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Jamari Traylor commits to KU basketball

Less than an hour after five-star shooting guard Trevor Lacey announced he was picking Alabama, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) basketball coach Andy Borman announced that three-star forward Jamari Traylor had committed to the Jayhawks.

Here’s the link to the announcement on the IMG Web site:

Traylor, a 6-foot-7 Chicago native who just began playing the game competitively three years ago, is the No. 141 player in the 2011 class according to He will join fellow freshman Braeden Anderson in providing depth behind Thomas Robinson and Jeff Withey inside.

KU now awaits the decision of Traylor’s teammate, five-star forward DeAndre Daniels, who is reportedly choosing between KU and Texas.