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Moussa Cisse could still reclassify, and UK is recruiting him hard

He is exactly what the Cats need in 2020.

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The Kentucky Wildcats are in an excellent position when it comes to the 2020 recruiting class, as they already have the nations #1 class with six players signed.

However, they are light when it comes to bigs and will need to add another for next year if you assume they lose Nick Richards and EJ Montgomery, as well as Nate Sestina, who will be graduating.

That needed position could be filled by 2021 center Moussa Cisse. He is currently ranked as the #9 overall player in his class but is still considering a move to 2020.

Over the weekend, Evan Daniels of 247 Sports caught up with Cisse to talk about multiple topics including his recruitment.

Cisse noted that LSU, Georgia, Florida State, UCLA, USC, Tennessee, Memphis, and Kentucky were the schools that are recruiting him the hardest.

“The recruiting process is going good,” Cisse said. “My brother is helping me with the colleges, because I’m trying to focus on basketball and school, so my brother helps me with that.”

To this point, he has only taken one official visit, and that was to Florida State, but he expects to take more after the season is over.

“Yeah I’ll probably want to see Georgetown,” Cisse said. “Patrick Ewing was one of my favorite NBA players, so I’ll probably go there and another couple of colleges.”

As for what class he will be in, many have suggested he could make the move to 2020, but he told Daniels that, “he isn’t sure at this time and would have to focus on his school work”.

Hopefully, Cisse decides to make that move to 2020 and ends up in Lexington, because he is exactly what next year’s roster is missing.

Cisse is having an excellent season, averaging nearly a triple-double with 19.7 points, 15.3 rebounds, and 9.2 blocks per game.

This will be someone to keep an eye on as Coach Cal and his staff look to add to an already stacked 2020 recruiting class.

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