Hall on the Wildcats' Radar

Billy Gillispie has a long list of talented players that he's looking at for the 2009 class. One of those players is forward Ferrakohn Hall. The Kentucky Sports Report caught up with Hall for a quick update.

Billy Gillispie has a long list of talented players that he's looking at for the 2009 class. One of those players is forward Ferrakohn Hall. The Kentucky Sports Report caught up with Hall for a quick update.

Hall sat out most of last season with White Station High School in Memphis after transferring from a private school. After not playing much last season he's looking to display his talents this season. "I feel like I'm one of the more versatile players in my class," said Hall. "I think I'm best described as a slasher. I just feel like I can do everything on the court; play in the post or bring the ball up the court," Hall said.

So who does Hall play like?

"I try to pattern my game after Chris Douglas-Roberts, maybe Lamar Odom or Tayshaun Prince, those guys. I'm kind of a long and unorthodox kind of player."

All those abilities, and his 6-foot-8 frame have caught the attention of several coaches, including the Wildcats' coach, Billy Gillispie. But to land Hall, there is quite a bit of competition.

"Kentucky is showing me a lot of interest. I'm also hearing from LSU, Oklahoma State and Memphis. Tennessee isn't showing me much interest anymore," he said. "That's not even my full list. Those are the ones that have offered, and UK is talking about offering," Hall continued.

Hall has made several unofficial visits at this point, including to the Kentucky Elite Camp. "I visit Memphis almost every day. I've visited Florida too. I went to Kentucky for their Elite Camp. It was nice. We played a lot of games. I got to play with some real good players," said Hall.

Ferrakohn is also especially familiar with one member of the Wildcat coaching staff. "Tracy Webster is in contact with me most. We formed a relationship when he was at Illinois. He's a real cool dude."

Hall also attended the LeBron James Skills Camp earlier in the week, but he had a bit of an accident. "On the first day, I actually hurt my ankle during warm ups. But I'm alright now. I should be ready for the Peach Jam this weekend," he said.

Hall has no timetable for his college decision at this time. He may wait until the spring to make his choice. "I don't know. One day I might just know where I want to go," Hall said.


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