Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 5.13.2019

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Kansas News

Tinch high-point performer; 3 Jayhawks win titles on final day of Big 12 Outdoor Championship | KUsports.com
Freshman Cordell Tinch won the first Big 12 110-meter hurdle championship in KU men’s history on his way to earning the men’s co-high point performer award of the meet. Junior Bryce Hoppel won his third-overall 800-meter Big 12 title and 15th-straight individual race and sophomore Alexandra Emilianov notched back-to-back discus crowns.

KU baseball beats TCU in series finale | KUsports.com
Backed by strong performances from five different pitchers, the Kansas baseball team capitalized on a pair of TCU miscues to salvage the weekend, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at Lupton Stadium.

What does KU basketball’s scholarship situation look like?
The spring recruiting slate is in full swing and the Jayhawks are off and running in trying to fill spots for the 2019-2020 season. Right now, there is a pretty large variance in potential departures. KU could end up filling as many as eight open scholarships in this entire recruiting cycle, or that number could be as small as three, though it’s more than likely the answer will come from somewhere in between.

Moss won’t transfer within the Big Ten, down to four schools
The three-year Hawkeyes starter has had more than 50 schools reach out since he announced his intentions to transfer on May 2. There’s been high demand for the sharpshooting wing who can get his own shot and score in bunches when he’s feelin’ it. But Moss has now trimmed it down to Arkansas, Arizona State, Kansas and Oregon.

Report: Iowa graduate transfer taking visit to KU basketball
CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein tweeted on Sunday that Isaiah Moss, a graduate transfer from Iowa, would be on KU’s campus starting that night. Rothstein also noted in his tweet that Moss had recently visited Arkansas. “Immediately eligible,” he added at the end.

First two Power Five offers for three-star LB Juan Jarrett
“My first two Power Five offers are from Georgia Tech and Kansas and I was really excited to get both of them,” Jarrett told 247Sports. “The offer from Kansas was a surprise because we hadn’t been talking or anything. They came to our combine at the school and I did really well in all the drills. Kansas called me out of nowhere and said they liked how fast I am.”

Other Sports news

Sources: Michigan’s Beilein to coach Cavaliers
The Cavaliers have been using the term “culture driver” internally when discussing the possibility of hiring Beilein. He’s considered one of the elite offensive tacticians and teachers in basketball, a coach who has never been an assistant and climbed almost every level of basketball — coaching high school, junior college, Division III, II and I. The final step in an odyssey that’s brought him an 829-468 college record has been the NBA — and now Beilein makes the leap.

QB Rodgers confirms ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has long been a fan of the hit television show “Game of Thrones,” and he confirmed in an Instagram post that he made a cameo appearance in Sunday night’s episode.

Western finals ‘dream come true’ for Curry family
Seth Curry will face Stephen Curry for the right to get to the NBA Finals when the Trail Blazers play the Golden State Warriors starting Tuesday in Oakland, California. It’s the first time in NBA history that two brothers will play against each other in a conference finals or NBA Finals, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.

Blazers ride McCollum’s 37 to 1st WCF since ’00
CJ McCollum stood on the Denver Nuggets logo at midcourt and stared directly at a deflated Pepsi Center crowd trying to process how Game 7 had slipped out of its team’s hands.

Kawhi ousts Sixers with unprecedented shot
“It was great,” Leonard said. “That’s something I never experienced before — Game 7, winning shot. It’s a blessing to get to that point and make that shot and feel that moment, and it’s something I can look back on in my career.”

Emotional Embiid ‘can’t explain’ Game 7 loss
Joel Embiid walked off the court in tears after the Philadelphia 76ers’ 92-90 Game 7 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, as Philadelphia’s playoff run ended in the final seconds of the final game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Other news

San Francisco Police Raid Home Of Journalist Who Wouldn’t Name Source : NPR
San Francisco police raided the home and office of a freelance journalist on Friday, taking a sledgehammer to the gate of his house and seizing his computers, phones and other devices.

Man arrested after fatal machete attack on Appalachian Trail hikers – AOL News
James Louis Jordan, 30, was arrested Saturday after attacking a male and female hiker with a large knife. He’s been charged with murder and assault with intent to murder.

Daily Inter Lake – Local News, Basement fire damages historic St. Matthew’s Church
Bill Hensleigh was inside the historic St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in downtown Kalispell a little after 5 p.m. on Sunday, praying as he walked past stained glass windows. The windows were open at the bottom to let in the evening breeze. When he reached a stained glass window of Saint Thomas Aquinas located on the north side of the building, he stopped, noticing a wisp of smoke.

62% of millennials say they’re living paycheck to paycheck
Almost two-thirds of millennials say they’re living paycheck to paycheck and only 38% feel financially stable, according to a new survey from Charles Schwab.

Scientists: Global carbon dioxide hits record level | WRAL TechWire
According to data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere is over 415 parts per million (ppm), far higher than at any point in the last 800,000 years, since before the evolution of homo sapiens.

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