Former Kansas University center Sasha Kaun has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN reported Saturday.
Kansas University basketball recruiting target Marques Bolden has scheduled two trips to KU. Bolden, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound senior forward from DeSoto (Texas) High who is ranked No. 14 nationally in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, will visit officially on Sept. 25-26. He will make an unofficial visit for Late Night in the Phog on Oct. 9. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule is now complete, with the Big 12 rolling out its conference dates Thursday afternoon.
Kobie Eubanks, a 6-5 guard from Elev8 Sports Academy in Delray Beach, Florida, has not qualified for a scholarship at Alabama and will likely attend a junior college. By Gary Bedore
Kassoum Yakwe, a 6-7 senior forward from Our Savior New American High in Centereach, New York, has completed visits to St. John’s and Oregon and will soon decide between one of those two schools, Zagsblog.com reports. By Gary Bedore
Former KU guard Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday was one of 13 players named to the Canadian national team’s roster for the Tuto Marchland Continental Cup, Aug. 23-26 in Puerto Rico. By Gary Bedore
Sacha Killeya-Jones, a 6-10 senior forward from Virginia Episcopal in Lynchburg, Virginia, on Wednesday orally committed to Kentucky.
Former Kansas University guard Michael Lee is new head coach at Portland’s Roosevelt High. By Gary Bedore
Schnider Herard, a 6-foot-10, 255-pound senior center from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, will attend the Oct. 9 Late Night in the Phog as part of an official recruiting visit to Kansas University, Herard’s mentor, Derrick Shelby, told Jayhawkslant.com on Tuesday.
Harry Giles, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior forward from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, who is ranked No. 2 in the recruiting Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, will visit Kansas University for the Oct. 9 Late Night in the Phog, Giles’ dad told CBSsports.com. By Gary Bedore
Terrance Ferguson, a 6-6 senior guard who played at Prime Prep Academy in Dallas last season and is ranked No. 11 nationally, on Monday committed to Alabama over KU, North Carolina, Louisville, Baylor, SMU, Texas and others. By Gary Bedore
Harry Giles will visit KU for the Oct. 9 Late Night.
Kansas University freshman forward Cheick Diallo is listed No. 12 and shooting guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk No. 17 overall on ESPN analyst Chad Ford’s first Big Board for the 2016 NBA Draft. The Big Board is essentially a ranking of the top 30 prospects expected to enter the draft. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University senior Perry Ellis is the 15th-best player in college basketball entering the 2015-16 season, according to ESPN’s John Gasaway. By Gary Bedore
As he prepared to make a Thursday appearance at a youth basketball camp, Mario Chalmers bumped into former teammate Joel Anthony, who had just addressed the group. As Anthony and Chalmers spoke, a member at the front desk of the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center said to the receptionist, “Joel doesn’t play here anymore. And Chalmers might not, either.”