New Crystal Ball picks for top Kentucky basketball targets

Matas Buzelis is one of the biggest stars on the Nike EYBL Tour and one of the top 10 recruits for the Class of 2023.

Matas Buzelis is one of the biggest stars on the Nike EYBL Tour and one of the top 10 recruits for the Class of 2023.

A few new Crystal Ball picks for a handful of Kentucky basketball recruiting goals arrived over the weekend, but none came in favor of the Wildcats.

247Sports analyst Travis Branham has recorded a “pro” pick for five-star winger Matas Buzelis, who is eyeing the G League with Kentucky, Florida State, North Carolina and Wake Forest. Branham told the Herald-Leader earlier this month he was leaning towards the G League as the likeliest destination for Buzelis, who secured a British offer in December, and now he’s made a ‘high’ pick. trust to back that up.

Branham also recorded a new pick on Saturday in favor of Arizona for five-star forward Kwame Evans Jr., who got an offer from Kentucky last fall. The Pac-12 Wildcats have emerged as a favorite for Evans in recent weeks, and Arizona inside Jason Scheer also recorded a pro-Zona pick for Evans on Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Scheer made a UCLA prediction for Kentucky target Andrej Stojakovic, who got an offer from the UK in April and visited the Bruins last week. Notably, this is the first prediction on Stojakovic’s Crystal Ball page.

Best Kentucky Basketball Recruiting Links

Focus on Kentucky’s new top 5 targets Ron Holland

Kentucky and Louisville watch DJ Wagner and Aaron Bradshaw

US camp notes on UK targets Ian Jackson, Tahaad Pettiford

Sports Illustrated updates top 25 rankings for 2022-23 season

Notes on Kentucky targets Tre Johnson, Ian Jackson and DJ Wagner

Q&A with the Great Man of 2023 Xavier Booker, who is now on the UK’s radar

2024 star Isaiah Elohim was shocked to win an offer from Kentucky

UK bid could yet be a game-changer for 2023 great Isaiah Miranda

Top UK target Ian Jackson lands new offer from North Carolina

Milan Momcilovic includes Louisville in top six (UK didn’t offer)

More Next Cats links: The UK sent several new offers last week

Ben Roberts covers basketball, football, horse racing and other sports in the UK for the Lexington Herald-Leader and has specialized in basketball recruitment in the UK for the past few years. years. He also maintains the Next Cats recruiting blog, which features the latest news on the Wildcats’ recruiting efforts.
Support my work with a digital subscription

Comments are closed.