The Kentucky Wildcats are on the verge of a historic recruiting class. James Young, rated No. 5 overall in the ESPN 100, committed to Kentucky on Thursday, choosing the Wildcats over Michigan State, Syracuse and Kansas.
Kentucky has scored a significant commitment in forward Alex Poythress of Clarksville, Tenn., the No. 17 overall prospect in the ESPNU 100 for the Class of 2012.