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Kentucky basketball adds Jonny David, Dillon Pulliam as walk-ons

Two more additions for Kentucky basketball's 2015-16 team have been made.

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The Kentucky Wildcats announced Wednesday the additions of walk-ons added Jonny David and Dillon Pulliam for the 2015-16 season. 

David joins Kentucky after averaging 18.5 points per game in his senior year at Mt. Lebanon High School last year. The 6-2 guard earned all-state honors while leading Mt. Lebanon to a sectional championship. He was a 1,000-point scorer during his career and was a two-time all-section honoree.

"I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the Kentucky basketball program," David said. "I'm also very excited to be a part of the Big Blue Nation and can't wait to see what the future holds for me and my teammates."

Here are some highlights of David in action:

As for Pulliam, he's actually a transfer from Transylvania University. The 6-3 sophomore guard played in 25 games for the Pioneers while averaging 4.8 points and 3.4 rebounds per game last year. 

Originally from Harrison County, Pulliam he made the All-10th Region Team three times during his his high school career, was named the district tournament MVP and was a member of the school's 1,000-point club. He finished his career at Harrison County fifth in career scoring, third in career 3-point field goals and set a school record for most 3-point field goals made in a game with nine.

"I'm excited to be a part of the UK basketball program and have the opportunity to play with other talented players under a great coaching staff," Pulliam said. "Growing up in the state of Kentucky, I know how awesome Big Blue Nation is and I can't wait for the season to start."

Here are some highlights of Pulliam from his high school days:

Per NCAA transfer rules, Pulliam will have to sit out the 2015-16 season and will be eligible starting in the fall of 2016.

With the addition of David and Pulliam, UK's roster stands at 14 entering the 2015-16 academic year.