Kentucky basketball recruit Reed Sheppard to announce his college commitment Saturday

Reed Sheppard - photo by Walter Cornett
– photo by Walter Cornett

North Laurel High School basketball star Reed Sheppard will announce his college commitment Saturday morning.

Sheppard — a 6-foot-3 combo guard from London — was one of the breakout basketball recruits nationally over the summer, landing scholarship offers from , Louisville, Indiana and several other major programs. He will reveal his college choice at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Kentucky has hosted Sheppard for two unofficial visits this fall — including a trip to Big Blue Madness last month — and Coach has also visited the in-state star in London. Sheppard's parents, and Stacey Reed Sheppard, were star players for the Wildcats in the 1990s.

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