Billy Gillispie reels in K.C. Miller

How is he doing it? Kentucky is on a recruiting tear and K.C. Miller is the sixth player to verbally commit to UK or sign a letter of intent to play for Coach Billy Gillispie.

K.C. Miller, the 6-1, 170-pound point guard from God's Academy in Dallas, TX joined Dakotah Euton as members of the Class of 2010 that have said they'll join the Wildcats.

"K.C.'s visit to Kentucky was just outrageous," said Miller's father. "He said it was very exciting and there was a lot of enthusiasm. The coaches were thrilled to be at Kentucky. Knowing the coaches before they got there was big, and he felt very comfortable with them."

The aura of UK basketball seems to be coming back, as Miller was blown away by the pageantry surrounding the program.

"Rupp Arena was just incredible," his father continued. "You talk about playing in front of 24,000 people for every game and being on T.V. so often, it's great. And they're the winningest team in college basketball. It doesn't get any better than this.

"There are just a lot of things that Kentucky does better than anyone else. They're just the best."

Miller has a strong friendship with Class of 2009 commit and fellow Texan G.J. Vilarino.

"Yeah, we're real good friends," said Miller. "We played in a couple of Vegas tournaments together in the past and we get along real well."

With plenty of time to develop his game before he arrives at Kentucky, Miller is a particularly attractive prospect. Gillispie believes he can be a big time player.

"Coach said that he can see me controlling a game," he said. "We talked a lot and he got me real excited about their program. He sees me creating things for other people, just doing things like getting in the lane and finishing. He told me that they're going to win a championship and he wants me to be a part of it."

Miller will participate in the upcoming John Lucas Camp, the Great American Shootout, and Peach Jam.


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