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Jaden Bradley and Cyr Malonga to visit Kentucky this summer

Bradley is arguably the top point guard in his class.

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The Kentucky Wildcats will be getting a visit this summer from Class of 2022 guard Jaden Bradley.

According to Cats Illustrated reporter Travis Graff, Bradley will visit Kentucky sometime in August.

Bradley is a consensus five-star recruit rated by 247 Sports Composite as the ninth-ranked recruit and second-best point guard in 2022. He is a native of Rochester (NY) but is now playing high school ball at IMG Academy in Florida.

In addition to Kentucky, the 6-2, 178-pound Bradley holds offers from North Carolina, Kansas, Louisville, Florida, Florida State, Michigan and Tennessee. There are currently three 247 Crystal Ball projections in favor of Kentucky and two more via the Rivals FutureCast, which also has one pick for the Tar Heels.

For now, five-star guard Skyy Clark is Kentucky’s lone 2022 pledge. Bradley and Clark have discussed teaming up in college.

In the 2023 class, center Cyr Malonga is planning to visit Kentucky in June, according to Graf.

Malonga, who quickly gaining interest from schools despite being two years away for college ball, had never played basketball before 2018. He was a 6-8 soccer star in the Congo before trying out basketball and quickly becoming a recruit many colleges are interested in.

The 6-11, 205-pound Malonga is now playing high school basketball at Evangel Christian School in Louisville. Sports Illustrated reported last year that John Calipari has already shown interest in the big man.

“He has phenomenal potential,” said Evangel Christian School athletic director Brandon Bender told Sports Illustrated. “When you’re 16 years old, 6-11 and weigh 210 pounds with his instincts and skills I think one day he will be a top 10 pick. He’s on that track.”

Georgia, Illinois and Western Carolina have already offered scholarships.

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