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South Oldham High School guard Jo Griffin announced he will walk-on with the Louisville basketball team

South Oldham High School guard Jo Griffin announced he will walk-on with the Louisville basketball team.

The University of Louisville basketball team picked up a new player for next season on Saturday morning.

South Oldham High School guard Jo Griffin announced via Twitter that he had accepted U of L coach Rick Pitino's offer to become a preferred walk-on for the 2017-18 season.

The 6-foot-1 Griffin is a finalist for Kentucky Mr. Basketball.

Griffin helped lead South Oldham to the Sweet 16 as a junior and averages 21.4 points and 4.5 rebounds a game this season. He's the second-leading scorer in school history.

South Oldham will play in the Eighth Region Tournament this week.


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