John Carroll senior guard Immanuel Quickley committed to Kentucky during a conference at his school on Friday evening.
Quickley, who is ranked the third best point guard and the No. 12 player in the nation by ESPN, picked the Wildcats over Kansas and Miami. Quickley took an official visit to Kentucky last weekend. The five-star prospect expressed interest in playing at Kentucky prior to his college decision.
Quickley is arguably the best player in Maryland from the 2018 class. He has good size, and length to go along with a high basketball I.Q. Quickley is a solid passer, who can score the ball as well. Quickley averaged 16 points, five rebounds and three assists for Team BBC in the Adidas Gauntlet.
Quickley is the Wildcats first commitment in the 2018 recruiting class. Kentucky is heavily trying to reel in five-stars Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett and Bol Bol.
There is a possibility that Kentucky could bring in Williamson said he wouldn’t mind teaming up with Quickley. Both players played against each other during the Adidas Gauntlet series.
“We’re not a package deal,” Williamson told USA Today. “We have definitely talked about playing together in college and I want to play with him, but it’s gotta be an individual decision. He’s a great player so it makes sense and some of the schools he’s looking at are recruiting me too.”