Kentucky Wildcats Land Top Shooting Guard Archie Goodwin


The Kentucky Wildcats have owned the top ranked recruiting class in the nation the past three years. College basketball royalty, they’re off to a good start already in the 2012 recruiting cycle. It started with NC State transfer Ryan Harrow, a point guard. Now UK has an elite shooting guard to pair with in the backcourt: Archie Goodwin of Sylvan Hills (AR) committed this week.

Goodwin, the top pure shooting guard in the country and a Top 15 national prospect, picked the Wildcats over Arkansas and Memphis. Goodwin tweeted on Tuesday night,”If you don’t know by now, I’m a Wildcat”.

He averaged 28 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists per game in leading his team to the state championship his junior year. That season he was named Gatorade Player of the Year in Arkansas.

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