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Kansas Men's Basketball Signees Part of Naismith Trophy Early-Season Watch List

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Kansas men's basketball signees Cliff Alexanderand Kelly Oubre are to of the 10 name on the Naismith Trophy Early-Season WatchList, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Monday.

Alexander, from Curie High School in Chicago, and Oubre from Findlay Prep inHenderson, Nev., are two of the top 10 boys playing high school basketball inthe country named to the Naismith Trophy High School Player of the YearEarly-Season Watch List.

Alexander has led Curie to a 4-0 record early in the 2013-14 season. The 6-8,240-pound forward opened the year with 22 points, 20 rebounds and five blockedshots against Las Vegas Bishop Gorman High School at the Chicago Elite Classic.In his second game he scored 18 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in a 79-76overtime victory against St. Rita High School. Through 15 games, Oubre (6-7,200-pound) is averaging 24.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.8 steals for FindleyPrep.

Last season, current Kansas freshman AndrewWiggins became the first Jayhawk to be named the Naismith High SchoolPlayer of the Year since the award began in 1987.

A complete list of the Naismith Trophy Early-Season Watch List is located at: http://www.naismithawards.com/PressBox/ArticleView/tabid/209/ArticleId/5/The-Atlanta-Tipoff-Club-Announces-Naismith-High-School-Watch-List.aspx.

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