Top-ranked center Johnson spurns Syracuse, chooses Kentucky

first_imgDakari Johnson verbally committed to Kentucky at halftime of a game during the Geico High School Showcase on Saturday.The 6-foot-10, 240 pound center from Montverde Academy just outside of Miami is a New York City native and was ranked as the top center in the class of 2013 by all three major scouting services. Georgetown joined Syracuse and the Wildcats in Johnson’s final three.The center would have been the third top 50 recruit to commit to the Orange from the class of 2013, joining point guard Tyler Ennis and power forward Tyler Roberson.For UK, Johnson just adds to the nation’s top recruiting class. Kentucky also boasts the top point guard and shooting guard in Andrew and Aaron Harrison respectively. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Related Stories Early decision: Top recruit Ennis fulfills lifelong dream with commitment to Syracuse Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on January 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm Contact David: [email protected] | @DBWilson2last_img