March 17, 2018
Kansas guard Malik Newman (14) pumps his fist as the Jayhawks lock up the win against Seton Hall with seconds remaining in the game, Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Wichita, Kan.
After a stellar run through the postseason, Kansas sophomore Malik Newman is headed to the NBA Draft and will be forgoing his remaining eligibility at KU. By Matt Tait
Malik Newman’s childhood basketball court was nothing like the one he’ll see on Saturday. It was some dirt, a tree and the remnants of a bicycle. By Scott Chasen
McDonald’s All-American. A dominant scorer for the scout team against Kansas regulars last season. Predicted by no less an authority than Bill Self to earn first-team All-Big 12 honors once he became eligible after transferring from Mississippi State.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had finished talking to his team during a timeout midway through the first half of Saturday night’s second-round game against Seton Hall, but he had one more thing to say to sophomore Malik Newman. By Tom Keegan