Kansas basketball recruiting: 4-star PG Labaron Philon commits, vaults Jayhawks 2024 class in the direction of prime 10



Because the bluest of school basketball blue bloods, Kansas is used to massive, landscape-altering wins on the courtroom and the recruiting path. The addition of four-star level guard Labaron Philon is the newest victory. A top-30 participant within the 2024 cycle, in accordance with 247Sports, Philon was beforehand an Auburn commit. Now, he vaults the Jayhawks from No. 29 total in workforce rankings to simply exterior the highest 10 at No. 11.

The Branson, Missouri, native dedicated to Kansas over Alabama, Auburn, Ole Miss and Cincinnati. Philon decommitted from Auburn in April after Tigers assistant head coach Wes Flanigan departed for Ole Miss. 

The Jayhawks’ class doubles in dimension as Philon joins Flory Bidunga, the cycle’s top-ranked middle and No. 8 total prospect. They’d be the newest additions to what seems to be one other stacked program. Kansas introduced within the top-ranked switch portal class, headlined by former Michigan star Hunter Dickinson, on prime of the No. 12 recruiting class for 2023. 

With recruiting success comes nationwide championship aspirations. The Jayhawks know this as they transfer ahead from a disappointing finish to the 2022-23 season, punctuated by a first-weekend exit within the NCAA Event by the hands of Arkansas. The Jayhawks performed the postseason with out coach Invoice Self, who was absent as a consequence of a well being difficulty. 



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