Xavier Henry Makes It Official, Picks Kansas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - John Calipari's move to Kentucky has cost
him one of his prized recruits.
Oklahoma City high school star Xavier Henry announced Thursday
that he would not follow Calipari after he left Memphis, and
committed instead to play at Kansas.
Henry is considered the third-rated prospect in the country by
both Rivals.com and ESPNU. He averaged 28.3 points and 6.5 rebounds
while shooting 44 percent from 3-point range last season in leading
Putnam City High School to the state title in the class that
features Oklahoma's largest schools.
Putnam City also won the Class 6A title in Henry's freshman
year.
Henry chose not to follow in the footsteps of DeMarcus Cousins,
another top 5 prospect who followed Calipari from Memphis to
Kentucky.

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