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Report: Louisville Lands 5-Star SF V.J King Over Kentucky, Others

Louisville has landed one of the most coveted players in America. V.J. King, a five-star small forward from Fairfax, Virginia, has announced his intentions to play for the Cardinals in 2016. Scout's Evan Daniels was the firstto break the news, and King himself has since confirmed it on Twitter. He also posted an Instagram photo of himself wearing a Louisville hat to celebrate.


— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels)

V.J. King has committed to Louisville, he tells @ScoutRecruiting.

— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) June 12, 2015

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King chose Louisville over Kentucky, Arizona, Connecticut and others. The 6-foot-6, 185-pound star, who is ranked by almost every major recruiting site as one of the best 15 players in the country, told Daniels that it'd always been his dream to play in the ACC. He is the first commit in Louisville's 2016 class.