Kentucky is in contact with a huge recruit. Literally.
Hunter Dickinson, a 7-foot-2, 260-pound center in the class of 2020, is receiving interest from the Cats.
According to Rivals’ Justin Rowland, Dickinson has been in contact with Kentucky assistant coach Joel Justus, while John Calipari watched him play at Peach Jam.
Hunter Dickinson, the No. 17 player in the 2020 class, has been in touch with UK's Joel Justus and Calipari watched him live at Peach Jam. @clintjackson1 has the story on this DeMatha standout Kentucky fans should expect to hear about over the next year https://t.co/cGdFNkNwlW
— Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) July 24, 2018
The newest Kentucky target was named Second Team All-Peach Jam, leading Team Takeover to the Peach Jam title in the process.
Dickinson is considered the No. 17 player in the class of 2020, according to Rivals.com. 247 Sports has him ranked No. 20 in the nation, while ESPN lists him at No. 21.
The Hyattsville, MD native and DeMatha Catholic product currently holds offers from Virginia, Florida State, Maryland, Notre Dame, South Carolina, and USC, among others.
Here he was as a freshman last year:
And another short clip of his play at Peach Jam last week:
Summer basketball means a lot.
Just ask Hunter Dickinson who showed up BIG.
— Who’s Next (@WhosNextHS) July 17, 2018
7-foot-2? Smooth shooting stroke? Lefty?
Sign me up.