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Mykhailiuk has 3 in Ukraine’s loss

Kansas University freshman shooting guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk scored three points off 1-of-4 shooting (1-of-2 from three) while playing 11 minutes in Ukraine’s 95-71 loss to the United States in FIBA World Cup play on Thursday in Spain. By Gary Bedore

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Familiar name walks on to KU hoops

Josh Pollard joins uncle’s alma mater

Josh Pollard averaged 8.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game with 12 blocked shots and 54 steals in helping Orem High to a 24-1 record and state title in 2011-12. He has joined Kansas University as a walk-on. By Gary Bedore

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Scot Pollard's nephew joining KU as walk-on

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self announced Wednesday that guard Josh Pollard has joined the program as a walk-on.

Men's basketball first in proposed Allen Fieldhouse apartments

Kansas University is seeking permission from the state to build its upscale apartments near Allen Fieldhouse for student-athletes in two phases. Phase 1 will be for members of the men's basketball team and other students. By Scott Rothschild

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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.

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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