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Kansas hoops target Allonzo Trier opts for Arizona

08/03/2014 1:14 PM

08/03/2014 9:41 PM

One of Kansas’ most highly touted recruiting targets is off the board.

Allonzo Trier, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard from Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, committed to Arizona this weekend while on a visit to the school, according to multiple reports Sunday.

Trier, the 12th-ranked senior prospect in the country according to, also had a scholarship offer from Kansas (among many others) and was in Kansas City in late July to play in the Sunflower Showcase grassroots tournament. Considered one of the top pure scorers in the country, Trier led the prestigious Nike EYBL series in scoring this past summer.

Now Kansas can move on, focusing on a list of other perimeter players and big men. Kansas coach Bill Self has put a premium on signing a couple of big guys in the 2015 class — Stephen Zimmerman and Carlton Bragg are set to visit for Late Night — and the KU staff is still pursuing combo guard Malik Newman, the No. 2 overall recruit in the country.

Small forward Brandon Ingram, Rivals’ No. 25th overall player, is also set to visit for Late Night on Oct. 10, according to

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