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Friday, May 11, 2012

KU Barnstorming Tour kicks off tonight

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KU seniors Tyshawn Taylor, Conner Teahan and Jordan Juenemann will compete in a Barnstorming Tour game at 7:30 tonight at Roeland Park’s Bishop Miege High School. The three will be part of a team to face KC area high school all-stars. Prior to the game, Taylor will sign copies of the book “Beyond the Phog” from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Kansas Sampler, 97th and Quivira Road, Overland Park, across the street from Oak Park Mall. Teahan and Juenemann will sign starting at 6 p.m. at Miege.

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Martin Rosenblum 10 years, 6 months ago

I guess we'll learn who the other "barnstorming" teamates will be in a follow up story. Surely, it's not three an three.

Bangkok_Jayhawk 10 years, 6 months ago

I saw one of these things... If I remember right, it is the out going seniors mixed with former players and maybe a couple random people from around the area. I went to Heinrich and Collison's Barnstorming game and remember that there was a 9 year old girl pulled from the stands that played for a bit!

Tyshawn Taylor vs. Kansas High School Athletes... HAHAHA

baldwinjhawk 10 years, 6 months ago

The game definitely won't be played down in the paint?

jakejayhawk 10 years, 6 months ago

You mean "HAHAHA" to Kansas High School Athletes like Perry Ellis and Conner Frankamp?

Only a friendly jab and not a flame.

oldrocker 10 years, 6 months ago

Not sure why this article states the Barnstorming Tour "kicks off tonight"...I saw them at Wichita East a couple of weeks ago. Tyshawn didn't show up, but Teahan, Juenemann and 3 WSU seniors played a Wichita High School All-Star team...which surprisingly did not include Ellis or Frankamp.

OPJayhawk 10 years, 6 months ago

Yes, really dumb headline/article. Its been going on for at least two weeks. Two nights before Wichita, they were down in Mound City, KS.

Kye Clark 10 years, 6 months ago

I was there too. Total let-down that Tyshawn pulled a no-show, after they had rescheduled the event once to accommodate his schedule. The Wichita State players - namely Joe Raglan & David Kyles - were really impressive. It was more like the Shockers barnstorming tour.

AaronLudy 10 years, 6 months ago

ok smart people

  1. the barnstorming is for high school seniors

  2. Frankcamp isn't a senior so he wouldnt be playing anyways

  3. the barnstorming is more for the smaller kansas schools then the bigger so it gives the kids who didn't get a scholarship a chance to play against that kind of talent

you guys might want to do a little research before you post this stuff....and yes sometimes the players pull younger kids from the stands for fun when they need breaks

Rodney Stice 10 years, 6 months ago

In 2008 during a barnstorming game in Dodge City, Darnell Jackson pulled my 5 year old nephew out of the stands and held him up to the rim for the most thunderous slam dunk a five year old could muster. What a memory.

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