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Peach Jam Power Rankings: The 14 Players with UK Offers

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Even though they play different positions, here is my best attempt to rank all 14 players in the class of 2017 holding recruiting offers from Kentucky.  I’ll try not to show bias against those the Cats are no longer heavily pursuing (Carter, Trent Jr.) but I can’t make any promises.  Starting with the Top Five:

Trae Young
Point Guard | 6-1 | 170 lbs.
Norman, OK | Norman North
AAU: Mokan Elite
★★★★★
ESPN No. 21 | 2 PG Top247 No. 21 | 3 PG
Rivals No. 13 | 1 PG Scout No. 26 | 3 PG

 

DeAndre Ayton
Power Forward/Center | 7-0 | 235 lbs.
Phoenix, AZ | Hillcrest Hoops
AAU: California Supreme
★★★★★
ESPN No. 1 | 1 C Top247 No. 1 | 1 PF
Rivals No. 1 | 1 C Scout No. 1 | 1 C

 

Mohamed Bamba
Power Forward/Center| 6-11 | 210 lbs.
New York, NY | Westtown
AAU: PSA Cardinals
★★★★★
ESPN No. 3 | 2 PF Top247 No. 3 | 2 PF
Rivals No. 3 | 1 PF Scout No. 2 | 2 C

 

P.J. Washington
Power Forward| 6-7 | 225 lbs.
Dallas, TX | Findlay Prep
AAU: Team Penny
★★★★★
ESPN No. 16 | 4 PF Top247 No. 16 | 6 PF
Rivals No. 23 | 5 PF Scout No. 14 | 1 PF

 

John Petty
Shooting Guard/Small Forward | 6-7 | 180 lbs.
Huntsville, AL | J.O. Johnson
AAU: Team Penny
★★★★★
ESPN No. 17 | 4 SG Top247 No. 28 | 8 SF
Rivals No. 17 | 4 SG Scout No. 28 | 4 SG

6. Wendell Carter
7. Quade Green
8. Kevin Knox
9. Gary Trent Jr.
10. Hamidou Diallo
11. Nick Richards
12. Lonnie Walker
13. Tremont Waters

* Jarred Vanderbilt was injured and did not play

Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR