Self has reviewed the clip of Wayne Selden’s all-out hustle play against Baylor several times. By Gary Bedore

Young Jayhawks ‘fired up’ for Kansas State rivalry

It hasn’t taken Cameroon native Joel Embiid long to immerse himself in Kansas University’s basketball program. The 7-foot freshman on Wednesday invoked the name of a certain school located 85 miles down the road. “Definitely,” Emibiid first said, asked if the Jayhawks’ 90-83 victory over Oklahoma would spark a 10-4 KU team that’s off to a 1-0 start in league play after dropping four of the last eight games. “The next game we have is K-State, our rival, so we definitely will be fired up. We’ll be trying to get another win.” By Gary Bedore

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Wiggins wakes up, helps Kansas top Fort Hays State, 92-75 in exhibition finale

Andrew Wiggins-watchers had to wonder what the heck was going on late in the first half as Kansas University’s basketball team built a 22-point lead over Fort Hays State on Tuesday night with the freshman phenom scoring nary a point. By Gary Bedore