ESPN 60 SF picks up UK, KU offers

Derrick Jones (Philadelphia/Archbishop Carroll) had the type of week most kids can only dream about last week.

The 6-foot-6 rising junior swingman was already a top national prospect -- ranked No. 16 in the ESPN 60 -- and held scholarship offers from the likes of Syracuse, Villanova, Maryland, Seton Hall, Temple and St. Joseph’s even before the start of the annual July live evaluation period.

Then, in the span of just a few hours, things really escalated quickly.