Five-star guard Jalen Lecque narrowed his list to seven schools Thursday night, and Kentucky was not among those to make the cut.
Lecque — a 6-foot-3 prospect from Teaneck, N.J. — listed Louisville, North Carolina State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas Christian, Texas Tech and UCLA as his finalists. He is the No. 13 overall recruit in the class of 2019, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.
Kentucky extended a scholarship offer to Lecque earlier this year, but the Cats haven’t been making a major push with backcourt targets in recent weeks. UK could return several guards from the current team, and the program already has 2019 commitments from five-star point guard Tyrese Maxey and highly touted wings Dontaie Allen and Kahlil Whitney.
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