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AY2019-20 KUMBB Recruiting as of 2019-11-12

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2 months 2 weeks ago - 2 months 1 week ago #23424 by HawkErrant
Additional note: Rivals' Shay Wildeboor reports that Memphis will be the last visit for Sissoko. "once he's completed visits to Kansas, Memphis and Michigan State [(a 2nd visit)], [Sissoko] will be done taking visits."

Shay writes:
Where does Mady Sissoko fit in Self's program: This is a kid that would absolutely excel in Self's system at Kansas. At 6-foot-8 and 225-pounds, he's a bruiser in the paint and on the glass, can block shots and does a great job of running the floor and getting out on the open court.

I just love the way he plays and the passion he displays on the hardwood. In watching some game film, there were times when he was completely out of the play on the defensive end of the court, but appeared from nowhere to swat a shot or grab a rebound.

The passion, intensity, and enthusiasm are visible from the moment you see Sissoko take the court. He's a difference maker for sure, especially on both ends of the court.

When will Sissoko decide? ... My feel is, and this is just my opinion, but I just don't see him dragging out his recruitment into the spring. If he's able to knockout all remaining visits before the early signing period, my guess is he will sign early.
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Last Edit: 2 months 1 week ago by HawkErrant. Reason: I misunderstood Shay's original write up.

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2 months 2 weeks ago #23430 by HawkErrant
See this link.

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2 months 1 week ago - 2 months 1 week ago #23435 by HawkErrant
Dropped Roman Wilson from the recruit field, apparently no longer playing basketball. link

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2 months 1 week ago - 2 months 1 week ago #23436 by HawkErrant
Source: JayhawkSlant article on 2020 prospects who have scheduled official visits to KU
Click on recruit name to see his Rivals page (public access)

2019-08-30
MADY SISSOKO
6'8" | 225 LBS | C |
WASATCH ACADEMY
WASATCH, UT
RIVALS #48 **** CLASS OF 2020

2019-09-20
GETHRO MUSCADIN
6'10" | 215 LBS | C
ASPIRE ACADEMY
LOUISVILLE, KY
RIVALS UNRANKED *** CLASS OF 2020

2019-10-04
BRYCE THOMPSON
6'4" | 180 LBS | SG
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
TULSA, OK
RIVALS #18 ***** CLASS OF 2020

2019-10-12 (aka LATE NIGHT IN THE PHOG!)
CALEB LOVE
6'3" | 175 LBS | PG
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS COLLEGE HIGH
ST. LOUIS, MO
RIVALS #32 **** CLASS OF 2020

Also visiting for Late Night is 2021 recruit
KENNEDY CHANDLER
6'0" | 163 LBS | PG
BRIARCREST CHRISTIAN
EADS, TN
RIVALS #27 **** CLASS OF 2021

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3 weeks 5 days ago #23587 by HawkErrant

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2 weeks 6 days ago #23616 by HawkErrant
Updated the origin post for the latest info on who is going where, and who is on the JayhawkSlant Hot Board.

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20 hours 18 minutes ago #23780 by Kong
Big recruit for KU.

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15 hours 5 minutes ago - 14 hours 56 minutes ago #23784 by HawkErrant
The Origin Post has been updated to reflect the commitment today of 5* SG Bryce Thompson to KANSAS, as previously reported by

DrJHawker
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gorillahawk
and
Kong (in the preceding post in this thread)

Also included here today are links to stories about 17 year old Uruguayan PG Santiago Vescovi.
KANSAS has offered him, and he is drawing a lot of attention from his play with the NBA Global Academy, but I've not read anything more on his interest in KU or KU's continued interest in him.
Rivals currently has him as a 3*.
247Sports is projecting him as a 4*/top 100 player.

Given Self's success in bringing in solid foreign players, I've looked around to see what news is out there on him. He has visited Temple and will visit Tennessee (and Rick Barnes knows his PGs), but I have not seen anything about visiting KU yet. Regardless, I must confess he intrigues me.

OZY.com: A GRITTY GUARD AIMS TO PUT URUGUAY ON THE BASKETBALL MAP Aug 27, 2019

USATODAY.com: Santiago Vescovi credits the NBA Academy for growing 'in every aspect' Sep 24, 2019

247Sports.com: Santiago Vescovi sees Temple, schedules Tennessee visit Oct 29, 2019

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14 hours 59 minutes ago #23785 by HawkErrant
Just a reminder that we should see some signings by our commitments in the next few days.

KANSAS COMMITMENTS @2019-11-12
Bryce Thompson
Gethro Muscadin
Tyon Grant-Foster

As noted in the OP, the early signing period runs from 2019-11-13 thru 11-20.

Good luck to Self & Company!
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