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Mark Pope lands a transfer. Amari Williams, an elite defensive big man, is coming to UK.

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2024
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New Kentucky basketball coach Mark Pope has gone portal shopping. And he’s added an elite defensive big man to his first UK basketball roster for the 2024-25 season. On Sunday afternoon, Amari Williams — a former four-year standout at Drexel in the Coastal Athletic Association — committed to Pope and the Wildcats out of the NCAA transfer portal, according to ESPN. Williams, a 6-foot-10 forward with a 7-foot-5 wingspan, took a recruiting visit to Kentucky over the weekend. He picked UK from a final shortlist of schools that also included...

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