Blue-chip basketball prospect Bryce Thompson, the most sought-after high school player in the state of Oklahoma since former OU Sooners guard Trae Young of Norman, announced he will play college basketball at Kansas.

Thompson, a 6-foot-4 senior guard out of Tulsa’s Booker T. Washington High, made the announcement on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at his high school that was streamed on

Thompson,’s No. 19-rated player in the recruiting Class of 2020 chose KU over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and North Carolina.

“It’s just a great fit for me. He told me everything where I could fit in. (He) showed me a lot of film, showed me where I could go in and make an impact,” he said of KU coach Bill Self.

He is the son of former Tulsa standout Rod Thompson, who played one season for KU’s Bill Self and two for current North Carolina assistant Steve Robinson at Tulsa.