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Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk

Position Guard
Height 6'8''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Cherkasy, Ukraine
High School Cherkasy First City Gymnasia

PRONUNCIATION: svee-AT-uh-slahv     muh-KIE-luke

A two-year starter who played in 136 games for Kansas with 70 starts and an 8.7 career scoring average … Set the Kansas single-season record with 115 3-point field goals made in 2017-18, surpassing a 27-year old mark (111 by Terry Brown in 1990-91) … Concluded his career No. 41 in KU career scoring (1,181), No. 4 in 3-point field goal made (237), No. 5 in 3-point field goals attempted (579) and tied for No. 11 in 3-point field goal percentage (40.9) … Two-time Academic All-Big 12 selection … As a Jayhawk, won four Big 12 regular-season titles, two Big 12 Tournaments, advanced to three NCAA Tournament Elite Eights and one Final Four (2018).

Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award [2018]
NABC District 8 Second Team [2018]
All-Big 12 Second Team [2018]
Academic All-Big 12 [2016 First Team, 2017 Second Team]
Julius Erving Award Watch List [2015-16]

2017-18 (SENIOR)
Started all 39 games and was second on the team with a 14.6 ppg … Set the KU single-season 3-point field goals made record with 115 … All-Big 12 Second Team … Ranked 12th in the Big 12 in scoring (14.6), 10th in steals (1.2), second in 3-point field goal percentage (44.4), third in 3-point field goals made (2.9) and seventh in minutes played (34.5) … Was the only player in the Big 12 to rank third or higher in both 3-point field goals made and 3-point field goal percentage … Had 10 20-point efforts (seven in Big 12 play) … Recorded 23 games with three or more 3-pointers … Made six or more 3-pointers three times …  … Posted his lone career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Duke (3/25) in the NCAA Midwest Regional final … Against Oklahoma State (2/3), became the 60th player in KU history to reach 1,000 career points, finishing 41st at 1,181.

ITALY 2017
Joined the team once in Italy after playing for his home country, Ukraine, in the U20 European Championship in July … Started two of four Italy tour games and averaged 12.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per contest … Was 7-for-17 (41.2 percent) from 3-point range and had eight assists and seven steals while on the trip … Had 26 points in the finale against the Italy All-Stars.

2016-17 (JUNIOR)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection … Started 25 games and averaged 9.8 points per contest … Ranked eighth in the Big 12 in 3-point field goal percentage at 38.9 percent … Was also eighth in the conference in 3-point field goals made at 1.9 per game … Made three or more shots from beyond the arc in 11 games with four or more treys in four outings … Pulled down 3.0 rebounds per game and also averaged 1.9 steals per contest … Had 19 games of 10 or more points, including four of the last five games of the season … Led Kansas in steals in eight games … Set a career high with seven assists at West Virginia (Jan. 24) … Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds at Oklahoma (Jan. 10) … Scored all 11 of his points, including the game-winning field goal, in the second half against Kansas State (Jan. 3) … Played a career-high 37 minutes at TCU (Dec. 30) with 12 points … Had a season-high 20 points, including four 3-pointers, with six rebounds at UNLV (Dec. 22).

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Logged 12.8 minutes in 35 games … Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors … Averaged 5.8 points per game, which ranked sixth on the team … Shot 45.0 percent from 3-point range … Of his 67 field goals made, 55.2 percent were from 3-point range (37) … Had seven games of 10 or more points, including a career-high 23 points against Austin Peay (March 17) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … Made multiple 3-pointers in six games, including 6-for-11 vs. Chaminade (Nov. 23), 3-for-4 at Kansas State (Feb. 20) and 4-for-5 vs. Austin Peay (March 17) … Averaged 1.3 rebounds per contest and had five games with four boards … Was the youngest player on the KU roster for the second-straight season.

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
Played 26 games with six starts … Was the youngest player to start in the Bill Self era at 17 years old … Had three games with 10 or more points … Was 4-for-7, 2-for-5 from 3-point range, in scoring 10 points, with a season-high five rebounds versus Rider (Nov. 24) … Scored 11 points and pulled down four rebounds in the championship game of the Orlando Classic against Michigan State (Nov. 30) … Was 3-for-4 from beyond the arc in scoring 11 points against Lafayette (Dec. 20) … Led Kansas in steals three times … Began his collegiate career at 17-years-old – the youngest in the history of the Big 12.

2016 U20 European Championship
Competed for Ukraine in the 2016 U20 European Championship in Finland, July 16-24.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup
Represented Ukraine at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain … Played in four games in the FIBA Basketball World Cup including 11 minutes versus Team USA, scoring three points.

2014 U18 European Championship
Averaged 16.0 points and 4.1 rebounds in earning all-tournament honors at the U18 European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, in summer 2014.

2013 U16 European Championship
Competed for Ukraine at the 2013 U16 European Championship, being named to the all-tournament team after averaging 25.2 points and eight rebounds per game.

Played in the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague from 2012 to 2014 for the Cherkasy Mavpy … Played opposite former KU teammates Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander in the World Select Team’s loss to Team USA at the 2014 Nike Hoops Summit.

Attended high school at Cherkasy First City Gymnasia … Also lettered in soccer and ping pong in high school.

Born Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk in Cherkasy, Ukraine … Parents are Inna and Iurri Mykhailiuk … Mother is a high school biology teacher… Father is a college history professor … Fluent in three languages (Russian, Ukrainian and English).