“We know what college he’s going to before his high school,” Michael Avery's father, Howard, told press on Thursday. Kentucky Coach Billy Gillespie, who can’t comment because of NCAA rules, was contacted by Howard, offered Michael a scholarship, and Michael accepted. Michael is only in eigth grade! “In terms of basketball programs, they don’t get better than Kentucky,” Howard said. “In terms of basketball towns, they don’t get better than Lexington.”Read Full Story
Michael Avery is one of the youngest college basketball recruits in history. He committed to Kentucky when he was only 15 years old and still in eigth grade! The kid is already 6 foot 4 inches tall.