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Posted On: 05/8/18 11:00 AM
The 2015 class was likely the most loaded that Kentucky has seen in the last decade or so. Over 20 prospects wound up signing D1 scholarships and several have been impact players at the collegiate level over the last 3 seasons. Here’s a look at how the top players in the class have performed since they left the high school ranks.
Other Notable Members of the Class:
11. Evan Hall, Knott County Central – Hall has had a strong career at IUPUI where he has started the majority of his college career. This past year Evan averaged 7.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game for the Jaguars.
12. Trey Moses, Eastern – Moses has had an impressive college career for Ball State. As a sophomore Trey made First Team All Defense in the MAC conference. This past season, Moses averaged 11.3 points and 8.2 rebounds while being named to 3rd team All Conference for the MAC.
14. Eli Pepper, Caldwell County – Pepper has had a solid career at Lipscomb. As a freshman, Eli was named Newcomer of the Year in the Atlantic Sun. This past season, Pepper helped lead Lipscomb to their first NCAA Tournament birth while averaging 7 points and 8 rebounds per game.
23. Tanner Johnson, Lexington Catholic – Johnson did a prep year in Massachusetts before enrolling at Bryant. As a freshman, Tanner only played 23 minutes for Bryant. This past season, Johnson increased to 16 minutes per game while averaging 6 points and 2 rebounds per game.
30. Kobe Caldwell, Warren Central – Caldwell went to Lewis & Clark Community College before enrolling at Utah last season where he played 11 minutes per game for the Utes. Caldwell is currently looking to transfer to a new school.
33. Jeremiah Bell, Boyle County – Bell is well traveled. He played 3 years of high school at Butler before moving to Boyle for his senior year. He enrolled at Vincennes Community College. Then went to Milwaukee for two seasons where he averaged 14 points and 3 rebounds per game this season. Bell is currently looking for a new school as he was granted his release from Milwaukee.
34. Justin Miller, Owensboro – Miller was the MVP of the state tournament and went on an interesting odyssey after graduation. Justin enrolled at Kentucky Wesleyan then left for 22 Foot Prep in South Carolina, lost a bunch of weight and ended up at Louisiana-Lafayette. Miller averaged 7.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game as a sophomore this season.
54. Trenton Thompson, Harrison County – Thompson was named an NAIA D-II All American at Asbury this season. Thompson averaged 26.8 points per game and scored double figures in every single Asbury game of the year. He also averaged 8.1 rebounds per game on his way to being named an All-American.