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Jayhawk briefs

April 25, 2004

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Jones not yet chosen

Kansas University left tackle Adrian Jones was left waiting Saturday night after the first three rounds of the NFL draft.

Jones had posted some of the top marks among offensive linemen during drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in February at Indianapolis, but 12 offensive linemen -- including five tackles -- were selected among the first 96 picks Saturday while Jones waited.

The seven-round draft resumes at 10 a.m. today.

Hansbrough to visit KU

Tyler Hansbrough, a 6-foot-9 high school junior power forward from Poplar Bluff, Mo., will make an official recruiting visit to Kansas University.

Hansbrough, who met last week with KU coach Bill Self and interim assistant Danny Manning, already has visited Florida, North Carolina, Kentucky and Missouri and has decided to make KU his fifth stop, eliminating Duke.

"I have already called the Duke coaching staff and let them know of this decision. The Duke coaching staff will not be coming to my school next week," Hansbrough told rivals.com.

KU-Baylor postponed

Saturday's baseball game between Baylor and Kansas University was postponed due to inclement weather. The Bears (17-22, 7-8) and the Jayhawks (24-21-1, 2-11) have scheduled a doubleheader at 10 a.m. today.

Women's golf eighth

College Station, Texas -- Kansas University's women's golf team was eighth out of 12 teams after the second day of the Big 12 Conference championships Saturday at Pebble Creek Country Club.

The Jayhawks shot 312 in round two, for a 617 total. Texas leads entering the final round with 592 strokes. Freshman Amanda Costner is tied for seventh after a second-round score of 73 for a 148 total.

The final round begins at 8 a.m. today.

Minnesota sweeps rowing

St. Paul, Minn. -- Minnesota won all five races against Kansas University's rowing squad at a three-team regatta Saturday. Southern Methodist also competed in two of the five races.

The Jayhawks next travel to Manhattan on May 3 for the Big 12 Championships.

A&M routs tennis

Bryan, Texas -- Kansas University's tennis squad had no answer for Texas A&M in a 7-0 rout Saturday at the Bryan Tennis Center. KU's lone victory came at No. 1 doubles, as seniors Courtney and Kristen Steinbock earned an 8-2 victory. The Jayhawks lost the other two doubles matches and all six singles matches.

The Jayhawks conclude their season at noon today against Texas.

Soccer tops Drake

One goal in the first half was enough as the Kansas University soccer squad beat Drake, 1-0, in spring soccer action Saturday at SuperTarget Field.

KU's goal came in the first half when junior forward Rachel Gilfillan scored off a pass from junior forward Monica Brothers.

KU wraps up spring play May 4 against the U17 Kansas City Legends Boys team at SuperTarget Field.

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