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D2 Liberty Transfer Evan Maxwell Leaves Kansas

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D2 Liberty Transfer Evan Maxwell Leaves Kansas

Div. II Liberty transfer Evan Maxwell has decided to leave the Kansas Jayhawks.

 

The 6-10 center signed with Kansas in May and was expected to redshirt and play for the Jayhawks as a junior in the 2017-18 season.

 

“We were all excited when Evan committed and we all had high expectations for him,” KU coach Bill Self said via a release. “This semester did not go the way Evan had anticipated. We support his decision to take some time away to figure out what he wants to do moving forward. He’s a tremendous young man and we wish him nothing but the best.”

 

Maxwell averaged 10 points and 4.8 rebounds on 64 percent shooting last year at Liberty as a sophomore.

 

“What we saw in Evan was a young man that is very skilled,” Self said back in May when Maxwell was signed. “He’ll learn how to be a go-to-guy offensively in practice and a guy that can give us a lot of added depth up from when he becomes eligible the next year.”

 

But now that’s all out the window as Maxwell is currently looking for a new school.

 

The big man had picked Kansas over Arizona, Cincinnati, Baylor, and Virginia Tech in May, so he could potentially be headed to one of those programs.

 

Stay tuned.

 

 

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