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Photo: 4-Star PF Silvio De Sousa Has Officially Arrived At Kansas

Kansas' mascot celebrating during a basketball game.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MARCH 31: The Kansas Jayhawks mascot celebrates the Jayhawks 64-62 victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the National Semifinal game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on March 31, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The prized recruit is one step closer to getting on the court.

Four-star power forward Silvio De Sousa is in Lawrence.

The top-30 recruit, who reclassified to 2018, is in the process of getting cleared to play. Reports have indicated the Jayhawks are hoping it will happen later this week.

Here's a look at De Sousa in a Kansas uniform.

The Jayhawks badly need frontcourt depth, and De Sousa could be just what the doctored order heading into Big 12 play.

Kansas opens up its conference schedule on Friday against Texas.