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Monday / February 6.
  • Kansas Freshman Selden to Return

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    SeldenAt least one member of Kansas’s heralded freshman trio will return for his sophomore season.

    Wayne Selden announced via Twitter he will be back on campus.

    “Cant wait to get to work,” Selden said, “and get back in the fieldhouse.”

    The former McDonald’s All-American out of the Tilton (N.H.) School averaged 9.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists for the Jayhawks, who were upset by Stanford in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

    He was initially projected as a late-first round pick in the NBA Draft.

    Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins has said he will leave for the NBA Draft and is projected as the No. 1 pick, while fellow frosh Joel Embiid has yet to announce his plans.

    The 7-foot Embiid didn’t play after March 1 because of a back injury.



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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.