Hamidou Diallo returning to Kentucky for 2017-2018 season

05/24/2017 11:45 PM

He took it down to the wire, but Hamidou Diallo decided just before the midnight deadline that he is returning to Kentucky next season.

The New York native was rated as the nation’s #1 shooting guard in the 2017 class, according to Scout.com, but enrolled early at Kentucky in January. Diallo did not appear in any games for the Cats, but was projected as a late first round or early second round draft pick.

Here’s Diallo in February, shortly after he joined Kentucky’s basketball team:

We’ll have more on KSTV on Thursday.

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