Five-star prospect TyTy Washington commits to Kentucky

Five-star prospect TyTy Washington commits to Kentucky

Five-star prospect TyTy Washington committed to play basketball at Kentucky next season.Washington announced the decision Wednesday night, selecting the Wildcats over Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, LSU and Oregon. He initially committed to Creighton before reopening his recruitment in March.The 6-foot-3 point guard played for AZ Compass Prep School in Chandler, Ariz. He is considered to be one of the best point guards in the Class of 2021.Washington said he was eager to play for John Calipari.”There is a big challenge at Kentucky for playing time and a leadership role,” Washington said to ESPN. “I always liked a challenge. The first time I spoke to Coach Cal, he said if you are not willing to bet on yourself, this is not the place for you.