UK Basketball Recruiting

Top 2018 prospect Zion Williamson confirms he’ll attend Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness

Zion Williamson (12) said Saturday he plans to attend UK’s Big Blue Madness on Oct. 13.
Zion Williamson (12) said Saturday he plans to attend UK’s Big Blue Madness on Oct. 13. tglantz@thestate.com

Highly rated 2018 basketball prospect Zion Williamson will make an official recruiting visit to the University of Kentucky during Big Blue Madness this coming weekend, the Kansas City Star reported Saturday.

Williamson spoke with reporters during a USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday.

The 6-foot-6, 230-pound senior small forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) Day School, is rated the nation’s No. 2 prospect for 2018 by Rivals.com. Williamson will be joined on the recruiting trip to Lexington by Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei center Bol Bol.

According to Gary Bedore of the Kansas City Star, Williamson has scheduled visits to Duke (Oct. 20-22) and UCLA (Oct. 27-29). Clemson, Kansas and South Carolina are also among Williamson’s potential choices.

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