Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 6.12.2019

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Kansas News

‘He wouldn’t get off the court’: Silvio De Sousa makes long-awaited return during KU camp scrimmage | KUsports.com
Tuesday marked the first of two annual Bill Self Basketball Camp games, and De Sousa, now 19 days removed from being declared eligible for the 2019-20 season by the NCAA, was out on the floor in front of a couple hundred campers ready and willing to put on a show.

Elijah Johnson’s Self Made squad earns No. 3 seed in Wichita region of TBT | KUsports.com
Just hours after The Basketball Tournament bracket was released, Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford were the only two former KU players to compete in a scrimmage with the current crop of Jayhawks Tuesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.

Schlagle RB Jaylin Richardson verbally commits to KU football | KUsports.com
Running back Jaylin Richardson verbally committed to KU via his personal Twitter account with a post Tuesday night. Richardson plays for Schlagle High School in Kansas City, Kansas, becoming the third Kansas high school player of the 2020 Class along with DaVonshai Harden Jr. and Will Huggins

Five takeaways from Tuesday’s Kansas basketball scrimmage
Those in attendance were able to see a pretty substantial workout in a game that finished with the first team to 80 points. The winner was Devon Dotson’s Blue team, 80-75, with Dotson teaming with David McCormack, Mitch Lightfoot, Christian Braun and Isaac McBride, along with walk-on Michael Jankovic and former Jayhawk Elijah Johnson. The Red team, with Ochai Agbaji starring, had the low-post duo of Silvio De Sousa and Udoka Azubuike, Tristan Enaruna, Marcus Garrett, walk-on Chris Teahan and former Kansas standout Travis Releford.

Jayhawks land 2020 RB commitment with familiar recruitment feel
“First I would like to thank God for this amazing gift that he has blessed me with to play the game that I love. I would like to give a special thanks to my Mother and the rest of my family for helping me every step of the way,” Richardson tweeted. “I would like to thank all of my coaches who’ve helped me throughout this process and my brothers who ha[ve] always held me accountable. Lastly I would like to give a big thanks to the state of KANSAS.”

Freshmen impress at first KU basketball camp scrimmage
Kansas held its first camp scrimmage of the summer Tuesday afternoon and the new crop of Jayhawks impressed. Incoming freshmen Tristan Enaruna, Issac McBride and Christian Braun all showcased their various skill sets throughout the scrimmage.

Other Sports News

Emotions run high at Fenway as 3 ejected
Benintendi and Red Sox manager Alex Cora were tossed in the fifth inning by first-base umpire Vic Carapazza, and Texas manager Chris Woodward was booted by plate umpire Angel Hernandez in the sixth.

UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home
UFC women’s bantamweight Macy Chiasson lost her home in a fatal crane accident over the weekend and is filing a lawsuit against the apartment complex owners and the crane company.

United States vs. Thailand – Football Match Report – June 11, 2019 – ESPN
“This is a world championship, so every team here has been fantastic to get to this point. And I think that to be respectful to opponents is to play hard against opponents. It’s a tournament where goal differential is important,” Ellis said.

Sources — Durant flies to New York to undergo MRI
League sources previously told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski that the team believes the MRI will confirm an Achilles tear that Durant suffered in Golden State’s 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday.

Can the Warriors pull off this epic comeback without Kevin Durant?
The Golden State Warriors are one win away from forcing a Game 7 in the NBA Finals, but they’ll need to plan on doing it without All-Star forward Kevin Durant, who went down with an Achilles injury on Monday.

Other News

Jon Stewart chokes up, slams lawmakers at hearing on 9/11 first responders fund – CBS News
“I can’t help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is … a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress. Sick and dying, they brought themselves down here to speak to no one … shameful,” Stewart said at the outset of his remarks.

Chief Justice John Roberts is about to show his cards – CNNPolitics
With a deadline for nearly 30 cases looming and weighty issues of religion, gerrymandering and the 2020 census pending, Chief Justice John Roberts took his black leather chair at the bench this week and said three decisions were ready to be announced.

Daily Inter Lake – Law Roundup, Life’s ‘terrific,’ extra patrol requested
A Brunner Road resident in Columbia Falls alleged a man was filling in a ditch with manure and wanted to know if that was legal.

Scott Warren’s trial for helping migrants with ‘No More Deaths’ group ends in hung jury – The Washington Post
When Scott Daniel Warren was arrested last year after allegedly providing food, water, beds and clean clothes to undocumented immigrants near Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, the question was whether he had broken the law or upheld it.

Hong Kong protest: Police fire tear gas as extradition clash escalates
Police in Hong Kong clashed with throngs of protesters outside government buildings Wednesday as opposition intensified to a proposed extradition bill that would tighten Beijing’s control over the semiautonomous territory.

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