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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s brother will play for Walter McCarty at Evansville

Photo: Prep Hoops

Photo: Prep Hoops

The brother of one familiar face will be suiting up for another familiar face next season.

This evening, 2019 point guard Thomasi Gilgeous-Alexander committed to play for former Kentucky star Walter McCarty and the Evansville Purple Aces.

Gilgeous-Alexander, brother of former Kentucky guard Shai, committed to the Purple Aces over scholarship offers from South Carolina, Fresno State, and New Mexico.

Here are some of his highlights:

Oddly enough, Evansville is scheduled to play Kentucky in the regular season this year, meaning the Wildcats will get to face both McCarty and Gilgeous-Alexander at Rupp Arena next season.

According to McCarty, the matchup is scheduled for the beginning of November.

“November 11, 12 or 13th of 2019-20, we will play them,” the former Kentucky forward said. “That’s what the plan is.”

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Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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5 Comments for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s brother will play for Walter McCarty at Evansville



  1. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    9:59 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    McCarty is doing what he can to get the Evansville name on people’s mind.



  2. dctawk
    10:40 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    He favors his brother. And Don Cheadle.



  3. BackinBlue
    10:56 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    Zzzzzz



  4. Larkin123
    11:11 pm April 24, 2019 Permalink

    Mccarty lost like the teams top 4 players who favored the old coach. He started this season from scratch. It will be interesting to see if he can turn Evansville around.



  5. KYFAN4LYFE
    10:18 am April 25, 2019 Permalink

    Looks like a young Obama….aside from the hair, obviously.