Kentucky Downs Duke for No. 1 in 2023 Basketball Recruiting Rankings

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Sports Illustrated

By SI Staff DJ Wagner’s commitment earlier this week pushed the Wildcats to the lead in a last-minute shakeup to the top-25 list. Jon Scheyer was well on his way to going back-to-back on No. 1 recruiting classes, until Kentucky snagged a commitment Monday from elite point guard DJ Wagner. That gave John Calipari the slight edge he needed to claim the top spot as the NCAA’s early signing period drew to a close Wednesday. The Wildcats’ five-man haul includes two of the most talented point guards in the country in Wagner and Robert Dillingham, arguably the top wing (Justin Edwards) and center (Aa…

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