ESPNU 100 small forward Alex Poythress (Clarksville, Tenn./Northeast H.S.) ended his recruitment on Thursday, announcing at his school that he will join the Kentucky Wildcats next year.
Poythress chose coach John Calipari and his Wildcats over Vanderbilt, Florida and Memphis. He joins a class that jumps to No. 2 overall on ESPN.com and also features ESPNU 100 prospects Archie Goodwin (Little Rock, Ark./Sylvan Hills H.S.) and Willie Cauley (Spearville, Kans./Olathe Northwest H.S.).