Stories for June 30, 2015


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Jayhawks arrive at World University Games after 28-hour travel day

More than 28 hours after leaving Lawrence, the Kansas University men’s basketball team arrived to the athletes village in Gwangju to represent the United States in the World University Games.

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KU basketball freshman forward Carlton Bragg breaks nose in Korea

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World's Bobby Nightengale and Mike Yoder in South Korea that freshman forward Carlton Bragg broke his nose during the team's trip to represent the United States in the World University Games.

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KU officially announces addition of transfer from UNC

Jessica Washington will sit out 2015-16 season

Kansas University on Tuesday officially announced that Jessica Washington, one of the top-ranked guards from the 2013 recruiting class, will transfer to KU from North Carolina.

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Jayhawks open Korea practices in front of big crowd

When the Team USA bus stopped in front of Gwangju High on Tuesday night, Kansas University men’s basketball players saw a number of high school students waiting to greet them in front of the gymnasium’s entrance. It was a warm welcome for the Jayhawks, who returned to the court for the first time since arriving in Korea around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Oubre talks big before his NBA career begins

The newest Kansas basketball player to join the ranks of the NBA, Kelly Oubre Jr. doesn’t appear to care about making any friends before his first season.

KU football lands Texas cornerback Ian Peterson

Late Sunday night, two-star prospect Ian Peterson, of Cedar Ridge High in Round Rock, Texas, orally committed to KU. By Matt Tait

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UNC point guard says she’s transferring to KU

Former North Carolina basketball point guard Jessica Washington has decided to transfer to Kansas University, Washington has reported on Twitter and Instagram.

Keith Langford a Pan Am invitee

Former Kansas University guard Keith Langford has accepted an invitation to take part in the 2015 U.S. Pan American Games training camp July 7-12 in Colorado Springs.