Source: Legion Makes Decision

Alex Legion (, No. 33) went back on the board a few weeks ago after new Michigan coach John Beilein released the smooth senior wing from his letter-of-intent. According to sources, the 6-foot-4 Legion has found a new home.

It didn't take long for Billy Gillispie to endear himself in Lexington.

The new charismatic Kentucky head coach is expected to get a letter-of-intent from Alex Legion, one of the top seniors in the country, within the next 24 hours.

According to a source close to the situation, the Oak Hill Academy (Va.) 6-foot-4 shooting guard, who was released from his letter from Michigan earlier this month, will sign on Tuesday with the Wildcats.

``It's a done deal," said the source.

This is important for Kentucky for a multitude of reasons.

One of the major knocks on former Kentucky coach Tubby Smith was his inability to land high-profile recruits. Legion, who is from Michigan, is ranked No. 33 in the country by

Legion had committed to Michigan on two separate occasions, but he decided that he didn't fit into new Wolverines coach John Beilein's system and received recent interest from the likes of UConn, Kansas and UCLA.

Legion visited Lexington this past weekend and evidently came away impressed.

Kentucky will lose starting guards Ramel Bradley and Joe Crawford after next season and Legion will likely move right into Crawford's spot on the wing.

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