KU basketball notebook
Green tapped by IU
Former Kansas University assistant coach Jerry Green on Monday was named director of basketball operations at Indiana University. Green worked in a similar capacity for new IU coach Kelvin Sampson last year at Oklahoma.
Roby not on campus
Colorado’s Richard Roby told the Boulder Daily Camera he was taking several classes over the Internet to make sure he maintained his eligibility should he need to return to Boulder.
“I won’t get an agent until a team says they will take me, enough teams,” Roby told the paper in a phone interview from his home in San Bernardino, Calif.
Roby said he had gained 10 pounds since the end of the season and was working out in nearby Riverside, Calif., with a personal trainer he was introduced to by New Jersey Nets rookie Antoine Wright.
Arthur’s LSU visit over
Darrell Arthur, a 6-foot-9 senior forward from Dallas’ South Oak Cliff High, returned from his campus visit to LSU on Sunday. His mom, Sandra, told rivals.com the family this week would discuss finalists LSU, Kansas and Baylor.
“We really did have a nice visit,” she said.
Darrell Arthur told Dallas Fox 4 TV on Monday that KU was his leader. He indicated he might announce his decision live on the Dallas TV station on Sunday, May 14.
Alex Legion, a 6-4 junior from Detroit who has backed out of a verbal commitment to Michigan, tells rivals.com he has a final list of Michigan, Villanova, UCLA, Kansas, Illinois, UConn, Arizona and Louisville. Legion will attend Oak Hill Academy in Virginia his senior season.