Rodrick Stewart to begin practicing with KU

Which can only be good news for both parties. First of all, Rodrick will get to spend a year working on his game and secondly, he's a pretty darn talented player to have on the practice squad for that long.

For most of 2005, Rodrick Stewart will be a bit of a mystery to Jayhawk fans, but if inside-outside players like Keith Langford and J.R. Giddens improve drastically this season, Stewart could be a behind-the-scenes reason why. "When he begins practicing with us, he's going to help us out," Miles said. "Especially pushing our other wings, like Keith and J.R. and helping them get better."

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