November 17, 2008

Johnson makes it official

Five-star power forward Thomas Robinson signed a Letter-of-Intent with Kansas last Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. While he might have had to wait longer than expected, Elijah Johnson, the 6-foot-2, 183-pound point guard from Cheyenne High School in Las Vegas, Nev., inked with the Jayhawks on Monday afternoon. With family and friends watching, Johnson's signed the necessary paperwork and faxed it to the baskeball office.

It was quite clear from the beginning of his recruitment that Kansas would be extremely tough to beat for Johnson, the No. 27 ranked player in the class of 2009. During his junior year at Cheyenne High School, the four-star point guard traveled to Lawrence unofficially during the weekend Kansas played Kansas State inside Allen Fieldhouse.

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