Haiti native Schnider Herard, a 6-foot-10, 255-pound senior power forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, has announced his final list of five prospective schools via Twitter. By Gary Bedore
A spectacular one-handed dunk by former Kansas University/current Team Canada guard Andrew Wiggins at Wednesday’s Tuto Marchand Cup has drawn over 50,000 views on Youtube.com. By Gary Bedore
The Utah Jazz on Monday signed former Kansas University center Jeff Withey to a two-year contract. By Gary Bedore
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
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
Sacha Killeya-Jones, a 6-10 senior forward from Virginia Episcopal in Lynchburg, Virginia, on Wednesday orally committed to Kentucky.
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
De’Aaron Fox, a 6-foot-3 senior point guard from Cypress Lakes High in Katy, Texas, who is ranked No. 9 nationally by Rivals.com, on Friday said he has narrowed his list of prospective colleges to seven: Kansas University, Kentucky, Arizona, North Carolina, Louisville, LSU and N.C. State. By Gary Bedore
Wenyen Gabriel, a 6-foot-9 senior forward from Wilbraham and Monson in Massachusetts who is ranked No. 84 in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, on Wednesday cut Kansas University from his list of prospective schools. By Gary Bedore
Rawle Alkins, who has Kansas University on his list of 11 schools, is emerging as one of the top prospects in the high school recruiting Class of 2016.
Former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves is one of 16 players trying out for the 12-man Canadian National Team that will be competing at the FIBA Americas Championship, Aug. 31-Sept. 12 in Mexico. By Gary Bedore
The son of former Kansas University basketball center Pekka Markkanen has decided to follow in dad’s footsteps and play college ball in the United States. By Gary Bedore
One of Kansas University’s top recruits broadcast part of his campus visit to Alabama for the world to see on Internet app Periscope (which is available off Twitter) on Thursday. By Gary Bedore