June 18, 2013
Kansas University center Hunter Mickelson — shown in this file photo from June, 2013 — says he lost 15 pounds but became stronger and more "toned" during his NCAA-mandated year off.
Former University of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson, who hadn’t played in a real basketball game — with uniforms, fans and referees — since an SEC Tournament loss to Vanderbilt on March 14, 2013, enthusiastically returned to the court in August. By Gary Bedore
Hunter Mickelson had a smile on his face and bounce in his steps as he worked with 100 or so youths at Wednesday’s Ed Fritz College Stars camp at the Fieldhouse of Kansas City.By Gary Bedore
Patience has paid off for outdoors enthusiast Hunter Mickelson on hunting and fishing excursions in his home state of Arkansas. It’s a virtue that has also translated well into his red-shirt season as a basketball transfer at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Able to practice but unable to play in games during the 2013-14 season, Arkansas transfer Hunter Mickelson will have plenty of time to familiarize himself with Kansas University’s basketball program. By Gary Bedore