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5-star Trey Lyles commits to Kentucky

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Canadian power forward Trey Lyles
UPDATE:   

Class of 2014 power forward Trey Lyles, 6'10 250 lbs from Canada, has committed to Kentucky over Louisville. Butler and Florida were also strongly considered. Lyles, rated 5 stars by both ESPN and Rivals, plays high school basketball in the U.S. for Arsenal Tech in Indianapolis. Lyles joins 5-star center Karl Towns, 4-star point guard Tyler Ulis and 4-star shooting guard Devin Booker in John Calipari's 2014 recruiting class.

ANALYSIS:

Lyles is the latest of many Canadian players to take the American basketball world by storm, following top 2013 Kansas recruit Andrew Wiggins, a projected top pick in next year's NBA draft, and Anthony Bennett, last year's #1 pick in the NBA draft out of UNLV​. Lyles also held offers from Indiana, Duke, Georgetown, Michigan State, Illinois, North Carolina, NC State, UCLA, Stanford and Ohio State.