Scout.com national analyst Evan Daniels talked to the Herald-Leader on Thursday about the recruiting service’s new Top 100 rankings for the class of 2015, which were released earlier in the day.
His insight on those rankings will be available on Kentucky.com later this evening.
Here are some interesting tidbits that didn’t make that story:
Daniels on Diamond Stone, the new No. 1 player in the Scout.com rankings:
“The biggest change I noticed in Diamond Stone was his body. He’s gotten in shape. He’s more mobile, he’s getting off the ground better and he’s really affecting the game on the defensive end more than I’ve ever seen him before. And to go with that, he is a terrific scorer. He can score with his back to the rim, over both shoulders. He has very good hands, really good touch around the rim. He consistently makes mid-range jump shots. And one of the games I watched, he hit four threes. So he’s certainly capable of stepping out on the floor and making those shots too. I was just really impressed with his pure dominance. He’s changed his body and improved his game, and that’s what you want to see at this stage.”
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