clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Monday Quickies: Isaac DeGregorio Edition

New, 14 comments

Kentucky adds DeGregorio as a preferred walk on.

Photo via Christopher Horner

While former Kentucky Wildcat Johnny Juzang announced his transfer over the weekend, head coach John Calipari will bring on Isaac DeGregorio as a preferred walk on next season. It’s doubtful DeGregorio will be able to play defense comparable to Juzang’s of last season, but his ability to make shots appears to be second to none.

With Calipari open to a return by Juzang, Kentucky could very well have two knockdown shooters on the team. However, until we see otherwise, expectations for DeGregorio in a Kentucky jersey should be limited. Other walk ons are Ben Jordan, Brennan Canada, Riley Welch and Zan Payne.

The incoming freshman played at North Catholic High School last season, of which he was specifically recognized for his ability to shoot high percentages from the field as well from the free throw line.

With Kentucky expected to have many names in the NBA Draft this year, it’s unclear as to how many players the team will actually lose to The Association. Nonetheless, Calipari didn’t hesitate to bring in DeGregorio. Calipari played point guard for DeGregorio’s grandfather at Clarion University back during the 1980s.

Tweet of the Day

Our coach.

Quickies

SEASON RECAP: Immanuel Quickley - Cats Illustrated

Reviewing this season’s performance by the SEC Player of the Year.

Four-Star Big Man Prospect Cliff Omoruyi is Officially Off the Board - Kentucky Sports Radio

Kentucky misses out on the talented big.

Michigan’s No. 1 wide receiver is open to UK’s pitch - Cats Illustrated

Can Kentucky pluck the game-changer from Jim Harbaugh’s state?

UK basketball adds preferred walk on, Isaac DeGregorio - Kentucky Sports Radio

It looks like Kentucky will make room for their new preferred walk on next season.

Our Favorite Games: UK’s talent bests the luck of the Irish - Cats Illustrated

Such a legendary game in Kentucky basketball history.

NFL Mock Draft 3.0: Kiper’s new first-round predictions for Burrow, Tagovailoa, more - ESPN

What surprises do you expect to come next month?

Former Washington Huskies football coach Jim Lambright dies at 77 - USA Today

Prayers for the Lambright family.

Celtics’ Marcus Smart says he has been cleared after coronavirus diagnosis - ESPN

Smart was reportedly clear two days ago, doing “great” according to Brad Stevens.

Source: Redskins get former Eagles corner Ronald Darby - ESPN

The Redskins saved money & improved at CB with Norman’s departure/Darby’s signing.

Former NFL QB Bobby Hebert Jr’s father dies from coronavirus - USA Today

Prayers for the Hebert family.

Stephon Marbury trying to get masks from China for N.Y. - ESPN

Shoutout to the former New York Knick.