Archive for Saturday, October 22, 2011

Gary Bedore’s KU hoops notebook

October 22, 2011


Langford to Maccabi

Former KU guard Keith Langford has signed a one-year contract with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, a pro team based in Israel, the team announced Friday. Langford averaged 18.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists a game for Khimky Moscow last season. The 6-4 Langford has also played in Italy, the NBA Developmental League and two games with the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs.

Papapetrou to decide

Ioannis Papapetrou, a 6-8 senior shooting guard from Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Fla., today will orally commit to KU or Texas in a ceremony at his high school held in conjunction with the school’s 50th anniversary. Papapetrou, who averaged 22 points and seven rebounds a game last season, visited KU for the Sept. 24 Legends of the Phog game and Texas last weekend. Upon returning to the Academy, he canceled upcoming trips to Alabama, Florida and George Mason. He’s the son of former European pro player Argiris Papapetrou. Florida Air Academy is alma mater of former KU center Sasha Kaun. The Jayhawks have already landed two players in the Class of 2012: Perry Ellis, 6-8 forward, of Wichita Heights and Zach Peters, 6-9, forward, Prestonwood Christian Academy, Plano, Texas.


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