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Exclusive coverage of Kansas basketball's trip to South Korea

Published July 6, 2015

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Kansas men's basketball team's trip to South Korea and catch up on all the news as the Jayhawks' prepare to play their third game at World University Games at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday CDT.

Jayhawks blow out Chile with 106-41 victory

Published July 6, 2015

The United States/Kansas University men's basketball team started fast and never slowed down in a 106-41 victory against Chile at Muan Indoor Court in South Korea. The Jayhawks (3-0) shot 55 percent from the floor with 12 three-pointers to blow out Chile (0-3). KU junior point guard Frank Mason III led with 23 points while junior guard Wayne Selden had 15 points and 7 rebounds, SMU senior guard Nic Moore had 15 points with five threes, KU senior forwards Hunter Mickelson and Perry Ellis added 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Jayhawks, Selden shoot way past Brazil, 81-72

Published July 5, 2015

Behind a game-high 23 points from Kansas University junior guard Wayne Selden Jr., the United States men’s basketball team stayed undefeated in the World University Games with a 78-68 victory over Brazil at the DongKang College Gymnasium.

Open season: Growing open mic night scene an opportunity for musicians to hone their craft

Published July 5, 2015

When you start talking to Nicholas St. James about open mic night, it takes about half a second for him to perk up and get really animated on the subject. That’s because in Lawrence, open mic night is not some boring stage where nervous songwriters try their hand at live music.

Jayhawks savor Team USA appearance at opening ceremonies

Published July 3, 2015

When Turkey arrives for its game in a few hours, the opponents' uniforms will say Kansas. On Friday night in Gwangju Universiade Stadium, the Jayhawks were simply Team USA. The KU basketball team joined more than 10,000 other athletes and nearly 50,000 spectators for the opening ceremonies of the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Kansas basketball defeats Turkey, 66-57

Published July 3, 2015

The Kansas University men's basketball team fought back from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter against Turkey to win its first game in the World University Games, 66-57, at Dongkang College Gymnasium in Gwangju, South Korea.

Jayhawks run past China for 93-56 victory

Published July 2, 2015

It’s a simple formula: Force turnovers to get transition buckets. That’s all Team USA needed to do in a 93-56 blowout victory over China in a scrimmage Thursday at Seolwol Girls’ High in Gwangju, South Korea. By Bobby Nightengale

Jayhawks open Korea practices in front of big crowd

Published June 30, 2015

When the Team USA bus stopped in front of Gwangju High on Tuesday night, Kansas University men’s basketball players saw a number of high school students waiting to greet them in front of the gymnasium’s entrance. By Bobby Nightengale

KU's Team USA receives warm welcome in first practice

Published June 30, 2015

It was quite the scene on Tuesday night when Kansas University men's basketball players took the court for their first practice in Korea and were surrounded by hundreds of students from Gwangju High School. By Bobby Nightengale

Spencer Museum of Art remains 'At Large' during renovations with 'NuPenny's Last Stand'

Published June 28, 2015

A lot of folks were left scratching their heads after a mysterious structure resembling an old-timey toy store sprung up seemingly overnight in an East Lawrence industrial park just over a week ago. Those who happened to stumble upon the mid-century-style monolith posted pictures on social media, and soon word began to spread. More and more people stopped by to see it in person, but weren’t sure what to make of the thing.

Kansas sweeps Canada with big 4th quarter, 87-76

Published June 26, 2015

The Kansas University men's basketball team swept Canada and grabbed plenty of momentum for next month's World University Games in South Korea with a 87-76 victory over Team Canada at Sprint Center on Friday.

Is Netflix taking over TV and movies?

Published June 26, 2015

A prequel to one of the biggest cult comedy classics of the last 20 years is out on July 31, only it won’t be released in theaters. And, unlike its predecessor, it’s not a movie. Unless you binge watch all eight episodes in a row. By Eric Melin

Weekend Picks: Festivals, fiestas, Final Friday and freakouts

Published June 25, 2015

Buckle up, folks. This weekend is almost certainly the busiest cultural weekend of the summer, if not the entire year. If you are out and about very much at all, you're likely to find yourself (intentionally or otherwise) in the midst of two festivals, a fiesta, Final Friday events, and some bike races.

Have you found NuPenny yet? Unraveling the mystery of Lawrence's newest art installation

Published June 24, 2015

Those cruising around the outskirts of East Lawrence (or social media) in the past few days may have noticed an eye-catching new addition to the area's normally unassuming landscape. By Joanna Hlavacek

Jayhawks get past Canada in first exhibition

Published June 23, 2015

In its first attempt at taking on the world, the Kansas University men's basketball team opened up its opportunity to represent the United States in next month's World University Games in South Korea with a 91-83 victory over Team Canada at Sprint Center.

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