Signing Week Links

Padgett, Wilkes and Case sign; Giddens to ink next week

Williams thrilled with class
Roy Williams has been known to drop the telephone, pump his fist and scream, "Yes!" when men's basketball recruits as talented as David Padgett orally commit to Kansas University.

Padgett's officially a Jayhawk
Now it's time to play basketball. The months of phone calls and letters from coaches around the country have come to an end. The recruiting process for Reno High senior David Padgett is officially over.

Williams elated with class (KC Star)
He'd been a Jayhawk for just two seconds and, already, David Padgett was making Roy Williams scream.

Williams pleased with depth of class (Wichita Eagle)
Kansas basketball didn't necessarily need a home run with this year's recruiting class, but Roy Williams figures he got an extra-base hit with the four high school seniors he landed for the early signing period.

Padgett, Case, Wilkes make it official with KU (Hawk Zone)
Three-fourths of Kansas basketball coach Roy Williams' 2003-04 freshman class cemented its ties to the Jayhawks on Wednesday.

Reno stand out signs with Hawks (Sporting News)
After months of phone calls, letters and courting by collegiate basketball powerhouses, the agonizing is officially over for Reno standout David Padgett.

Giddens waiting to commit (KU Sports)
Known as the quickest of Kansas University's four incoming basketball prospects, J.R. Giddens is the slowest to sign on the dotted line.

Another coach's son among KU signees (Wichita Eagle)
It's not that Roy Williams goes out looking to recruit sons of high school basketball coaches. Then again, the KU coach understands well the added value in getting players who cut their teeth on hoops Top Stories