UK Basketball: Point guard preview

06/06/2016 05:37 PM

Kentucky basketball is welcoming their new freshman to campus this week as they will take classes throughout the summer. The final recruiting rankings are in and UK is the number one overall class for next year. This is Coach Cal’s sixth number one recruiting class at UK, led by the sixth ranked player in the class, De’Aaron Fox. Fox is a tall guard, standing at 6’ 4” and weighing 170 pounds. He averaged 25.4 points, 3.7 assists and 6.8 rebounds per game during his career at Cypress Lakes High School in Katy, TX. Fox’s backup will be senior Dominique Hawkins, who is looking to expand his role in his last season. Hawkins averaged 2.3 points per game last season.

KSTV took a look at the point guard position for next year and discussed what to expect from both Fox and Hawkins.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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