Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Recruiting: Kentucky Signees in McDonald's Skills Events


Multiple future Kentucky Wildcats will be in the spotlight during the McDonald’s All-American Game activities.  The televised portion of the events begins tonight.

Karl Towns Jr. will participate in the skills challenge, the slam dunk contest, and the three-point shootout.  Towns Jr. is a 6’11” center from Metuchen, New Jersey and is rated as a five-star recruit.

Fellow Class of 2014 signees Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis will be participating in both the skills challenge and the three-point shootout.  Booker is a 6’5″ shooting guard from Moss Point, Mississippi and is rated as a five-star recruit.  Ulis is a 5’9″ point guard from Matteson, Illinois and is rated as a four-star recruit.

Trey Lyles, who has also signed with Kentucky’s 2014 recruiting class, will also play in the McDonald’s All-American Game.  However, he is not signed up to participate in any of the all-star events.  Lyles is a 6’10” power forward from Indianapolis, Indiana and is rated as a five-star recruit.

Kentucky women’s basketball signee Alyssa Rice will participate in the girls’ three-point shootout.  Rice is a 6’3″ post player from Reynoldsburg, Ohio and is rated as a five-star recruit.

These McDonald’s All-American events will begin tonight and be televised at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.   The actual McDonald’s All-American games will be played this Wednesday night, April 2nd.  The girls’ game will be at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.  Following will be the boys’ game at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN.



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