August 28, 2017
Team Drive''s Silvio De Sousa #22 shoots a free throw against Team Clutch in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self moments after Thursday's 75-54 victory over Stanford at Golden 1 Center said there was no change in the status of Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa on Thursday. However, Self did provide a couple of snippets of new information in the 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward's quest to join the Jayhawks in time for the upcoming second semester. By Matt Tait
It remains to be seen if he will be eligible to play for the Kansas basketball program this season. But there's no mistaking that 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward Silvio De Sousa, of IMG Academy by way of Angola, is a Jayhawk. By Matt Tait
A handful of Twitter messages that surfaced Thursday suggesting that Class of 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa had been authorized to join the Kansas basketball program in time for the second semester of the current season were not quite accurate. But the Tweets, which came from what appears to be some kind of KU fan account and have since been deleted, were not completely unfounded. By Matt Tait
His visit came out of nowhere and the whole process of recruiting him only lasted about a month. But that was all of the time Class of 2018, five-star big man Silvio De Sousa needed to discover that Kansas was the right place for him. By Matt Tait