Stories for June 3, 2020


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Kansas Athletics governing board approves smaller budget for coming fiscal year amid COVID-19 pandemic

AD Jeff Long also says athletes will be tested for COVID-19 upon return to campus

The board of directors for Kansas Athletics, Inc. on Wednesday approved an operating budget for the coming fiscal year roughly $5.1 million smaller than the current operating budget as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present officials with a myriad financial unknowns.

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Former Jayhawk Drew Gooden selected for induction into Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

The happy-go-lucky forward from Richmond, Calif., is headed to the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

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KU student-athletes set department record with 3.43 spring GPA

The University of Kansas athletic department overcame an unusual spring to set a department record with a combined 3.43 grade-point average, KU announced Wednesday.

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How the deeper 3-point line impacted Kansas basketball during the 2019-20 season

College basketball’s decision to move the 3-point line back 16.75 inches for the 2019-20 season had a minimal impact on KU’s overall 3-point shooting. By Matt Tait