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Kansas guard Christian Braun (2) celebrates ahead of Iowa State guard Gabe Kalscheur (22) and forward Robert Jones (12) after making a basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Ames, Iowa. (AP PhotoCharlie Neibergall)

Kansas guard Christian Braun to keep his name in 2022 NBA draft

Kansas junior Christian Braun is staying in the NBA draft after making what his mother, Lisa, called “a tough decision” to forego his senior season at KU. By Matt Tait

May 24, 2022

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Kansas coach Bill Self says roster movement, uncertainty making college coaches 'uncomfortable' this offseason

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said recently that the uncertainty surrounding the transfer portal, name, image and likeness deals and offseason roster movement has made college coaches everywhere uncomfortable this offseason. But he's not yet convinced that that means the headaches will linger forever. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self still a believer in underclassmen testing NBA draft stock

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has made one thing abundantly clear about early-entry NBA draft hopefuls and his players testing their draft stock each summer. He’s in favor of it. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks Christian Braun, Jalen Wilson showcase skills at Day 1 of NBA combine scrimmages

After a day of measurements and skills tests, Kansas basketball players Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson took part in a pair of scrimmages at the NBA combine in Chicago on Thursday. By Matt Tait

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Not yet withdrawn from the NBA draft, Texas Tech transfer Kevin McCullar Jr. commits to play for Kansas if he returns to school

Although he plans to continue the process of testing his NBA draft stock through the end of the month, former Texas Tech wing Kevin McCullar Jr. revealed on Thursday night that if he returns to college it will be at Kansas. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball to host Seton Hall in 2022 Big East-Big 12 Battle

The non-conference portion of the Kansas men’s basketball program’s 2022-23 schedule has begun to take shape with another game being announced on Wednesday. KU will play host to Seton Hall on Dec. 1 at Allen Fieldhouse in one of the featured games of next season’s Big East-Big 12 Battle. By Matt Tait

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Former Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji to sit out scrimmages at NBA combine

Former Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji is in Chicago at the NBA’s pre-draft combine for the second year in a row, however, this time he will not be scrimmaging. Agbaji’s father, Olofu, told the Journal-World on Wednesday afternoon that his son elected to sit out of the scrimmages because he decided he’s “not taking any chances.”

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KU's Jalen Wilson earns NBA combine call up after second straight strong showing at G League Elite camp

Kansas forward Jalen Wilson has been invited to attend the NBA’s pre-draft combine after a strong showing in the two-day G League Elite Camp this week in Chicago. By Matt Tait

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KU's Jalen Wilson heats up at G League Elite Camp scrimmage

Kansas forward Jalen Wilson picked up where he left off during the Jayhawks’ run to the national championship, filling up the stat sheet in his first scrimmage at the NBA’s G League Elite Camp on Monday in Chicago. By Matt Tait

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Former Jayhawks Wayne Selden Jr., Thomas Robinson to join 2022 graduates in KU commencement ceremony

When Wayne Selden Jr. first set foot on the campus of the University of Kansas in the summer of 2013, he figured he would leave before graduating but always knew he would return. By Matt Tait

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A closer look at what went into Kansas basketball freshman Gradey Dick's historic NIL deal with WME Sports

Years from now, when Kansas basketball fans look back at the start of the name, image and likeness era in college athletics, Gradey Dick probably will be a name that comes up quite often. Here's a look at why and how that came to be. By Matt Tait

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MVP or not, Kansas coach Bill Self believes it's clear that former Jayhawk Joel Embiid is among the best in the world

Admittedly disappointed by former Jayhawk Joel Embiid finishing second in the NBA’s MVP voting for the second year in a row, Kansas coach Bill Self said this week that he expected the 7-foot star to have “more opportunities to win it moving forward.” By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self honored in New York with Winged Foot Award

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and several members of his coaching staff, along with others from the KU athletic department, were in New York City this week for Self to receive the Winged Foot Award from The New York Athletic Club. By Matt Tait

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NCAA clarifies compensation rules but is crackdown likely?

Eleven months after the NCAA lifted most of its restrictions against athletes cashing in on their fame, college sports leaders are trying to send a warning to schools and boosters it believes have crossed a line: There are still rules here and they will be enforced.

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KU's Jalen Wilson officially invited to NBA G League Elite Camp

Kansas basketball standouts David McCormack and Jalen Wilson highlighted the list of 44 draft hopefuls who have been invited to the G League Elite Camp next week in Chicago. By Matt Tait

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