Over the Weekend, the 5th ranked small forward in the 2019 class, Kahlil Whitney, took his visit to Lexington and Adam Zagoria caught up with him to discuss his visit.
In the interview with Zagoria, Whitney said “The visit was great…I watched a couple practices and a couple scrimmages. Went out to eat a couple times. Just being around campus, took a tour of the campus. Met Coach Cal and met the team.”
Whitney would have to team up with Dontaie Allen and Tyrese Maxey in the 2019 class, and when asked about playing with them Whitney said, “From Day One, he told me I could fit in the program, I could play in the program…He (Cal) said he could see me playing right by Tyrese, me and Tyrese. He hasn’t really talked that much about it; I’ve just been enjoying the process here. Just getting a feel of the campus, the players.”
Whitney has already spent some time around the guys on the team currently. Whitney was roommates with Ashton Hagans at the NBA Top 100 camp, and has played against Nick Richards and spent time around Tyler Herro.
Whitney recently made his short list of schools he could attend next year which included Kentucky, Illinois, Louisville, Oregon, Miami, Florida State, Georgetown, and SMU. When asked if he was going to take any more visits to other schools Whitney said, “I’m not sure yet. I’m going to talk to my dad when we get back home.” His dad reportedly said his son’s visit was going great.
Whitney may be closing in on a decision very soon, “a couple of weeks” in fact, according to Whitney. All signs look good for Kentucky.
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