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Kansas Basketball Recruiting: Bill Self Eyes 7-Foot Center Joel Embid

The Kansas Jayhawks have been scouting plenty of players as they go through their recruiting for the 2013 class and beyond, and a new name has been added onto the list. According to, head coach Bill Self had two in-home visits over the weekend, with Conner Frankamp of Wichita North and Chris Jones of Northwest Florida State College. In addition to those two visits, Self has some other players on his docket and is scouting a big 7-foot senior named Joel Embid:

KU is now recruiting Joel Embid, a 7-foot senior from Montverde (Fla.) Academy, reports. The unranked player also has Florida, Louisville, Texas, UCLA and others on his list.

Embid joins a list of players on KU's list that also includes Andrew 'Cat' Barber, Karviar Shepherd and plenty of other big name prospects.

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