Rivals.com national analyst Eric Bossi has logged a Future Cast prediction in favor of Oregon for five-star forward Scottie Barnes, who was the first recruit in the 2020 class to land a scholarship offer from John Calipari.
Fellow Rivals recruiting analyst Corey Evans also logged a pro-Oregon pick on Barnes’ page last month.
There’s hasn’t been much recent buzz related to Kentucky in Barnes’ recruitment, and Oregon has long been seen as the dream school for the Florida native. Rivals.com ranks him as the No. 9 overall recruit in the 2020 class. He played Nike league ball with Isaiah Todd this past summer, and he will be high school teammates this season with Cade Cunningham.
Todd and Cunningham are also major UK targets for the 2020 class.