The nation’s top player in the nation for 2016 will attend Big Blue Madness

Harry Giles - photo from
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Two more top sophomore basketball prospects – the nation’s top player and the state’s top player in 2016 –  are on the list of visitors for the University of Kentucky’s for Friday night.

North Carolina power forward Harry Giles, who is ranked No. 1 by and, tweeted on Thursday evening that he’d attend Madness – making him arguably the most highly regarded prospect on the entire star-studded visitors list. Giles, who didn’t play this past summer while recovering from a knee injury, is one of just three sophomores to hold a scholarship offer. In-state powers North Carolina and shape up as some of Kentucky’s strongest competition in Giles’ recruitment.

The other new addition to the Madness guest list is four-star Taylor County guard Quentin Goodin, who tweeted on Friday morning that he’ll visit.

It’ll be Goodin’s second visit to in the past month. The nation’s No. 42 prospect by, Goodin doesn’t have a scholarship offer from UK. He does hold offers from Indiana, Western Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, UAB, Northern Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Samford.

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