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Johnny Juzang lands in Lexington

Juzang is finally with the rest of the Wildcats squad Johnny Juzang, the final commit of the 2019 class and the (potential) final member of the 2019 Kentucky Wildcats, has finally made his way to Lexington. Dropping @JohnnyJuzang off at @KentuckyMBB this weekend. Excited for his next chapter #BBN @Compton_Magic @HWHoops pic.twitter.com/xafFaWMAtj— Maxie Juzang (@MAXIE_JUZANG) June 16, 2019 Juzang arrives just a few short weeks after the rest of the squad did, as his high school had yet to graduate. While he may be Kentucky’s lowest-ranked recruit, his shooting will likely lead to...

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Arizona’s Josh Green named fourth-most important player in Pac-12

Even more important than Nico Mannion, apparently Nico Mannion is the highest-ranked freshman the Arizona Wildcats are bringing in this season, but fellow five-star recruit and former AAU teammate Josh Green is the most important. At least that’s what NCAA.com’s Andy Katz thinks. Katz listed Green as the fourth-most important player in the Pac-12 this season, only behind Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV, Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart, and Arizona State guard Remy Martin. Here’s why: The Wildcats have a slew of hype coming into this season. And a lot of it rests with point guard...

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Arizona signee Zeke Nnaji not concerned about possible sanctions

Sometime next month the NCAA is expected to issue sanctions to at least six schools that committed Level I violations. Level I violations are considered the most serious, so those sanctions could range from a postseason ban to loss of scholarships to show-cause penalties. The Arizona Wildcats, who are under NCAA investigation and saw former assistant coach Book Richardson sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes, are thought to be one of the schools in danger of having the hammer dropped on them. Incoming four-star recruit Zeke Nnaji isn’t worried about it. “Not at...

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Expert analyzes new Arizona commit Jordan Brown

What should Wildcats fans expect from the Nevada transfer? The Arizona Wildcats rounded out their roster by adding Nevada transfer Jordan Brown. The 6-foot-11 forward was a five-star recruit and McDonald’s All-American coming out of high school, but hardly played for the Wolf Pack, averaging 3.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in 10.1 minutes per game. Last week, we broke down what Brown brings to the Wildcats, but we wanted even more insight on the big man, so we caught up with Mountain West Wire’s Eli Boettger. Here’s our Q&A with Eli. Why didn’t Brown play much at...

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EJ Montgomery named candidate for Malone Award

EJ is a top-15 pick for the honor. EJ Montgomery is coming back to the University of Kentucky for his sophomore season, and he’s expected to thrive as one of the more experienced Wildcats. A team known for their one-and-done recruits, Montgomery made the right decision to come back and sharpen his skill set. Not quite a polished freshman, Montgomery, who was the ninth-ranked recruit and top ranked player from Georgia in 2018, averaged just 3.8 points per game. Having started a mere 10 games, Montgomery saw time yet never put together the season he was expected to. That said, Andy Katz,...

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Jordan Brown commits to Arizona

UK had been showing interest. The recruitment of Jordan Brown has ended for UK before it ever really began. The Nevada Wolf Pack transfer was reportedly getting interest from UK, enough that a visit to Lexington seemed very possible. But on Friday, Brown committed to the Arizona Wildcats. pic.twitter.com/kH7paRf46F— Jordan Brown (@JIBrown21) June 7, 2019 Brown was a 2018 McDonald’s All-American and five-star recruit who chose Nevada over programs such as UCLA, Arizona, Oregon, and California. His highest ranking was 12th overall by Rivals. However, after not getting much playing...

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Cade Cunningham confirms offer from Kentucky

Cunningham reveals that he has offers from Kentucky and Duke among others. Not every recruit likes to broadcast every scholarship offer they receive. That’s apparently the case with Cade Cunningham, as the five-star guard has never announced if schools like the Kentucky Wildcats, Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels had offered him a scholarship. But after Cunningham recently announced his list of 10 schools, he later confirmed in an Instagram post that all 10 of his schools had offered. That was the first real confirmation that John Calipari made the offer to one of the best...

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Arizona basketball: Devonaire Doutrive will transfer from Wildcats

Just over a year after becoming the first spring recruit to join a needy Arizona Wildcats roster, Devonaire Doutrive is gone.         

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EJ Montgomery NBA Draft Roundtable and Predictions

Will we see Sophomore EJ Montgomery, or is he set on going pro? It’s almost May 29th, which means that a decision from EJ Montgomery on whether he’s staying in the draft or coming back to school must come very soon. Montgomery was a highly touted recruit when he joined the Kentucky Wildcats as the ninth-ranked recruit in the 2018 class. A lot of people expected EJ to come in and make an immediate impact much like others before him at Kentucky. However, it didn’t quite work out that way. The play of PJ Washington and Reid Travis hindered what EJ could do. Then, when Montgomery got...

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Devonaire Doutrive to transfer from Arizona

The former four-star recruit is leaving the Wildcats after one season Sophomore guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the Arizona Wildcats, a source confirmed to Arizona Desert Swarm. Verbal Commits was the first to report the news. Doutrive has not entered the transfer portal yet, but he is expected to do so in the next week or two. The former four-star recruit averaged 3.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game as a freshman, becoming a fan favorite because of his frenetic style of play. But the Wildcats needed to clear two scholarships in order to add transfers Jemarl...

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Caleb Daniels commits to ‘Nova!

Daniels will sit one season, and play two seasons on the Main Line. It is a great day to be a Wildcat once again, as Tulane transfer Caleb Daniels committed to the Villanova Wildcats. The Marathon Continues ... pic.twitter.com/BinvC9UDpv— Caleb (@c_cd21) May 21, 2019 After losing 5-star point guard Jeremy Roach to Duke, landing Daniels is a very good response from the staff. A non-rated recruit, the 6’4” guard was the top perfomer on a 4-27 Tulane team while posting 16.9 ppg, 5.3 rpg and 3.3 apg. He also shot 34.6% from 3-point range. Those stats are on a particularly high...

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RJ Hampton cuts Kentucky

Hampton has trimmed his list down to three schools. Since reclassifying into the Class of 2019, five-star guard and fourth-overall recruit RJ Hampton has been trying to make a college decision sooner rather than later. On Monday, Hampton took another step toward doing so, as he cut the Kentucky Wildcats from consideration and trimmed his list to three schools: The Kansas Jayhawks, Texas Tech Red Raiders and Memphis Tigers. RJ Hampton is down to Memphis, Kansas, and Texas Tech, per his father on our show. Says Kentucky's backcourt is set.— John Martin (@JohnMartin929) May 20,...

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Justin Rogers picks KENTUCKY! Highlights and Scouting Report

Game. Changer. While there has been optimism in Lexington for some time that it would happen, five-star guard Justin Rogers shocked the college football world on Monday by announcing his commitment to the University of Kentucky. Rogers is the No. 10 player in the country in the 2020 class according to Rivals, and he is ranked as the No. 1 offensive guard. Rogers is the easily the biggest recruit to come to Kentucky during the Mark Stoops era, and potentially the top player in the modern era. With Rogers’ commitment, the Kentucky Wildcats are now ranked No. 22 in the 2020 class rankings...