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Quade Green can still have a huge role for Kentucky Wildcats next season

Even with all the point guards that could be on the roster, Quade Green would still stand out in a big way.

NCAA Basketball: Virginia Tech at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The past week has been a crazy ride for all of BBN.

In that time, Kentucky has landed two 5-star recruits, and now it’s been revealed that John Calipari is targeting another one in PG Tyrese Maxey.

The one question that remains for everyone is who’s going to reclassify for next year? And what would that mean for Quade Green?

Both Ashton Hagans and Tyrese Maxey are 2019 recruits that Cal is pushing to reclassify for next years class. Both are PGs, and the Cats already have Immanuel Quickley coming in next year.

Let’s say everything works out perfectly and Cal gets both guys to reclassify for next year. Will that force Quade Green to transfer? Or can he fit in with all of this talent?

Here’s what Jerry Meyer, 247Sports director of scouting, has to say:

“The thing about Quade is that he’s so valuable as a shooter and scorer that he could play alongside any one of those guys,” Meyer said. “And don’t sleep on the fact that he has a year’s experience.”

All year we saw Quade play an important role alongside Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Thinking of him as a two guard next to any one of the PGs next year isn’t crazy at all.

“I think Quade has a level of versatility that probably supersedes the other three,” Meyers said. “I like him as a shooter, off the dribble or the catch, and I think he has a certain composure and control on offense. That’s where I see his strengths, and he could be a valuable player.”

Whatever happens, I think Quade should stay. He’s a very intelligent player that can knock down shots from anywhere on the court. That, with his ability to lead next year could be huge for a team that is loaded with talent.

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