ELDRIDGE: UK with strong PG interest

After landing Ohio forward Vinny Zollo, Kentucky has now began to show heavy interest in his 2011 classmate and AAU teammate, Jeremiah Davis.

After a freshman season that saw him average 10 points, five rebounds and four assists per outing, Jeremiah Davis has now received a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky. "He's very interested in the Kentucky offer," said Muncie Central head coach Matt Fine. "He wants to learn more about Kentucky."

So what is it about Davis that caught the eye of Kentucky and several other programs at such an early stage? "He's a very strong and explosive point guard that can run a team, but also score the ball," said Fine. "He's built really good for a freshman. He's got accelaration speed that is well beyond his age," Fine said. "He's about 6-foot-3 and he does a great job of finishing around the basket," Fine continued. "He's maybe the best passer that I've seen for a high school kid."

That's a strong statement for coach Fine. Muncie Central has produced it's share of division 1 kids and is known as one of the most dominant programs in the state of Indiana. "We have the most state titles in Indiana history. We were runner up to (Greg) Oden and (Mike) Conley at Lawrence North a few years back," he said.

Davis is also receiving heavy interest from other high majors programs. "Obviously Kentucky, Indiana, Purdue, Ohio State and Xavier are recruiting him," said Fine. "He's been down to Indiana for a game during the season. He's been to Ball State, which is here in Muncie," Fine said.

"He plans to go to Indiana's Elite Camp, Tennessee's Elite Camp, and probably Ohio State's Elite Camp in August," said Fine. Davis will also be visiting Kentucky this summer for their Elite Camp.

"He's just trying to take it all in," said Fine. "He's a great kid and he's got a great family. He's good to be around," said Fine.

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