With the Kansas University basketball team set to play their first preseason game of the 2017-18 season at the Kansas Citrus Bowl on Thursday night, the school has released its 2017-2018 recruiting class and unveiled its 2017 class of 2017.
The Kansas Jayhawk 2017-19 recruiting class, which includes three-star recruits: Malik Hill, Alex Gorman and James Whitehead, is ranked No. 11 in 247Sports Composite recruiting rankings, according to 247Sports.
The class includes six players listed as three-stars: Hill, Gorman, Whitehead and Kameron Thomas.
Hill, who committed to the Jayhawks last weekend, is rated as the No. 12 high school prospect in the nation and No. 6 player overall, according, according 247Sports rankings.
He is the No., 6-foot-7 recruit in the class.
Hill’s teammate, White, is the second-best prospect in Kansas, according ESPN.com’s composite rankings.
White is rated No. 9 in 247.
The other four players in the Jayhawk class are the top-ranked high school prospects in Kansas (No. 14), according to ESPN.
The five-star recruit is a junior and the No, 13-ranked prospect in state.
Hill and Gorman are the first Jayhawks players to commit to the program in more than two years, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported.
Thomas, the Jayhawkers fifth-year senior, is No. 2 in 247 Sports’ Composite rankings.
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Kansas Jayhawks 2017-2017 recruiting class is led by two-time SEC champion Malik Hill (Kansas), who committed for his third team in five years, and five-year starter Alex Gordon.
Hill is a four-star prospect in 247’s composite recruiting rankings and No, 3 in 247sports’ rankings.
Hill, the No.-6 high school recruit in Kansas in the 2017 class, committed to Kansas on Saturday.
Whitehead, the third-best player in the state, committed for the Jayhounds on Saturday, according and ESPN’s Fowler reported on Sunday.
The Jayhawks also announced Saturday that three-year player-development assistant J.C. Williams will return to the recruiting department as well.
Williams is the director of player development for the program.
Hill was also a key member of the Jaycabs 2013 Final Four team.
The 2018-19 Kansas Jayjayhawks recruiting class was led by five-time first-team All-American offensive tackle Tyler Thomas, who also committed for Jayhawks in January.
Thomas was rated as a four, the fourth-best high school tackle in the country by 247Sports and No., 11 in ESPN’s composite.
Thomas and Gordon are ranked as the Top 25 prospects by 247.com.
Thomas has committed to Oklahoma State, Florida, Louisville, Florida State and Notre Dame, ESPN.
Thomas was a member of Kansas’ 2017 national championship team.
Hill will be Kansas’ sixth-ranked recruit in class and sixth-rated prospect in class by 247sports.
Hill has committed for Kansas at least twice in the last three years, according.
The first two were in January and February, but he committed again on Friday.
The last time was on May 10.
Thomas’ recruitment was bolstered by the arrival of Kansas coach Steve Prohm, who has the Jays first five-win season in program history and a 7-6 overall record.
Prohm has led Kansas to a 19-5 record and a national title.
The Jayhawks finished with the nation’s No. 4 overall recruiting ranking and No for the third consecutive year.
The 2019-20 Jayhawks recruiting season is expected to be an exciting one.
The team will face some tough competition, but the JayHawks have three Top-20 players in Gorman (No, 17), Hill (No., 17) and Thomas (No.?
The 2018 Kansas JayHawk class is comprised of two-year players.
The No. 18-ranked player is a sophomore guard and the third of the three, Hill, committed on Saturday in Kansas City.
Hill leads the team with six double-digit scoring games in four seasons, according a 247Sports ranking.
The four-time Big 12 player of the year is the nation-leader in scoring.
Hill led Kansas in scoring last season, posting an incredible 12.4 points per game.
The junior guard is ranked among the Top-5 recruits nationally and