KU coaches watched some top talent in KC this weekend
Kansas assistant coach Norm Roberts likely spent more time inside the newly redone HyVee Arena this weekend than he did in his home in Lawrence. Roberts was front and center at UAA Session II watching some of the top talent in the classes of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
2019 G Nahshon "Bones" Hyland of WeR1 continued to impress coaches looking to add to their 2019 class. The 6'4" guard from Delaware is a natural scorer and does a terrific job of setting up his teammates.
2020 G Jalen Suggs of Grassroots Sizzle showed why he is one of the best prospects in the class. The 6'5" Suggs has a college-ready body and college-ready game. He can score when needed, but his ability to run a team is something that really separates him in the class.
2020 G Bryce Thompson of Oklahoma PWP is the Rhodes Scholar of high school basketball. His basketball IQ is off the charts. There aren't many players at his age that can completely dominate a game without scoring.
2020 G Tristan Maxwell of Team Charlotte. Maxwell, son of former NBA player Vernon Maxwell, plays for the same team as current Jayhawk Devon Dotson. Maxwell has a great frame and doesn't shy away from contact.
2020 PF Mady Sissoko of Utah Mountain Stars (or Jimmer Elite) is simply a man amongst boys. The 6'9" big man originally from Mali is a terrific combination of size, strength, and skill.
Other Kansas watched throughout the weekend
2021 PF Brandon Huntley-Hatfield (IMG Academy)
2020 G Karim Mane (Vanier College/Canada)
2021 F Chet Holmgren (Minnehaha Academy)
2022 G Prince Aligbe (Minnehaha Academy)
2021 G Tamar Bates (Piper High School)
2020 G Ty Berry (Newton High School)
2021 F DaRon Holmes )Millennium High School)
2022 G Jalen Hood-Schifino (Northside Christian)
2020 SF Jamal West Jr (St. Frances Academy)
2020 F John Ojiako (Admiral Farragut Academy)
2022 SF Jarace Walker (IMG Academy)
2021 F TaQuan Woodley (Camden)
2022 G Derrian Ford (Magnolia High School)