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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Nation’s top player visiting KU in January

Kansas University basketball recruiting

Kansas University basketball recruiting

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— Josh Jackson, a 6-7 senior guard from Prolific Prep in Napa, California, who is ranked 1 in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, visited Arizona last weekend. 

Jackson is to visit Kansas on Jan. 23, with Michigan State and others also a factor.

Jackson won a gold medal with USA Basketball’s Under 19 team last summer. That squad was coached by Arizona’s Sean Miller.

“Coach Miller, he's a great coach," Jackson told Zagsblog.com. “ Obviously, I’ve been able to play under him with USA basketball. He’s a great guy and great coach. I love their style of play and they’re always good,” Jackson continued. “He’s a great recruiter. He knows how to recruit guys."

Billy Preston, a 6-9 junior from Advanced Prep International in Dallas who is ranked No. 6 in the Class of 2017, also visited Arizona recently.

Preston has a list of Arizona, KU, USC, Maryland, UConn, Kentucky, Oregon, N.C. State, UNLV, Baylor, Arizona State, Texas and St. John’s.

— See what people were saying about Kansas at San Diego State during KUsports.com’s live blog


More news and notes from Kansas at San Diego State


By the Numbers: Kansas 70, San Diego State 57

By the Numbers: Kansas 70, San Diego State 57

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