- KANSAS SPORTS -
Listed most recently on the Cornhuskers’ roster as a 6-foot-5, 315-pound lineman, the former Rockhurst High standout announced Thursday afternoon via Twitter he will enroll at KU, where he will be eligible for the 2017 season.
A four-star prospect out of Patterson, La., who had offers from Alabama, LSU, Notre Dame and others in 2015, Charlot made his unofficial debut as a Jayhawk at the spring game and announced his presence in spectacular fashion.
Kansas hasn’t fielded a winning football team in close to a decade, but the outlook isn’t necessarily bleak. It may appear to just be baby steps going from winless in 2015 to two wins in 2016, but Beaty’s hire of Meacham could wind up paying off in the long run.
The Jayhawks have landed five elite transfers in the last calendar year. It shows Bill Self is always willing to try something new.
Despite being on the brink of completing his junior year of college, the Ukrainian is still just 19. That appeals to NBA decision-makers much in the same way that drafting players straight out of high school or after one year of college does. But the advantage that Mykhailiuk has over those prospects is the three years of coaching from Self, dozens of games against competition at the major college level and career's worth of work in the weight room.
You remember Nic Moore, the former SMU point guard who led the American Athletic Conference in scoring as a senior and, the summer before that, joined the Jayhawks to bring home the gold medal from the World University Games in Korea.
Fans can watch Friday and Saturday's game on ESPN3 with Sunday's contest on the Jayhawk Television Network.
The No. 31-ranked Kansas women's tennis team had a quick start to its match Thursday with two doubles wins to give the Jayhawks a, 4-1, win over West Virginia on the first day of the Big 12 Championship at the Headington Family Tennis Center.
The University of Kansas men's and women's track & field squads are set to return to Lawrence this weekend when they play host to the third annual Rock Chalk Classic on Friday, April 28.
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
The Big 12 Conference saw a rise in revenue in its latest tax return, but the league still lags behind the Southeastern Conference and other leagues.
- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -
The Browns made the smart pick at the top and then added more value for the future. Let’s give a round of applause to Cleveland.
The 49ers got their man. And a bunch of other men, too.
Receivers surprise in the top 10, Alabama goes MIA in the top 15, and more 2017 NFL Draft takeaways.