Svi Mykhailiuk will be playing for Ukraine at the upcoming World Cup.
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
Svi Mykhailiuk will be on KU's campus sometime in early to mid September.
Basketball notes. ... Eudora High sophomore guard Mitchell Ballock continues to make a name for himself as one of the country’s top sharpshooters.
As long rumored and reported, former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins will begin his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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 Rivals.com, also had Kansas University, Arizona, Baylor, Texas and others on his list of schools. By Gary Bedore
The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed today, making the Cavaliers an instant favorite in the Eastern Conference and turning Andrew Wiggins into something of an anomaly.
Several Kansas University basketball recruiting prospects will participate in the Under Armour Elite 24 all-star game, set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis, volleyball coach Ray Bechard, track coach Stanley Redwine and now men’s basketball coach Bill Self have successfully completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Eudora High sophomore Mitchell Ballock received hugs, high-fives and plenty of pats on the back Tuesday — the day after it was made public that he’d received a scholarship offer to play basketball at tradition-rich Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Eudora High sophomore combo guard Mitchell Ballock, who led the Cardinals to the Class 4A-II state championship last March and starred at this summer’s Stephen Curry camp in California, has been offered a scholarship to play basketball at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Shortly after his sophomore season, Andrew White III figured it was time he left Kansas University's basketball program in search of a better opportunity to play meaningful minutes. A little more than three months later, the 6-foot-8 wing has a new home, not too far away. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University recruiting target Stephen Zimmerman was named MVP of the Nike Global Challenge last weekend in Chicago. By Gary Bedore
Tyler Dorsey, a 6-foot-4 senior combo guard from Maranatha High in Pasadena, California, on Saturday cut his list of schools to 10 and scheduled official visits to two of the finalists — Kansas University and Oregon.
Kansas University strength coach Andrea Hudy’s first book, “Power Positions: Championship Prescriptions for Ultimate Sports Performance,” will be available Thursday on Amazon.com. By Gary Bedore