Kentucky among the 3 finalists for talented Rhode Island transfer
The Kentucky Wildcats are potentially losing several of their top players to the 2020 NBA Draft this offseason.
Though they’re currently bringing in the nation’s No. 1 2020 recruiting class, that could change, so the Wildcats are looking around on the transfer market.
According to college basketball insider Jon Rothstein, Rhode Island transfer Jacob Toppin — brother of Dayton’s Obi Toppin — has the Wildcats in his top 3:
Rhode Island transfer Jacob Toppin tells me that he has cut his list to the following programs:
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 15, 2020
Kentucky will compete with Oregon and Iowa State for Toppin’s services.
This past season, Toppin appeared in 30 games for the Rams, starting 3. He averaged 5.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest. He’ll likely have to sit out the upcoming season per NCAA transfer rules.