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Vick Leaving KU

Todd PittengerFebruary 7, 2019

One of the leading scorers on the KU basketball team is leaving. The school announced Thursday night that Lagerald Vick is leaving.

According to the University of Kansas, basketball coach Bill Self announced senior guard Lagerald Vick will be taking a leave of absence from the team, effective immediately.

“Lagerald has some personal matters that require his immediate attention and he will be taking a leave of absence from our team,” Self said. “During this time, we will respect Lagerald’s privacy. There is no timetable for his return.”

Vick  decided to turn pro prior to this season, his senior season, before reconsidering and returning for a final season with the Jayhawks.

In his career at KU Vick has appeared in 117 games for the Jayhawks. He has started 20 of 23 games this season, averaging 14.1 points and four rebounds.

As a Jayhawk Vick won three Big 12 regular-season titles, two Big 12 Tournaments, advanced to three NCAA Tournament Elite Eights and one Final Four.

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