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Former Detroit Consortium Star Josh Jackson chooses Kansas

Basketball   | Jeff Dullack

Former Detroit Consortium Star Josh Jackson chooses Kansas

On Monday night, Josh Jackson, the No. 1 ranked player in the country for the Class of 2016 announced on Twitter that he will be playing for the University of Kansas next season.

Jackson had announced that his final three college choices were Kansas, Arizona and Michigan State earlier in the recruiting process before ultimately deciding to play in Lawrence for the Jayhawks.

Jackson played for two years at Detroit Consortium, leading the Cougars to the Class C state championship in 2014.

After his sophomore season, Jackson transferred out of state, to Prolific Prep, in California, where he would play the final two years of his high school career.

Jackson spent his high school career regarded as one of the top basketball prospects in the country and is considered to be one of the top prospects in the 2017 NBA draft.