WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltoppers now hold one of the top recruiting classes in the nation

09/21/2016 05:50 PM

The Western Kentucky men’s basketball team added a new player to its Class of 2017 recruiting class.

Four-star recruit Josh Anderson has reportedly committed to WKU. The 6-foot-4 guard from Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, LA, is ranked no. 84 in the “ESPN Top-100” ratings for Class of 2017 recruits.

Anderson is another big pick-up for new WKU head coach Rick Stansbury. Earlier this year, five-star recruit Mitchell Robinson, also from Louisiana, committed to Western.

As a result of the two players’ decisions, 247 Sports ranks WKU as having the 11th-best Class of 2017 recruiting class in the country.

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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