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Kansas' 5-Star Recruit Alexander Tries To Convince Embiid To Stay For Sophomore Year

In college basketball, it's very common for elite programs to sign a few top prospects almost every year. But with the current rules, which allow players to jump to the NBA after one season in the college ranks, it's quite hard to get those elite players to overlap. And that is exactly what incoming Kansas five-star freshman, Cliff Alexander, wants.

Early today, Alexander, one of the nation's top recruits, took to Twitter to plead his case. In the series of tweets, he tried to convince the 7-foot freshman Joel Embiid to stay in school for one more year so the two could play together. Alexander believes the duo would be "unguardable," and it's tough to argue with the high school senior's assessment. Embiid responded with two smiley faces.

If Embiid's back forces him to sit out both the Big 12 Tournament and the NCAA Tournament, could he come back for his sophomore year? We'll find out soon.