According to his Twitter account, Class of 2017 point guard Matt Coleman recently received scholarship offers from both Kansas and Duke.
Coleman, the ninth-ranked point guard in the 2017 class, according to 247 Sports, and 37th overall player in the class, according to Rivals.com, has been heavily tied to Shaka Smart and Texas throughout the recruiting process.
His Rivals profile lists 15 scholarship offers including Arizona, UConn, Florida, Indiana, NC State, Texas and Virginia. As of Saturday night, there was no check mark next to Duke, and Kansas did not appear on the list at all.
If the offers are legit, the addition of Coleman into the mix at a position of need would make KU’s pursuit of a point guard to replace Frank Mason — and possibly Devonte’ Graham — very interesting to say the least.
Coleman, 6-2, 170 pounds, is a four-star prospect from Virginia who transferred to famed Oak Hill Academy last year.
“The 2017 PG dominoes are going to be really interesting with Trevon Duval, Trae Young, Quade Green, Tremont Waters & Matt Coleman,” Tweeted recruiting analyst Adam Zagoria, of zagsblog.com.
Jayhawks at Memorial
Several members of the Kansas basketball team were in the crowd at Memorial Stadium on Saturday night to cheer on the Kansas football team during its season opening victory over Rhode Island.
Freshman Josh Jackson, senior Frank Mason and others relaxed in the student section and posed for pictures with fellow KU students and KU hoops fans.