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Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Michael Porter Jr. Offered

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Michael Porter Jr. has finally been offered by the Kentucky Wildcats.

Though John Calipari has scouted the elite 2017 prospect several times, Porter had yet to receive an offer from UK until recently. Porter revealed his offer from Calipari during the Nike EYBL Peach Jam on Saturday:

Porter, a 6-8 wing from Columbia (MO), is ranked as the No. 2 player in the rising junior class by Rivals.com, ESPN and 247Sports. He recently trimmed his list of colleges in consideration to 12, and it included UK.

As for his 24/7 Sports crystal ball, Kansas is the early favorite with Duke and Washington trailing, but those predictions came prior to Calipari offering Porter.

There's also a report from SI on how Porter may want to play in college with 2017 point guard Trae Young, whom UK has yet to offer, but Duke and Kansas have.

Here's a look at some of Porter's highlights: