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Tharpe will forgo the remainder of his collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA's Developmental League, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Tharpe was considering transferring to a different school but ultimately decided to turn pro. He averaged 8.5 points and five assists for the Jayhawks last season.

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May 1, 2014

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Tharpe is expected to transfer from Kansas,'s Jeff Goodman reports.

Tharpe served as the starting point guard during his junior season with the Jayhawks, averaging 8.5 points and five assists while earning honorable mention All-Big 12 honors. Should he decide to follow through with his plans to transfer to another school, Tharpe will have one season of eligibility remaining after sitting out a calendar year.

February 5, 2014

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Tharpe scored 22 points (9-13 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 0-1 FT) with four assists and five rebounds in Tuesday's game against Baylor.

Tharpe picked up the slack in the lineup for the Jayhawks as teammates Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins struggled shooting. He was efficient shooting from the field and led the way in the victory over Baylor. As one of the more experienced players on the floor, he could be a more consistent scoring threat as the season progresses.

January 31, 2014

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Tharpe notched his first double-double of the season Wednesday by scoring 12 points (3-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT) and dishing 12 assists. He also added six rebounds and a steal to fill out his stat line.

The Junior is on the verge of his best season so far at Kansas now that he is a bonafide starter. The 12 assists he posted in this game are a season high, however on such a talented team, Tharpe likely will not have the ball in his hands enough to replicate this performance often.

January 14, 2014

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Tharpe scored a career-high 23 points on 7-of-9 shooting in Monday's victory over Iowa State. He added six rebounds and four assists in the effort.

Tharpe is on pace for his best year at Kansas in his junior season, posting averages of 9.0 points, 5.3 assists and 2.5 rebounds over 30 minutes per game. He'll look to carry this momentum to Saturday, when Kansas will face a tough home matchup against Oklahoma State.

October 30, 2013

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Tharpe was suspended for the opener against Louisiana-Monroe for playing in an unauthorized summer league game, the AP reports.

Tharpe is expected to be the Jayhawks' starting point guard and is one of the sleepers heading into the season. He will need to be replaced in Week 1 lineups. Freshman Frank Mason may earn a start.

February 12, 2013

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Tharpe tallied seven points, two boards, eight assists and one theft against Kansas State on Monday.

On the season, the 5-11 sophomore is averaging 5.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.8 dimes per tilt.

February 7, 2013

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Despite tying a career-high with 11 points, Tharpe shot an abysmal 2-for-15 from the floor in Wednesday's 62-55 loss to TCU.

The sophomore guard did hit all six of his free-throws though, while also grabbing six boards and dishing out two assists. On the year, Tharpe is averaging 5.5 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per tilt.