John Calipari and the Kentucky basketball program continues to have overwhelming success on the recruiting trail, after landing five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt early Friday afternoon.
Vanderbilt chose the Wildcats over Oregon, North Carolina and TCU.
The 6-foot-8 Victory Prep (Texas) standout made his announcement during an appearance on ESPNU.
ESPNU EXCLUSIVE: No. 22 overall prospect in Class of 2017 @JVando_ announces his college commitment!
— ESPNU (@ESPNU) December 23, 2016
“Next year I will be attending the University of Kentucky,” Vanderbilt stated. “I just felt like it had a family atmosphere when I went out there. Coach Cal (John Calipari) is a hall of fame coach, a great person and I feel like it does the best with developing his players on and off the court.”
Vanderbilt is currently rated as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Texas and the No. 6 player overall at his position. He is also the No. 20 overall prospect in the nation.
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