Devon Dotson, a blue-chip high school senior point guard from Charlotte, N.C., who had already signed a letter of intent with Kansas, rejoiced on Twitter on Wednesday night when it was revealed that combo guard Quentin Grimes of Texas announced for the Jayhawks over Texas. “OH IT’S LIT!!!!!!! Backcourt Scary!! #KU,” wrote Dotson, the No. 17-rated player in the recruiting class of 2018 according to, dreaming of teaming in the same backcourt with the No. 11-ranked Grimes. Grimes, a 6-foot-5 senior from College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas, who averaged 28.1 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game his junior season, was just as enthused about what’s to come starting next season at KU. “I feel we should be really deep,” Grimes told The Star after a signing ceremony at College Park High’s gym in which he held up a No. 5 Kansas jersey to announce his decision. His mom, Tonja, and dad, Marshall, put on KU T-shirts after Grimes told classmates and fans of his college choice.