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Kentucky is set to visit 2020 five-star guard Johnny Juzang


Photo: 247 Sports

As the 2019-20 roster is starting to take shape, the Kentucky coaching staff is slowly ramping up its recruiting efforts for the class of 2020.

After visiting several big-name five-star prospects over the last few weeks, Kentucky is now set to visit with 2020 five-star guard Johnny Juzang over the next few days, per Evan Daniels of 247 Sports.

Juzang, a 6-foot-7 shooting guard out of Studio City, CA, is considered a consensus top-25 prospect in the class of 2020. ESPN lists him as the No. 19 overall prospect in the class, while Rivals has him at No. 22 and 247 Sports lists him at No. 24 overall.

While Kentucky has not extended a scholarship offer yet, Juzang holds offers from Kansas, Virginia, UCLA, and USC, among several others.

247 Sports’ scouting analysis likes what the 6-foot-7 prospect has to offer, highlighting his length and shooting ability.

“Scoring wing with good size and long arms,” the report says. “Shoot-first but much improved efficiency. Big time threat off the dribble as a shooter from both midrange and three. Can knock down threes in bunches from perimeter and also has a strong one- and two-dribble pull-up game. Can get to the basket but is most comfortable scoring with his jumper. Size, length and athleticism give him upside as versatile defender. Can improve shot selection and handle. Projects as productive high major wing with NBA upside due to his shot making ability at his size.”

Kentucky has offered ten prospects in 2020, with each of them ranked by their respective positions below:

PG: Jeremy Roach, Sharife Cooper

SG: Jalen Green, BJ Boston

CG: RJ Hampton

SF: Jalen Johnson, Scottie Barnes

PF: Isaiah Todd

C: Cliff Omoruyi, N’Faly Dante

Check out Juzang’s highlights below:

Episode one of his MarsReel documentary released yesterday afternoon, as well:

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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6 responses to “Kentucky is set to visit 2020 five-star guard Johnny Juzang”

  1. nocode96

    This guy is good and ultra smart on and off the court. His older brother plays at Harvard and his mom Hanh is a pretty big time financial advisor out in California, my ex girlfriend works under her. Would love to get him here.

  2. JT919

    Love to see that type of length at his position, very versatile defensive potential.

  3. ibescootch

    I just like his name.

  4. Cokely53

    (Insert troll saying he’s going to Duke)

    1. RAGE

      Lol

  5. RAGE

    This is the kind of player that we need… Looks like he can shoot and def has the size to play the position