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Ian Jackson has committed to North Carolina.

Today is the day for Ian Jackson as the star recruit from the 2024 class is set to announce his college decision. Jackson, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from New York, is ranked as the second-best player in his class only behind Tre Johnson (Dallas, TX).

Jackson’s final five schools are the Kentucky Wildcats, Arkansas Razorbacks, LSU Tigers, Oregon Ducks, and North Carolina Tar Heels.

It’s widely believed this has come down to Kentucky vs. North Carolina.

Per Kentucky Sports Radio’s Jack Pilgrim, Jackson will make his announcement on ESPNU during halftime of the Montverde Academy and Sunrise Christian game — which is scheduled to begin at 3 pm ET.

Jackson’s talent is undeniable and his physical traits are what basketball scouts dream of. A decision to come play for Kentucky and head coach John Calipari would be tremendous news just two days after the Wildcats pulled off a massive road upset over the No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers.

So, where do you believe Ian Jackson will land? Sound off in the comments section and in the poll below!

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Another big weekend road win for the Cats!


Ian Jackson to commit on Monday, ESPNU announcement - KSR

Jackson is set to decide between Arkansas, Kentucky, LSU, Oregon and UNC, with the Razorbacks, Wildcats and Tar Heels seen as the top contenders. He’s taken official visits to all five finalists.

Kentucky basketball's win at Tennessee makes media consider if John Calipari, Wildcats saved their season - CatsPause

Hard to argue against it.

Jordan Anthony Returns to Track and Records His First Win as a Wildcat - KSR

Kentucky wide receiver Jordan Anthony secured two wins in his first ever collegiate track meet for the Wildcats.

Cats flip the switch and swaggy John Calipari is back - Vaught’s Views

Did Kentucky save their season?

Reed Sheppard drops near triple-double in front of John Calipari - KSR

The UK signee had a big time performance at the Hoophall Classic.

Kentucky Guards Step Up in Upset of No. 5 Tennessee - Vaught’s Views

So impressed with Fredrick, Reeves and Thiero.

Chargers lament wild-card loss after blowing 27-0 lead to Jags - ESPN

This was incredible to watch unfold.

Bills might not be so lucky again if Allen’s turnovers continue - USA Today

They barely beat a mistake-heavy team starting a third string QB.

Georgia OL Devin Willock, recruiting staffer die in car crash - ESPN

Thoughts and prayers with their families and the program.

Darius Miles among two suspects charged with murder - USA Today

The Alabama basketball player is connected to a shooting death.

Eleven ranked men’s basketball teams lose Saturday; ties mark - ESPN

What a wild weekend is was.

Compounds That Can Stop COVID From Infecting Human Cells Discovered in a Sea Sponge - GNN

Compounds that could stop coronavirus and flu viruses from infecting human cells have been discovered in sea sponges.

Singing Bus Driver Becomes a Star After Making Music Video to Show Family in India What He Did for Work (WATCH) - GNN

A singing bus driver became an unlikely sensation after making a feel-good music video about his job to show family back in India.