There’s a new prediction on the day of highly touted basketball recruit D.J. Jeffries’ college announcement, and it’s good news for Kentucky.
247Sports director of recruiting Evan Daniels logged a pick in favor of the Wildcats on Jeffries’ Crystal Ball page Monday morning. The timing of Jeffries’ announcement — Monday at 8 p.m. — caught many in recruiting circles off guard when he revealed the decision date Sunday night in the aftermath of the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal.
Jeffries — the No. 26 overall prospect in the 2019 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings — wrapped up his junior season with a Mississippi state title Saturday night, and now he’s ready to reveal his college choice. The three finalists are UK, Alabama and Mississippi State, and Wildcats Coach John Calipari has seen him three times over the past three months.