Five-star 2019 forward Kahlil Whitney commits to Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - The University of Kentucky has landed a big commitment for its 2019 class, as Kahlil Whitney says he will play for the Wildcats.

Whitney is a five-star recruit according to the 247Sports Composite. He is the 19th-ranked player in the country and a top-five SF according to the recruiting website.

Whitney was considering Illinois, Georgetown and Oregon along with Kentucky.

The New Jersey high-schooler plays basketball at Roselle Catholic.

Whitney visited Kentucky earlier in August.

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