Kansas scooped up a major addition to its 2019 recruiting class last week with the commitment of four-star small forward Jalen Wilson. Wilson already got his first taste of playing at Phog Allen Fieldhouse.
The 6-foot-8 swing man participated in yesterday's Crimson-Blue scrimmage during the Bill Self Basketball Camp. Wilson's 'Blue' team fell 81-79.
According to KUSports.com, Wilson struggled from the field, shooting just 5-of-20. He finished with 11 points on the evening.
However, it didn't seem like the top-50 prospect was too worried about his misfires post-game.
Even all of those misses — many of which came from 3-point range in an up-and-down game with no stoppages — did not steal the smile from Wilson’s face.
“I didn’t shoot that well,” he said after the scrimmage. “But that’s just all part of it. There’s going to be bad days. I loved the kids and tried to put on a good showing for them because they support us so much. I thought it was really fun.”
Three-star small forward Christian Bruan led all freshmen with 13 points, while four-star small forward Tristan Enaruna and three-star guard Issac McBride combined for 14.
Kansas' 2019 recruiting class ranks 15th nationally and is tops in the Big-12. The Jayhawks also brought in Iowa grad transfer Isaiah Moss.