Gary Bedore, The Kansas City Star

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The Kansas City Star

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Past articles by Gary:

Jayhawks offer hoops scholarship to former Missouri State signee Dajuan Harris

KU has offered a scholarship to Dajuan Harris, a 6-foot-1 point guard out of Missouri Class 5 state champ Rock Bridge High School. He is ranked No. 136 nationally by in the class of 2020. → Read More

Elite Kansas, Oklahoma State recruit Cunningham MVP of AAU circuit; KU in NBA update

Blue-chip recruit Cade Cunningham, whose brother recently was hired as an assistant coach at Oklahoma State, has been named MVP of the Nike EYBL. Cunningham is considering KU, OSU, Texas and seven other schools in recruiting. → Read More

Svi Mykhailiuk sensational so far in Vegas Summer League; Morris picks new team

Former KU guard Svi Mykhailiuk, who had a stellar summer league performance for the Los Angeles Lakers last year, is off to a solid start for the Detroit Pistons in the 2019 Summer League in Las Vegas. → Read More

Houston makes it official, announces arrival of former KU guard Quentin Grimes

Combo guard Quentin Grimes, who averaged 8.4 points a game his freshman season at Kansas, has joined the Houston Cougars program, coach Kelvin Sampson announced Friday. → Read More

Sacramento Kings waive former KU guard Frank Mason; Pistons to sign Markieff Morris

Frank Mason was waived by the Sacramento Kings on the 4th of July. Markieff Morris, who finished the 2018-19 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, has agreed to a two-year deal with Detroit. → Read More

An early look at former Jayhawks in NBA summer games, plus some recruiting updates

Former Kansas combo guard Malik Newman has scored in double figures in his first two summer league games for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He had 13 points in Tuesday’s loss to Utah. → Read More

Kansas issues scholarship offer to high-scoring New York prep point guard R.J. Davis

R.J. Davis, a senior-to-be point guard from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York, has been offered a scholarship by Kansas. → Read More

KU Jayhawks offer scholarship to St. Louis Vashon High senior-to-be Cam’Ron Fletcher

Cam’Ron Fletcher, a 6-foot-6 senior-to-be wing from St. Louis Vashon High School and target of Missouri, has received a men’s basketball scholarship offer from Kansas, Fletcher reported Sunday on Twitter. → Read More

Former KU guards Malik Newman, Svi Mykhailiuk on NBA summer league rosters

Former University of Kansas guard Malik Newman will play for the Cleveland Cavaliers summer league team in Salt Lake City on July 1-3 and in Las Vegas on July 5-15, according to → Read More

KU freshman praises Marcus Garrett’s offense; Self lauds his defense

Kansas Jayhawks basketball coach Bill Self praised Marcus Garrett’s defense and freshman Issac McBride lauded the junior guard’s work on offense in interviews at Bill Self’s camp a week ago. → Read More

Gradey Dick, Wichita Collegiate sophomore, receives KU basketball scholarship offer

Gradey Dick, a 6-foot-5 sophomore-to-be from Wichita Collegiate, on Sunday was offered a scholarship to play basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks. → Read More

Tre White, highly touted sophomore guard from Milwaukee, commits to KU basketball

Tre White, a 6-5 sophomore guard from Milwaukee’s Washington High School in the recruiting class of 2022, gave an oral commitment to the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team on Sunday. → Read More

Former KU star Frank Mason issues special invitation to his charity softball game

Frank Mason was responsible for one of the most memorable moments at Friday’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic dinner/auction. He personally invited 12-year-old cancer patient Nicholas Parscale to attend his charity softball game in August. → Read More

Undrafted Dedric Lawson to join Warriors summer team: ‘That’s a pretty good group’

Kansas’ Dedric Lawson and Lagerald Vick were not selected in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Lawson will play for Golden State’s summer league team as a free agent, Yahoo Sports reported. → Read More

Frank Mason’s 33 points spark Red team past Blues in Rock Chalk Roundball Classic

Former Kansas Jayhawks guard Frank Mason scored 33 points for the winning Red team, while Ben McLemore totaled 42 points in a losing cause for the Blue team at Thursday’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic at Eudora High’s gym. → Read More

Tyshawn Taylor makes new memories in Allen, hits game-winner in Self campers game

Former guard Tyshawn Taylor hit the game-winning shot in Bill Self KU men’s basketball campers game at Allen Fieldhouse. The 29-year-old Taylor, who played pro ball in Italy this past season, scored 18 points. → Read More

Self discusses Woodland’s cell phone message as well as McCormack, Wilson, other topics

Kansas Jayhawks basketball coach Bill Self has played golf with U.S. Open champ Gary Woodland “a couple times.” Self says the KU graduate’s performance in winning the 2019 Open was “one of the coolest things to happen to Kansas athletics.” → Read More

MVP of last week’s NBA Players Association Top 100 camp considering KU, many others

Paolo Banchero, the No. 4-rated player in the recruiting Class of 2021, has KU on his long list of prospective colleges. He’s a 6-foot-9 forward from Seattle, Washington. → Read More

Keith Langford’s team wins Greek League title. He’s a free agent at age 35

Former Kansas guard Keith Langford’s Panathinaikos Athens team has won the Greek League basketball title. He’ll now return to the U.S. to ponder free agent offers for 2019-20. → Read More

Jayhawks recruiting two players from Tristan Enaruna’s alma mater in Utah

Kansas’ basketball coaches hit the recruiting trail Thursday in search of players in the Class of 2020. Two KU targets are Mady Sissoko and Caleb Lohner from Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, Utah, where incoming KU freshman forward Tristan Enaruna went to school. → Read More