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2018 big man David McCormack says coaching staff, tradition made picking KU an 'easy decision'

A little less than a month ago, the Kansas men’s basketball team officially jumped into the Class of 2018 recruiting game by landing a commitment from five-star big man Silvio De Sousa, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward from IMG Academy by way of Angola. On Sunday, the Jayhawks added even more size to the family when four-star center David McCormack, of Oak Hill Academy, orally committed to Kansas during a live segment on a local news station in Norfolk, Virginia. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Ex-Jayhawk Tony Guy battled Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson

Ted Owens likes to tell the story of when he introduced himself to Michael Jordan at agent David Falk’s party in Washington, D.C., and told him that he was the coach for Kansas when Jordan played against the Jayhawks in his first college game.

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Trust in Jerrance Howard helped deliver David McCormack to Kansas

Known as a player’s coach who isn’t afraid to clown around, talk some trash and jump into the middle of a circle to show off his dance moves and free spirit, Kansas basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard needed none of that to land four-star center David McCormack, who orally committed to Kansas on Sunday. By Matt Tait

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Herbert regains his confidence with breakout games

Despite little playing time in the first two games of the season, Kansas football players and coaches were aware of the talent of sophomore running back Khalil Herbert. By Bobby Nightengale