UK Hoops gets point guard for 2016 class

05/21/2016 07:43 AM

PHOTO COURTESY: @KentuckyWBB

UK Women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell announced that Jaida Roper will join the team next year as a true freshman. Roper, a 5-7 guard from Memphis, is a four star prospect who averaged 17.8 points per game, 5.7 assists per game, 3.9 steals per game and 3.6 rebounds per game her junior year.

In a press release, Coach Mitchell said, “We are so excited for Jaida to become a Wildcat. She is a high-character person, an exciting basketball player and a very hard worker. Jaida will be a great fit in our program and I look forward to helping her develop as a person, a student and a player.”

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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