UK Hoops lands commitment

One of the top shooting guards in the class of 2010 is off the board. LaVergne (Tenn.) guard Laquinta Jefferson has committed to Kentucky, according to a report by Jody Demling of the Courier-Journal.

Jefferson is ranked the # 64 player in the country, according to, and is a top 50 "Bluestar" player, Coach Matthew Mitchell's third top 50 2010 commitment. She has "exceptional" athletic and basketball skills, and her potential "unlimited," according to She is rated the # 16 shooting guard in the country.

Jefferson joins Samantha Drake, 6-2 C, Bardstown Nelson County, Sarah Barnette, 6-2 W, LCA, Meagan Conwright, 5-8 PG, TX, and Jennifer O'Neil, 5-6 PG, New York, for the potential 2010 class.

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