With eight newcomers -- and possibly a ninth if No. 1 prospect Andrew Wiggins joins UK's historically-grand recruiting class -- the Wildcats will have almost an entirely new look next season.
The 2013 class grew to eight on Wednesday with the addition of Madison Central's Dominique Hawkins, who won the Kentucky "Mr. Basketball" award this season after leading the Indians to the KHSAA Sweet 16 championship.
What does Hawkins' addition mean for the roster? At this time, it means UK is at the NCAA limit of 13 scholarship players, assuming Nerlens Noel will be in a position to enter this year's draft as a potential No. 1 overall pick.
It also means that senior-to-be Jarrod Polson, who came to UK as a walk-on but has been on scholarship with UK having a smaller roster under John Calipari, would likely move back to walk-on status to make room for Wiggins if the Canadian superstar chooses the Wildcats.
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