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How KU's New 4-Star Freshman Played In First Big Scrimmage

A general view of the Kansas Jayhawks basketball court.

LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 14: An overall view of gameplay during a game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos at Allen Fieldhouse on November 14, 2014 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

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, 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.