With a commitment on Tuesday, all but one of Rivals.com’s top 150 players in the Class of 2013 have committed to a college with seven days remaining in the spring signing period. The lone uncommitted player, of course, is top-ranked Andrew Wiggins, who has Kansas University in his final four. Notes by Gary Bedore
Paul Biancardi, who is ESPN.com’s director of basketball recruiting, professes no inside knowledge into the decision-making process of Andrew Wiggins, the country’s No. 1 high school prospect who has a final list of Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Florida State. By Gary Bedore
High-scoring Georgia small forward Brannen Greene — who orally committed to play basketball at Kansas University way back on Dec. 20, 2011, and signed his national letter of intent in November of 2012 — never got around to making an official recruiting visit to KU. By Gary Bedore
The most-watched player at the 2013 Jayhawk Invitational led his Texas Select team to the tourney’s 17-and-under title last weekend in Olathe. By Gary Bedore
I have no idea whether former NBA guard Mitchell Wiggins has any coaching experience, but I sure would ask him if he has any interest in trying out the profession if I were one of the four schools recruiting his son, Andrew Wiggins. By Tom Keegan
The NCAA Board of Directors on Thursday is expected to pass a measure that will add two to three weeks to the college basketball season. By Gary Bedore
Just as one shot-blocker extraordinaire — Jeff Withey — leaves Kansas University, another arrives: Hunter Mickelson, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound junior-to-be from the University of Arkansas. By Gary Bedore
Kansas coach Bill Self announced the addition of Arkansas 6-foot-10 transfer Hunter Mickelson on Friday morning.
Hunter Mickelson, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore power forward from the University of Arkansas, who recently announced plans to transfer, has committed to play basketball at Kansas University, his dad Darien Mickelson confirmed to the Journal-World on Thursday. By Gary Bedore
Tarik Black, a junior power forward from the University of Memphis who has announced plans to transfer, is being courted by Kansas University and Duke, among others. By Gary Bedore
Three former Kansas University basketball players who did not play in any NBA games this past season — Darnell Jackson, Mario Little and Brady Morningstar — did spend time in the NBA’s minor league, the NBA Development League. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who last week said he’d like to sign an additional two or three players in the Class of 2013, is also recruiting for future classes during this current spring evaluation period. By Gary Bedore
A voice of reason rises above the discordant sounds of self-annointed expertise regarding the recruitment of an 18-year-old basketball player. And that wise voice belongs to the teenager himself. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University basketball signee Joel Embiid scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds as the World Team defeated the U.S. squad, 112-98, in Saturday’s Nike Hoops Summit played in the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore.
Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self has three scholarships available to award in the spring signing period, which starts today and ends on May 15. By Gary Bedore