Five-star guard Malik Monk commits to Kentucky

11/18/2015 11:14 AM

John Calipari has done it again. Five-star shooting guard Malik Monk has committed to Kentucky this morning, giving UK five top-rated players in their 2016 class and, according to Evan Daniels of, the most athletic class Calipari has put together at UK.

Monk, the brother of former Arkansas football star Marcus Monk, picked the Cats over the hometown Razorbacks and ranks as’s top shooting guard and the sixth-best overall player in the class. The 6’4” guard has elite athleticism and can score in bunches.

He joins point guard De’Aaron Fox, forwards Wenyen Gabriel and Sacha Killeya-Jones, and center Bam Adebayo in UK’s class of 2016.


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