Found November 15, 2013 on In The Neutral Zone:

Rivals 150 had 6′ 8″ forward Cliff Alexander ranked number four in the country. ESPN had him at number three in their top 100. Chances are that Cliff Alexander does not rank very highly in the state of Illinois. With the hats laid out in front of him and the decision coming, Alexander reached down to grab the hat of the Fighting Illini and stay true to the state he belonged to, then he dropped the hat and quickly grabbed and committed to the Kansas Jayhawks. How do you like that for a slap in the face? Check out the clip below. Now Kansas fans, watch the video below of what Cliff Alexander will be bringing to Lawrence. 1 total views, 1 views today


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