Somto Cyril becomes first commit in Wildcats’ 2024 class

landed a commitment from , the No. 44 player in the 2024 cycle. Cyril is Kentucky's first pledge for the 2024 cycle.

The 6-foot-10 center from Atlanta, Georgia. picked Kentucky over Cincinnati, Florida, Georgetown, Indiana, Kansas, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss and Tennessee. He recently completed an official visit with the Wildcats before announcing his commitment.

“The fanbase, the technology they have over there to help you recover and make you a better basketball player and to keep you healthy in general,” Cyril said. “They (Kentucky) help you get where you want to be and they have a record of creating pros. It's a place I feel like will get me to where I want to be.”

Cyril grew up with an admiration for the Wildcats, particularly former Kentucky big man and current Los Angeles Laker .

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