Kansas’ exhibition streak snapped by Bahamas
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico– Kansas had its 35-game exhibition winning streak in guys’s basketball snapped Monday by the Bahamian nationwide team, which got huge performances from NBA stars Pal Hield and Eric Gordon in an 87-81 triumph at Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum.Hield scored 19 points and Gordon had 12 for the Bahamas, which is getting ready for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.The Jayhawks, who had actually not lost an exhibit given that 2012, routed a select team from Puerto Rico to start a three-game tour of the Caribbean last Thursday. Their new-look lineup led by Michigan transfer Hunter Dickinson and returning starters Dajuan Harris Jr., KJ Adams Jr. and Kevin McCullar Jr. proceeded to hold off the Bahamas 92-87 in their 2nd game Saturday.Gordon, who signed with the Suns last month, signed up with the Bahamian squad for the matchup Monday. He formerly bet the U.S. in global competition but has been cleared to play for the Bahamas due to the fact that his mother is from Nassau.Harris scored 23 points and McCullar had 19 in the trip finale for the Jayhawks, who are anticipated to be No. 1 when the
preseason AP Leading 25 is launched later on this year. Dickinson included 16 points and nine rebounds, and Nicolas Timberlake scored 13.