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Kentucky boasts six top-50 prospects in final Rivals rankings

Kentucky will officially finish with six top-50 prospects – including two top-ten talents – in the final Rivals recruiting rankings.

In their latest update released today, B.J. Boston came in at No. 4 overall, followed by Terrence Clarke at No. 7, and Isaiah Jackson at No. 26 to round out Kentucky’s five-star signees. Boston’s finish gives John Calipari his first top-five signee since Skal Labissiere finished No. 1 in the 2015 recruiting rankings.

“After moving from Georgia to California for his senior season, B.J. Boston took his game to another level,” Rivals said of Boston’s finish as a top-five prospect. “He has a gorgeous jump shot, tremendous size for a two-guard and can create for himself with ease.”

“A natural scorer who is aggressive in hunting jump shots, Terrence Clarke is a big two-guard with some pop in his legs,” Rivals continued on Kentucky’s other top-ten signee. “He gets to his spots, is never shy about letting it fly and can catch opponents with above-the-rim finishes.”

“Isaiah Jackson is just starting to scratch the surface of what he could be as a player. He’s arguably the best shot-blocker in the class, is a highlight finisher and took big steps on the offensive end as a senior.”

From there, both Devin Askew and Lance Ware dropped to high four-stars, with the former coming in at No. 31 overall and the latter coming in at No. 34. Askew fell five spots to become the second-highest ranked four-star in the class, while Ware fell two spots to become the fifth-highest ranked four-star.

To close out the class, Cam’Ron Fletcher dropped four spots to No. 46 overall, firmly placing him in four-star status.

You can check out the entire top-50 below:

  1. Cade Cunningham (Oklahoma State)
  2. Jalen Green (G League)
  3. Evan Mobley (Southern California)
  4. B.J. Boston (Kentucky)
  5. Ziaire Williams (Stanford)
  6. Scottie Barnes (Florida State)
  7. Terrence Clarke (Kentucky)
  8. Jalen Johnson (Duke)
  9. Greg Brown (Texas)
  10. Jalen Suggs (Gonzaga)
  11. Josh Christopher (Arizona State)
  12. Day’Ron Sharpe (UNC)
  13. Daishen Nix (G League)
  14. Jaden Springer (Tennessee)
  15. Caleb Love (UNC)
  16. Keon Johnson (Tennessee)
  17. Makur Maker (Undecided)
  18. Isaiah Todd (G League)
  19. Bryce Thompson (Kansas)
  20. Sharife Cooper (Auburn)
  21. Josh Hall (NBA Draft)
  22. Walker Kessler (UNC)
  23. Jeremy Roach (Duke)
  24. Khristian Lander (Indiana)
  25. Cameron Thomas (LSU)
  26. Isaiah Jackson (Kentucky)
  27. D.J. Steward (Duke)
  28. Marcus Bagley (Arizona State)
  29. Mark Williams (Duke)
  30. Earl Timberlake (Miami (FL))
  31. Devin Askew (Kentucky)
  32. Adam Miller (Illinois)
  33. Micah Peavy (Texas Tech)
  34. Lance Ware (Kentucky)
  35. Andre Curbelo (Illinois)
  36. Nimari Burnett (Texas Tech)
  37. Hunter Dickinson (Michigan)
  38. Matthew Murrell (Ole Miss)
  39. Clifford Omoruyi (Rutgers)
  40. Dawson Garcia (Marquette)
  41. Jaemyn Brakefield (Duke)
  42. Jabri Abdur-Rahim (Virginia)
  43. Mady Sissoko (Michigan State)
  44. Dwon Odom (Xavier)
  45. P.J. Hall (Clemson)
  46. Cam’Ron Fletcher (Kentucky)
  47. Samson Ruzhentsev (Florida)
  48. Dalen Terry (Arizona)
  49. R.J. Davis (North Carolina)
  50. Deivon Smith (Mississippi State)

Interested in checking out the full Rivals150? You can find the latest update in its entirety right here. 

What do fans think of the rankings? Fair?

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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5 Comments for Kentucky boasts six top-50 prospects in final Rivals rankings



  1. Not Dan Issel
    8:15 pm May 18, 2020 Permalink

    Personally, I don’t care about their ratings. I love this incoming class.



  2. Go_Wildcats_Go
    8:24 pm May 18, 2020 Permalink

    Great class for the Cats! Excited to see this group play.

    Memphis must have put in some work on this class. They have so many top commits (who stayed comitted) on this list too 😉



  3. desertCard
    8:07 am May 19, 2020 Permalink

    And the NC for most underperforming program with a million number 1 classes is…



  4. JGo
    10:29 am May 19, 2020 Permalink

    I too am excited about this class. I hope Coach isn’t done just yet though. Hopefully there is still one more elite star wanting to join this team and compete for a NC!



  5. Willmunny
    4:59 pm May 19, 2020 Permalink

    desertCard – I’m 42 years old. Can you guess the program whose last national championship came when I was 7 and more interested in watching Alf than college basketball?