Marcedus Leech draws Kentucky interest; Will visit this weekend


6-6 170 pound small forward from Missouri, Marcedus Leech is in the Class of 2019 and still a junior in high school but receiving some Kentucky interest. He is ranked at 40th in his class by ESPN, 21st by 247sports.

He will be in Lexington for an unofficial visit on July 2 according to D1vision.

He has offers from Kansas, Miami, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Washington, New Mexico State and Missouri State according to ESPN. Although he has not received an offer from Kentucky yet, he seems optimistic:

“I haven’t been offered by Kentucky but they’ve shown a lot of interest and hopefully I’ll get that offer,” said Leech. “That’s been my dream since I was a kid. If I get that offer, they’ll be on the top of my list.”

In his interview  with D1Vision, he said he loved pretty much everything about Kentucky and Kentucky seems like his ideal school if they offer:

I like everything,” said Leech on Kentucky. “I like how they play, how they get up and down. I like Coach Calipari. He does a lot with his guys and I’m looking forward to my visit there.”

He continued by saying that he was looking for a school high in academics as well as basketball, in which Kentucky sure seems to be.

Sounds like the perfect fit for Kentucky right?

He also has some pretty sweet dunking skills to:

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