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SLAM profiled Isaiah Briscoe and you should read it

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While we sit around waiting to hear how Kentucky’s 2015-16 roster will look, let’s take a second to appreciate one of the incoming players, a future star for the Wildcats, Isaiah Briscoe.

Briscoe was profiled in the latest issue of SLAM Magazine and the piece centers around why he chose Kentucky before his senior year of high school even began.

For Briscoe, the competition at UK is nothing. He’s been competing for time his whole life.

“I’m not worried about who’s there or who’s leaving,” says Briscoe, who helped Roselle repeat as state champs a couple of days after we spoke. “I’m going there to do what I got to do–contribute however I can. At St. Benedict’s, we had so many good players that there was no time to slack. If I wasn’t playing well, I had to sit down and watch. I’ve always been on my toes and never taken anything for granted. [Calipari] threw me right into that mix of names [of past elite guards he’s coached]. That’s big shoes to fill, but I’m sure that I can.”

Read more about Briscoe’s high school career, and his famous cousin, right here.

I think we’re going to love this one, BBN.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for SLAM profiled Isaiah Briscoe and you should read it



  1. J-Dub421
    3:46 pm April 30, 2015 Permalink

    Great attitude, I can’t wait for Briscoe to be a Wildcat!



  2. Leuther
    8:15 pm April 30, 2015 Permalink

    Great article. Thanks for the link, Drew!



    • UK Big Board Update
      8:35 pm April 30, 2015 Permalink

      Shuddup, troll.



  3. UKfaninLou
    10:45 pm April 30, 2015 Permalink

    A guy who’s really excited to come here. Love him already!