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Saturday Headlines: Darius Acuff Edition

Can the Cats land the talented guard in the class of 2025?

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With the college basketball season still a few months away and the AAU summer circuit coming to a close, it’s now time for recruits to start making their way to campus for visits.

One player that is planning to make his way to Lexington at some point this season is five-star point guard Darius Acuff.

The standout out of Detroit is coming off a productive summer overall, and he recently talked with Jack Pilgrim of KSR to give an update on his recruitment and talk about the Kentucky Wildcats.

When asked what he likes about UK, here is what Acuff had to say:

“It’s just a family,” Acuff told Pilgrim. “They build a great relationship with you and great guards come from there. It’s a great school. Coach Chin is telling me to just keep going, get better, stay in the gym, and lead your team.”

The Cats are going to have to fend off several other blue-blood programs. Not to mention the home state schools of Michigan State and Michigan. But if Kentucky can get him on campus early, that could be a good sign for the time to come in the remainder of his recruitment.

Acuff is currently ranked as a five-star prospect in the class of 2025 and is considered the No. 11 player in the class, according to the 247 Sports Composite rankings.

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