ESPN analyst favors Kentucky for Keion Brooks

 Posted by at 10:06 AM on October 20, 2018  Comments Off on ESPN analyst favors Kentucky for Keion Brooks
Oct 202018
 

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ESPN recruiting insider Jeff Borzello is now predicting that Kentucky is in the best position to land highly touted forward Keion Brooks, who is taking his official visit to Lexington this weekend.

In Borzello’s latest “Hot Board” post chronicling the top official visits of the week, he predicted UK would ultimately land the 6-foot-7 prospect from Fort Wayne, Ind., though he put his confidence level on that pick at 35 percent in what has been a tough-to-read recruitment.

Brooks has already taken official visits to UCLA and Indiana, and he’ll take official visits to North Carolina and Michigan State next month. Purdue is also among his finalists. ESPN ranks Brooks as the No. 33 overall player in the class of 2019, and he was one of the first recruits from that group to land a scholarship offer from Kentucky.

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Five-star basketball recruit Keion Brooks trims his list

 Posted by at 2:47 PM on September 25, 2018  Comments Off on Five-star basketball recruit Keion Brooks trims his list
Sep 252018
 

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Highly touted forward Keion Brooks announced Tuesday that he has trimmed his recruiting list to six schools, and Kentucky is still in the mix.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 prospect from Fort Wayne, Ind. — is now considering UK, Indiana, Michigan State, North Carolina, Purdue and UCLA. There weren’t any surprises on Brooks’ latest list. He’s already taken an official visit to UCLA and has other trips planned for Indiana and UNC later this fall.

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Calipari visits a pair of top recruits in Indiana

 Posted by at 3:40 PM on September 14, 2018  Comments Off on Calipari visits a pair of top recruits in Indiana
Sep 142018
 

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John Calipari was expected to be at La Lumiere (Ind.) on Friday to visit with highly touted frontcourt players Keion Brooks and Isaiah Stewart, as first reported by 247Sports national analyst Evan Daniels.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 forward from Fort Wayne, Ind. — is a longtime UK target. It had been unclear how seriously the Cats were still recruiting Brooks following the commitments of wing players Kahlil Whitney and Isaiah Stewart, but UK is indeed involved with Brooks, who may analysts have been predicting to Indiana in recent weeks.

Stewart — a 6-9 center from Rochester, N.Y. — was on UK’s recruiting radar earlier this summer, though the Cats were not on the most recent list of schools he released. There have been rumblings over the past couple of weeks that Kentucky remains interested, however. Stewart is the No. 5 overall prospect in the class of 2019, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

Brooks is No. 21 on that list.

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National analyst picks Indiana for major UK target

 Posted by at 3:15 PM on July 4, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst picks Indiana for major UK target
Jul 042018
 

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247Sports national analyst Jerry Meyer has logged a new prediction in favor of Indiana for Keion Brooks, one of UK’s top basketball targets in the class of 2019.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 small forward from Fort Wayne, Ind. — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 7 overall prospect in the 2019 class, and he was one of the first players from that group to land a scholarship offer from Kentucky.

UK commitment Tyrese Maxey told the Herald-Leader last month that Brooks has been the No. 1 priority on his personal recruiting list. The two rising seniors have known each other since grade school and both play on the Nike circuit.

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Calipari extends another offer to 2019 standout

 Posted by at 5:48 PM on September 23, 2017  Comments Off on Calipari extends another offer to 2019 standout
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Five-star small forward Keion Brooks received a scholarship offer from Kentucky during his unofficial visit to Lexington on Saturday.

Brooks — a 6-foot-8 player from Fort Wayne — is ranked by Scout.com as the No. 12 overall prospect in the 2019 class. He visited Michigan State earlier this month and hosted Indiana Coach Archie Miller for an in-home visit last week. UK Coach John Calipari was in Fort Wayne to see Brooks work out Monday.

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Calipari will check out another 2019 recruit Monday

 Posted by at 11:41 AM on September 18, 2017  Comments Off on Calipari will check out another 2019 recruit Monday
Sep 182017
 

John Calipari and UK assistant coach Tony Barbee are expected to be in Indiana on Monday to see five-star small forward Keion Brooks, one of the top prospects in the recruiting class of 2019.

Brooks — a 6-foot-8 player from Fort Wayne — is ranked by Scout.com as the No. 12 overall player in the 2019 class. He visited Michigan State earlier this month and hosted Indiana Coach Archie Miller for an in-home visit last week.

The Spartans and Hoosiers have both extended scholarship offers.

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