Kentucky signee and Mr. Basketball Darius Miller (above) landed a spot on the Associated Press All-State First Team, but was beaten out for Player of the Year by Tennessee signee and McDonald’s All-American Scotty Hopson. Also, incoming UK walk-on Landon Slone was also named to the First Team. Here is the full list and their college choices, where applicable, for the first two teams:
– Jon Hood, Madisonville (Junior, offered by UK among others)
– Scotty Hopson, University Heights (University of Tennessee)
– Shelvin Mack, Bryan Station (Butler)
– Darius Miller, Mason County (UK)
– Landon Slone, Paintsville (UK)
– Tyshwan Edmondson, University Heights (looking at St. John’s, Dayton, Richmond, George Mason, Eastern Kentucky, Georgetown College and Morehead State)
– Arrez Henderson, Holmes (visited Louisiana Tech and is being recruited by Northern Kentucky. Rumored to be a UK walk-on target)
– Aaron Morris, Madison Central (looking at Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, Tennessee Tech, IUPUI, Chattanooga and Georgetown College)
– Nathan Novosel, Lexington Catholic
– Clark Stepp, June Buchanan (Mississippi State, Western Kentucky, Morehead, Eastern Kentucky, Furman, visited UK and is rumored to be a potential walk-on candidate)
– DaQuan Brown, University Heights
– Tyler Brown, Apollo
– Dakotah Euton, Rose Hill
– Ethan Faulkner, Elliott Co.
– Jonathan Ferguson, Elliott Co.
– Nick Gagel, Jeffersontown
– Dexter Heyman, Male
– Richie Phares, Scott Co.
– Jordan Smart, Lexington Catholic
– Taylor Stewart, Lexington Catholic
– Ryan Young, Lincoln Co.
****In completely unrelated news, feel free to go out and celebrate Matt Jones’ birthday tonight.