Charlie Moore, a 5-foot-11 guard who played for Cal last season, committed to play for KU on Tuesday, making it official with a post on his Twitter account. He will have to sit out next season with three years of eligibility remaining after that.
Three KU players, junior Svi Mykhailiuk, senior Frank Mason and freshman Josh Jackson, have been invited to the NBA Combine, May 9-14, in Chicago, Kansas Jayhawks basketball coach Bill Self confirmed Saturday.
The Kansas football team will hold its annual spring game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium. There is no admission charge, and the game will be televised on Spectrum Sports KC and nationally on ESPN3.
Kansas Jayhawks freshman basketball player Josh Jackson, who’s likely headed to the NBA Draft this spring, pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanor count of criminal property damage Wednesday in Douglas County District Court. Jackson’s attorney said in court that his client planned to file for diversion.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk will enter the NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, KU basketball coach Bill Self announced Wednesday, leaving open the possibility the 6-foot-8 guard could return to Kansas for his senior year.
Kansas senior guard Frank Mason was announced as winner of the 2017 Danny Manning “Mr. Jayhawk” Award for contributions on and off the court at the conclusion of Tuesday night’s postseason basketball awards banquet held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.
Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-10 forward from Cleveland, will leave the KU basketball team, coach Bill Self announced Thursday. Bragg had a stormy 2016-17 season in which he was suspended for four of the Jayhawks’ 35 games.
Kansas offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji, who earned All-Big 12 honorable mention honors last season, has turned himself from late arrival into offensive cornerstone in less than a year. And though KU wasn’t part of his original plans, he isn’t disappointed that odd circumstances led him to Lawrence.
The maneuver, which came nearly three hours after an exhibition loss in Texas, could help preserve roster inventory. After Raul Mondesi won the starting job at second base, Merrifield was battling with Christian Colon for a final bench spot.
University of Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball coach Bill Self was announced as part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 on Saturday at the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona. Self has spent 14 of his 24 years as a head coach at KU, where his teams have won 13 consecutive Big 12 championships, the 2008 NCAA title and reached the 2012 Final Four.