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WENYEN GABRIEL COMMITS TO KENTUCKY

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Kentucky basketball picked up a surprise commitment today when Wenyen Gabriel announced he will play for UK, choosing the Cats over the Duke Blue Devils.

Gabriel is the fourth-ranked power forward in the 2016 class, according to the 247 Composite Rankings. He took his official visit to Lexington last weekend.

Mike Kryszuskeuswki and members of the Duke staff visited him at his high school in Massachusetts on Tuesday, hoping to steal some of the momentum from Gabriel’s trip to UK. He was scheduled to take his official visit to Duke in two weeks, but that trip will likely be canceled now that he is a member of Calipari’s recruiting class at Kentucky.

Gabriel was also considering Maryland, UConn and Providence.

More on this to come…

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

20 Comments for WENYEN GABRIEL COMMITS TO KENTUCKY



  1. BlueRedneck
    11:49 am October 1, 2015 Permalink

    YES!! Feels good to steal a recruit from Coach Buy-A-Vowell.



  2. lilWildcat22
    11:49 am October 1, 2015 Permalink

    In Cal we trust! GO BIG BLUE!



  3. J-Dub421
    11:50 am October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Welcome to the BBN Wenyen!



  4. Michael
    11:58 am October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Excellent decision, young man.



  5. Suck it Coach K
    12:01 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    HUGE get for the Cats! This kid is THE REAL DEAL!



  6. FlatTopsAndBlockedShots
    12:03 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    This is a feel good moment. 2016 class for UK “WE GON BE ALRIGHT!”



  7. FATKIDINEASTKY
    12:06 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Love it!!! Kid will be a big time player for THE CAYUTS!



  8. Catcasey
    12:21 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    How tall is he



  9. @BallBlog_Chad
    12:40 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink


  10. Mathlete
    12:48 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    It’s gotta be a Nike conspiracy thing, they’re even stealing Adidas league kids to Nike schools! Right Ricky P?



  11. Charlie Perkins
    12:51 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Watched him play once. Outstanding! Look forward to seeing him in UK Blue! Congratulations Coach, and welcome Wenyen.



  12. Jon
    12:53 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Wonder what that means for Giles., if anything Just curious…



  13. Billy
    12:59 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Welcome to BBN big fella, now hopefully you’ve also shown Harry Giles how good decisions are made.



  14. Cleveland Cat
    1:02 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    LOVE how you butchered Coach K’s spelling!!!
    I almost love that MORE than the new baller…



  15. UKALLDAY
    1:46 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Well I guess this means Harry is going to Duke, and honestly I can care less. If you watch Wenyen, you can see he is more skilled than Harry. He can step out and shoot, handle it, block shots and FINISH! Harry is a true low post player that plays more with his back to the basket. The 2016 class is looking like it can have a lot of potential.



  16. Real Talk
    2:01 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    welp looks like no bridges or giles, but that’s ok. We still got big time recruits with nba size. All we need is de’arron fox and i’d be satisfied if the class was complete.



  17. Terry Olivigni
    2:16 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Duke puke !



  18. Blue Blood
    3:43 pm October 1, 2015 Permalink

    Hell Yes!!!

    Welcome to BBN.



  19. Donald Hurt
    11:16 am October 2, 2015 Permalink

    Welcome to BBN Wenyen Gabriel!!