Kansas is looking to add big men to its roster and the Jayhawks landed a future player to its roster on Friday. Liberty sophomore big man Evan Maxwell is transferring to Kansas after averaging 10.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, Maxwell said to Gary Bedore of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Maxwell was a much-improved player as a sophomore for the Flames, as he became a starter and averaged 21.5 minutes per game. The 245-pound Maxwell now has to sit out a year due to NCAA transfer rules as he’ll have to add strength and improve his skill level to make the transition to the Big 12.
Adding Maxwell gives Kansas another big man in its rotation for a few seasons for now and also gives them another body in practice to work with this season. Kansas is still trying to add to its recruiting efforts in the Class of 2016 as they’ll continue to search for players to add to its talented roster.