The decision came April 30 in a gymnasium in Euless, Texas. Myles Turner, the most coveted remaining big-man prospect in the country, sat at a long table after narrowing his list of schools to a small group that included Kansas and in-state favorite Texas.
Turner, a skilled 6-foot-11 center with a feathery touch, is the kind of athletic rim-protector that Kansas coach Bill Self...
As a senior in high school, Andrew Wiggins dominated his peers on the way to earning several of the nation’s top honors and the attention of almost every big-name basketball program in the country. Photo shoots, autograph signings, and cross-country trips to attend events such as the Jordan Brand classic or McDonald’s All-American game were common occurences in the life of the...
Send to KindleAlthough B.J. Young and Marshawn Powell declared for the NBA Draft and Hunter Mickelson transferred to Kansas, Mike Anderson will still have a very experienced basketball team that will be capable of an NCAA bid this upcoming season. His two signees for the upcoming season could have pushed Mickelson for playing time if he hadn’t left for the Jayhawks.
Sophomore forward Hunter Mickelson is transferring from Arkansas to Kansas, where he will sit out next season and have two years of eligibility remaining.
Mickelson was a target of the Jayhawks coming out of high school, but opted to play for the Razorbacks. The 6-foot-10 forward started 20 of the 31 games he played last season, averaging 5.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while leading...
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April 26, 2013
Kansas will welcome the addition of some help to bolster their frontline, with the transferring of 6-10 sophomore forward Hunter Mickelson from Arkansas.
Fayetteville High all-state guard Manuale Watkins (6-3, 200) was all set to sign with Missouri State on Wednesday, but it now appears that he has an offer from Arkansas after the decision of sophomore center Hunter Mickelson to transfer out of the program.
The father of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson says the sophomore has asked for and been granted his release by coach Mike Anderson.
Darien Mickelson says his 6-foot-10 son is now waiting on a meeting with Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to complete the transfer request.
Hunter Mickelson set the school record for most blocks in a season by a freshman (72) last season, but...
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April 16, 2013
After averaging only 17 minutes per game as a sophomore and Arkansas adding in a pair of top 50 big men in Bobby Portis (6-10, 220) and Moses Kingsley (6-10, 232), Razorback sophomore Hunter Mickelson (6-10, 240) has decided to transfer out of the program and look for somewhere else to play,
Hunter Mickelson scored 14 of his career-high 16 points after halftime, helping Arkansas to a 79-74 win over Robert Morris on Thursday night.
Mickelson, a sophomore center, played only five minutes in the first half after picking up a pair of early personal fouls. He made up for his absence after the break, scoring 10 points in the period's first 6:33 to give the Razorbacks...
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December 20, 2012
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Arkansas freshman forward Hunter Mickelson (6-10, 234) will be looking to block at least one shot in a 15th straight game when the Razorbacks (10-3) host Savannah State (10-3) Tuesday night at Bud Walton Arena.