Oak Hill Academy 6-foot-10 center David McCormack is set to visit to KU for the Sept. 30 Late Night in the Phog. He’ll have chosen a school before then. He’ll announce at 5 p.m. Sunday for either KU, Xavier, Oklahoma State, Duke or N.C. State.
Kentucky is considered the favorite to land Immanuel Quickley, the country’s No. 10-rated basketball recruit according to Rivals.com. He says he will reveal his college choice at 5 p.m. on Friday on Facebook.
On the latest SportsBeat KC podcast, Kansas City Star reporter Jesse Newell discusses the latest news with Kansas Jayhawks basketball, which includes Mitchell Robinson likely not playing college basketball and recruit Devon Dotson visiting Lawrence. He then brings on Jon Kirby of JayhawkSlant.com to preview the KU football season.
At least one recruiting analyst believes the Kansas Jayhawks could be coming closer to landing a top-three talent in the class of 2018. Anthony Slater, a national recruiting writer for 247Sports, switched his Crystal Ball pick for 6-foot-7 guard Zion Williamson this week from Kentucky to Kansas. He explained his thinking in an article by SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker Wednesday.
Down 71-61 with 6:27 remaining in the national semifinals of the MAYB Championships, Bol Bol’s Midwest Flight walks off the court in protest of the referees. Bol is one of the top prospects in the 2018 recruiting class.
Immanuel Quickley on Friday orally committed to play basketball at Kentucky over KU and Miami. The Jayhawks, meanwhile, hope to land a point guard in the Class of 2018 in Devon Dotson of Charlotte, N.C.
Marvin Bagley, the top high school player in the recruiting Class of 2018 who is trying to reclassify to 2017, will announce his college choice on Monday’s 10 p.m. ESPN SportsCenter. It appears the pick will be either Duke, USC or UCLA.
David McCormack spent the high school basketball season somewhat overshadowed on a star-studded Oak Hill Academy team, a roster that included Kansas signee Billy Preston. But the spring and summer tour has been something of a breakout period for the 6-10 rising senior who has scholarship offers from KU, Baylor, Duke, Georgetown and a whole host of others.
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