June 27, 2007

Mom: Liggins a Wildcat

The mother of five-star Chicago (Ill.) Washington point guard DeAndre Liggins tells CatsPause.com that her son has decided to play for Billy Gillispie at Kentucky.

"Yes, that's what he told me," Mrs. Liggins said. "He loves coach Gillispie."

Earlier on Wednesday, Liggins told us he was close to announcing his commitment to UK, and later in the day we received word that he had begun informing the other schools on his list. He had also been considering Kansas, Illinois and Memphis.

Liggins is rated the No. 18 player in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com coming off a junior season in which he averaged a triple-double: 14 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

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