Sports Illustrated released their 2021 SI99 prospect rankings, ranking the 99 best high school seniors in the country. And of course, Kentucky’s commits made the list, with two players seeing slight falls in their rankings.
The Kentucky Wildcats’ highest ranked player is Daimion Collins, who came in at No. 20, a seven spot fall from his his 247 Sports No. 13 ranking.
Next was Bryce Hopkins, who saw a minor jump in the rankings, landing at No. 28 overall. Hopkins jumped one spot from his 247 Sports ranking of No. 29.
Finally, Nolan Hickman came in at No. 47 overall, a five spot drop-off from his 247 ranking of No. 42.
As for other Kentucky targets, Jaden Hardy was the No. 3 overall player behind Chet Holmgren and Paolo Banchero. Hardy is seen as deciding between the G-League and Kentucky.
Shooting guard Hunter Sallis came in at No. 16. Sallis’ recruitment is seen as Kentucky vs North Carolina battle.
And while he is not a Kentucky recruit, Kentucky native and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers commit Zion Harmon came in at No. 23.
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