University of Kansas

May 21, 2014 1:37 PM

Ukrainian teenager Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk signs to play for KU basketball team

Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, a top 16-year-old basketball prospect from Ukraine, is headed to Kansas. KU coach Bill Self announced the signing of Mykhailiuk, a 6-foot-8 wing, in a news release on Wednesday, capping an unexpected three-month recruitment. Mykhailiuk, who will turn 17 in June, will spend the summer playing with the Ukraine national team before arriving in Lawrence this fall.

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