EJ Montgomery officially signs with Kentucky

 Posted by at 7:27 PM on April 19, 2018  Comments Off on EJ Montgomery officially signs with Kentucky
Apr 192018
 

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Five-star power forward EJ Montgomery officially signed with the University of Kentucky on Thursday, a little more than a week after committing to the Wildcats.

Montgomery — a 6-foot-11 power forward from Marietta, Ga. — picked UK over scholarship offers from Duke, North Carolina and several other top schools. Earlier Thursday, 247Sports placed Montgomery as the No. 6 overall recruit in its final class of 2018 rankings. That’s the highest that any of the major recruiting services ranked any of UK’s commitments in this cycle.

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UK, North Carolina visit five-star basketball target

 Posted by at 6:45 PM on January 31, 2018  Comments Off on UK, North Carolina visit five-star basketball target
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A UK assistant coach and North Carolina head coach Roy Williams were in Georgia on Wednesday visiting the high school of five-star post player E.J. Montgomery, one of the top uncommitted recruits in the class of 2018.

Montgomery — a 6-foot-10 power forward from Marietta, Ga. — has a list that still includes Kentucky, Duke, UNC, UCLA and several other schools. He’s expected to cut that list to five programs in the next few days.

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Crystal Ball: A Duke prediction for E.J. Montgomery

 Posted by at 11:36 AM on January 26, 2018  Comments Off on Crystal Ball: A Duke prediction for E.J. Montgomery
Jan 262018
 

Less than a week after five-star post player E.J. Montgomery emerged as a realistic UK recruiting target for the class of 2018, national analyst Andrew Slater has logged a prediction in favor of the Duke Blue Devils.

Montgomery — a 6-foot-10 power forward from Marietta, Ga. — decommitted from Auburn last fall and is still looking at several schools, including UK and Duke. The player’s father told 247Sports on Friday that Montgomery plans to cut his list to five schools soon, and Duke will be one of the first to get a visit.

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Five-star recruit Moses Brown commits to UCLA

 Posted by at 2:43 PM on January 22, 2018  Comments Off on Five-star recruit Moses Brown commits to UCLA
Jan 222018
 

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Five-star basketball recruit Moses Brown announced Monday that he has committed to UCLA, picking the Bruins over fellow finalists Florida State and Maryland.

Brown — a 7-footer from Bronx, N.Y. — hosted UK Coach John Calipari for a visit in November, and Calipari then watched Brown play with his high school team twice over the next few weeks, but the Wildcats never came through with a scholarship offer. Brown is the No. 21 overall prospect in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

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