Kansas basketball staff hits the road

Kansas University basketball recruiting

Kansas University basketball recruiting

After hitting the road Sunday to visit a couple of 2019 prospects in Minnesota, the Kansas basketball coaching staff will move on to Florida on Monday to visit another.

Head coach Bill Self and staff were off to Minnesota on Sunday to see one of KU's top targets, five-star forward Matthew Hurt. Hurt also was slated to have in-home visits with Kentucky and Duke on Sunday, and Minnesota, Memphis and North Carolina next week. If Hurt wants to visit Kansas for Late Night in the Phog on Sept. 28, those plans could be finalized during his in-home visit.

Having unofficially visited Kansas last season, Hurt could decide to take his official visit during the season.

Kansas also planned to visit the home of 2019 power forward Zeke Nnaji on Sunday, as was Kentucky. Minnesota is expected to visit Nnaji this week, along with Georgetown and Baylor. Nnaji is expected to also host Arizona, Purdue and UCLA this month. Nnaji hasn't set up a visit to Kansas yet, but that could come during his in-home visit.

On Monday the Kansas staff is expected to head to Bradenton, Fla., to visit with five-star forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, formerly of Bishop Miege High and now playing at IMG Academy.

JRE already has scheduled his official visit to Kansas for the weekend of Late Night, but it's never a bad thing for coaches to get as much face to face time as possible with top recruits.

JRE is currently on his official visit to Notre Dame this weekend, and has official visits set up with Villanova (Sept. 14), North Carolina (Sept. 21) and Arizona (Oct. 12).