Kentucky’s freshman try on their uniforms (PHOTOS)

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Karl Towns, Trey Lyles, Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker are the latest crop freshmen stars to enter John Calipari’s program at Kentucky. On Thursday, those four freshmen got a chance to put on the uniforms that they will be wearing during the season.

So, of course, they put pictures of themselves on social media in said uniforms:

Trey Lyles (@treymamba41)
Karl Towns (via@specialk44)
Tyler Ulis (@tulis3)
Devin Booker (via @dbook2)

Utah lands top-75 center Jayce Johnson

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Utah picked up its center of the future on Monday as four-star center Jayce Johnson pledged to the Runnin’ Utes, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com. The 7-foot Johnson recently cut his list to Cal, Colorado and Utah with the possibility of reclassifying to the Class of 2015.

Regarded as the No. 67 overall prospect in the Class of 2016, Johnson will look to attend Utah in December as a walk-on who will redshirt. While Johnson likely won’t play this season, he does give head coach Larry Krystkowiak another big man to use in practice to go against sophomore center Jakob Poeltl. A solid long-term prospect, Johnson has a good frame to add weight and he’s also skilled finishing with both hands. Utah now has its replacement for Poeltl if he opts to leave for the NBA after the season and he gets an extra semester to work with the program.

Johnson is coming off of his official visit to Utah this weekend as he joins junior college guard Jojo Zamora in the Class of 2016.


PHOTO: South Carolina gets new uniforms

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South Carolina debuted some new uniforms early this week as the school is going with a fresh look and three color ways.

They’re also going to with the “Carolina” branding this season, but I think these new uniforms look pretty cool.