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Cameron Johnson offered by Kentucky Basketball

This would be a HUGE get for Kentucky.

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The Kentucky Wildcats have offered Pittsburgh graduate transfer Cameron Johnson, according to Corey Evans.

Johnson is a rare type of grad transfer since he would be eligible to play right away wherever he goes, and he’ll have two years of eligibility remaining. The Moon Township, Pa., native will earn his degree in three years at Pitt and have two seasons of eligibility remaining after receiving a medical redshirt for the 2014-15 season.

Johnson averaged 11.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game a year ago as the Panthers finished 16-17 overall in the first year of Kevin Stallings. Johnson finished fifth in the ACC in three-point percentage (.415) and eighth in three-point field goals (2.36 per game).

Shooters are what Kentucky desperately needs for next season with Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox, Derek Willis, Dominique Hawkins and Mychal Mulder all leaving.

And at 6-8, 210 pounds, Johnson could play either the 2 or 3 spot while also getting spot duty at the 4 with a small-ball lineup.

For now, Johnson is visiting Michigan soon, and the Wolverines are one of the top contenders with Kentucky for him. The guys at just put together a nice scouting report of Johnson:

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