May 4, 2007

Jayhawk Invitational kicks off

Bill Self and his Kansas Jayhawks are currently enjoying the off-season, but that doesn't mean basketball has left Lawrence, Kan. for the summer. Allen Fieldhouse and the University of Kansas will play host to the 8th annual Jayhawk Invitational, presented by Sport 2 Sport. The field is loaded with high-major talent with local stars Travis Releford, Steve Moore, and Marcus Denmon, as well as national stars Xavier Henry, Verdell Jones, Elliot Williams, and many more. The Invitational is quickly becoming one of the hottest AAU tournaments in the Midwest, and for KU, has produced recent commitments including Cole Aldrich, Tyrel Reed, and Conner Teahan. The tournament kicks off Friday, May 4 at 6:15 p.m.

Entering its eighth year, the Jayhawk Invitational has given basketball fans a chance to watch some of the nation's up and coming stars show their skills against top-tier talent. For Kansas fans, recent Jayhawk Invitational tournaments have provided an early look at future KU players.

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