Tyrese Maxey is officially a Kentucky Wildcat.
The five-star guard, ranked ninth overall in the 2018 class, signed his Letter of Intent to solidify his spot as a member of the Cats’ next class of talent on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period.
It’s official at South Garland: Tyrese Maxey (@TyreseMaxey), the No. 1 overall player in Texas for 2019, signs with Kentucky and four-star guard Chris Harris Jr. (@chrisharris_2) signs with Texas A&M. #txhsbb pic.twitter.com/wFJGjXPSKS
— Callie Caplan (@CallieCaplan) November 14, 2018
Maxey is the first of UK’s three commits to ink his LOI. Dontaie Allen will sign on the dotted line in a ceremony at his school on Friday, but it’s unclear when (or if) Kahlil Whitney will sign his.