UofL BASKETBALL | Cards get their point guard with commitment from Darius Perry

08/16/2016 05:23 PM

The University of Louisville has landed a point guard for the class of 2017 in Darius Perry. He stands 6-foot-2, weighs 180 pounds and hails from Marietta, GA. He is the second commitment to the Rick Pitino’s 2017 class behind 6’11 center Malik Williams. Both players are in the top-50 of ESPN’s rankings of the 2017 class.

Perry is listed as a 4-star prospect by ESPN and will likely alleviate the point guard load placed on Quentin Snider after Tony Hicks graduates. Jody Demling is a publisher for the Scout recruiting network, which is the outlet that broke the news of Perry’s commitment. We spoke with him a couple weeks ago about Perry’s game, and you can WATCH THAT PORTION OF THE INTERVIEW HERE.

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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