Dakari Johnson is returning to the Kentucky Wildcats for his sophomore year according to a press release. The 7-foot Johnson is the second Wildcat to announce his return Wednesday, Alex Poythress announced his return for his junior season in the morning.
With three 7-footers and some other big men Kentucky will have no issues with depth in their front court.
Johnson traded starts with Willie Cauley-Stein last season, averaging 5.2 points and 3.9 rebounds while playing 14.1 minutes per game. He showed a lot of his hustle and fight underneath which helped him get playing time in conference play.
In his statement he said, “Big Blue Nation, I can’t thank you enough for your support, and I look forward to representing UK next year.” He ended it with
Now the question is what will the Harrison Twins do. They have gotten some feedback from scouts that they should stay in school.
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