Taveion Hollingsworth pledges college career to Western Kentucky

11/09/2016 07:10 PM

The reigning Most Valuable Player from the KHSAA Sweet Sixteen tournament, Taveion Hollingsworth, announced Wednesday that he will continue his basketball career at Western Kentucky University in 2017.

Hollingsworth is a a 6-foot-2 guard at Dunbar High School in Lexington, and led the Bulldogs to a State championship as a junior. He is a 3-star prospect according to 247sports.com and was receiving interest from numerous Division I programs heading into his senior season. But Western Kentucky already offered Hollingsworth, and head coach Rick Stansbury’s resume was solid enough to earn a commitment and National Letter of Intent from Hollingsworth on the first day of the early signing period.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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