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Five-star guard Tyrese Maxey commits to Kentucky

Five-star guard Tyrese Maxey commits to Kentucky
Published On: Wed, May 09
Dec 7, 2014; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) goes up for a dunk against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in the second half at Rupp Arena. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 82-49. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Five-star combination guard Tyrese Maxey plans to play college basketball at Kentucky and for now will stay in the 2019 class, he tells 247Sports.

I feel like its the best fit for my family and me, Maxey said. Just Coach Cals sharp record of the way hes doing things with players of my caliber as far as the position that I play.

Hes really good with point guards and developing them and he likes to win. So while developing and trying to get to the NBA, I feel like it could be an opportunity for me and it was an opportunity that I didnt want to pass up on.

Although Kentucky has been the thought-to-be favorite for Maxey for some time, the news regarding reclassifying may surprise some. With that said, Maxey did leave the door open to possibly move to 2018, but for now hell stay in 2019.

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