May 21, 2014
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk of Ukraine competes during the U16 Eurobasket 2013 first-round match between Ukraine and Latvia at Palace of Sport in Kiev, Ukraine, on Aug. 8, 2013.
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
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.
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
Incoming Kansas University freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk scored 22 points off 8-of-18 shooting to lead Ukraine to a 65-64 victory over Finland in Saturday’s semifinals of the Under-18 European Championship Div. B tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Basketball notes by Gary Bedore
Incoming Kansas University freshman guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk scored a game-high 17 points off 7-of-17 shooting in Ukraine’s 61-53 victory over Sweden on Wednesday at the Under 18 European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. By Gary Bedore
Rivals.com has awarded future Kansas University basketball player Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk a five-star rating, the website reported Friday. Basketball notes by Gary Bedore
Basketball fans of Kansas University’s perennial powerhouse program can’t wait to see Ukrainian prodigy Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk take the court in Allen Fieldhouse for Late Night. By Tom Keegan
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, who this fall will become one of the youngest (if not the youngest) college basketball players in history, is apparently more than ready for the challenge of big-time hoops. By Gary Bedore