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David McCormack: KU could have ‘best frontcourt in the nation’

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Following a scrimmage Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kansas basketball camp, freshman big man David McCormack praised the Jayhawks’ frontcourt depth.

Even though returning starting center Udoka Azubuike sat out the first-to-80 pick-up game due to illness, campers watching inside Horejsi Family Athletics Center got to see the 6-foot-10 McCormack, as well as Dedric Lawson, Silvio De Sousa and Mitch Lightfoot.

“We’re all skilled. We’re all powerful,” McCormack said. “We all know how to play the game and we play to our strengths.”

So just how good could KU’s group of bigs be in the upcoming 2018-19 season?

“I feel like we have the best frontcourt in the nation,” McCormack said.

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Joe Ross 2 months, 2 weeks ago

So this article points up something that I hadn't considered even though it was hiding in plain sight: Silvio De Sousa can still contribute to Kansas' success even if he never again steps foot on the court in games!

By pushing other big men in practice and improving himself, he can lift the quality of competition that eligible bigs face, stimulating growth in them. Silvio lining in the dark cloud...

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