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

Harry Giles - photo from Phenomhoopreport.com
– photo from Phenomhoopreport.com

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 ’s for Friday night.

North Carolina power forward Harry Giles, who is ranked No. 1 by and 247Sports.com, 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 Duke 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 , who tweeted on Friday morning that he’ll visit.

It’ll be Goodin’s second visit to UK in the past month. The nation’s No. 42 prospect by 247Sports.com, 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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