clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Monday Quickies: Kentucky Contacts Reed Sheppard Edition

New, 43 comments

Reed, the son of former Wildcat Jeff Sheppard, could follow in his father’s footsteps at Kentucky.

WYMT

According to multiple reports, the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball program has reached out to Reed Sheppard.

As you may know, Reed is the son of former Kentucky Wildcats star and national champion Jeff Sheppard. Jeff played at Kentucky from 1993-1998 and helped hang two national championship banners in Rupp Arena (1996 & 1998).

While Jeff went undrafted, he was eventually signed by the Atlanta Hawks in 1998, played overseas for two years, and is now watching his son become a high-major prospect.

Reed, a combo guard in the 2023 class, currently stands 6-1 and weighs in at 170 pounds. He’s received offers from High Point, Iona, Iowa, South Alabama and Stetson.

Though the Wildcats have had their fair share of struggles this season, Kentucky stands well superior in terms of both historical and current reputation when compared to other programs interested.

Tweet of the Day

Daytona... There’s nothing like it.

Quickies

Anderson and Delk believe they could help UK coaching staff - Kentucky Sports Radio

This sounds like a no-brainer.

Report: Trevor Lawrence set for left shoulder surgery on Tuesday - USA Today

Big deal, or not a big deal?

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant to miss at least two games with hamstring strain - ESPN

What will the Nets look like without the MVP candidate?

Berger ends AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in grand style for fourth PGA Tour win - USA Today

Huge eagle putt to take home the title.

Celtics’ Kemba Walker on recent skid: ‘We need to play harder’ - ESPN

Boston has lost four of their last five.

Jessica Pegula upsets No. 5 Elina Svitolina at Australian Open - USA Today

Pegula is the daughter of the Buffalo Bills and Sabers owners.

PHOTOS – Kentucky Takes Down Auburn - Vaught’s Views

Check out these shots by Vicky Graff.

Jalen Hurts (not Carson Wentz) will gather Eagles receivers for workouts - Pro Football Talk

This seems like a big deal.