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Happy to be a Hawk

The Kansas Jayhawks picked up commitment number four in the Class of 2011 on Wednesday afternoon, when Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy power forward Jamari Traylor signed his national letter of intent. The 6-foot-7 prospect, a bouncy athlete, is expected to provide immediate depth to a frontcourt in need of new blood after the Morris Twins departed for the NBA.

For most prospects, recruiting is all about relationships. Player to coach, player to player, parents to coach – they're all important. And the ones forged by Jamari Traylor during a late April official visit eventually led him to the University of Kansas, the school with whom he signed a national letter of intent Wednesday afternoon. "The thing that really led me to decide was on my visit, I...