Can Nolan Hickman carry the load as Kentucky basketball’s primary point guard?

Perhaps no shortcoming of basketball’s 2020-21 roster played a bigger role in the team’s abysmal 9-16 record than the lack of a play-making point guard.

It should come as no surprise then that John Calipari is searching for a high-level transfer to add to the position next season.

point guard Marcus Carr is among the top options in the transfer portal, but he is first testing the draft waters. Other options could emerge in the coming weeks and months, but there is no sure-thing available to the Wildcats as of now.

Could the solution to the problem already being the 2021 class?

One of ’s two McDonald’s All-Americans in the class is four-star point guard Nolan Hickman. The Seattle, native averaged 16 points and 3.3 assists per game for Wasatch Academy in Utah as a senior.

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