According to ESPN recruiting analyst Paul Biancardi, five-star guard Ian Jackson will announce his commitment Monday at halftime of the 3 pm ET game between Montverde Academy and Sunrise Christian. So look for an announcement around 4 pm.
The talented shooting guard is a consensus top-three recruit in the 2024 class.
Recruiting News:— Paul Biancardi (@PaulBiancardi) January 15, 2023
Ian Jackson of Cardinal Hayes high school, will make his college announcement on Monday, January 16th at halftime of the 3 PM ET game on ESPNU. Jackson is No.2 in the Espn 60. Class of 2024.
His final schools are Arkansas, Kentucky, LSU, Oregon, and UNC. pic.twitter.com/Pxr5yT9lNw
KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is reporting that Ian Jackson is expected to make a decision on Monday.
Ian Jackson is expected to announce his commitment Monday— Jack Pilgrim (@JackPilgrimKSR) January 15, 2023
Kentucky, Arkansas and UNC the finalists https://t.co/9L5XPQqXJ1
Good morning BBN! Safe to say this is one of, if not the most pleasant morning we’ve all had following a Kentucky Basketball game this season.
It wasn’t just that an unranked Kentucky team went into Knoxville and beat a top-five Vols team. This was a win John Calipari and his Wildcats needed as much as they’ve ever needed a win under his watch.
After the loss to South Carolina, the vibes around the program had reached an all-time low under Calipari.
And in typical Calipari fashion, Kentucky got off the mat and got a season-shifting win that’s brought renewed hope to the best college hoops program in the land. Hope that wasn’t present prior to that noon tipoff vs. a Vols program that had won six of nine against the Cats, including two SEC Tournament oustings.
Boy, that one felt really good.
Elsewhere, a decision from arguably the best player in the 2024 class is imminent, as five-star shooting guard Ian Jackson is expected to make a decision today or tomorrow.
Kentucky has already cleaned up in the 2023 class, but Jackson would have an argument as the best player in either ‘23 or ‘24 to pick Kentucky.
Yes, Jackson is that good.
If you’re looking for any tea leaves, Jackson is clearly a fan of UK legend John Wall.
Ian Jackson posting John Wall highlights has to be a good sign right? lol pic.twitter.com/gyUCOx3p59— Cody Couch (@Couch_29) January 14, 2023
We can only hope Saturday’s win over the Vols helps seal the deal...
Tweet(s) of the Day
Chin Coleman bleeds blue.
Congrats to coach Cal and the Cats on the big win over Number 5 Tennessee. What a flip flop on the season this win creates.— Rich Brooks (@UKcoachbrooks) January 15, 2023
Papa Brooks knows what’s up.
27 points for DJ Wagner at the Hoophall Classic. Got where he wanted all game with his impressive handle and change of pace, finished skillfully at the rim and was in attack mode all game long. pic.twitter.com/NFFpqtLuqP— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) January 15, 2023
The future stays bright.
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