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 Zagsblog.net.
• 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.