|12 Brandon Knight
"Brandon is a warrior on and off the court. He is as driven as any other player that I've ever coached. He has an innate ability to score while finding the open man. Right away he should be a leader and also a top-notch defender for us."
- John Calipari
Averaged 32.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4 assists his senior season ... Posted a 4.3 GPA in high school ... Led Pine Crest to four state title games, winning state championships in 2008 and 2009 ... 2009-10 Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year ... 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Basketball High School Player of the Year ... Four-time class 3A-1A Basketball
Player of the Year, as named by the Miami Herald ... Ranks second on Florida high school basketball scoring list with 3,515 career points ... Received McDonald's All-American honors ... Hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give West 107-104 win in McDonald's All-American game ... Named first team All-American by Slam Magazine ... Participated in 2010 USA Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand Classic All-American game ... Finalist for the Naismith National High School Player of the Year ... Averaged 31.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.2 steals as a junior ... Ranked as the No. 6 overall
prospect of 2010 by Rivals.com.
Son of Efrem and Tonya Knight ... Held a 4.3 GPA in high school ... Chose Kentucky over Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Miami and Syracuse.
Did You Know?
Brandon would most like to be able to multi-task efficiently.