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Kentucky has two top-five signees in updated Rivals rankings

Remember the narrative that John Calipari had lost his touch on the recruiting trail and couldn’t sign top-five talent anymore?

Kentucky now has two in the class of 2020.

In Rivals’ latest recruiting rankings, five-star guards BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke both came in ranked in the top five, with the former jumping 13 spots to No. 4 overall and the latter coming in at No. 5.

Former Kentucky targets Cade Cunningham and Jalen Green are ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, followed by five-star center Evan Mobley at No. 3, Boston at No. 4, and Clarke at No. 5.

Take a look:

Outside the top five, Kentucky signee Devin Askew came in at No. 26 overall as the No. 7 point guard in the nation, followed by Isaiah Jackson at No. 27 overall as the No. 3 power forward.

To close out Kentucky’s recruiting class, Lance Ware moved up to No. 32 overall (No. 3 PF) and earned a fifth star, followed by Cam’Ron Fletcher at No. 42 (No. 8 small forward), giving the Cats six signees in the top 42, four in the top 30, and two in the top five.

In terms of UK’s remaining targets, five-star forward Greg Brown came in at No. 8 overall and the No. 2 small forward, while Cliff Omoruyi made a significant jump, moving up 19 spots to No. 36 overall and No. 7 at the center position.

Check out the entire top-50:

  1. Cade Cunningham
  2. Jalen Green
  3. Evan Mobley
  4. B.J. Boston
  5. Terrence Clarke
  6. Ziaire Williams
  7. Scottie Barnes
  8. Greg Brown
  9. Jalen Suggs
  10. Jalen Johnson
  11. Josh Christopher
  12. Day’Ron Sharpe
  13. Daishen Nix
  14. Isaiah Todd
  15. Jaden Springer
  16. Keon Johnson
  17. Makur Maker
  18. Caleb Love
  19. Bryce Thompson
  20. Sharife Cooper
  21. Walker Kessler
  22. Josh Hall
  23. Jeremy Roach
  24. Earl Timberlake
  25. Cameron Thomas
  26. Devin Askew
  27. Isaiah Jackson
  28. D.J. Steward
  29. Marcus Bagley
  30. Adam Miller
  31. Nimari Burnett
  32. Lance Ware
  33. Micah Peavy
  34. Hunter Dickinson
  35. Mark Williams
  36. Cliff Omoruyi
  37. Dawson Garcia
  38. Jaemyn Brakefield
  39. Matthew Murrell
  40. Jabri Abdur-Rahim
  41. Mady Sissoko
  42. Cam’Ron Fletcher
  43. Andre Curbelo
  44. Dwon Odom
  45. P.J. Hall
  46. Dalen Terry
  47. Samson Ruzhentsev
  48. Marjon Beauchamp
  49. R.J. Davis
  50. Kenyon Martin Jr.


Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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2 Comments for Kentucky has two top-five signees in updated Rivals rankings

  1. Robinson73
    4:14 pm January 27, 2020 Permalink

    #1 class again? We need 1 more Big Man!

  2. JASUN74
    7:07 pm January 27, 2020 Permalink

    One of the two between Greg and Cliff and we’re set. Give us both, hand us the damn title. Lol. Cal never sleeps. Go Cats