Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk of Ukraine competes during the U16 Eurobasket 2013 first-round match between Ukraine and Latvia at Palace of Sport in Kiev, Ukraine, on Aug. 8, 2013.

Mykhailiuk sees action at World Cup

Kansas University freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk had zero points, one assist, one turnover and one rebound while playing nine minutes in Ukraine’s 64-58 victory over Turkey on Tuesday at the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

September 2, 2014


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Cleveland forward Bragg still likes KU

Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior power forward from Villa Angela St. Joseph High School in Cleveland, on Monday cut his list of schools to five. They are: Kansas University, Kentucky, Illinois, Arizona and UCLA. By Gary Bedore

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N.C. prep Ingram has KU in final six

Brandon Ingram, a 6-foot-8, 180-pound senior small forward from Kinston (North Carolina) High, on Sunday night cut his list of schools to six: Kansas University, Kentucky, UCLA, North Carolina, Duke and North Carolina State. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas finalist for prep Dorsey

Kansas University is one of six finalists for Tyler Dorsey, a 6-foot-4 senior shooting guard from Maranatha High School in Pasadena, California. By Gary Bedore

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Milwaukee prep slices Kansas

Diamond Stone, a 6-foot-10 senior center from Milwaukee Dominican High, has cut Kansas University and Kentucky from his list of prospective schools. By Gary Bedore

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Ex-Jayhawk Black signs two-year deal with Rockets

Basketball notebook. ... Former Kansas University center Tarik Black has signed a two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the NBA’s Houston Rockets, the Houston Chronicle reported on Wednesday night.

Tarik Black signs contract with NBA's Houston Rockets

Tarik Black has signed a two-year partially guaranteed contract with Houston.

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’Wolves welcome Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins is definitely feeling appreciated following his trade from Cleveland. By Gary Bedore

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Bill Self says Cup good for ‘Svi’

The FIBA World Cup basketball tournament starts Saturday in Spain — five days after the opening bell of Kansas University’s academic school year. The fact KU freshman Sviatoslav “Svi” Mykhailiuk is entered in the Cup as a member of Ukraine’s national team makes some wonder how he’ll be able to pass the 12 hours of schoolwork he’s required to take first semester at KU. By Gary Bedore

More on 'Svi': Bill Self discusses Ukraine freshman at Monday's Boy Scout golf tourney

KU coach says Mykhailiuk may do some online coursework while at World Cup

Svi Mykhailiuk will be playing for Ukraine at the upcoming World Cup.

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Chillin' out: ‘Svi’ excused from Challenge

Just one Kansas University basketball player did not participate in the team’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday afternoon outside Allen Fieldhouse. The one missing Jayhawk was freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, who had an excused absence. By Gary Bedore

Mykhailiuk to arrive at KU in September, Self says Sunday at Ice Bucket Challenge

Incoming freshman to play for Ukraine in World Cup

Svi Mykhailiuk will be on KU's campus sometime in early to mid September.

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Ballock continues sharp shooting

Basketball notes. ... Eudora High sophomore guard Mitchell Ballock continues to make a name for himself as one of the country’s top sharpshooters.

Wiggins trade to ’Wolves official

As long rumored and reported, former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins will begin his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Plano prep Davis commits to A&M

Tyler Davis, a 6-foot-10 senior center from Plano (Texas) West High, on Friday orally committed to play at Texas A&M. Davis, who is ranked No. 35 in the Class of 2015 by, also had Kansas University, Arizona, Baylor, Texas and others on his list of schools. By Gary Bedore

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