Keion Brooks will be back on national TV on Friday

 Posted by at 10:46 AM on April 5, 2019  Comments Off on Keion Brooks will be back on national TV on Friday
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UK basketball commitment Keion Brooks will be back on national TV on Friday, when his undefeated La Lumiere (Ind.) squad plays against national powerhouse Oak Hill (Va.) in the Geico national tournament semifinals at 5 p.m.

The game will be televised live on ESPN2, and the Oak Hill roster features five-star guard Cole Anthony, one of the top five prospects in the 2019 class. Anthony is widely expected to commit to North Carolina for next season.

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Keion Brooks, other UK recruits to play on national TV

 Posted by at 2:23 PM on April 3, 2019  Comments Off on Keion Brooks, other UK recruits to play on national TV
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Kentucky basketball fans will be able to get a look at future Wildcats forward Keion Brooks this week as he tries to lead La Lumiere (Ind.) to a high school national championship.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 senior from Fort Wayne, Ind. — and undefeated La Lumiere will play in the Geico National Championships starting Thursday. La Lumiere is the No. 1 seed in the tournament and begins play at 4 p.m. against Bishop Gorman (Nev.) in a game that will be televised on ESPN2.

Brooks, a five-star recruit in the 2019 class, committed to Kentucky last month.

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Another Kentucky prediction for Keion Brooks

 Posted by at 12:41 PM on March 12, 2019  Comments Off on Another Kentucky prediction for Keion Brooks
Mar 122019
 

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There still hasn’t been a massive run of predictions in the recruitment of Keion Brooks, but one more pick was added to the five-star prospect’s Crystal Ball page Tuesday morning.

247Sports national recruiting manager Kevin Ryan logged a prediction in favor of Kentucky for Brooks, who will announce his college decision Friday night. The 6-foot-7 wing from Fort Wayne, Ind., has narrowed his choices to UK, Indiana and North Carolina.

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Keion Brooks sets a date for college announcement

 Posted by at 7:12 PM on March 3, 2019  Comments Off on Keion Brooks sets a date for college announcement
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Five-star basketball recruit Keion Brooks will announce his college decision March 15.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 wing from Fort Wayne, Ind. — is one of UK’s top remaining targets in the 2019 class. Indiana and Michigan State are though to be the Cats’ top competition in Brooks’ recruitment, which has also included official visits to North Carolina and UCLA.

Several recruiting analysts have made predictions in favor of Kentucky in recent weeks, following Brooks’ visit to Lexington last month. 247Sports ranks him as the No. 13 overall prospect in the 2019 class.

Brooks will make his college announcement in his hometown of Fort Wayne.

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National analysts like Kentucky for Keion Brooks

 Posted by at 10:04 AM on February 19, 2019  Comments Off on National analysts like Kentucky for Keion Brooks
Feb 192019
 

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The first pro-Kentucky predictions from a national recruiting analyst is in following five-star wing Keion Brooks’ visit to Lexington this past weekend.

National recruiting expert Andrew Slater logged a pick for the Wildcats on Brooks’ 247Sports Crystal Ball page early Tuesday morning. His prediction also moved Kentucky into a tie with Indiana for the favorite status on Brooks’ Crystal Ball page. Later in the day, 247Sports national analyst Jerry Meyer changed his pick from Indiana to UK, pushing the Cats past the Hoosiers.

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How the experts are tracking UK target Keion Brooks

 Posted by at 11:46 AM on February 18, 2019  Comments Off on How the experts are tracking UK target Keion Brooks
Feb 182019
 

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The momentum in the recruitment of five-star basketball prospect Keion Brooks appears to be shifting away from longtime favorite Indiana, and UK could be in line to take over that frontrunner status in the very near future.

Brooks, of course, visited Kentucky over the weekend and was sitting directly behind the UK bench — right next to Wildcats signee Dontaie Allen — for the team’s dismantling of No. 1 Tennessee in front of the best Rupp Arena crowd of the year Saturday night.

Indiana, meanwhile, has lost 10 of 11 games and sits near the bottom of the Big Ten standings in Archie Miller’s second season as head coach. Brooks also cancelled a visit to Michigan State that was set for Sunday, unable to make the trip to the early afternoon game in East Lansing after watching the Cats play late Saturday night.

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Keion Brooks ‘fascinated’ by Calipari’s knowledge

 Posted by at 8:18 PM on January 5, 2019  Comments Off on Keion Brooks ‘fascinated’ by Calipari’s knowledge
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More than two months removed from his official visit to UK, five-star basketball prospect Keion Brooks is still undecided in his recruitment.

Brooks — a 6-foot-7 wing from Fort Wayne, Ind. — joined the Tipton Edits Instagram page Friday night, and he had great things to say about the Wildcats’ program and his trip to Lexington in October.

“The main thing I pulled away from that was just how great of a basketball mind that Coach Cal is,” Brooks said. “We were sitting at breakfast, and he was still trying to figure out stuff he was going to do in practice. … I was just fascinated by how smart he is.”

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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
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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
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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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