Kentucky Basketball: Analyzing transfer targets Keshad Johnson and Isaiah Miranda
As always, the offseason for Kentucky Basketball is far from quiet. They’ve been part of several key storylines, mainly due to their frontcourt. They’ve yet to add a single newcomer to the roster but have not only already lost five players but could lose three more as well.
Officially, the Wildcats know the status of half of the roster. Freshman guard Cason Wallace is off to the NBA Draft, while backup sharpshooter CJ Fredrick has transferred to Cincinnati. In the frontcourt, Jacob Toppin has gone pro, while both Lance Ware and Daimion Collins have transferred out as well, their future destinations unknown.
And still, the blue blood SEC program has three more decisions to wait on via the NBA Draft. Wing Antonio Reeves, who was second in scoring and first in three-point shooting is participating in the process, along with freshman combo forward, Chris Livingston. And then there’s Oscar Tshiebwe, the former National Player of the Year, whose decision could determine whether or not the Wildcats are a Final Four contender or not.
It hasn’t stopped Kentucky from trying to land players. They were a finalist for Michigan transfer Hunter Dickinson but he ultimately picked Kansas. And with only seven confirmed players on the roster, five of them being true freshmen, there’s a lot of work for the program in the next month to round out the roster.
Here’s a look at who the Wildcats are reportedly currently after, as well as their chances to land them.