College Basketball: Kansas Jayhawks
LAWRENCE, Kan. Malik Newman has played his last game for the Kansas basketball team.
Newman, a 6-foot-3 red-shirt sophomore guard from Jackson, Miss., who was KUs best player during the squads NCAA Tournament run to the Final Four in 2018, has declared for the NBA draft and will leave the program, he announced Wednesday.
We kind of figured Id sit out a year (after transferring from Mississippi State after his freshman year), then if things go as planned the year I played, then yeah most definitely Id try to pursue that dream of being in the NBA, Newman said in a phone interview with The Star.
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