KU basketball commitment Malik Newman signed with the Jayhawks on Friday, July 1 and will transfer to Kansas from Mississippi State.

Malik Newman chooses Kansas

KU coach Self says Jayhawks ‘very lucky’ to land guard

Malik Newman, a 6-foot-3 combo guard from Mississippi State, has decided to transfer to Kansas, saying “I’m glad they wanted me again.”

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Blast from the past

"We want to bring more respect to this program. We're tired of being looked at as 'Oh, they're going to be a 6-6, 7-5 team and finish in the bottom of the Big 12.' We don't want that anymore. I think we're going to play like that every week."

— Former KU quarterback Todd Reesing following KU's 52-7 victory over Central Michigan that opened the magical 12-1 2007 season

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