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Kentucky targets move up in newest Rivals 2021 recruiting rankings



Kentucky basketball targets have filled the latest 2021 Rivals recruiting rankings from top to bottom.

In the recruiting outlet’s latest rankings of the junior class, six major UK targets were featured in the top ten, with nine making up the entire Rivals150.

At the top of the list? Five-star forward Jonathan Kuminga at No. 1, followed by five-star forwards Paolo Banchero at No. 2 and Patrick Baldwin Jr. at No. 3.

From there, five-star guard and heavy Kentucky lean Jaden Hardy came in at No. 6, followed by five-star forward Moussa Cisse at No. 8 and five-star guard Kennedy Chandler at No. 10.

A bit further down the list is Moussa Diabate at No. 18, Franck Kepnang at No. 29, and Trey Kaufman at No. 98.

Check out the entire top 50 below:

1. Jonathan Kuminga
2. Paolo Banchero
3. Patrick Baldwin Jr.
4. Chet Holmgren
5. Jabari Smith
6. Jaden Hardy
7. A.J. Griffin
8. Moussa Cisse
9. Michael Foster
10. Kennedy Chandler
11. Nathan Bittle
12. Aminu Mohammed
13. Harrison Ingram
14. Kendall Brown
15. Trevor Keels
16. Max Christie
17. Kristian Lander
18. Moussa Diabate
19. Peyton Watson
20. Hunter Sallis
21. Manny Obaseki
22. Daimion Collins
23. Isael Silva
24. Charles Bediako
25. Alex Tchikou
26. JD Davison
27. Efton Reid
28. Jalen Warley
29. Franck Kepnang
30. Trey Patterson
31. Zach Clemence
32. Caleb Furst
33. Daron Holmes Jr.
34. Will McClendon
35. Kowacie Reeves
36. Bryce Hopkins
37. Malaki Branham
38. Jaxson Robinson
39. Langston Love
40. Matthew Cleveland
41. Roosevelt Wheeler
42. Deebo Coleman
43. Rahsool Diggins
44. Zaon Collins
45. Reese Dixon-Waters
46. Jerrell Colbert
47. Ernest Ross
48. Quincy Allen
49. Adama Sanogo
50. Bryce McGowens

For the entire top 150, check out the complete rankings here.

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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1 Comment for Kentucky targets move up in newest Rivals 2021 recruiting rankings

  1. JASUN74
    6:11 pm January 29, 2020 Permalink

    That’s what Kentucky basketball recruiting is supposed to look like. Lol Cal is getting pretty good at this crooten! Go Cats