The Daily Mauling: 5.12.2020

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Top 50 Nolan Hickman hearing most from five schools
“I feel like I’m coming along really well,” Hickman told 247Sports. “Things are clicking at the right time for me. I can’t complain about the process.

KU football assistant wants players to fill leadership roles
“I would love to see them — and we’re doing it, we’re getting there already — be more accountable,” Iannacchione said. “To be more responsible to each other, to understand that they are a part of something bigger than themselves. And we’re getting there.”

Quaron Adams hopes to visit schools
“Arizona State, Oregon, New Mexico, Kansas, Hawaii, Northern Arizona and Cal are the offers right now and they are all great schools,” Adams said. “It’s an honor to receive scholarship offers from each school. I definitely plan on taking unofficial visits as soon as the virus goes down. I have gotten the chance to have conversations with most of them over the phone to get to know them better and I plan on taking these visits to really get to meet the coaching staffs and different facilities.

Breaking down new 4-star 2021 KU basketball commit Zach Clemence
“He’s got good mechanics,” Daniels continued of Clemence. “He’s got good footwork. And any time you’re 6 foot 9, pushing 6-10, and can stretch the floor like that, you bring a lot of value.”

Four-star forward Zach Clemence just committed to Kansas
“I picked them because I feel like it’s a great situation for me,” Clemence said. “He’s a great coach, he’s going to be a Hall of Fame coach. It’s a great program and I think it’ll be the best for me with my college experience.”

Bill Self talks on-court coaching beliefs: ‘It’s OK to screw up’
“[I] believe that you can evolve and not compromise your principles,” Self said, continuing a thought on how coaches push their players. “I’m a big believer … and most coaches are, [that] it’s OK to screw up. But to screw up because of effort, to screw up because of concentration, to screw up because of attention to detail, those are things you can’t do.”

‘Where his heart is’: KU hoops ‘dream school’ for Zach Clemence
“We’ve got Baylor and Texas Tech — we’ve got quite a few in our backyard,” Dusti Clemence, Zach’s mother, told Phog.net. “And we have Oklahoma and OSU being out in San Antonio. He looked at KU as being one of the top Blue Blood programs around. He kind of put his mind to it and then he worked toward that goal. That’s what he accomplished.

2021 LB Carson Casteel intrigued by KU football, hoping to visit
“There was a coach at Air Force, and he texted me about three months ago,” Casteel recalled. “I saw that he got a new coaching job at Kansas. … And I texted him, and I said, ‘Hey coach, I see you got a knew coaching job at Kansas. Congratulations. Best wishes.’ And about three weeks later, the outside linebackers coach for Kansas follows me on Twitter and shoots me some Twitter texts.”

Eraser Dust

Colorado restaurant sees license suspended after reopening in defiance of state order on Mother’s Day | TheHill
“I hope, I pray that nobody falls sick from businesses that chose to violate the law,” Polis said Monday. “But if the state didn’t act and more businesses followed suit, it’s a near guarantee that people would lose their lives and it would further delay the opening of legitimate businesses.”

Ahmaud Arbery: What you need to know about citizen’s arrest laws – CNN
While the practice of citizen’s arrest holds an important place in American history and community enforcement, the specifics are often hard to nail down, and even harder for law officers and attorneys to enforce and litigate. Here’s what you need to know about what it really means to conduct a citizen’s arrest — and just as importantly, what it doesn’t mean.

Trump calls Ahmaud Arbery killing ‘heartbreaking’ but cautions about ’empty spot on the tape’
“Well, I saw the tape and when they moved left, I don’t believe that when they moved left outside of the tape nobody saw what was going on. Nobody saw — it’s an empty spot on the tape, I guess,” Trump said. “Now, do they have additional tapes, I hope, but I will say that it’s something that based on what I saw, doesn’t look good.”

Coronavirus: Fauci to warn of ‘needless’ deaths if US opens too early
In a hearing, which senators are forced to hold by videoconference rather than in person because of newly discovered cases within the White House, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, plans to stress “the danger of trying to open the country prematurely.”

What Matters: There’s a rebellion brewing and Trump is egging it on – CNNPolitics
Wolf has said he’ll withhold stimulus funding from those counties if they ignore his orders. He’s taken a tiered strategy to reopening the state and moved scores of counties to a new, more open “yellow” phase. Some of those still on “red” don’t want to wait for the state anymore.

Livestream: Dispute Over Trump’s Taxes, Finances At SCOTUS : NPR
At issue are three cases involving subpoenas — some issued by congressional committees, and one by a New York grand jury in a criminal case. All call for the production of Donald Trump’s financial records, mainly from the period before he was president, and all issued not to Trump, but to banks and accounting firms he did business with.

IKEA Reminds Customers No Masturbating In Stores After China Viral Video
IKEA is very concerned this could become a trend. The Swedish homeware group says … “We resolutely oppose and condemn this kind of behavior, and immediately reported it to the police in the city of the suspected store.”

Crews battle Kalispell area structure fire
South Kalispell Assistant Fire Chief Will Warricks says firefighters were called out to a structure fire in the 2000 block of Willow Glen Trail at 10:55 a.m.

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