One of Kentucky’s top recruiting targets will miss the upcoming season.
On Wednesday, five-star guard Jeremy Roach revealed that he tore his ACL:
Jeremy Roach, the top rated PG in the 2020 class, tore his ACL, he tells @247Sports .— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) November 21, 2018
“Unfortunately I tore my ACL and will be out for the season,” he said. “I appreciate all the support and I will be back better than before.”
Roach is the top point guard in the 2020 recruiting class and the No. 15 overall player, according to 247 Sports Composite, which measures all of the recruiting rankings. 247 actually ranks Roach 10th overall in his class.
The Paul VI Catholic product is one of only seven players in the class to receive an offer to play for the Kentucky Wildcats, and he recently announced his final four teams: Kentucky, Villanova, Duke and North Carolina.
Kentucky is believed to be in great shape for him,as they’ve currently received four of five crystal ball predictions, the other going to Villanova for the Virginia native.
This is really sad to see, as Roach will now miss his junior season while facing a long rehab process. He’s still got a bright future ahead, so hopefully this is just a minor setback in the long run.
Roach previously said he plans to commit soon. It iss unclear if this injury will affect those plans.
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