Two KU basketball players request transfers

Kansas basketball players Tyrone Appleton and Quintrell Thomas have asked to transfer from the Jayhawks following the spring semester.

"Tyrone and Quintrell played an integral part of our success," KU coach Bill Self said in a statement. "We, as a staff, know whoever gets them will be getting good, hardworking players."

Appleton, a junior guard, played in 21 games last season after transferring from Midland College in Texas. Thomas, a freshman forward from Newark, N.J., played in 26 games.

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