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Kansas 5-Star Quentin Grimes Announces Transfer Destination

Quentin Grimes of the Kansas Jayhawks.

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - MARCH 23: Quentin Grimes #5 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts to a play against the Auburn Tigers during their game in the Second Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 23, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

One of the top transfers in the country has announced where he'll continue his collegiate career. After spending his freshman season at Kansas, Quentin Grimes is ready for a new beginning.

The Jayhawks were stunned to see Grimes enter the NCAA transfer portal this offseason. Many within the program had high hopes for the former five-star recruit.

Coming out of high school, 247Sports had Grimes as the No. 10 recruit in the country. In his freshman season with the Jayhawks, Grimes averaged 8.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.

Grimes has announced that he'll transfer to Houston this season. The Texas native will play close to home while also getting the chance to develop at another great program.

He announced his decision on Twitter.

Houston fell short in the Sweet 16 against Kentucky this past season. The Cougars have consistently made the NCAA Tournament lately, and the addition of Grimes should keep that trend going.

Although the Cougars will have to wait an entire year before Grimes can play, the talented guard still has three years of eligibility remaining.

It's going to be interesting to see how the coaching staff at Houston utilizes Grimes.

As for Kansas, the loss of Grimes shouldn't sting too much since it has a ton of talent returning this fall.