Top 5 important commits for Kentucky basketball this spring

Kentucky landed seven commits through the transfer portal this spring. Let's breakdown the importance of the key five that Pope is bringing in.
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448. . . Andrew Carr. Andrew Carr. 2. player. Player Ranking - Commits. Senior. Power Forward

Andrew Carr may have been the most underrated signing for any team around the country but his fit in Mark Pope's offense is undeniable.

Carr brings experience, shooting and versatility that will give Mark Pope a lot of options on the offensive end of the floor. 

“Andrew Carr is the prototypical college and NBA power forward,” Pope said in a statement about Carr's signing. “He’s incredibly skilled and an elite level decision maker. He shoots the ball with terrific range and is a force inside shooting 66 percent on 2-point field goal attempts."

Carr is a 6-foot-10 forward who does have great touch with the ball on the perimeter. That's going to be a valuable asset for Mark Pope and pairing him alongside Drexel center Amari Williams. Williams is not a threat from the wing, so having Carr -- who hit 36 3s last year -- gives Kentucky space offensively. 

In his career, Carr has averages of 11.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and a three-point percentage of 34.4. 

His ability to create floor spacing at the '4' is critical in allowing guards like Lamont Butler and Otega Oweh to utilize their slashing ability. Having a big man like Carr who can also pass is vital as well.