Roster[ edit ] On April 1 the University of Kentucky held a press conference for Murray as he declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft , and would forgo his remaining eligibility by signing with an agent. The event debuted the team for the —17 season.
It included player introductions, a speech by Calipari, and a scrimmage. He committed to Kentucky on November 10 at a press conference at his high school. He was a consensus five star prospect, and was ranked the consensus No.
Washington, a Dallas native attending school in Las Vegas, Nevada , was the second commitment in the Kentucky class. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, originally from Hamilton, Ontario and attending school in Chattanooga, Tennessee , was the third commitment in the Kentucky class.
He committed to Kentucky on November 14 through a message on Twitter. Quade Green, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , was the fourth commitment in the Kentucky class.
He signed his National Letter of Intent on November 16, the last day of the early signing period, but did not reveal his choice between Kentucky and Syracuse until an event at his high school on November 19 - with his mother Tamika Johnson by his side.
Hamidou Diallo, a Queens native who graduated from a Connecticut school in spring , announced on January 7, that he would enroll at UK for the start of the school's spring semester the following week.
While he was eligible to play immediately, he redshirted the spring semester and is set to begin play as a freshman in — He announced his decision on April 11 via a story posted on Scout. He averaged