Vick To Take Leave of Absence From Kansas Basketball Team

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics

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

Kansas Jayhawk Basketball can be heard on FM 95.5 KNDY in Northeast Kansas & Southeast Nebraska as well as Z-96.3 The Lake in North Central Kansas

“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.”

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.