Kansas beats out Texas for five-star Quentin Grimes

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Kansas added a fourth member to their 2018 recruiting class, as five-star guard Quentin Grimes committed on Wednesday night.

Ultimately, Grimes picked the Jayhawks over Texas, although he also considered Marquette and Kentucky. A 6-foot-5 combo-guard from just outside Houston, Grimes is considered to be a top 15 player that is listed more as a shooting guard than as a point guard.

But he is a playmaker, and he’s now joining a class that also includes point guard Devon Dotson as well as former Cal transfer Charlie Moore. Thrown in Malik Newman, and suddenly, the Jayhawks seem to have their back court of the future locked up for years to come.

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The other two recruits in the Class of 2018 are big men Silvio De Sousa and David McCormack. There is a good chance that e Sousa could end up enrolling this winter.