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NBA Draft 2011: It's time for another trip to the Big Apple

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Kansas forwards Markieff Morris (21) and Marcus Morris (22) react to a dunk by teammate Elijah Johnson during the second half against Ohio, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 at the Orleans Arena.

Kansas forwards Markieff Morris (21) and Marcus Morris (22) react to a dunk by teammate Elijah Johnson during the second half against Ohio, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 at the Orleans Arena. by Nick Krug

A year ago, I traveled to New York City to cover the NBA Draft and watched as former Jayhawks Cole Aldrich and Xavier Henry became lottery picks.

Are we in for a repeat this year? I’ll do my part.

For the second year in a row, I’ll be making the trek to the Big Apple to follow the draft goings on of Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris and Josh Selby, the three former Kansas University players eligible for this year’s draft.

Whether two of those three — perhaps more? — will be tapped as lottery picks remains to be seen. But I’ll be on the ground every step of the way bringing you the latest updates, videos and photos from New York.

I’ll spend a good chunk of Wednesday following the twins as they bounce around the big city and prepare for the night that will change their lives. As I do, you can follow their progress by logging on to KUsports.com for updates throughout the day. You also can track what’s happening all week by following me on Twitter.

In addition to providing an up-close-and-personal look at what’s up with the former Jayhawks about to become pros, I’ll provide all kinds of other interesting updates — about all of this year’s draft class — from Draft headquarters in Times Square both Wednesday and Thursday. In addition, I’ll be live blogging the draft beginning at 6 p.m. CST Thursday from the Prudential Center in New Jersey, while the rest of the KUsports.com crew holds down the fort back here.

With only a few days remaining before the draft, be sure to check out our 2011 KUsports.com NBA Draft contest.

To enter, make sure you’re signed up for a KUSports.com account and ENTER THE CONTEST for a chance to win a $100 in KU gear.

There’s a lot more where this came from, but, for now, we just wanted to make sure that those of you who love to follow your Jayhawks beyond Allen Fieldhouse and the streets of Lawrence were aware that we’ll have someone in New York for all of your 2011 NBA Draft needs.

Check back later in the week, as I’ll unveil my predictions for where the twins and Selby will be picked.

Don’t worry, I’m not eligible to win the contest.

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