Stories for June 23, 2022


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Kansas' Christian Braun chosen by Nuggets with 21st pick in NBA Draft

Christian Braun followed Ochai Agbaji into the NBA on Thursday night as he was chosen by the Nuggets with the No. 21 pick.

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Teammates for life, Kansas' Ochai Agbaji, Christian Braun taken 7 picks apart in Round 1 of 2022 NBA draft

Eight years after the Cleveland Cavaliers made Andrew Wiggins the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Cavs turned to another Jayhawk when they selected Ochai Agbaji with the No. 14 pick in Thursday’s draft. Seven picks later, KU teammate and close friend, Christian Braun was drafted No. 21 overall by Denver on what was a great night for the Kansas program. By Matt Tait and Zac Boyer

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Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald announces first coaching staff

New Kansas baseball coach Dan Fitzgerald announced his first coaching staff on Thursday afternoon, and the trio of assistants he’s bringing to Lawrence all carried the title of recruiting coordinator at their previous stops.

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Fifty years after Title IX, Marlene Mawson recalls changes at Kansas

Marlene Mawson guided the university into and through the Title IX era after she was hired as a professor of physical education and director of women's athletics in 1968.

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IARP timeline for KU's infractions case was recently updated but resolution date remains unclear

Although little can be learned from the most recent updates, it’s worth noting that the Independent Accountability Resolution Process on Tuesday added four new entries to KU’s timeline on the IARP’s website which documents the movement in KU’s infractions case. By Matt Tait