Chris Livingston, the No. 4 ranked player in Rivals.com’s basketball recruiting class of 2022, who is due to travel to Kansas from Friday to Sunday, has narrowed his list of schools to 10, according to Tipton Edits.
The 6-foot-7, 210-pound senior wing from Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio, told analyst Joe Tipton he was considering KU, Kentucky, North Carolina, Memphis, LSU, Ohio State, Georgetown, Tennessee State, Florida and Alabama. He also said he would consider playing professional ball in the new Overtime Elite League.
After making an official visit to KU this weekend, he will travel to Kentucky for a visit June 18-20.
“I will look at all the options in my recruiting process and when it comes to the next level, I haven’t really rushed anything, but I always think about my future, I always look to the future and j ‘look forward to what’s to come,’ he told Zagsblog.com.
On May 3, KU coach Bill Self offered him a scholarship.
Livingston averaged 31.1 points, 15.8 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 4.7 steals and 4.3 blocks per game in his junior season at (18-5) Buchtel.
Here’s 247sports.com recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer’s scouting report on Livingston, which is ranked No.6 nationally by 247sports.com and ESPN.com.
“Excellent physical build for a kite. Has explosive athleticism and can play in traffic. Likes to attack the rim. Has a strong spinning motion to finish drives. Pulls down fairly well but an area for improvement Handles well in space but needs to tighten and fine tune his shaft Can deliver a pass on the go Active player who shoots balls out of glass and ground Has great potential as a multi-position defender .
Livingston scored a career-high 54 points on 22 of 27 shots with 12 rebounds, eight assists and eight steals in Buchtel’s 106-44 win over Akron East last January. He had eight dunks in the game.
Omaha Biliew visiting KU on Saturday
KU will host Omaha Biliew, a 6-8, 205-pound junior forward from Waukee, Iowa, high school on Saturday, who is ranked No.6 in the class of 2023 according to Rivals.com.
Biliew, who was born in Omaha, Nebraska, visited Nebraska on Sunday and Iowa on Monday. He will be visiting the state of Iowa on June 16 and is planning visits to Kentucky and Gonzaga according to hawkcentral.com.
Biliew also heard from coaches from Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, Illinois, Western Kentucky, Miami, Baylor and others.
KU offers scholarship to tall senior man
Cameron Corhen, a 6-9, 210-pound senior forward from Sunrise Christian Academy in Bel Aire, Kansas, who is not currently ranked in the recruiting class of 2022, was offered a scholarship by KU, he reported on Twitter.
Corhen, from Dallas, is recruited by KU, Illinois, Arizona, Florida State, Georgia Tech, LSU, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and others.
Corhen averaged 15.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as a junior at John Paul II High School in Plano, TX. He told 247sports.com he will be visiting Houston, Oklahoma and Virginia Tech. He also plans to visit Georgia Tech and Florida State.
He told The Star in a direct Twitter message that he would be visiting KU “probably in the fall”.
“Cameron Corhen is a very intriguing prospect with his length, athleticism and ability to shoot from the outside. He is currently not ranked in the 2022 class, but his list of offers and his strip tell you that it is. about to change, ”wrote Derek Piper of 247sports.com.