Kansas still in the mix for top point guards 

September, 21, 2012
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At this stage on the recruiting calendar, every action brings a reaction. Here’s an example: In the past seven days, the Kansas Jayhawks' point guard list has been hit with attrition. Junior college stud Chris Jones (Memphis, Tenn./NW Florida State College) and Anthony Barber (Hampton, Va./Hampton) picked Louisville and N.C. State, respectively.

Kansas recruited Demetrius Jackson (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian Catholic) with great diligence and effort in the summer. So did Notre Dame, and the South Bend campus is minutes from Jackson’s home. This weekend is the huge Michigan-Notre Dame football game, and Jackson’s going to be there with two Irish commitments. It wouldn’t be the least bit surprising to see Jackson, not a fan of the recruiting process, pop for Notre Dame. Illinois is also in the mix, but regardless, we’re reading tea leaves here, and so is Kansas.

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Courtesy of Colleen DoranMaryland native Roddy Peters will stay in-state for the Terrapins.
Minutes before Paul Biancardi and I were about to go on the air for “Recruiting Nation” on Thursday, a text came in. Point guard Roddy Peters (District Heights, Md./Suitland) offered up a nugget: He added Kansas to his list. Memphis and Seton Hall were dropped, leaving Maryland, Georgetown, UCLA, Xavier and Rutgers in addition to Kansas.

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