John Calipari and Kentucky basketball have extended a scholarship offer to 2019 No. 1 overall player James Wiseman, according to a recent Tweet.
— James Wiseman (@BigTicket_JW) September 14, 2017
Wiseman is ESPN’s No. 1 recruit in the 2019 class. 247 Composite, Scout and Rivals all have Wiseman ranked No. 2 in the country.
Kentucky is currently without a commit in its 2019 class. The Wildcats’ 2017 class narrowly finished No. 2 in the country behind Duke.
Wiseman, a 6-foot-11 power forward from Memphis, already holds offers from Kansas, North Carolina, Indiana and several other top programs.
UK’s season begins on Nov. 10 at home against Utah Valley.