Kentucky lands five-star Justin Edwards | Zagsblog
Recent Posts
About ZagsBlog
Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Follow Zags on Twitter
Couldn't connect with Twitter
Contact Zags
Connect with Zags:
Friday / July 12.
  • Kentucky lands five-star Justin Edwards

    Share Zagsblog Share Zagsblog

    Justin Edwards, the 6-foot-7, 180-pound small forward from Imhotep Institute (PA) and the Team Final AAU Program, has committed to Kentucky, he announced Monday with CBS Sports HQ.

    “I will be attending the University of Kentucky,” he said in his announcement. “It really came down to me following my dreams and me always wanting to play for Kentucky.”

    Ranked by 247Sports Composite as the No. 3 overall prospect in the nation, Edwards joins five-star guards Robert Dillingham and Reed Sheppard in the Wildcats’ 2023 recruiting class.

    He chose Kentucky over his other finalist Tennessee after previously eliminating Auburn, Maryland, Kansas, Villanova, and the NBA G-League.

    “Justin is very talented. He can really shoot it and beat guys off the dribble,” Imhotep Institute coach Andre Noble said. “At 6-7 with guard skills, he is a tough matchup. He is a high character and hard working young man as well.”

    Follow Jacob Polacheck on Twitter

    Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter

    Follow ZAGSBLOGHoops on Instagram

    And Like ZAGS on Facebook

  • } });