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Reed Sheppard set to announce college decision on Saturday, UK among the mix of schools

North Laurel guard is in the Class of 2023
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Posted at 7:14 PM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 19:17:25-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. — North Laurel guard Reed Sheppard shared in a Twitter video that he will be making his college decision Saturday, November 20, at 9 a.m. at North Laurel's gymnasium.

In July, Sheppard announced he received a scholarship offer from Coach Calipari and the University of Kentucky.

Sheppard's offer list is long, including:

  • University of Virginia
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Clemson University
  • Ohio State University
  • Indiana University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Louisville
  • The College of Charleston
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Iowa
  • Iona College
  • University South Alabama
  • High Point University
  • Stetson University

Sheppard is the son of two former basketball Wildcats, 1998 National Champion and MVP Jeff Sheppard and Stacy Reed who is 13th all-time in scoring at UK and 6th in assists.

Coach Calipari and his assistants all attended the Adidas AAU games taking place in Alabama this week to see him for the first time and extended the offer.

Sheppard is about to start his junior season at North Laurel. He helped lead the Jagurs to a 25-3 record before they lost in the Championship game of the 13th Region. Sheppard averaged 30 points and 7 rebounds per game while hitting 41% of his three-point attempts.