Former Kansas University star Ben McLemore will likely be taken near the top of this year's NBA draft, but he may no longer be a lock for the first few picks after the draft order was set Tuesday night. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University basketball guard Ben McLemore, on Friday from the NBA combine, told Sports Illustrated that he would be willing to speak with NCAA officials about alleged payments made from middleman Rodney Blackstock to his former AAU coach, Darius Cobb.
Friday's NBA’s pre-draft combine featured former Kansas star Ben McLemore and dozens of other draft hopefuls working through a series of on-the-court tests that will in some small way help determine where they are slotted in the June 27 draft. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University guard Ben McLemore was a popular interview target at Thursday’s NBA combine in Chicago. He’s expected to be tapped No. 1 or 2 in the June draft. By Gary Bedore
In a release, Darius Cobb, the former AAU coach of Ben McLemore, said Kansas University officials knew nothing about middleman Rodney Blackstock’s involvement with Cobb, despite the fact Blackstock attended three KU games using complimentary tickets on McLemore’s KU pass list. By Gary Bedore
Earth to NBA prospects: Read Eric Prisbell’s outstanding reporting job for USA Today on the shoving match to get to the front of the line to start milking cash cow Ben McLemore, projected to be among the first few picks in the NBA Draft. Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas University’s athletic department is looking into a USA Today report that freshman basketball player Ben McLemore’s former AAU coach received $10,000 and three expense-paid trips to Los Angeles from a middle man who represented agents and financial advisers this past season.
Well before the NBA combine and prospects’ trips to team camps for individual workouts, things are looking up for 20-year-old millionaire-to-be Ben McLemore. By Gary Bedore
The pool into which Kansas freshman Ben McLemore is about to plunge is rife with jewels. And jewel thieves. Column by Tom Keegan
Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore declared for the NBA Draft during a press conference with coach Bill Self at Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday afternoon. By Gary Bedore
One Kansas University freshman basketball player — reserve Rio Adams — officially exited KU’s program Monday. Today, another Jayhawk freshman — second-team All-American Ben McLemore — will announce his future plans at a 2:30 p.m. news conference in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore
Kansas redshirt freshman guard Ben McLemore — along with KU coach Bill Self — will address the media in a press conference at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Kansas University freshman Ben McLemore was named to the Wooden All-America team and Associated Press All-America second team on Monday, while Jeff Withey was named to the AP third team. By Gary Bedore
Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore wasn't ready to discuss his future plans in the locker room following the Jayhawks' 87-85 overtime loss to Michigan on Friday. By Matt Tait
Freshman guard Ben McLemore, Kansas University's leading scorer, put up just two points in a third-round NCAA Tournament victory against North Carolina on Sunday. But KU coach Bill Self says he's not concerned. By Gary Bedore