“I know going to play for Coach Cal at Kentucky means I will be playing against great players in practice,” he told ESPN.com. “That’s what I was looking for, because it will help me develop as a player and prepare me for the games. I know I have to earn my playing time.”
Killeya-Jones, who goes to high school in southern Virginia, originally committed to Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers but reopened his recruitment in early June. He had some impressive performances at camps that month, and his recruitment really took off in July.