Four-star linebacker Jared Casey announced his commitment to Kentucky on Thursday afternoon. The highly touted football star from Ballard High School in Louisville will join UK’s recruiting class of 2019.
Western Hills football star Wandale Robinson has flipped his commitment from Kentucky to Nebraska a little over a month after originally committing to UK. The top recruit recently won Mr. Football honors.
Moore High School defensive star JJ Weaver announced his commitment to Kentucky on Friday, becoming the Wildcats’ 20th commitment for 2019 and their top-ranked recruit yet. He picked UK over Louisville.
Pendleton County basketball star Dontaie Allen scored 52 points and made four three-pointers in the Wildcats’ first game of the season Monday night, a 76-46 victory over Williamstown. Allen has signed with UK.
Kentucky exited the early signing period with two signees, one commitment and a top-10 recruiting class. Lots of questions remain. Who else will commit for 2019? Has Calipari lost his touch? If so, why?
While blue-blood programs like Duke and North Carolina are struggling in early recruiting for 2019, the teams linked to the college basketball scandal from last year are doing well. UK has the No. 6 class.
The early signing period ended Wednesday, and UK basketball has three commitments — from Tyrese Maxey, Dontaie Allen and Kahlil Whitney — heading into the winter. The regular signing period starts in April.
Nik Scalzo, a senior at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who has committed to play for UK next year, tore his ACL during his team’s Class 5A playoff win last Friday. Scalzo announced the depth of the injury Wednesday.
Atlanta shooting guard Anthony Edwards has decided to reclassify to the 2019 recruiting class, and 247Sports has moved him ahead of James Wiseman for the No. 1 spot in that group. Kentucky is recruiting him.
No. 1-ranked basketball recruit James Wiseman will announce his college decision Tuesday at noon on ESPN, the network announced Monday morning. Wiseman is UK’s top target and also a major Memphis target.
The early signing period for college basketball recruits ends this week, and none of UK’s six top targets have made commitment plans. That list includes James Wiseman, the No. 1 player in the 2019 class.
Pendleton County basketball star Dontaie Allen made his commitment official and signed with Kentucky on Friday. UK also has commitments from Tyrese Maxey and Kahlil Whitney for the recruiting class of 2019.
Several national recruiting analysts talked us this week on UK’s top remaining basketball targets in the 2019 class: James Wiseman, Vernon Carey, Isaiah Stewart, Keion Brooks, Matthew Hurt and Jaden McDaniels.
The UK basketball program has three commitments heading into the early signing period Wednesday. Major targets like James Wiseman, Jaden McDaniels, Isaiah Stewart, Vernon Carey and others remain uncommitted.