Archive for Friday, December 12, 2008

Cheek makes it official, picks ‘Nova

December 12, 2008


Dominic Cheek, a 6-5 senior guard from St. Anthony High in Jersey City, N.J., on Friday orally committed to Villanova. He listed KU as his runner-up school. Cheek made an official trip to KU for Late Night in the Phog on Oct. 17.

Cheek pulled out a Villanova baseball cap in announcing for the Wildcats, according to

• In other news, KU's basketball team practiced on Friday afternoon in Sprint Center in advance of Saturday's 1 p.m. game against UMass.

KU junior Sherron Collins and freshman Tyshawn Taylor showed up sporting new mohawk haircuts. Collins also had a star enscripted near his left ear. KU coach Bill Self joked that if the two want to keep the new hair-dos, they'd better play well Saturday.


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