Wednesday had long been shaping up as an important day for Kansas basketball's recruiting for a while now. Shooting guard Trevor Lacey picked Alabama, and DeAndre Daniels may still need more time, but Jamari Traylor was ready.
A 6-foot-7 native of Chicago who spent a prep school year at Bradenton (Fla.) IMG. Traylor signed a letter of intent with Kansas on Wednesday.
Long and athletic, Traylor is a somewhat undersized guy who attacks the glass and plays with a physically aggressive style.
According to Traylor, his relationship with Bill Self and his staff tipped things in the Jayhawks favor.
"I decided to sign with Kansas because the staff at Kansas acted like themselves, and I really have a good feel for Coach Self, Coach Townsend and the other coaches," Traylor told Rivals.com. "I had a really good visit to Kansas and really feel comfortable with those guys."