May 15, 2009

KU is the next step for Xavier Henry

Xavier Henry is getting ready to make a move that, three months ago, nobody expected him to make. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound shooting guard from Putnam City High School in Warr Acres, Okla., shortly after today's graduation ceremony, will pack up and make the move to Lawrence, along with his mother, Barbara Henry. Will when Xavier's brother, C.J. Henry and father, Carl Henry, follow? Jayhawk Slant has the latest inside.

Xavier Henry, the No. 8 ranked player in the class of 2009, was a top priority for Bill Self and his staff for a long as most can remember. Because his father, Carl, mother, Barbara, and aunt, Vicky Adkins, played at Kansas, many expected the five-star shooting guard to do the same.

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