Five-star PF Silvio De Sousa becomes first commit in the class for major blueblood HoopDiamonds/YouTube

Silvio De Sousa is rated as a five-star power forward by Rivals and he just became the first commit for the Kansas Jayhawks in the class of 2018. De Sousa took a visit to Kansas and was pretty much left speechless.

“When I was there in Kansas, I couldn’t even express myself or how I was feeling,” De Sousa told the Journal-World. “When you love something, there’s no way you will describe it. I knew about their basketball but I didn’t know about the campus, the coaches and stuff like that. I felt like that was the place I wanted to be, the culture and the coaches were so great around me. That’s one of the things I’ve been looking for and I found that in them.”

The 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward is rated as the No. 25 recruit overall in the class and had offers from Florida, Florida State, Louisville and Maryland among others.

Here are some of his highlights:


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