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AY2018-19 KUMBB Recruiting as of 2018-05-08

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2 weeks 14 hours ago - 5 days 17 hours ago #18644 by HawkErrant
INITIAL DRAFT, still need dates noted ?? and related links. - HE

This Origin Post is updated throughout the year with the latest summary data for Kansas Men's Basketball recruiting as of the date shown in the Subject line. This one post gives the reader a snapshot of the current known and rumored status of KUMBB recruiting. Subsequent posts will contain the latest information or comments as events unfold, but the data those posts may contain will be summarized here as appropriate. Enjoy!

REQUEST TO RCBers
In an effort to keep recruiting information and Q&As easily accessible, please consider posting your recruiting comments and questions for this recruiting season in this pinned thread.

Also, if you know of an error or omission, please let me know so I can correct it.

Thank you, RCBers!

ROCK CHALK!
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TRACKING AY2018-19 PLAYERS and AY2018-19 RECRUITS Committed/Signed and Offered

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19 SIGNING PERIODS FOR D1 MEN'S BASKETBALL --
Early Signing Period window: 2018-11-14 thru 11-21
Regular Signing Period window: 2019-04-17 thru 05-15

DEPARTING PLAYERS AFTER AY2018-19 ((S) Scholarship, (W) Walk-on)
GRADUATING SENIORS
None

NBA EARLY ENTRANTS (Projected EEs)
C Udoka Azubuike (S)
F Silvio De Sousa (S)
F Dedric Lawson (S)???
Others ???


2019-04-??: NBA deadline to declare for the draft
2019-05-??: NCAA deadline to withdraw from draft and retain eligibility assuming no agent is hired. Date is ten days after the final day of the annual NBA Draft Combine, scheduled for May ??-??, 2019 )(need link to NBA Key Dates for 2018-19)

TRANSFERING OUT
Unknown

OTHER LOSSES
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RETURNING PLAYERS and AY2019-20 STATUS (by Class; (S)cholarship or (W)alk-on)
SENIORS
F Mitch Lightfoot (S)
F Dedric Lawson* (S) ??
G Sam Cunliffe (S)

JUNIORS
F KG Lawson* (S)
G Marcus Garrett (S)
G Charlie Moore* (S)
G Chris Teahan (W)

SOPHOMORES
G Quentin Grimes (S)
G Devon Dotson (S)
C David McCormack (S)
G Ochai Agbaji (S)
G Garrett Luinstra (W)
G EJ Elliott (W)

* Past red-shirt
^ Red-shirt for this season.


SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
13 total scholarships allowed (and usually filled) each AY
-10 returning scholarship players (assumes only 3 EEs and Other Losses).
=3 minimum scholarships open for AY2018-19
∴ at least 2 scholarships still available as of this update.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19 RECRUITING SYNOPSIS
Sources: Rivals, 247Sports, ESPN and others; National Rank & Ratings used are Rivals.

COMMITTED/SIGNED
(Date format is YY-MM-DD)
Pos  Rnk/Rating	NAME		     HT/WT	Hometown & HS/College			Committed/Signed
G    84/****    Markese Jacobs	     5-11/170	Chicago, IL/Uplift Community HS		????/

WALK-ONS


NOTES
 

OFFERED (Multiple sources; where available, National Rank & Ratings are Rivals.)
The following list contains only recruits with a reported offer (Rivals, 247Sports, ESPN) from KANSAS
or a listing on JayhawkSlant's "Hoops Hot Board".
(NB: ! after position indicates recruit is listed on JayhawkSlant's “Hoops Hot Board”)
Pos Rnk/Rating	NAME		     HT/WT	Hometown & HS/College			Interest 
F    01/*****	Vernon Carey, Jr     6-10/245	Fort Lauderdale, FL/University HS	
F    02/*****	James Wiseman	     7-0/210	Memphis, TN/Memphis East	
C    03/*****	Charles Bassey	     6-10/225	Louisville, KY/Aspire Academy	
G    04/*****	Cole Anthony	     6-2/175	Jamaica, NY/Archbishop Molloy	
F    05/*****	Matthew Hurt	     6-9/200	Rochester, MN/John Marshall HS	
F    06/*****	Precious Achiuwa     6-9/200	Newark, NJ/St. Benedict's HS	
G    08/*****	Bryan Antoine	     6-4/170	Tinton Falls, NJ/Ranney Prep	
G    09/*****	Jalen Lecque	     6-2/170	Arden, NC/Christ School	
F    10/*****	Isaiah Stewart	     6-8/230	La Porte, IN/La Lumiere School	
G    11/*****	Scottie Lewis	     6-4/170	Tinton Falls, NJ/Ranney Prep	
F    12/*****	Trendon Watford	     6-8/224	Birmingham, AL/Mountain Brook	
C    13/*****	Will Baker	     6-11/235	Austin, TX/Westlake	
F    16/*****	J. Robinson-Earl     6-9/235	Roeland Park, KS/Bishop Miege	
F    17/*****	Armando Bacot	     6-10/235	Richmond, VA/Trinity Episcopal	
F    18/*****	Onyeka Okongwu	     6-8/215	Chino Hills, CA/Chion Hills 	
G    19/*****	Josh Green	     6-5/185	Bradenton, FL/IMG Academy	
C    24/*****	Balsa Koprivica	     7-0/240	Orlando, FL/Montverde Academy	
G    26/*****	Cassius Stanley	     6-5/170	North Hollywood, CA/Sierra Canyon	
F    27/*****	Christian Brown	     6-6/200	Columbia, SC/Lower Richland	
C    31/****	Kofi Cockburn	     6-11/248	Middle Village, NY/Christ the King	
F    35/****	Keion Brooks	     6-7/180	Fort Wayne, IN/North Side	
G    37/****	Tre Mann	     6-4/170	The Villages, FL/The Villages HS	
F    39/****	Jalen Wilson	     6-8/210	Denton, TX/Guyer	
G    41/****	Zach Harvey	     6-4/170	Topeka, KS/Hayden HS 	
C    42/****	Francis Okoro	     6-9/225	Normal, IL/Normal Community West	
F    44/****	Samuell Williamson   6-6/170	Rockwall, TX/Rockwall	
F    49/****	Malik Hall	     6-7/210	Wichita, KS/Sunrise Christian Academy	
F    72/****	Kahlil Whitney	     6-5/170	Roselle, NJ/Roselle Catholic	
F    73/****	Chandler Lawson	     6-8/200	Memphis, TN/Memphis East	
F   108/****	Kobe Brown	     6-7/220	Huntsville, AL/Lee HS	
G     -/***     Marcedus Leech	     6-5/170	Poplar Bluff, MO/Poplar Bluff	
					

TRANSFERS BEING RECRUITED
P   Rnk/Rating	NAME		     HT/WT	Hometown & HS/College			Interest 
None known

Transfer Notes
*  Graduate transfer, 1 year of eligibility left
^  Will have 3 years to play 2 after sitting out a year
+ will have 2 years to play 2 after sitting out a year
FORMER RECRUITS (Rankings not updated once they are off KU's radar)
HIGH SCHOOL
P   Rnk/Rating	NAME		     HT/WT	Hometown & HS/College			Decision
G    07/*****	Ashton Hagans	     6-4/190	Covington, GA/Newton HS			Kentucky
F    21/*****	Alonzo Gaffney	     6-8/185	Cleveland, OH/Garfield Heights 		Ohio State
F    32/****	Joey Baker	     6-7/205	Fayetteville, NC/Trinity Christian	Duke
F    53/****	D.J. Jeffries	     6-7/200	Olive Branch, MS/Olice Branch		Kentucky
G    65/****	Grant Sherfield	     6-2/185	Bel Aire, KS/Sunrise Christian Academy 	UCLA

COLLEGE TRANSFERS
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Last Edit: 5 days 17 hours ago by HawkErrant.
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