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2019 Kentucky Women’s Basketball Star Commits to UK


@Emma_King34

Lincoln County’s Emma King announced on Twitter she will attend the University of Kentucky, the first person in Matthew Mitchell’s 2019 recruiting class.

In King’s sophomore season, the 5’11” wing averaged 17.9 points and 4.5 rebounds for the Patriots, whose season ended in the 12th Region Championship Game.  Her AAU coach told Jen Smith Wisconsin, Florida, Dayton and Louisville were also contenders, but Mitchell was wise enough to beginning recruiting King at a very young age.

The Commonwealth continues to produce elite women’s basketball talent and Mitchell is cashing in.  He’s building his 2018 recruiting class around Harlan County’s Blair Green, his 2019 class around King and is currently pursuing another Kentucky star in 2020, Ryle’s Maddie Scherk.

Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

5 responses to “2019 Kentucky Women’s Basketball Star Commits to UK”

  1. maximumscott

    Why she look like a female white version of dearron fox?

    1. runningunnin.454

      Cause you need glasses…ha ha ha.

  2. Mexican Mafia

    Maddie Scherr is a top 10 kid in the 2020 class……

  3. TBW3011

    Congrats Emma!!

  4. tmurphy

    They missed though on Seygan Robins the player who beat Lincoln in the championship and who was also a state champion this year.