Walk-ons and the University of Kentucky have had a rich past.
From Lexington (Ky.) native Cameron Mills to recently graduated senior Ravi Moss, walk-ons that have made a substantial impact on the program pollute the pages of Kentucky's record books from cover to cover.
This year's addition will raise some eyebrows to say the least.
Not only with his game, but with his background.
Freshmen Trey Frazer, a three-point shooting specialist from Jackson, Miss., made it official this past week by enrolling in UK's summer school, fulfilling a lifelong dream of playing for the Wildcats.
Frazer not only hails from a state that generally doesn't produce many UK products in recent memory, but the 6-foot-2 guard is the son of Roe Frazer, a well-to-do retired attorney from Mississippi that holds UK basketball season tickets.
An interesting scenario given the recent rumblings surrounding the program, nonetheless.
Frazer can hoop, too.
The walk-on gained national recognition when he shattered school and county records by pouring in 60 points in a high school game.
The star guard made 20 of 28 attempts from the floor — including 10 of 12 from 3-point range, while sinking an impressive 10 of 11 free-throw tries.
A three point scorer is music to the ears of Wildcat basketball fans, who've longed for such an addition since the days of former Wildcat, Cameron Mills.
Frazer chose to walk-on over opportunities at Murray State, Ole Miss and Mississippi State. As a junior, Frazer averaged 22.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1 assist for St. Andrews before transferring to Jackson Prep his senior year.
Dwight Perry Enrolls; Will he play?
Also enrolling at the University of Kentucky is Dwight Perry; first cousin of UK senior power forward, Bobby Perry.
A 6-foot-2 shooting guard, Dwight played at Southern Durham (NC) High School, averaging a little over 10 points a contest as a senior according to his high school coach.
No word yet on if Dwight will be apart of the UK basketball program, however, as Coach Tubby Smith had indicated as early as three weeks ago, that he was still undecided as to if Dwight had a roster spot or not for next year.