One of the top prospects remaining in the 2016 class will be announcing his college choice this Saturday.
Five-star guard Kobi Simmons will be committing to one lucky school during this weekend's Hoop Hall Classic, Scout.com's Evan Daniels reports. Among Simmons' three finalists are the Kentucky Wildcats, who made the final list after Simmons changed his top three schools to include the Arizona Wildcats instead of UNLV.
On Tuesday, Simmons narrowed his list of choices to Arizona, Kentucky and Ohio State. Simmons has taken visits to Kentucky and Ohio State. Kentucky has since added a point guard to their 2016 recruiting class.
Simmons, a standout at Alpharetta (Ga.) St. Francis, plays against Highland (Utah) Lone Peak at 12:30 during the prestigious event.
"Kobi is an elite scorer with good size and athleticism," Scout analyst Brian Snow said about his game. "Capable of playing on or off the ball, Simmons brings versatility on both ends and when focused is one of the most productive players in the class."
If Simmons does in fact decide Saturday, Kentucky probably won't be the pick. Ther'es just not enough room iin next year's class to take Simmons' commitment, so even though UK is in the mix, don't expect them to be the pick.
If you follow the 247 Sports Crystal Ball, Ohio State and Kentucky have gotten the most votes as of Wednesday morning, but Arizona has the most recent pick.
And here is a recap of how Simmons stacks up according to the recruiting rankings:
24/7: #18 overall, #3 combo guard
ESPN: #18 overall, #4 point guard
Rivals: #19 overall