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Lyon County basketball star Travis Perry, state’s leading scorer, commits to Kentucky

, the leading scorer in high school boys basketball history, announced his commitment to Kentucky on Sunday.

Perry, a 6-foot-2 senior guard at Lyon County High School, had more than 20 scholarship offers from NCAA Division I schools. He recently narrowed his list to Alabama, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Mississippi and Western Kentucky.

A consensus four-star prospect, Perry is the third commit in coach 's 2024 class and the second in less than a month. Point guard gave his pledge last month, joining center Somto Cyril, who became the first commit of the class in June.

With Perry in the fold, Kentucky's class rose 15 spots in the 247Sports Composite rankings, moving from No. 21 to No. 6.

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