UK RECRUITING | The Wait is ALMOST Over For Bolden

05/16/2016 06:19 PM

Marques Bolden, the #8 ranked high school basketball prospect according to, is expected to announce his college decision Thursday morning.

The 6’11 center from DeSoto, Texas will be deciding between Duke and Kentucky. He is the top ranked center in the 2016 class and the highest rated prospect still unsigned for next season.

KSTV caught up with Bolden in Chicago as he was preparing for the McDonald’s All-American Game and this is what he had to say on the prospects of playing at UK:

Should he choose UK, Kentucky would undoubtedly have the highest ranked recruiting class again for 2016 and more than likely be tabbed as a preseason #1. Bolden would join PG De’Aaron Fox, PF Sacha Killeya-Jones, C Bam Adebayo, SF Wenyen Gabriel and SG Malik Monk.

Fox and Adebayo have been helping recruit Bolden to Lexington and shared their “sales pitch” with KSTV:

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or


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